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Russia releases 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine, after Saudi mediation, Riyadh says

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Red Sea WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight world title boxing fight, between Oleksandr Usyk Vs Anthony Joshua, in King Abdullah Sports City Arena, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, August 20, 2022. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIYADH, […]

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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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Ukraine-bound grain ship’s engine fails in Bosphorus, second incident this week

Lady Zehma, a cargo ship carrying corn from Ukraine, is seen grounded and anchored after a rudder failure in the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey September 1, 2022. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISTANBUL, Sept 3 (Reuters) – A cargo ship bound for Ukraine to pick up grains under a […]

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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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Relationship with tennis will continue after retirement, says Williams

NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Serena Williams is leaving tennis but her love affair with the sport will continue assured the 23-times Grand Slam winner on Monday, after reaching the second round of the U.S. Open which could be her competitive swan song. Having signalled her intention to retire in a Vogue article in […]

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More grain must be shifted from Ukraine’s silos, says U.N. official

GENEVA, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Millions of tonnes of food from previous harvests in Ukraine still need to be cleared to make room in silos for the next one, the U.N. coordinator for a grains deal said on Saturday. More than 1 million tonnes of grains and other foods have so far been exported under […]

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Ukraine’s capital bans Independence Day festivities, fearing Russian attack

Moscow could try ‘something particularly ugly’, Zelenskiy says Russia blames Ukraine for ultra-nationalist killing in Moscow U.N. says 5,587 civilians killed in conflict so far KYIV, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s capital Kyiv banned public celebrations this week commemorating independence from Soviet rule, citing a heightened threat of Russian attack in a war the United […]

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Ukraine restores Moldova rail link, could carry 10 mln tonnes a year

Freight train wagons are seen in the Black sea port of Odessa, Ukraine, November 4, 2016. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 22 (Reuters) – Ukraine has restored a rail link to neighbouring Moldova after a 23-year hiatus and the connection could carry 10 million tonnes of freight a […]

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Ukraine agricultural exports may reach 4 million tonnes in August after unblocking of sea ports

A pilot boat guides the Panama-flagged bulk carrier ship, the Navi Star as it 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 Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register […]

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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 […]