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NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

three-day NATO summit in Madrid; Biden will attend Turkey’s veto on Sweden and Finland’s request is a big deal NATO to agree on new defenses for the Baltic region Ukraine aid package aims for longer-term support MADRID, June 27 (Reuters) – NATO leaders will urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to lift his veto on Finland …

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Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

Russian missiles attack Kyiv for the first time in weeks Biden condemns attack as an act of “barbarism” G7 countries meet in Germany KYIV/POKROVSK, Ukraine, June 27 (Reuters) – Russian forces were fighting on Monday to achieve one of their strategic objectives in Ukraine as Moscow-backed separatists said they were advancing on Lysychansk, the last …

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French energy companies call for 'immediately' limiting energy use

French energy companies call for ‘immediately’ limiting energy use

A pair of storks sits in a nest on top of a pylon of high-voltage power lines in front of a smoke stack at Cordemais’ Electricité de France (EDF) coal-fired power plant in Bouee, France, on 25 June. February 2022. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record PARIS, June 25 …

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G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies to a three-day summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday overshadowed by the war in Ukraine and its aftermath. far-reaching, from energy shortages to a food crisis. The summit comes against a darker backdrop than …

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Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence, video shows

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence, video shows

African migrants sit atop a border fence during an attempt to cross from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Melilla, in North Africa, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record RABAT/MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were pictured next to a Moroccan …

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Putin promises Belarus nuclear-capable missiles to counter 'aggressive' West

Putin promises Belarus nuclear-capable missiles to counter ‘aggressive’ West

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko in Saint Petersburg, Russia on June 25, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record This content was produced in Russia, where coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine is restricted by law. MOSCOW, June …

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French President Macron: abortion is a fundamental right for women

French President Macron: abortion is a fundamental right for women

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a news conference during a summit of European Union leaders in Brussels, Belgium June 24, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record PARIS, June 24 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that abortion is a fundamental right of women, reacting to …

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Drone attack may have caused Russia refinery fire near Ukraine -governor

Morocco says 18 migrants died during mass crossing into Spanish enclave

MADRID, June 24 (Reuters) – Morocco said 18 migrants were killed on Friday trying to cross into the Spanish enclave of Melilla in North Africa, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border agents that also left dozens injured. Some 2,000 migrants stormed a high fence that isolates the enclave. This sparked clashes with …

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Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Commonwealth leaders meet for Kigali summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Rwanda’s Kagame talks about “reinventing” the Commonwealth Members vote to keep Patricia Scotland as a second generation KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep regret over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday, acknowledging the …

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