Amazon employees protest on some German, French sites on Black Friday

Actions part of global call by Make Amazon Pay initiative Demonstration calls for better pay Amazon says no disruption to operations BERLIN/PARIS, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Some employees at Amazon (AMZN.O) branches in Germany and France took down tools on Black Friday as part of a global move to target the online retailer on one … Read more

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine ‘in the strongest terms’

G20 says ‘most members’ condemn war in Ukraine Threat of use of nuclear weapons ‘impermissible’ statement Agreement to calibrate monetary tightening NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) countries deplored Russian aggression in Ukraine “in the strongest terms” on Wednesday and demanded its unconditional withdrawal in a statement … Read more

Division at G20 overbid to condemn Russian invasion of Ukraine

Most G20 members would strongly condemn the war in Ukraine Zelenskiy urges the G20 to help end the war according to his plan Indonesia urges action on global economic problems China’s Xi to hold meetings with several other leaders NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A summit of the Group of 20 (G20) on … Read more

Biden and Xi meet ahead of G20

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrives on the Indonesian island of Bali on Monday for a much-anticipated meeting with US President Joe Biden ahead of a Group of 20 (G20) summit. tense over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The two leaders are expected to discuss the nuclear ambitions of … Read more

Ukrainian railways offer symbolic tickets to occupied cities after the liberation of Kherson

KYIV, Nov. 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s railways, celebrating the liberation of the southern city of Kherson, on Sunday offered symbolic tickets to the cities that remain under Russian control, promising that tickets can be used after they are liberated. Cheering residents welcomed Ukrainian troops who arrived in central Kherson on Friday after Russia abandoned the … Read more

Russia rejects G20 focus on security

Nov 13 (Reuters) – Russia on Sunday called on the G20 to stop talking about security and focus on the world’s most pressing socio-economic problems ahead of a summit that will be dominated by Western criticism of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The G20 – a group of the world’s largest economies that account for more … Read more

Analysis: Runaway Prices Have Central Europe Confused

Region struggles with inflation of almost 20% Surveys show continued high inflation expectations Various government moves dent central bank tightening Some economists say high inflation could be permanent BUDAPEST/WARSAW, Nov 7 (Reuters) – While inflation in Western Europe is expected to be largely tamed within a year, there is growing sentiment that runaway prices in … Read more

Serbs in Northern Kosovo quit jobs over license plate protest

MITROVICA, Kosovo, Nov. 5 (Reuters) – Minority Serbs in northern Kosovo said on Saturday they were stepping down from state agencies, including the government, police and courts, to protest Pristina’s order to start using Kosovo license plates . The long-running row of license plates has fueled tensions between Serbia and the former province of Kosovo, … Read more

Russian missiles hit apartments in Ukraine, one killed

Kiev, other cities suffer from power, water outages Putin says missile strikes ‘not everything we could have done’ Russia also suspends grain deal role after saying its ships have been hit Zelenskiy says Russia is ‘blackmailing the world with hunger’ KYIV, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Russia fired four rockets into the southern Ukrainian port city … Read more

UN, Turkey and Ukraine continue Black Sea grain deal despite Russia’s withdrawal

KYIV/NEW YORK, Oct. 31 (Reuters) – The United Nations, Turkey and Ukraine pushed through to implement a grain deal for the Black Sea and agreed on Monday a transit plan for 16 ships to move forward, despite the withdrawal of Russia out of the pact. allowed the export of Ukrainian agricultural products to world markets. … Read more