Putin organizes Kremlin ceremony that annexes parts of Ukraine

Russian annexation of four regions worldwide condemned Movement is ‘dangerous escalation’ endangering peace – UN chief Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Says Putin Must Be Stopped To End War Zelenskiy convenes emergency meeting on security, defense Sept. 30 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to hold a ceremony Friday for the annexation of four Ukrainian regions, … Read more

Ukraine convenes emergency meeting of security chiefs, important decisions expected

Kiev, Sept. 29 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will hold a top-level emergency meeting on Friday where “fundamental decisions” will be made in the wake of Russian plans to annex four Ukrainian regions, an official said Thursday. The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will sign documents Friday announcing Moscow’s annexation of regions where Russia … Read more

Russia says Nord Stream likely hit by state-backed ‘terrorism’

Kremlin Says Pipeline Damage Looks Like ‘Terrorism’ EU official says leaks are changing nature of conflict in Ukraine European officials say Russian ships have been spotted nearby -CNN MOSCOW/BRUSSELS, Sept. 29 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday that leaks spewing gas into the Baltic Sea from pipelines to Germany appeared to be the result of … Read more

Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network blackouts

PARIS/STOCKHOLM/MILAN, Sept. 29 (Reuters) – Once unimaginable, mobile phones could go dark across Europe this winter if power outages or energy rationing disable parts of the region’s mobile networks. Russia’s decision to suspend gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the risk of power shortages. … Read more

Myanmar court jails Australian economist Suu Kyi for 3 years – source

Sept. 29 (Reuters) – A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Thursday sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her former economic adviser, Australian Sean Turnell, to three years in prison for violating a secrets law, it said. a source familiar with the procedure. Both pleaded not guilty to violating the Secrets Act, which carries … Read more

UK market disruption fuels contagion fears around the world

NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – The magnitude and speed of the UK asset sell-off has shaken global markets, raising concerns about contagion as chaos in a large developed economy adds to the unease already experienced caused by sharp rate hikes in the United States and elsewhere. After Friday’s UK mini-budget, which marked £45 billion … Read more

EU executive proposes eighth set of sanctions against Russia

EU countries begin negotiations on new package of sanctions against Russia 27 Member States divided over oil price ceiling Ukraine: It is necessary to stop the flow of ‘blood money’ to Russia BRUSSELS, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – The European Union executive on Wednesday proposed an eighth round of sanctions against Russia over its invasion of … Read more

Saudi king appoints crown prince MbS as prime minister

RIYADH, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom’s prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister, a royal decree showed on Tuesday. The reshuffle kept another son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, as energy minister, the … Read more

IMF says UK fiscal measures ‘likely to increase inequality’, urges reconsideration

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday targeted new British financial plans that have rocked markets and warned that “big and untargeted fiscal packages” were likely to widen inequality in Britain and tighten monetary policy. can undermine. In its first commentary on plans by the new UK Chancellor of the Exchequer … Read more

Mysterious leaks hit Russian undersea gas pipelines, raising European suspicion

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Neither Nord Stream pipeline was pumping gas at the time Both pipes still contain pressurized gas Operator says damage to Nord Stream 1 ‘unprecedented’ Crisis over Russian gas has pushed prices up Europe races to find alternative supplies STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – European countries rushed … Read more