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Russian envoy to Bulgaria to ask Moscow to shut embassy after mass expulsions

Russian envoy to Bulgaria to ask Moscow to shut embassy after mass expulsions

Russian ambassador to Bulgaria Eleonora Mitrofanova attends celebrations of Victory Day, in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Spasiyana Sergieva Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, July 1 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambassador to Bulgaria said on Friday she would ask Moscow to close its embassy in the Balkan country after her appeal …

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Pope implicitly accuses Russia of aggression, imperialism in Ukraine

Pope implicitly accuses Russia of aggression, imperialism in Ukraine

Pope Francis meets with Job Getcha, Eastern Orthodox archbishop of Telmessos, during a private audience, as part of their delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, at the Vatican June 30, 2022. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Pope Francis hosts Orthodox delegation at Vatican Francis condemns ‘senseless …

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'Lessons learned', but no details of royal review of Meghan bullying claims

‘Lessons learned’, but no details of royal review of Meghan bullying claims

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Buckingham Palace says lessons have been learned following a review into bullying allegations made by royal staff against Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, although it declined to give any details about the report’s conclusions. The HR review was announced by the palace last March after the Times newspaper reported allegations …

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Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

A US Air Force F-16 fighter taking part in the US-led Saber Strike exercise flies over Estonia June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday behind the potential sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, …

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Oil prices rise for fourth day on supply worries

Oil prices rise for fourth day on supply worries

A worker uses a petrol pump at a Brazilian oil company Petrobras gas station in Brasilia, Brazil March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OPEC, OPEC+ begin two days of policy meetings US inventories down as refiners pick up activity US crude production reaches high since …

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EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad depends on rail and road through Lithuania Clampdown on sanctioned freight angers Moscow EU seeks compromise with Lithuania to resume normal trade VILNIUS/BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) – Trade through Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two sources familiar with the matter said, as European officials edge towards …

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Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

Turkey wins security pledges from Finland, Sweden Russia to be called ‘main threat’ after Ukraine invasion ‘You will not win,’ Spain’s Sanchez tells Putin in speech NATO summit to agree more reinforcements for Baltics NATO to pay more attention to China’s military rise MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – Sweden and Finland on Wednesday looked set …

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Asian stocks lose gains made on shorter China quarantine as recession fears persist

Asian stocks lose gains made on shorter China quarantine as recession fears persist

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday, extending Wall Street’s …

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US accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia's military

US accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia’s military

Smoke rises over the remains of a building destroyed by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s administration added five companies in China to …

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Dozens missing after strike on Ukraine mall, Russia presses attacks on east

Dozens missing after strike on Ukraine mall, Russia presses attacks on east

Authorities say about 36 people missing after attack on mall Situation in Lysychansk is very difficult – Governor Gaidai Zelenskiy urges Security Council to expel Moscow from UN Russia calls Zelenskiy’s address “PR campaign” for weapons Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO KREMENCHUK, Ukraine, June 29 (Reuters) – Dozens of people were still …

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