Russian strikes kill Ukrainian grain tycoon; Drone strikes a Russian naval base

A drone hit a Russian base on the Black Sea, and the governor blames Ukraine Russian lawmaker says a drone was launched from inside Sevastopol Russian missiles bombed Mykolaiv, killing a grain exporter and his wife Zelensky says the grain harvest may be halved because of the war The International Committee of the Red Cross … Read more

Dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war are believed to have been killed in a missile strike

Russia and Ukraine blamed trade in death of prisoners The UK says Russia is deploying Wagner fighters more widely UN hopes grain advances, says details still unclear Kyiv (Reuters) – Dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war appeared to have been killed in a rocket attack on Friday, as Moscow and Kiev accused each other of … Read more

Uncertainty about the Fed rate path, the European gas crisis dominates the currency markets

U.S. dollar, euro and Ukrainian hryvnia banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken in Kyiv, Ukraine, October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Valentin Ogirenko/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON (Reuters) – With U.S. interest rates rising this week and increasing uncertainty over the Federal Reserve’s tightening path, the dollar kept the … Read more

Stocks rise as traders eye profits to counter deflation fears

People walk in front of a screen displaying the Hang Seng stock ticker in the Central District, in Hong Kong, China, July 19, 2022. REUTERS/Lam Yik Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks reversed early losses to rally on Monday, as investors hoped this week’s batch of corporate … Read more

The European Union is testing its competitors on access to Microsoft-Activision – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article European antitrust enforcement are wondering if Microsoft will do it Competitors have been removed from Activision’s popular video game library as part of a review of the tech giant’s planned $69 billion deal for the game developer, according to people familiar with the matter and documents seen by … Read more

Liz Truss takes on Rishi Sunak in the race to become the UK’s next Prime Minister

Conservative leadership candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss during the UK’s Next Prime Minister: ITV debate at Riverside Studios on July 17, 2022 in London, England. charity | Getty Images News | Getty Images London – Liz Truss will face Rishi Sunak in the final round of the tight race to succeed Boris Johnson as … Read more

Putin meets Khamenei on his first visit outside the former Soviet Union since the Ukraine war

The Russian leader also meets the main Iranian President Discusses Ukraine’s grain exports with Turkey’s Erdogan The Turkish threat to the Syrian operation is also in focus LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Iran on Tuesday, the first visit by a Kremlin leader outside the … Read more

France battles massive wildfires, Britain records highest temperature ever

Forest fires burn forests in the Gironde, southwest France UK temperatures top 40 degrees Celsius for the first time Germany and Belgium brace for possible record temperatures More than 30 wildfires destroy parts of Spain LONDON/PARIS, July 19 (Reuters) – Firefighters in southwest France struggled on Tuesday to contain massive bushfires and Britain set its … Read more

The increasingly bitter race to replace British Prime Minister Johnson narrows to four

Sunak retains leadership in the third round of voting Tom Tugendhat was eliminated from the race to replace Johnson Concern that the race will split the party LONDON (Reuters) – Former British finance minister Rishi Sunak maintained his lead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Monday, with another candidate exiting, leaving … Read more

Britain is on its way to its highest recorded day

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain was on track for its hottest day ever on Monday as temperatures were forecast to reach 40C for the first time, forcing train companies to cancel services and some schools to close while ministers urged the public to stay in the city. Homepage. Most of Europe is baking in a heat … Read more