Ukraine says at least 13 people were killed in a Russian missile attack on a shopping mall

Ukrainian officials say a shopping center was hit by missiles President Zelensky condemns the attack Russia denies targeting civilians in Ukraine KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Two Russian missiles struck a crowded shopping center in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchug on Monday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 50, the region’s governor said. President … Read more

G7 lifts sanctions on Russia, approaches oil price ceiling agreement

G7 announces new sanctions on Russia on Tuesday – US official G7 to work with other countries, the private sector on oil price ceiling Japan tries to lower zero-emission vehicle target from G7 statement Schloss Elmau, Germany, June 27 (Reuters) – The Group of Seven rich democracies will commit on Tuesday to a new, coordinated … Read more

Biden says G7 must hold together as gold sanctions target Putin’s ‘war machine’

Biden says Russia failed to divide the G7 Biden condemns the “barbarism” of the bombing of Kyiv with missiles Gold ban targets ‘Putin’s war machine’, says British PM A ceiling on import oil prices is also being discussed, says a German source It is not clear whether the EU will support a ban on gold … Read more

Russia slips into default as payment deadline expires

The clock on the Spasskaya Tower shows the time at noon next to the Moscow Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The grace period ends on a $100 million interest payment due on May 27th Russia says it has money to … Read more

Horror on Oslo Pride Day as a gunman goes on a deadly rampage in a gay bar

A gunman kills two people and injures more than twenty Revelers hid in the basement of an Oslo bar The official pride parade has been canceled after the tragedy Norwegian police to carry guns as a precaution OSLO (Reuters) – Panicked revelers in an Oslo gay bar hid in a basement and called their loved … Read more

EU plans life without Russian gas amid rising inflation

Latvian Prime Minister says: ‘Gone is the idea of ​​cheap energy’ Inflation in the euro area has risen to an all-time high Germany warns that some industries may have to close this winter BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders warned on Friday that “cheap energy is gone” and agreed to step up preparations for further … Read more

Ukrainians prepare to withdraw from the besieged city of Severodonetsk as Russians advance slowly

Ukraine’s EU candidacy will strengthen Europe – Zelensky Ukrainian forces take new positions in Severodonetsk Russia bombs targets across the Donbass River The war marks four months since the invasion Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine on Friday signaled the withdrawal of its forces from the city of Severodonetsk, which has seen weeks of intense bombing and … Read more

US meets with refineries on high pump prices; No plan yet – sources

US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has expressed interest in a possible lifting of gasoline rules to combat smog to combat high pump prices and backed away from a plan to ban fuel exports during a wide-ranging meeting with refiners, two industry sources said. Thursday. With tensions rising between US President Joe Biden and Big Oil, … Read more

Ukraine says battle for Donbass twin cities reaches ‘frightening climax’

Zelensky urges the West to hand over heavy weapons EU leaders to start Ukraine’s membership process The Battle of the Twin Cities of Donbass reaches a critical stage Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky said Moscow’s massive air and artillery attacks aimed to destroy the entire Donbass region, urging Ukraine’s allies to speed up shipments … Read more

Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 people, but death toll is expected to rise

KABUL (Reuters) – The death toll from Wednesday’s earthquake in Afghanistan has reached 1,000, with more than 600 injured, and the death toll is expected to rise as information flows from remote mountain villages, disaster management officials said. Pictures broadcast by Afghan media showed houses reduced to rubble and bodies lying on the ground Salah … Read more