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Ukraine urges EU to help make emergency food routes permanent

A combine harvests wheat in a field near the village of Zghurivka in Kyiv region, Ukraine August 9, 2022. REUTERS/Viacheslav Musiienko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Monday urged the European Union to support its plans to make the emergency paths for grain exports through […]

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Droughts, Ukraine war push global grain stocks toward worrying decade low

CHICAGO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The world is heading toward the tightest grain inventories in years despite the resumption of exports from Ukraine, as the shipments are too few and harvests from other major crop producers are smaller than initially expected, according to grain supply and crop forecast data. Poor weather in key agricultural regions […]

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Around 3.7 mln tonnes of food left Ukraine ports under grain deal – ministry

Wheat grain is seen on the MV Brave Commander vessel from Yuzhny Port in Ukraine to the drought-stricken Horn of Africa as it docks at port of Djibouti in Djibouti August 30, 2022. Hugh Rutherford/World Food Programme/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A […]

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U.N. ship leaves Ukraine with wheat for Ethiopia

The Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Riva Wind is seen at the sea port in Odesa after restarting grain export, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Ukraine August 7, 2022. Press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The […]

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Around 1.5 mln tonnes of food have left Ukraine under grain export deal

The Panama-flagged bulk carrier ship, the Navi Star arrives at Foynes Port delivering 33,000 tonnes of Ukrainian corn to Ireland after departing Odessa following the formation of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, in Foynes, Ireland August 20, 2022. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 30 (Reuters) – […]

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Russian missiles rain on Ukraine as war nears half-year mark

Russia could do something ‘particularly ugly,’ says Ukraine Ukraine independence day marks six months since invasion Missiles strike Ukraine’s Odesa region Fresh shelling reported near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant Russian nationalist’s daughter killed in suspected car bomb Aug 21 (Reuters) – Artillery shells rained down on a city near Europe’s biggest nuclear plant and Russian missiles […]

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U.N. chief seeks ‘spirit of compromise’ over Ukraine grain initiative

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks to the media during a visit to the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lviv, Ukraine August 18, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LVIV, Ukraine, Aug 18 (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Russia […]

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First post-blockade food aid ship leaves Ukraine for Africa

Ship left Ukrainian port of Pivdennyi -Eikon data Bound for Djibouti, grain for Ethiopia Five ships left Ukraine on Tuesday -Turkish ministry Thirty ships apply to go to Ukraine in next two weeks -minister KYIV/ISTANBUL, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The ship Brave Commander has left the Ukrainian port of Pivdennyi, carrying the first cargo of […]

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How to make a reed diffuser – with essential oils

Making a reed diffuser at home isn’t just quick and easy, it’s also a good way to ensure you get the fragrance mix you want just right while ensuring all the ingredients are eco-friendly.  Here, author, photographer and blogger Jen Chillingsworth shows how the best reed diffusers can be made at home. ‘A simple and […]

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Explainer: Obstacles to overcome before Ukraine grain deal eases global food crisis

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Two more grain-carrying ships left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port on Tuesday as part of a deal brokered by the United Nations and Turkey to unblock the country’s ports. read more The agreement, which has created a protected corridor, was designed to alleviate global food shortages, with Ukraine’s customers including some of […]