Violence erupts in May Day protests in Paris, marchers criticize re-elected Macron

Violence erupts in May Day protests in Paris, marchers criticize re-elected Macron

Police arrest 45 in Paris, minister says Marchers condemn Macron’s retirement plan Most other May Day marches peaceful PARIS, May 1 (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas to push back black-clad anarchists who ransacked business premises in Paris on Sunday during May Day protests against the policies of newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of … Read more

Global shares rise as earnings boost, US dollar hits 20-year high

Global shares rise as earnings boost, US dollar hits 20-year high

Europe’s STOXX 600 rises off Tuesday’s six-week low Meta’s rally boosts US shares Dovish BOJ pounds yen to 20-yr low of 131/dollar WASHINGTON/LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) – The US dollar touched its highest level since 2002 on Thursday, as Wall Street rose and European shares moved off six-week lows as strong earnings reports offset gloomy … Read more

Panic buying in Beijing as district starts mass COVID testing

Panic buying in Beijing as district starts mass COVID testing

Beijing kicks off first of three rounds of mass testing in populous district Mass testing fuels concerns of shortages of food, supplies Chinese stock market down on fears Beijing may join Shanghai in lockdown BEIJING, April 25 (Reuters) – Beijing residents snapped up food and other supplies as the city’s biggest district began mass COVID-19 … Read more

Shares rise, euro falls after ECB confirms third-quarter end to bond buys

Shares rise, euro falls after ECB confirms third-quarter end to bond buys

A broker looks at a graph on his computer screen on the dealing floor at ICAP in London, Britain January 3, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Euro STOXX 600 extends gains Euro turns negative, bond yields fall ECB keeps policy stance steady News conference due at 1230 GMT … Read more

Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev delivers a speech during a meeting with members of the Security Council in Moscow, Russia February 21, 2022. Sputnik/Alexey Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Russia warns of nuclear deployment Says Iskander and hypersonic missiles would be deployed Finland and Sweden … Read more

Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

Moskva missile cruiser damaged after ammunition blew up Ukrainian official says vessel hit by missiles Zelenskiy warns of new Russian offensives to avenge defeats Ukraine deputy PM says agreement to open humanitarian corridors KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, April 14 (Reuters) – (Please note language some readers may find offensive in paragraph 14.) The flagship of Russia’s Black … Read more

US gives Ukraine $800 million more in military aid, adds heavy weapons

US gives Ukraine $800 million more in military aid, adds heavy weapons

US President Joe Biden discusses the United States’ response to Russian invasion of Ukraine and warns CEOs about potential cyber attacks from Russia at Business Roundtable’s CEO Quarterly Meeting in Washington, DC, US, March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) – US President Joe … Read more

Biden says Russia committing genocide in Ukraine

Biden says Russia committing genocide in Ukraine

Putin says he is confident operations will achieve goals Putin seemed to ramble or stammer in address Zelenskiy mocks Putin saying attack is going to plan Concern over unconfirmed use of chemical weapons LVIV, Ukraine, April 13 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said for the first time that Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine amounts to … Read more

Concern over possible use of chemical weapons as battle rages in besieged Ukrainian port

Concern over possible use of chemical weapons as battle rages in besieged Ukrainian port

Ukraine and allies check reports of chemical weapons use Battle for Mariupol reaches decisive stage Russian troops mass for eastern offensive UN official cites growing reports of rape US urges India to cut Russian oil and gas LVIV, Ukraine, April 12 (Reuters) – Civilians were fleeing from areas of eastern Ukraine on Tuesday ahead of … Read more

France’s Macron and Le Pen head to April 24 election runoff

France's Macron and Le Pen head to April 24 election runoff

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen win first round Presidential election runoff set for April 24th Battle lines drawn between globalist and nationalist PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) – French leader Emmanuel Macron and his strongest challenger Marine Le Pen qualified on Sunday for a presidential election runoff on April 24, pitting a pro-European economic liberal … Read more