Global stocks fall amid fears of global economic slowdown

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Global stocks fell to their lowest level in a year and a half, down nearly 20% year-to-date Europe fell more than 2%, US … Read more

North Korea reports COVID cases, launches 3 ballistic missile tests

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and Japan said North Korea fired three ballistic missiles toward the sea off its east coast on Thursday in its latest tests aimed at advancing its weapons programs even as it reported an outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. for the first time. Three short-range ballistic missiles were launched at about … Read more

North Korea reports first outbreak of COVID-19, orders shutdown in ‘most severe emergency’

North Korea declares ‘most dangerous national emergency’ The possibility of an “unprecedented crisis” for Kim Jong-un – expert The isolated country rejected the international offer of the vaccine No North Korean civilians are believed to have been vaccinated SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea on Thursday confirmed the first outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, calling it … Read more

NATO welcomes Nordic members as Ukraine pushes Russian forces back

Finland expected to announce its attempt to join NATO Ukraine stops the main route for transporting Russian gas to Europe Russia imposes sanctions on Gazprom units in Europe and the United States Ukrainian forces seek to cut Russian supply lines on the battlefield Kyiv/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Finland is expected to announce on Thursday its intention … Read more

Stocks turn red in choppy session, yields fall after US inflation data

NEW YORK/MILAN (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks fell sharply, along with Treasury yields, in a volatile session on Wednesday, as oil prices soared and investors worried about the prospect of an economic slowdown. US stock indices rose and fell after US data showed higher-than-expected core inflation, excluding items such as oil prices. Some investors were … Read more

Disdain for Russian diplomats in European capitals

Russian embassies lose car insurance, access to banks Foreign Minister Lavrov says his envoys should not go out alone Russia demands apology for paint accident Warns of possible further action WARSAW/VILNIUS (Reuters) – Russian diplomat Sergei Andreev felt unwelcome on the streets of Warsaw even before protesters poured red liquid on his face from a … Read more

Ukraine halts transport of major Russian gas to Europe, blaming Moscow

Gas pipelines at the Atamanskaya compressor station, a facility of the Gazprom Power of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in the Amur region, Russia, November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv/LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow … Read more

Biden attacks Republicans because they do not have a plan for inflation

US President Joe Biden arrives to deliver remarks on expanding high-speed Internet access, during the Rose Garden event at the White House in Washington, US, May 9, 2022. REUTERS/KEVIN LAMARK/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will use a speech on inflation on … Read more

The US Congress plans about an additional $40 billion to help Ukraine and the COVID-19 wait

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Congressional Democrats have agreed to pay $39.8 billion in additional aid to Ukraine, two sources familiar with the proposal said on Monday, easing concerns that a vote delay could disrupt the flow of U.S. weapons to the Kyiv government. The House can pass the plan, which exceeds President Joe Biden’s request … Read more

‘Like a prison’: Beijing and Beijing tighten restrictions on the spread of the Corona virus

Shanghai is asking some to stay home, not to receive deliveries Part of the push to eliminate infection by late May – sources The Chinese capital, Beijing, imposes the most severe restrictions so far Lawyers question the legality of the crackdown as anger grows China’s export growth weakest in two years, the currency is falling … Read more