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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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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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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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Russian forces pound Ukraine’s Donetsk region

Heavy Russian shelling around Donetsk region -Ukraine military Russians threatening Zaporizhzhia are ‘targets’ -Zelenskiy Humanitarian cargo due to set sail for Ethiopia KYIV, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces reported heavy Russian shelling and attempts to advance on several towns in the eastern region of Donetsk that has become a key focus of the near […]

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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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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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UK, Denmark contribute additional money, weapons to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen ride atop a tank near a front line in Mykolaiv region, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COPENHAGEN, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Britain and Denmark on Thursday announced more aid to Ukraine in the form of money and […]

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Breakingviews – Disney turns screws on Netflix

Tamim Fares, regional Director of Disney+, speaks at a press event ahead of launching a streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa, at Dubai Opera in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Yousef Saba Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Walt Disney […]

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Ukraine’s creditors agree 2-year freeze on $20 bln overseas debt

Ukraine says move will save it $5 bln over two years Creditors back similar move for two state firms, warrant changes Comprehensive debt restructuring seen following freeze LONDON/NEW YORK Aug 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s overseas creditors have backed its request for a two-year freeze on payments on almost $20 billion in international bonds, according to […]