Ukraine promises to provide shelter for its people with the onset of winter

“Invincible centers” to provide heating, water and the Internet Widespread power outages due to Russia targeting the electricity grid The Group of Seven will soon announce the ceiling for Russian oil prices – an American official Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine has promised shelters with heat and water and encouraged its people to conserve energy as … Read more

The world can harness commerce to save the planet

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov. 21 (Reuters) – Trade is a major cause of global warming. Think of all those goods that travel from far away on contaminated ships — and the raw materials and components that circulate around the world in complex supply chains. But the right trade policies can also do a lot … Read more

“Call call” in bombing near a front-line nuclear reactor in Ukraine

The Secretary General of the International Atomic Energy Agency warns of the great dangers of fighting at the plant Russia and Ukraine blame each other for the bombing President Zelensky says the eastern region was hit by heavy artillery “The fiercest battles” are in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine narrowly escaped … Read more

African heritage sites in danger as the planet warms

Dozens of African monuments threatened by climate impacts The ruins of Carthage, Sabratha and Mount Kilimanjaro are in danger Lack of Funding, Research Hinders Conservation Efforts NAIROBI, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From the snow-capped summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to the ruins of the ancient Tunisian city of Carthage and Senegal’s slave island of … Read more

Russian missiles hit apartments in Ukraine, killing one person

Kyiv, other cities suffer from blackouts and water Putin: Missile strikes ‘not all we can do’ Russia also suspended its role in the grain deal after saying its ships were damaged Zelensky: Russia is ‘blackmailing the world with hunger’ Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia fired four missiles at the southern Ukrainian port city of Mykolaiv overnight, … Read more

Booming Wall Street boosts global and European stocks; oil slices

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Global and European stocks rose on Friday as Wall Street extended gains on hopes that some central banks will slow down in raising interest rates. Commodity prices took a hit from the strength of the US dollar. Oil prices fell after China, the largest importer of crude, expanded its restrictions on the … Read more

Russia strikes Ukrainian homes, evacuates Kherson, and warns of escalation

A rocket hit an apartment building in Mykolaiv Ukrainian forces on the offensive in the Kherson region Kherson is a gateway to the Crimea, annexed by Russia Western countries reject Russia’s “dirty bomb” accusation Mykolaiv, Ukraine (October 24) (Reuters) – Russia fired missiles and drones at the Ukrainian-controlled southern town of Mykolaiv, destroying an apartment … Read more

The United States expects Ukraine to fight through the winter. Allies strengthen air defenses

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Wednesday that Ukraine is expected to fight through harsh winter conditions in a bid to reclaim more territory from Russia, as allies announced the delivery of new air defenses and committed more aid in the war. Following the Russian missile strikes. Military analysts are watching … Read more

Druzhba pipeline leak reduces Russian oil flow to Germany

Poland discovered a leak late Tuesday Poland says the leak is likely accidental rather than sabotage Germany says its supplies of crude oil are sufficient Schwedt refinery serving Berlin has few alternatives WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday it was receiving less oil but still had enough supplies after Poland found a leak in … Read more

OPEC+ agrees to deep oil production cuts, as Biden calls them shortsighted

OPEC + cuts production by 2 million barrels per day The real reductions are estimated at 1 million barrels per day due to production shortages Biden criticizes the decision and calls it short-sighted Saudi Arabia says criticism of the West is motivated by arrogance of wealth Saudi Arabia says cuts necessary due to high interest … Read more