At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more

IsDB directors unanimously recommend firing Claver-Carone after ethics investigation

Visitors walk past a screen bearing the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) logo at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City on March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Gasso Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend … Read more

US Treasury official criticizes China’s “non-conventional” debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken on April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the largest official creditor in the world Lack of transparency and confidentiality agreements under fire Urging progress on Common Framework debt deals for Zambia and other countries … Read more

Major earthquake hits Mexico on ‘cursed’ anniversary, at least one person killed

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday, the anniversary of two devastating earthquakes, killing at least one person, damaging buildings, disrupting electricity and sending Mexico City residents out for safety. The government said one person was killed in the Pacific port of Manzanillo when the roof of a department store … Read more

Wall Street Week Ahead: With Markets Volatile, Investors Hide in Liquidity Despite High Inflation

A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – A tough year in the markets has led some investors to seek a haven for … Read more

Putin says Xi has concerns about Ukraine, praises China’s stance

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Shi is on her first flight since the COVID pandemic Putin praised Xi for Ukraine’s “balanced” stance Putin rebukes US over ‘provocations’ in Taiwan Xi and Putin discuss Ukraine and Taiwan SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (September 15) (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

Ukraine presses to take back all territory from Russia, calls for Western weapons

Ukraine recaptured dozens of towns early Many Russian troops left Ukraine fleeing – US official Zelensky demands anti-aircraft systems from the West Ukraine said on Tuesday it aims to liberate all of its territory after expelling Russian forces in the country’s northeast in a swift offensive, but called on the West to speed up deliveries. … Read more

Sweden’s right-wing opposition advances in elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat Prime Minister Anderson faces right-wing opposition Kristerson’s moderate alliance with the Swedish Democrats Campaigns focus on crime and the cost of living crisis Polls close at 1800 GMT, and preliminary results are scheduled for Wednesday STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s right-wing bloc has made … Read more

Ukrainian troops arrive at a railway hub, with breakout threatening to turn into defeat

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian hack is the fastest in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement Kyiv/HRAKOV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials released images on Saturday showing soldiers raising the country’s flag over the main railway city that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as the collapse … Read more