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Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman's death

Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman’s death

British ambassador summoned for coverage by London-based media Norwegian envoy called for ‘interventionist’ speaker Teachers’ union calls for strike on Monday and Wednesday Iranian TV says 41 people have been killed in more than a week of unrest DUBAI, September 25 (Reuters) – Iran has summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it said …

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Moscow promises 'full protection' to all areas annexed by Russia

Moscow promises ‘full protection’ to all areas annexed by Russia

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Referendums on joining Russia held over four days Regions would benefit from Russia’s ‘full protection’ – Lavrov Both sides take responsibility for rocket fire and shelling Ukraine will not give in to rhetoric on nuclear weapons – minister Sep 25 (Reuters) – Russia has sought to …

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Lavrov promises 'full protection' for any territory annexed by Russia

Lavrov promises ‘full protection’ for any territory annexed by Russia

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s top diplomat said on Saturday that regions of Ukraine where widely derided referendums are being held would be under Russia’s “full protection” if annexed by Moscow, while Russia feared that Russia would further escalate the conflict and even use …

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Lavrov accuses Washington of 'playing with fire' around Taiwan

Lavrov accuses Washington of ‘playing with fire’ around Taiwan

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday accused the United States of “playing with fire” around Taiwan, while China said it would insist on working for “peaceful reunification” with the democratically governed island and pledged to take strong action to oppose outside interference, a …

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Italy's election campaign ends, tensions between the EU and the right erupt

Italy’s election campaign ends, tensions between the EU and the right erupt

Supporters of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) gather before the closing event of the election campaign of Enrico Letta, secretary of the PD, in Piazza del Popolo, ahead of the general elections, in Rome, Italy, on September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Italy is holding legislative elections …

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Explanation: when the EU embargo arrives, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Explanation: when the EU embargo arrives, where will Russia sell its crude oil?

Models of oil barrels are seen in front of the sign displayed ‘stop’, the colors of the EU and Russia flag in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Russia has increased oil shipments to Asia since Europe imposed sweeping …

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Putin was 'pushed' into war against Ukraine, says Italian Berlusconi

Putin was ‘pushed’ into war against Ukraine, says Italian Berlusconi

Forza Italia leader Silvio Berlusconi speaks during the centre-right coalition’s closing election campaign rally in Piazza del Popolo ahead of the September 25 general elections in Rome, Italy, on 22 September 2022. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Putin is a longtime friend of Berlusconi Berlusconi’s right-wing bloc set to …

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Central banks hike rates again as Fed leads global inflation fight

Central banks hike rates again as Fed leads global inflation fight

Rates were hiked from Britain to Indonesia after the Fed moved Investors expect bigger ECB hikes Japan steps in as yen plummets Emerging market currencies under pressure FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Global central banks continued to raise interest rates on Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve in an inflation fight that is sending shockwaves …

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Japan intervenes in the foreign exchange market to stem the fall of the yen after the BOJ keeps rates extremely low

Japan intervenes in the foreign exchange market to stem the fall of the yen after the BOJ keeps rates extremely low

BOJ maintains ultra-low rates and dovish policy guidance Japanese diplomat FX said it had taken ‘decisive’ action Confirmation of the intervention causes the dollar to fall by more than 2% Analysts doubt Tokyo can continue to support the yen Bank of Canada says it didn’t help BOJ TOKYO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Japan intervened in …

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Finland says traffic is 'intensifying' at border with Russia

Finland says traffic is ‘intensifying’ at border with Russia

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, September 22 (Reuters) – Traffic arriving at Finland’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization and remained high on Thursday but was under control, the Finnish border guard said. At the Vaalimaa border crossing, about a …

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