Ukraine: No smooth sailing for grain via the Black Sea | Europe | News and current affairs from across the continent | DW

There is a shortage of bread in Lebanon and if it is available it is very expensive. For weeks, people queue for hours at bakeries. Despite government subsidies, a package of six flatbreads officially costs 13,000 Lebanese pounds (about €8.50 or $8.80). On the black market, it often goes for at least double that. There … Read more

Port of Taiwan: Ships delay sailing to Taiwan port to avoid drilling zone in China

China’s military exercises are making ships think twice about entering one of Taiwan’s key ports, potentially delaying shipments of electronic goods. Ships anchor at sea to avoid a drilling area just outside the port of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, said Jayendu Krishna, deputy chief of consultancy Drewry Maritime Advisors. The zone, one of the largest … Read more