Indonesia urges G20 to help end war in Ukraine as Russia’s Lavrov watches

Russian Foreign Minister attends G20 meeting in Bali Ukrainian Foreign Minister to speak virtually at meeting Indonesia warns food prices will hit low-income nations hardest UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss cuts short trip to Bali NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 8 (Reuters) – Indonesia urged the G20 on Friday to help end the war in Ukraine, … Read more

Russia attends G20 meeting to be dominated by Ukraine conflict

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference ahead of the Caspian Summit in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 28, 2022. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Jul 7 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was on the Indonesian island of Bali … Read more

Israel says it will test bullet that killed reporter, Palestinians disagree

A Palestinian woman takes pictures at the scene where Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was shot dead during an Israeli raid, in Jenin, the Israeli-occupied West Bank, May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record JERUSALEM/RAMALAH, West Bank, July 3 (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday it … Read more

Russia Takes Control of Sakhalin Gas Project, Raises Bets with the West

Putin signed decree to secure all rights on Thursday Five-page decree follows tightening of Western sanctions The move increases the risks for Western companies still in Russia Shell was already in talks to sell its stake in Sakhalin TOKYO/LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes in an economic war with … 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

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

Exclusive: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar plane dispute

DOHA, June 22 (Reuters) – Two high-tech Airbus A350 jets sit idle with windows sealed and engines covered in a lighted hangar in the Gulf, hampered by an international legal dispute between European industrial giant Airbus. (AIR.PA) and the national airline of Qatar. From a distance, the planes may look like any other long-haul aircraft … Read more

Ukraine fight continues, Boris Johnson pledges long-term support

EU summit expected to endorse Ukraine’s candidate status Support for Ukraine’s bid marks a major change Johnson warns against ‘Ukraine fatigue’ The battle for Sievierodonetsk continues More rocket attacks and shelling in eastern and central Ukraine KYIV, June 18 (Reuters) – With a new blessing for its European Union ambitions and the promise of continued … Read more

EU expected to back Ukraine’s membership bid as war brings big change

Ukraine’s EU candidacy signals a major shift in European geopolitics “Europe can create a new history of freedom,” says Zelenskiy The battle for Sievierodonetsk continues Ukraine claims attack on Russian tugboat BRUSSELS/KYIV, Ukraine, June 17 (Reuters) – The European Union’s Executive Commission was expected to give its blessing on Friday to the candidate membership status … Read more