COP27 offers a breakthrough in the climate fund at the cost of advances in emissions

The COP27 climate summit ends after long negotiations at the end of the week Delivers final agreement on the creation of a landmark climate finance fund Negotiators say some have blocked tougher emissions targets SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt (November 20) (Reuters) – Countries wrapped up this year’s United Nations climate summit on Sunday with a … Read more

Biden and Xi clash over Taiwan in Bali but Cold War fears are lukewarm

Biden and Xi met for 3 hours before the G-20 Both leaders stress the need to put relations back on track Indonesia seeks partnerships on global economy at G20 Ukrainian President Zelensky to address the G20 on Tuesday NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov. 14 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held … Read more

Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan shot himself in the leg in what aides called an assassination attempt

Former cricketer Imran Khan shot himself in the leg He was leading a march to Islamabad to demand early elections “It was an obvious assassination attempt,” says an aide. Pakistan has a long history of political violence The White House condemns the attack on Khan LAHORE (Reuters) – Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was … Read more

Boris Johnson struggles to win support for British PM’s comeback bid, Sunak enters the race

Sunak has officially announced that he will run as a candidate The first poll will take place on Monday Johnson supporters say he can get the ballot It’s clear that Sunak tops the legislators LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson was battling on Sunday to get enough support to make a surprise comeback for Britain’s prime … 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

125 killed in a soccer stampede in Indonesia after police used tear gas at a stadium

More than 320 injured in a massive stampede The Indonesian Football Association suspends the league for investigation Police say they fired tear gas to control the crowd MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) – 125 people were killed and more than 320 injured in a stampede at a soccer stadium in Indonesia after police used tear gas to … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

Reserve Bank of India raises interest rates again, a slim majority of economists expect a 50 basis point increase according to a Reuters poll

A picture of the logo of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at the gate of its office in New Delhi, India, November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU (Reuters) – The Reserve Bank of India is set to raise interest rates again next week, … Read more

Modi attacks Putin over Ukraine war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Modi says now is not the time for war Xi warns of foreign interference Putin says the world has changed Iran calls on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to act against the United States SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Russian President … Read more

Putin casts doubt on Ukraine’s grain deal and gas supplies to Europe

Putin accuses Kyiv and the West of violating the grain deal Russia wants to discuss changing the terms of the deal Threatens to cut off energy exports if Europe imposes price controls Kyiv (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday discussed reopening a U.N.-brokered deal for Ukrainian grain exports through the Black Sea and threatened … Read more