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

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

Fierce fighting as Ukraine’s annexation vote enters its final day

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fierce fighting as Russian referendums roll into final day Russian conscription leads to protests, exodus No decisions made on closing Russian border, Kremlin says Kiev, Ukraine, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – Ukrainian and Russian forces were engaged in fierce fighting in various parts of Ukraine on Tuesday … Read more

Eyes on Belgium as some EU countries push for Russian diamond ban

Diamonds are pictured at an official presentation by diamond producer Alrosa in Moscow, Russia on Feb. 13, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – The European Union must stop importing diamonds from Russia, five of the bloc’s 27 countries said in a joint Reuters … Read more

British Prime Minister Truss tells allies to remain steadfast in Ukraine

Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers a speech to members of the United Nations in New York during her visit to the US to attend the 77th UN General Assembly. Photo date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – British Prime … Read more

Iran will respond ‘proportionately’ to cutting ties with Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Iran is planning “proportional action” in response to Ukraine’s decision to cut diplomatic ties over reported supplies of Iranian drones to Russia, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday. Nasser Kanaani said Ukraine “must refrain from being influenced by third parties who … Read more

US adjusts sanctions to help Iranians evade online surveillance and censorship

A computer engineer checks equipment at an Internet service provider in Tehran on Feb. 15, 2011. Photo taken Feb. 15, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – The US Treasury Department issued guidelines Friday to expand the reach of internet services for Iranians, … Read more

Britain is betting everything on historic tax cuts and loans, investors scare

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kwarteng lowers top income tax rate for growth Huge increase in UK sovereign debt issuance planned Stamps suffer worst malaise in decades Pound falls to new 37-year low against dollar LONDON, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng, on Friday unleashed … Read more

Putin was ‘pushed’ into war in Ukraine, Italian Berlusconi says

Forza Italia leader Silvio Berlusconi speaks during the closing election campaign of the center-right coalition in Piazza del Popolo, ahead of the Sept. 25 general election in Rome, Italy, Sept. 22, 2022. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian Putin is an old friend of Berlusconi Berlusconi’s right-wing bloc to … Read more

IDB Directors unanimously recommend firing Claver-Carone after ethical investigation

Visitors walk past a screen displaying the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) logo at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – The board of directors of the Inter-American Development Bank voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend … Read more