In Germany, King Charles honors the victims of World War II Allied bombing

HAMBURG, Germany, March 31 (Reuters) – King Charles laid a wreath in memory of the victims of World War II Allied bombing during a visit to Hamburg’s St. Nikolai memorial, the remains of a church in the northern port city of Germany which was badly damaged by the air raids. The gesture comes on the … Read more

Ukraine vows never to forget or forgive Bucha anniversary

Russian troops occupy the city of Bucha for 33 days Mass graves were found after the reconquest by Ukraine Ukraine accuses Russian troops of committing atrocities Russia denies the allegations BUCHA, Ukraine, March 31 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday Ukraine would never forgive Russian forces responsible for the atrocities in Bucha as … Read more

The IMF board approves a $15.6 billion loan package for Ukraine

WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Friday its board of directors approved a four-year, $15.6 billion loan program for Ukraine, part of a broader $115 billion international support package to help the country meet the urgent financing needs in its struggle The 13-month-old invasion of Russia. The decision paves the … Read more

Inflation data spurs stock gains, US yields fall

US inflation cools in February Two-year US Treasury yields post their biggest monthly decline since 2008 S&P 500 on track for back-to-back quarterly gains NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) – A measure of global stocks was poised to make its biggest weekly percentage increase in two months on Friday. data fueled hopes that the Federal … Read more

In Beijing, the Spanish Prime Minister urges Xi to talk to Ukraine’s Zelensky

Sanchez tells Xi: Spain supports Kiev peace plan Xi urges end to ‘extreme’ sanctions, ‘Cold War’ mentality – CCTV Sanchez is pushing for a more balanced economic relationship between the EU and China BEIJING, March 31 (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday encouraged Chinese President Xi Jinping to speak with Ukrainian leaders … Read more

China is trying to woo foreign companies as tensions with the West flare

Premier Li says China is open for business Li says the economic recovery from the pandemic continues Top speech last charm offensive for business But trade friction, geopolitics are clouding the outlook BOAO, China, March 30 (Reuters) – Chinese Premier Li Qiang said on Thursday he was determined to open up and reform the world’s … Read more

The EU agrees to increase renewable energy targets for 2030

The European Union is ready to step up its renewable energy targets for 2030. European Council and Parliament negotiators reached a tentative agreement on Thursday to source 42.5% of the 27-nation bloc’s energy from renewable technologies such as wind and solar by the end of the decade, EU lawmaker Markus Pieper said via Twitter . … Read more

Exclusive: Google says Microsoft cloud practices are anti-competitive

BRUSSELS, March 30 (Reuters) – Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google Cloud has accused Microsoft (MSFT.O) of anti-competitive cloud computing practices and criticized upcoming deals with several European cloud vendors. license terms. In Google Cloud’s first public comments on Microsoft and its European deals, Vice President Amit Zavery told Reuters that the company has raised the issue with … Read more

Russia begins exercises with Yars intercontinental ballistic missiles

March 29 (Reuters) – Russia has begun exercises with its Yars intercontinental ballistic missile system and several thousand troops, the defense ministry said on Wednesday, in what will likely be seen as another attempt by Moscow to show off its nuclear prowess. President Vladimir Putin has sought to make the Yars missile system, which replaced … Read more

Belarus says it will host Russian nuclear weapons to counter NATO

Belarus justifies its decision to house Russian nuclear weapons Says it needs to strengthen its own security Blames West for years of pressure aimed at government change Says moving doesn’t violate non-proliferation rules LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Belarus confirmed on Tuesday that it will host Russian tactical nuclear weapons. boundaries. The statement from the … Read more