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

Blast at illegal Nigerian oil refinery kills more than 100 people

Blast at illegal Nigerian oil refinery kills more than 100 people

A man stands at the scene of explosion in which over 100 people lost their lives, at an illegal crude oil bunkering site at Abaezi forest, in Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of ​​Imo state, Nigeria April 24, 2022. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Bunkering site was on border of … Read more

Elon Musk swoops down on Twitter with $41 bln cash offer

Elon Musk swoops down on Twitter with $41 bln cash offer

Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register April 14 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter (TWTR.N) for about $41 billion in cash, saying the social media company he … 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

Twitter says billionaire Musk not joining its board, warns of ‘distractions ahead’

Twitter says billionaire Musk not joining its board, warns of 'distractions ahead'

Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register April 11 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Sunday that Elon Musk rejected its offer to join the social media … 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