‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORECHA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials have installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: US seeks allies as division emerges over global plastic pollution treaty

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – The United States is seeking to forge a coalition of countries to advance negotiations on a global plastic pollution treaty, weeks after launching a similar group that includes several other G7 nations, according to a document seen by Reuters. . The move underscores its desire to keep the treaty’s focus … Read more

Federal Reserve officials stare at the markets, say inflation is the focus

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials on Monday shrugged off heightened volatility in global markets from falling U.S. stocks to currency turmoil abroad and said their priority remained controlling domestic inflation. “There are interactions out there,” said Loretta Meester, president of the Federal Reserve Bank … 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

Storm Fiona wreaks havoc on Canada’s east coast, wreaking ‘terrifying’ devastation

STEPHENVILLE, Newfoundland, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona swept through eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, knocking down trees and power lines, turning many homes on the coast into “just a pile of rubble in the area.” Ocean.” The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, which has been … Read more

Five killed in Iran during protests over death in custody – rights group

A Kurdish woman was detained by Iran’s morality police last week The police deny any wrongdoing, Mahsa Amini said The United States says Amini died after sustaining injuries in custody Iraqi Kurdish leader sends condolences to his family DUBAI (Reuters) – Five people were killed in Iran’s Kurdish region on Monday when security forces opened … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin opens the way to the monastery before the funeral

Kings and leaders gather in London for the Queen’s funeral Thousands of streets line up for pomp and processions Queen Elizabeth was highly respected in Britain and abroad Her death comes as Britain faces the threat of an economic crisis LONDON (Reuters) – Leaders and royalty from around the world gathered in London on Monday … Read more

Biden praises Queen Elizabeth for lying in state

Biden in London before Monday’s funeral World leaders have paid respects in the Queen’s coffin A decision is to be made on when the waiting list will close in case of lying in the country LONDON (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden is expected to salute Queen Elizabeth’s coffin in London on Sunday, joining hundreds … Read more

Bank disruptions are increasing in Lebanon as depositors demand their own money

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Five more depositors stop banks to access their money Depositors withdraw $60,000, and only some of them are in his custody The banks announced their closure for three days due to security concerns The frustration of frozen savings and the escalating crisis BEIRUT (Reuters) – … Read more

Dealmakers and investors descend on Singapore for high-level conferences

Passersby hold their mobile phones to take selfies with the skyline of Singapore’s central business district in the background, Singapore, May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lam/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Deal makers, fund managers and chief executives are flocking to Singapore for a slew of high-profile … Read more