Ukrainians brace for a harsh winter as Russian attacks cripple power capacity

Ukrainians are bracing for winter with little or no heating Temperatures in several areas already below freezing Kherson residents may express interest in moving elsewhere Ukraine’s security services raid the famous Kiev monastery KYIV, Nov. 22 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid brutal Russian attacks that have already halved … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as a team to inspect damage to Ukrainian nuclear power plant

IAEA chief warns: ‘You are playing with fire!’ after explosions Russia, Ukraine trade debt for shelling President Zelensky says the eastern region has been hit by heavy artillery ‘Fierce battles’ in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog has warned that whoever fired artillery … Read more

Europe is rushing to fill up on Russian diesel before the ban kicks in

LONDON, Nov. 21 (Reuters) – European traders are scrambling to fill tanks in the region with Russian diesel before an EU ban takes effect in February as alternative sources remain limited. On February 5, the European Union will ban the import of Russian oil products, on which it heavily depends for its diesel. That follows … Read more

France, Germany, Spain agree to continue development of FCAS combat aircraft – Berlin

BERLIN/PARIS, Nov 18 (Reuters) – France, Germany and Spain have agreed to start the next phase of development of a new fighter jet called FCAS, Europe’s largest defense project with an estimated cost of more than 100 billion euros ($103.4 billion). ), the German government said on Friday. The defense ministry said in a statement … Read more

Dutch court sentences three people to life in prison for downing MH17 over Ukraine in 2014

Crash killed 298 passengers and crew The court finds that a Russian missile downed the plane Convicted men are refugees, believed in Russia AMSTERDAM, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Dutch judges have convicted two Russian men and a Ukrainian man in absentia of murder for their role in the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in … Read more

Passenger plane crashes into Lake Victoria in Tanzania, killing 19

Plane tried to land at nearby airport – airline Rescue workers in boats rushed out to rescue trapped passengers Crash happened amid storms, heavy rain – broadcaster DAR ES SALAAM, Nov. 6 (Reuters) – At least 19 people died when a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Sunday while trying to land … Read more

Climate activists block take-off of private jets at Schiphol

AMSTERDAM, Nov 5 (Reuters) – More than 100 environmental activists in white suits stormed an area where private jets are parked at Schiphol airport on Saturday and stopped several planes by sitting in front of their wheels. The protest was part of a day of demonstrations in and around the airport organized by environmental groups … Read more

Tensions in Europe’s debt market force some governments to revise trade rules

Oct. 31 (Reuters) – Some euro-zone countries have eased rules on the banks that manage their sovereign debt trading to help them cope with some of the most challenging market conditions in years, officials told Reuters. Of the 11 major euro area debt agencies contacted by Reuters, officials in the Netherlands and Belgium told Reuters … Read more

Korean Air says jet overruns runway in Philippines, no injuries

Oct. 24 (Reuters) – A Korean Air Lines Co Ltd (003490.KS) jet with 173 people on board shot past the runway late Sunday at Cebu International Airport in the Philippines, the airline said, adding that there were no injuries and that all passengers had been safely evacuated. The Airbus SE (AIR.PA) A330 widebody flying from … Read more

The Fed may need to slow or stop balance sheet trimming by 2023, says Barclays

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (Reuters) – According to a report from Barclays, the Federal Reserve may need to slow or shut down its nearly $9 trillion balance sheet sooner than many now expect. The investment bank’s analysts wrote this week that the current rate of decline is likely to change in the first half of … Read more