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French President Macron says he discussed Ukraine crisis with Indian PM Modi

France’s President Emmanuel Macron welcomes India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France May 4, 2022. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Aug 16 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron discussed via telephone on Tuesday the crisis in Ukraine with Indian Prime […]

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U.N. chief to meet Zelenskiy, Erdogan in Ukraine on Thursday

FILE PHOTO – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a signing ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey July 22, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Aug 16 (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ukraine on Thursday, a […]

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Ignoring Ukraine setbacks, Putin boasts of Russian weapons prowess

LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow was ready to sell advanced weapons to allies globally and cooperate in developing military technology, nearly six months into the Ukraine war in which his army has performed worse than expected. With the Russian leader’s forces beaten back from Ukraine’s two biggest […]

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Haddad Maia hoping to inspire next generation of Brazilian tennis players

Aug 13, 2022; Toronto, ON, Canada; Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) watches her return to Karolina Pliskova (not pictured) in the semi-finals of the National Bank Open at Sobeys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 15 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia said she […]

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Caste in California: Tech giants confront ancient Indian hierarchy

OAKLAND, Calif, Aug 15 (Reuters) – America’s tech giants are taking a modern-day crash course in India’s ancient caste system, with Apple (AAPL.O) emerging as an early leader in policies to rid Silicon Valley of a rigid hierarchy that’s segregated Indians for generations. Apple, the world’s biggest listed company, updated its general employee conduct policy […]

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U.S. concerned at reports of “illegitimate authorities” charging foreigners in Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken listens as U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin speaks with reporters after returning from their trip to Kyiv and meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, near the Ukraine border, in Poland, April 25, 2022. Alex Brandon/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 12 […]

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Ukraine says it can hit ‘almost all’ Russian supply lines in occupied south

KYIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said its artillery hit a Russian ammunition depot near a key bridge in the south on Friday and added it now had the ability to strike nearly all of Moscow’s supply lines in the occupied region. The military said the attack killed 11 Russian soldiers in the depot […]

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Ukraine calls for UN, Red Cross to send representatives to Russian POW camps

Anti-tank constructions are seen in central Kyiv, Ukraine March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s security agencies issued a joint statement on Friday calling for the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross to send representatives to locations […]

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Artists paint flowers over Ukraine war wreckage, unsettling some locals

KYIV, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Artists have painted brilliant sunflowers over heaps of burnt-out cars destroyed in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – upsetting some locals who wonder if it is too soon to beautify the wreckage of war. The group of painters from Ukraine and the United States say they plan to sell digital images […]

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Analysis: Is Netflix envy over in Hollywood? Not quite

Aug 11 (Reuters) – Over an earnings period that appeared to signal the end of Netflix envy, Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) restored hopes that growth in the streaming business will continue. But Disney, which edged past Netflix as streaming leader by global subscribers last quarter, is the outlier among its media peers. read more The […]