Zelensky says it’s time to pressure Russia for peace

Zelensky urges world leaders to press for peace now Ukraine PM says Russia defeat Kherson, time to end war Zelensky welcomes any comment between the US and China on the nuclear threat Kherson residents recount abuses committed by Russian forces Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged world leaders on Tuesday to support … Read more

COVID public health emergency in the US to stay in place

Two Biden administration officials said Friday that the United States will maintain a public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to get free tests, vaccines and treatments. One of the officials said the possibility of an increase in coronavirus cases in the winter and the need for more time to transition … Read more

Exclusive: Tesla considering exporting Chinese-made electric cars to US sources

SHANGHAI, November 11 (Reuters) – TESLA (TSLA.O) Two people familiar with the planning are considering exporting electric cars made in China to the United States, a reversal that would reflect the automaker’s deep cost advantage at its Shanghai plant and sluggish demand from Chinese consumers. Tesla is studying whether parts made by its suppliers in … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more CEOs resign

(Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform’s bankruptcy, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from the US privacy regulator and the exit of the company’s trust and safety leader. In his first conference call with employees, the billionaire said he couldn’t rule out … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more

COP27: We’re on a highway to climate hell, says UN chief

China and the United States have a leading role Guterres aims to phase out coal by 2040 The UAE, which is hosting the 2023 talks, says it will continue to produce fossil fuels SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told countries gathered at the start of the COP27 summit in Egypt … Read more

European debt market pressures force some governments to rewrite trading rules

Oct 31 (Reuters) – Some euro zone countries have relaxed rules for banks that handle the circulation of their government debt to help them weather some of the toughest market conditions in years, officials told Reuters. Of the 11 major eurozone debt agencies contacted by Reuters, officials in the Netherlands and Belgium told Reuters they … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of workers fired in Qatar’s capital ahead of World Cup

Buildings housing Asian and African workers have been emptied Some residents gave two hours to leave the house World Cup highlights Qatar’s treatment of workers DOHA (Reuters) – Workers expelled from their homes told Reuters that Qatar has emptied housing complexes housing thousands of foreign workers in the same areas in the center of the … Read more

Analysis: Tech wreck shows big US corporations are not immune to corrosive Fed tightening

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Disappointing profits from the giants that drove markets higher for years sent their shares crashing and sends a worrying message about a US economy that until recently appeared to be facing a barrage of interest rate increases. Amazon (AMZN.O) The giant was the latest to provide bad news, saying on Thursday … Read more

US exclusive alleges Seagate breached export rules to sell Huawei hard drive sources

Oct 26 (Reuters) – Seagate Technology Holdings said in a filing on Wednesday that the U.S. government warned the company that it may have violated export control laws by providing hard drives to a customer that a source familiar with the situation said was Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL). Reuters first reported the disclosure on Wednesday and … Read more