Exclusive: UN tries to salvage Black Sea grain deal with ‘mutually beneficial’ proposal

KIEV (Reuters) – The United Nations has suggested that Kiev, Moscow and Ankara begin preparations to transport Russian ammonia through Ukraine as they try to salvage a deal that would allow safe grain exports from the Black Sea, a source close to the talks said. Wednesday. The source, who spoke to Reuters on condition of … Read more

Moody and Blinken meet Pacific Island leaders in Papua New Guinea

[1/2] Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is greeted by Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea James Marape at Jackson International Airport, in Papua New Guinea on May 21, 2023. Papua New Guinea … Read more (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged support to the Pacific islands at a summit in Papua New … Read more

Erdogan says the grain deal in the Black Sea has been extended for two months

Erdogan announces a two-month extension in a televised speech Russia has not yet commented on the reported extension The Black Sea Agreement helped address the global food crisis UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a grain deal in Ukraine‚Äôs Black Sea region had been extended for another two months, … Read more

South Africa rejects US accusations of shipping weapons to Russia

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African officials hit back on Friday at US accusations that a Russian ship collected weapons from a naval base near Cape Town late last year, a move investors fear could prompt sanctions from Washington. US Ambassador to South Africa Robin Brigetti said on Thursday he was confident a Russian ship under … Read more

Putin is visiting two regions in Ukraine and Russia is putting pressure on Bakhmut

Putin attends a meeting of the military leadership in southern Ukraine Russian forces escalate their attack on Bakhmut – Ukraine G7 ministers say Belarus’s nuclear weapons ‘unacceptable’ (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin met his leaders in two regions of Ukraine that Moscow claims to annex, as Russian forces intensified their bombardment with heavy artillery … Read more

French unions are mobilizing their supporters in the streets ahead of a pension ruling

PARIS (Reuters) – Union activists stormed the Paris headquarters of luxury goods company LVMH (LVMH.PA) on Thursday, saying the French government should delay plans to make people work longer for their pensions and tax the rich instead. In the 12th day of nationwide protests since mid-January, striking workers also disrupted garbage collection in Paris and … Read more

Virgin Orbit’s bankruptcy overshadows Japan’s space dreams

TOKYO (Reuters) – The bankruptcy case of Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Holdings Inc. (VORB.O) has dealt a blow to Japan’s hopes of building a homegrown space industry, with plans for a spaceport in Kyushu designed to attract Japan’s tourism. Contract due to lack of funding. Oita Prefecture, home to the largest number of hot springs … Read more

The largest strike in a long time has introduced Germany to a standstill

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Airports, bus stations and trains have been floor to a halt throughout Germany on Monday morning, leaving tens of millions stranded initially of the workweek right through one of the crucial greatest moves in a long time as Europe’s greatest economic system stumbled. from inflation. The 24-hour moves, known as by way … Read more

Europe’s hopes for a hectic post-COVID summer time are dimmed as Chinese language vacationers keep away

ZURICH/BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – Urs Kessler, who runs the Jungfrau Railway, a educate that takes vacationers up Switzerland’s very best mountain, used to be desirous about the go back of Chinese language vacationers after coronavirus restrictions have been lifted overdue remaining 12 months. . However except for one small crew in February and a couple of … Read more

South Korea and Japan drop the business dispute because the leaders search commonplace flooring

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea agreed on Thursday to drop a four-year-old business dispute over high-tech fabrics on Thursday, an underlining signal that they target to rebuild a dating soured through historical past and paintings in combination in opposition to deepening safety. threats. The announcement got here all through Yoon Sok-yul’s talk over … Read more