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Analysis: As Putin escalates Ukraine war, China stands awkwardly by him

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 22 (Reuters) – Xi Jinping is unlikely to abandon his “old friend” Vladimir Putin, even as the Russian leader’s decision to send thousands more troops to Ukraine and his nuclear threats strain Beijing’s “no limits” partnership with Moscow, experts said. China will instead dig in […]

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EXCLUSIVE Investigation into IDB chief supports allegations of relationship with staffer- sources

A man stands next to a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – An independent investigation found evidence that the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) […]

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Breakingviews – Norway gas lifeline for Europe is the smart move

Oil and gas company Statoil gas processing and CO2 removal platform Sleipner T is pictured in the offshore near the Stavanger, Norway, February 11, 2016. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILAN, Sept 9 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Cash-rich neighbour Norway may play a part in solving Europe’s gas woes. […]

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Biden set to talk Ukraine, Russia with S.Africa’s Ramaphosa

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/JOHANNESBURG, Sept 16 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will discuss efforts to end the war in Ukraine with South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, who has avoided condemning Russia, when the two leaders meet at the White House on Friday, according to a U.S. official. “The goal is […]

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UN trying to get Russian ammonia to world through Ukraine

A truck is seen at a grain terminal during barley harvesting in Odesa region, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine June 23, 2022. REUTERS/Igor Tkachenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/UNITED NATIONS, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The United Nations is trying to broker a resumption of Russian ammonia exports […]

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EXCLUSIVE EU, U.S. step up Russian aluminium, nickel imports since Ukraine war

Aluminium blocks are seen in Wagner Automotiv industry in Gradacac, Bosnia and Herzegovina February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU, U.S. largely spared Russian metals sector from sanctions EU lifts Russian aluminium imports by 13% in March-June U.S. shipments of Russian nickel soar 70% in March-June […]

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Ukraine’s Naftogaz hopes to supply Europe with gas for next heating season – CEO

The logo of Ukraine’s state energy company Naftogaz is seen outside the company’s headquarters in central Kyiv, Ukraine October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Switching gas-fired power plants to biomass CEO says significant production increase possible Horizontal drilling for gas could boost output State-owned energy firm working […]

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Breakingviews – Do hybrid vehicles help or hurt the environment?: podcast

Toyota Motor Corp’s Prius PHV and Prius hybrid cars are seen on the assembly line of Toyota Motor Corp’s Tsutsumi plant in Toyota, central Japan, December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Automakers like Toyota (7203.T) still favour cars that run on […]

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Defiant Ukraine marks Independence Day six months after invasion

Zelenskiy defiant, warns of ‘brutal strikes’ by Russia Aug. 24 holiday marks six months since invasion U.N. nuclear agency could visit Ukraine plant in days KYIV, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine was “reborn” when Russia invaded six months ago, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Wednesday, marking 31 years of his country’s independence from the Moscow-controlled […]

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How the Ukraine-Russia war rattled global financial markets

The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, August 19, 2022. REUTERS/Staff Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Over six months since Russia invaded Ukraine in what Moscow calls its “special military operation” thousands have been killed, millions made […]