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Ukraine to halt key Russian gas transit to Europe, blames Moscow

Ukraine to halt key Russian gas transit to Europe, blames Moscow

Gas pipelines are pictured at the Atamanskaya compressor station, facility of Gazprom’s Power Of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in Amur region, Russia November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV/LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow …

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Marcos, son of strongman, triumphs in Philippines presidential election

Marcos, son of strongman, triumphs in Philippines presidential election

Majority win first since fall of elder Marcos Outgoing leader’s daughter wins vice presidency Marcos accused of seeking to whitewash family’s past Social media dominance crucial in victory Robredo calls for fight against lies MANILA, May 9 (Reuters) – Ferdinand Marcos Jr clinched a stunning runaway victory in the Philippines’ presidential election on Monday in …

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EXCLUSIVE Biden sidelined global energy partners with record emergency oil release

EXCLUSIVE Biden sidelined global energy partners with record emergency oil release

LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) – The United States announced a record-sized release of emergency crude oil reserves in March without consulting partners in the International Energy Agency, leaving them scrambling to match with releases of their own, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Unilateral action by Washington to address global supply or price …

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Global scramble for metals thrusts Africa into mining spotlight

Global scramble for metals thrusts Africa into mining spotlight

A truck exits the mine after collecting ore from 516 meters below the surface at the Chibuluma copper mine in the Zambian copperbelt region. REUTERS/Rogan Ward Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, May 8 (Reuters) – The need to secure new sources of metals for the energy transition amid sanctions on …

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Biden announces new $150 million weapons package for Ukraine

Biden announces new $150 million weapons package for Ukraine

US President Joe Biden enters the Rose Garden during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, US, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden signed a new $150 million weapons package for Ukraine on Friday, providing additional artillery …

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UN Security Council, including Russia, expresses concern about Ukraine

UN Security Council, including Russia, expresses concern about Ukraine

Members of the United Nations Security Council sit during a meeting on the situation amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, New York, US, May 5, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, May 6 (Reuters) – The UN Security …

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EU tweaks Russia oil sanctions plan in bid to win over reluctant states

EU tweaks Russia oil sanctions plan in bid to win over reluctant states

Models of oil barrels are seen in front of the displayed sign “stop”, EU and Russia flag colors in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU offers Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Rep more time to adapt Oil shipping ban postponed in bid to persuade Greece …

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UK PM Johnson suffers heavy losses in London in local elections

UK PM Johnson suffers heavy losses in London in local elections

Conservatives lose control of London councils Results seen as a test of Johnson’s popularity Bad performance will increase pressure on Johnson LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party lost control of traditional strongholds in London and suffered losses elsewhere in local elections, early results on Friday showed, as voters punished …

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Ukraine leader appeals for truce to dig out civilians trapped under Mariupol steel plant

Ukraine leader appeals for truce to dig out civilians trapped under Mariupol steel plant

Some 200 civilians still stuck in Mariupol steel plant Russia pledges safe passage for civilians in daytime Fighting continues inside plant, Ukraine says EU works towards potential Russian oil ban KYIV, May 5 (Reuters) – Civilians will need to be dug from bunkers under a steel works that is the last holdout of resistance in …

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