European stocks struggle ahead of US jobs data.

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European stocks opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled for gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister sent Asian stocks sliding as investors awaited key jobs data. in the United States later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said was … Read more

The rise of the Arab-Israeli axis prompts Iran to redouble the momentum of the nuclear talks

The possibility of reviving the nuclear agreement with Iran seems remote The failure of the talks could trigger a new regional war Tehran wants to keep the diplomatic ball rolling Israel and Gulf states share concerns over Tehran’s atomic work Differences persist over guarantees, sanctions DUBAI, July 1 (Reuters) – The specter of an emerging … Read more

Missiles kill 17 near Odessa after Ukraine retakes Snake Island

Russia calls departure from Snake Island a ‘goodwill gesture’ Situation in Donbas more precarious for Ukraine Russian missiles hit apartments and resort near Odessa port Kyiv, July 1 (Reuters) – Russian missiles hit an apartment building and a resort near Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odessa early Friday, killing at least 17 people and wounding … Read more

Russia abandons Snake Island in a strategic victory for Ukraine

Kyiv, June 30 (Reuters) – Russian forces abandoned the strategic outpost of Snake Island in the Black Sea on Thursday, in a major victory for Ukraine that could loosen a Russian blockade on grain exports that threatens to worsen the Hunger in the world. Russia’s Defense Ministry said it had decided to withdraw from the … Read more

Russian missiles rain down on Ukraine as the West promises lasting support

The battle for Lysychask continues You could be next, Zelenskiy tells NATO leaders Mykolaiv attack is a sign of an intensified Russian offensive NATO says more weapons are in preparation Kyiv, June 29 (Reuters) – Russian forces attacked targets in southern Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region on Wednesday and intensified strikes on front lines across the country … Read more

Sweden and Finland on track to join NATO as Russia and China focus on allies

Turkey wins security promises from Finland and Sweden Russia to be called ‘main threat’ after Ukraine invasion ‘You are not going to win’, Sánchez tells Putin in a speech NATO summit will agree on more reinforcements for Baltic countries NATO to pay more attention to China’s military rise MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – Sweden and … Read more

NATO will have more than 300,000 more prepared soldiers: Stoltenberg

Madrid Summit to adapt NATO’s position towards Russia Change fueled by the Russian invasion of Ukraine New strategy document to qualify Russia as a ‘direct threat’ BRUSSELS, June 27 (Reuters) – NATO will massively increase the number of troops on high readiness to more than 300,000, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, with allies adopting … Read more

G7 nations announce Russia gold ban as summit kicks off under shadow of war

Gold ban targets ‘Putin’s war machine,’ says British PM Oil import price cap also under discussion, says German source The G7 also aims to tackle rising energy prices SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Members of the Group of Seven wealthy nations announced a ban on Russian gold imports on Sunday as the G7 … Read more

Ukraine confirms the fall of Sievierodonetsk after weeks of fighting

Capture of Sievierodonetsk great gain for Russia Ukraine says Russia launches widespread bombing Dozens of missiles hit Ukrainian military bases Kyiv, June 25 (Reuters) – Russian forces have fully occupied Sievierodonetsk, the mayor of the eastern Ukrainian city said on Saturday, confirming Ukraine’s biggest battlefield setback in more than a month, after weeks of some … Read more

EU plans for a life without Russian gas amid rising inflation

‘The notion of cheap energy is gone,’ says Latvian PM Inflation in the euro zone has skyrocketed to record highs Germany warns some industries may have to close this winter BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – EU leaders warned on Friday that “cheap energy is over” and agreed to boost preparations for further Russian gas cuts, … Read more