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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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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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Technology

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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Pets

Cash-strapped Britons give up pets as living costs soar

LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Stood on her hind legs to greet any prospective owner who might approach her glass-doored kennel, Harriet is a black English cocker spaniel abandoned as a deepening cost-of-living crisis pushes growing numbers of Britons to part with their pets. She was found running along a busy road in London after […]

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Entertainment

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 […]

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U.S. to send $4.5 billion more to Ukraine for budget needs

National flags of Ukraine and the U.S. fly at a compound of a police training base outside Kiev, Ukraine, May 6, 2016. Picture taken May 6, 2016. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 8 (Reuters) – The United States will provide an additional $4.5 billion to Ukraine’s government, bringing […]