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

Oil Prices Rebound From Tuesday’s Decline as Supply Concerns Return

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Oil Hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Oil rises nearly 3% before paring some gains Rate Hikes, Recession Fears Still Cap Price Gains: Analyst China reports new COVID cases across … 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

Oil Prices Rise Ahead of G7 Talks on New Russian Sanctions

Crude oil storage tanks are seen at the Kinder Morgan Terminal in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose in a volatile session on Monday as investors awaited any moves against Russian oil … 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

Biden to meet Saudi crown prince despite ‘outcast’ promise

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a trip to the Middle East in July, in a break with his campaign promise to turn the kingdom an “outcast” as he struggles to combat record US gas prices. Weeks after taking office, Biden changed US … Read more