Evacuations restart at Mariupol steel plant in Ukraine as Russia tightens grip

Civilians trapped in steelworks under Russian siege Two buses depart with evacuees; more expected Kremlin: Time for Victory Day in Mariupol will come EU to tweak sanctions plan to win over eastern states KYIV, May 6 (Reuters) – Ukraine said 50 civilians were evacuated from a bombed-out steelworks in the city of Mariupol on Friday, … Read more

Economic fears hit global equities, commods; Twitter lifts Wall St.

WASHINGTON / LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) – European stocks slid to a one-month low and commodity prices dropped on Monday on renewed concerns about rising interest rates and China’s sputtering economy, while Wall Street shares rose, reversing losses after Twitter agreed to be bought by billionaire Elon Musk. Fears over China’s COVID-19 outbreaks spooked investors … Read more

Macron wins election, but France’s far-right has gotten record support

Addressing her supporters in Paris Sunday night, Le Pen conceded defeat but said: “We have nevertheless been victorious.” Thierry Chesnot | Getty Images News Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron may have just won a second term in office, but political analysts believe the continued rise of the far-right will cause him significant headaches over … Read more

President Emmanuel Macron faceoff with Marine Le Pen

The second – and final – round of voting sees centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron face off against nationalist and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Chesnot | Getty Images News Getty Images French citizens are heading to the polls Sunday in a presidential election set against the backdrop of war in Ukraine and a cost of … Read more

Macron, Le Pen face off in high stakes election debate

Debate kicks off at 1900 GMT Macron, Le Pen in tight race to win election France votes on Sunday PARIS, April 20 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron and far-right challenger Marine Le Pen will face off on Wednesday evening in their only debate ahead of Sunday’s presidential election. For Le Pen, who lags Macron … Read more

Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev delivers a speech during a meeting with members of the Security Council in Moscow, Russia February 21, 2022. Sputnik / Alexey Nikolsky / Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia warns of nuclear deployment Says Iskander and hypersonic missiles would be … Read more

The race to roll out ‘super-sized’ wind turbines is on

A Haliade-X wind turbine photographed in the Netherlands on March 2, 2022. The Haliade-X is part of a new generation of huge turbines set to be installed in the years ahead. Peter Boer Bloomberg | Getty Images In the not too distant future, waters 15 miles off Martha’s Vineyard will be home to a potentially … Read more

Le Pen pursues Macron in French presidential vote

Incumbent Macron leads polls but Le Pen closes in Voting ends and exit polls due at 1800 GMT Midday voter turnout 25.5%, down from 28.5% in 2017 PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) – Voters cast ballots across France on Sunday in the first round of a presidential election where far-right candidate Marine Le Pen is posing … Read more

Dozens of Ukrainians found in a grave near Kyiv as battle looms in the east

Mass grave found near Kyiv, official says Zelenskiy sees ‘hard battle’, urges oil embargo, seeks arms Johnson promises vehicles, anti-ship missiles Nine trains laid on for evacuation in the east, the governor says KYIV, April 10 (Reuters) – A grave with dozens of Ukrainian civilians has been found in Buzova village near Kyiv, an official … Read more

Ukraine faces ‘hard battle’ in eastern regions, Zelenskiy says

Zelenskiy expects hard battle in Ukraine’s east At least 52 died in train station attack Civilians in the Luhansk region told to flee KYIV, April 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready for a tough battle with Russian forces amassing in the east of the country, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday, a day after a … Read more