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 fierce fighting, in … Read more

The French opposition tells the “arrogant” Macron: a compromise to win support

Conservatives say coalition deal would be ‘betrayal’ The president’s office says looking for constructive solutions The far right says “We must hear.” PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) – French opposition leaders told President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday they would not make life easy for him as he sought to find a way to avoid political paralysis … Read more

Russians advance and Zelensky expects escalation as EU prepares to welcome Ukraine

EU takes decision on Ukraine’s membership bid Zelensky says the battle for Donbass will intensify Sievierodonetsk city center of Russian attacks NATO’s Stoltenberg says the war could go on for years Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian forces seized riverside territory along the frontline in eastern Ukraine on Monday and President Volodymyr Zelensky predicted Moscow would step … Read more

After EU nods, Ukraine vows victory while battling Russian attacks

Johnson pledges support, warns Ukraine will be overburdened The EU summit is expected to support the status of Ukraine’s candidate The battle continues for Sievierodonetsk Zelensky visits troops in the south More missile strikes and shelling across eastern and central Ukraine Kyiv (June 18) (Reuters) – With a blessing for its European Union ambitions and … Read more

Putin said on Friday that the sanctioned Kremlin is depriving Russia’s Davos of its elite

International Economic Forum June 15-18 in St. Petersburg There are no prominent Western figures in the “Russian Davos” because of the sanctions Putin delivers a grand speech June 17, talk to the media – assistant June 14 (Reuters) – Russia has for years hosted world leaders and business giants at its annual economic forum in … Read more

Global stocks near new lows in 2022 amid inflation fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks plunged towards 2022 lows and the Japanese yen fell to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as sweltering inflation in the United States fueled fears of a more aggressive policy tightening in a large region. Central Bank Week. The significantly higher-than-expected US CPI reading … Read more

Delicious name but no Big Mac: Russia opens renamed McDonald’s restaurants

June 12 (Reuters) – It may look and smell like McDonald’s, but it’s now Vkusno & tochka. The golden arches disappeared, and filet mignon became just a fish burger. Big Mac left Russia. A new era of fast food and economic scene dawned in Russia on Sunday, as McDonald’s (MCD.N) Restaurants have opened their doors … Read more

Biden unveils immigration plan, capping division-ridden Americas summit

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and his Western Hemisphere colleagues on Friday rolled out a new set of measures to tackle the regional migration crisis in a bid to salvage the divided Summit of the Americas. Biden aides had touted the immigration declaration as a cornerstone of the Summit of the Americas … Read more

IAEA warns of ‘fatal blow’ to nuclear deal as Iran removes cameras

And Tehran warned against responding to the decision of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of directors Iran now removes IAEA cameras installed under 2015 deal IAEA Secretary-General Grossi sees an opportunity of 3-4 weeks He adds that if this window is not captured, the 2015 deal will be over But a senior US official … Read more

Street fighting and constant bombing as Russia pushes for control of Ukraine’s Donbass

Fierce street fight for a major eastern industrial city Ukrainian forces outnumbered, Zelensky will not surrender The eastern front is under constant bombardment Efforts to evacuate thousands Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces engaged in fierce street fighting with Russian soldiers in the industrial city of Severodonetsk, while other cities came under constant bombardment, as the … Read more