Ukraine says at least 13 people were killed in a Russian missile attack on a shopping mall

Ukrainian officials say a shopping center was hit by missiles President Zelensky condemns the attack Russia denies targeting civilians in Ukraine KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Two Russian missiles struck a crowded shopping center in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchug on Monday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 50, the region’s governor said. President … Read more

Dollar stumbles as markets reassess their interest rate bets, ECB watched

US dollar banknotes are shown in this illustration taken, February 14, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US bets on a rate hike slow the path of aggressive Fed tightening Investors look forward to the annual European Central Bank Forum in Sintra The US dollar is … Read more

NATO pledges aid to Baltic states and Ukraine, urges Turkey to allow entry to Nordic countries

three-day NATO summit in Madrid; Biden to attend Turkey’s veto over Sweden and Finland’s application is a big issue NATO approves new defenses for the Baltic region The aid package for Ukraine is intended for long-term support MADRID (Reuters) – NATO leaders will urge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to veto a bid by Finland … Read more

Ukraine suffers a major setback after the fall of Severodonetsk

Kyiv/POKROVSK (Reuters) – Ukrainian special forces in Severodonetsk have continued to direct their artillery fire against Russian-backed forces, an adviser to Ukraine’s president said, after the city fell in a major setback for Kiev as it struggles for control of the region. east of the country. The TASS news agency quoted local police as saying … Read more

Ukrainians prepare to withdraw from the besieged city of Severodonetsk as Russians advance slowly

Ukraine’s EU candidacy will strengthen Europe – Zelensky Ukrainian forces take new positions in Severodonetsk Russia bombs targets across the Donbass River The war marks four months since the invasion Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine on Friday signaled the withdrawal of its forces from the city of Severodonetsk, which has seen weeks of fierce fighting, in … Read more

The French opposition tells the “arrogant” Macron: a compromise to win support

Conservatives say coalition deal would be ‘betrayal’ Office of the President says search for constructive solutions The far right says “We must hear.” PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) – French opposition leaders told President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday they would not make life easy for him as he sought to find a way to avoid political … Read more

France faces stalemate after Macron hands over hung parliament

Macron’s camp fails to win an absolute majority in Parliament We will now seek alliances with other parties The risk of political paralysis in the absence of deals PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron faced calls for his prime minister to resign on Monday, questioning his ability to rule decisively after his camp lost a … Read more

French elections: Macron loses absolute majority in parliament in ‘democratic shock’

289 seats are required for an absolute majority Macron’s camp is too short Preliminary results indicate the suspension of Parliament The Left Alliance is a major opposition group The far right scores big victories PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron lost control of the National Assembly in Sunday’s legislative elections, a major setback that … Read more

After EU nods, Ukraine vows victory while battling Russian attacks

Johnson pledges support, warns Ukraine will be overburdened The EU summit is expected to support the status of Ukraine’s candidate The battle continues for Sievierodonetsk Zelensky visits troops in the south More missile strikes and shelling across eastern and central Ukraine Kyiv (June 18) (Reuters) – With a blessing for its European Union ambitions and … Read more

Netherlands says Russian spy arrested seeking training at war crimes court

Russian agent accused of posing as an intern to infiltrate court The International Criminal Court is investigating allegations of war crimes in Ukraine False Brazilian identity included tastes of ecstasy music, bean stew AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it had uncovered a Russian military agent who tried to use a false identity … Read more