Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine says it needs more weapons and calls for sanctions Western allies agreed this week to provide tanks Russia says US president holds key to end fighting NEAR VUHLEDAR, Ukraine, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine battled Russian troops trying to break through its lines to the east and northeast on Friday, and artillery shelling intensified … Read more

US CDC still investigating potential stroke risk from Pfizer’s bivalent COVID vaccine

US CDC still investigating potential stroke risk from Pfizer’s bivalent COVID vaccine

Jan 26 (Reuters) – New data from a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) database shows a possible link to stroke risk for older people who have been updated Pfizer’s (PFE.N)/BioNTech’s (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 recall, but the signal is weaker than what the agency reported earlier in January, health officials said Thursday. U.S. Food … Read more

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

STOCKHOLM, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish hopes of early NATO membership have hit a snag in the form of objections from Turkey, which holds a veto over membership. military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how to proceed in Madrid last June, but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Sweden, in … Read more

EU wants to send more people back to Africa, Middle East and Asia

EU wants to send more people back to Africa, Middle East and Asia

STOCKHOLM, Jan 26 (Reuters) – European Union immigration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination within the bloc so they can return more people without asylum in Europe to their country of origin, including Iraq. Three years after the 27 EU countries agreed to restrict visas for countries deemed unable to … Read more

At least one dead and several injured in machete attack on churches in southern Spain

At least one dead and several injured in machete attack on churches in southern Spain

Machete-wielding man attacks two churches in Spain Leaves at least one dead, several injured The High Court is investigating a case labeled as ‘terrorism’ MADRID, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Spanish authorities said they were investigating what they called a “terrorist” incident after a machete-wielding man attacked several people at two churches in the city port … Read more

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) aggressive price cuts have boosted demand for its electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Wednesday, downplaying fears a weak economy could strangle the buyer interest. The company slightly beat Wall Street’s fourth-quarter revenue and profit targets earlier on Wednesday despite a sharp decline in vehicle profit … Read more

Ex-kickboxer Andrew Tate says Romanian prosecutors have no evidence against him

Ex-kickboxer Andrew Tate says Romanian prosecutors have no evidence against him

BUCHAREST, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Controversial internet personality Andrew Tate said on Wednesday there was no justice in Romania and the case against him in a criminal investigation for human trafficking and rape was empty. Tate, her brother Tristan and two Romanian suspects have been in police custody since December 29 pending an ongoing criminal … Read more

Indian police arrest students gathered to watch BBC documentary on Modi

Indian police arrest students gathered to watch BBC documentary on Modi

NEW DELHI, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Students were detained by Delhi police on Wednesday as they gathered to watch a recent BBC documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India has branded as propaganda and blocked its distribution and sharing on social networks. It follows similar disruptions, some of which turned violent, at gatherings this … Read more

Strong clan loyalty, locals, helped mafia boss Messina Denaro stay in hiding

Strong clan loyalty, locals, helped mafia boss Messina Denaro stay in hiding

The Last Mafia Boss Enjoyed Unusually Strong Loyalty The Omerta code of silence also helped the boss stay hidden “The Last Godfather” Messina Denaro lived near her mother PALERMO, Italy, Jan 25 (Reuters) – When Salvatore Catalano discovered that mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro was living a short walk from his home in the western … Read more

Exclusive: Binance Moved $346 Million For Seized Crypto Exchange Bitzlato, Data Shows

Exclusive: Binance Moved 6 Million For Seized Crypto Exchange Bitzlato, Data Shows

LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Crypto giant Binance has handled nearly $346 million in bitcoin for digital currency exchange Bitzlato, whose founder was arrested by U.S. authorities last week for allegedly mining a “money laundering engine,” according to blockchain data seen by Reuters shows. On Jan. 18, the Justice Department said it had charged Bitzlato … Read more