Biden and Xi prepare to meet ahead of Ukraine-overwhelmed G20 summit

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Monday for a long-awaited meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden ahead of a set to be perilous summit of the Group of 20 nations. With tension due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The two leaders are expected … Read more

Six dead in Istanbul explosion, Erdogan says it smells like terrorism

81 injured in explosion on busy pedestrian street Erdogan calls it a bomb, vows to punish the perpetrators No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion Turkish cities were subjected to a series of attacks in 2015-2016 ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Six people were killed and 81 injured on Sunday when an explosion rocked a busy … Read more

COVID public health emergency in the US to stay in place

Two Biden administration officials said Friday that the United States will maintain a public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to get free tests, vaccines and treatments. One of the officials said the possibility of an increase in coronavirus cases in the winter and the need for more time to transition … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more CEOs resign

(Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform’s bankruptcy, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from the US privacy regulator and the exit of the company’s trust and safety leader. In his first conference call with employees, the billionaire said he couldn’t rule out … Read more

Lola’s honeymoon ends with markets amid concerns over spending plan

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s honeymoon with markets appeared to be over on Thursday, as investors grew impatient with his desire to boost social spending without setting long-term fiscal rules or naming top economic policymakers. Brazil’s currency and the Bovespa stock exchange benchmark (.BVSP) Both jumped last week after Lula … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more

Binance plans to buy FTX operations outside the US in the latest crypto bailout

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency giant Binance has signed a non-binding agreement to buy a non-US unit of rival FTX, FTX.com, to help cover a “liquidity crunch” on cryptocurrency exchanges, the two companies said Tuesday, in a surprise move that sparked fresh concerns. Regarding the risks faced by investors in the volatile crypto market. Binance CEO … Read more

China’s coronavirus epicenter moves to Guangzhou, more lockdowns loom

Southern manufacturing hub battles worst outbreak of COVID-19 Cases are doubling in Zhengzhou, the production base of Apple supplier Chinese stocks and currency slip on virus fears Today, Tuesday, official data showed a rise in cases of the new Corona virus in Guangzhou and other Chinese cities, as the global manufacturing center became the latest … Read more

The parties to the war in the Ethiopian region of Tigray agree to stop the fighting

The two-year war killed thousands and displaced millions The Ethiopian government and the Tigrayan forces agree to a truce The breakthrough comes just a week after talks in South Africa Pretoria (Reuters) – The Ethiopian government and regional forces from Tigray agreed on Wednesday to a cessation of hostilities, a dramatic diplomatic breakthrough after two … Read more

Brazil’s Bolsonaro remains silent after Lula’s election victory

São Paulo/Brasilia (Reuters) – President Jair Bolsonaro has yet to concede defeat in Brazil’s presidential election on Monday afternoon, raising fears that the far-right nationalist could race for the victory of his leftist rival, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. . Tens of thousands of jubilant Lula supporters took to the streets of Sao … Read more