Strikes at Ukraine nuclear power plant prompt UN chief to create demilitarized zone

Russia ambassador warns of ‘nuclear catastrophe’ Zelenskiy demands Russia return factory to Ukraine Satellite images show damage at Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant when the UN chief proposed a demilitarized zone at the site amid fears … Read more

Ukraine says 11 dead overnight, Britain marks new Russian force’

Ukraine says 11 dead in central Dnipropetrovsk . region Britain says almost certain of new Russian ground troops Explosions at Russian army base in Crimea Fear of shelling near Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant Mass funeral victims shot and tortured, Ukraine says Aug 10 (Reuters) – Russian shelling last night killed 11 people in the central … Read more

Oil dips lower as halted Russian pipeline flows appear temporary, demand fears mount

Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, US Nov. 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia’s oil exports halted via southern leg of Druzhba . pipeline EU proposes ‘final’ text to revive Iran nuclear deal … Read more

Ukraine halted oil flows to Europe over payment difficulties, Russia’s Transneft . says

The receiving station of the Druzhba oil pipeline between Hungary and Russia is seen at the Danube Refinery of the Hungarian MOL Group in Szazhalombatta, Hungary, May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine Pipeline Operator Was Paid, But Money Back – Transneft Shipments stopped since 4 … Read more

World stocks recover after US job sell-off

Euro STOXX gains 0.8% Wall Street is going to win Markets narrow chance of 75bp gain ahead of US CPI Dollar falls Oil down after previous gains LONDON, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – Global stock markets gained on Monday, recovering from losses caused by a strong US jobs report last week, which bolstered calls for sharp … Read more

Analysis: climate change, scarcity breaks down due to taboo on degrowth

Fifty years since the advent of the degrowth theory Long shunned, gets new attention Climate change focuses debate on reducing consumption Aug 8 (Reuters) – Degrowth – the idea that a finite planet cannot support ever-increasing consumption – is about the closest thing to a heresy in the economy, where growth is widely regarded as … Read more

UN chief demands international access to Ukraine nuclear power plant after new attack

Kiev, Moscow act blame for hits on Zaporizhzhia site UN’s Guterres Says Any Attack On A Nuclear Power Plant Is “Suicidal” Four ships carrying Ukrainian food sail from ports on the Black Sea Aug 8 (Reuters) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for international inspectors to be allowed access to the Zaporizhzhya nuclear … Read more

Oil falls amid recession fears, slow recovery of imports from China

FILE PHOTO – An oilfield worker works on a pump jack at PetroChina’s Daqing oil field in northeast Heilongjiang province, Nov. 5, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA) Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday and remained near their multi-month low as recession fears hurt demand … Read more

Russia Bans Western Investors From Selling Banking And Key Energy Holdings

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector, via video link in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Aug. 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations … Read more

Stocks rise faster than US jobs data

Asian equities for third week of gains in a row Taiwan leads Asian gains; US European stock futures up Treasury yield curve remains sharply inverted Oil is nearing six-month lows HONG KONG, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained Friday ahead of US jobs data that will provide another clue to the health of the … Read more