Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following its latest wave of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to an export ban list and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile attacks in Ukraine, killing at least 11 people on Thursday, following … 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

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

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

Finland says time out needed in NATO bid talks with Turkey

Finland says time out needed in NATO bid talks with Turkey

HELSINKI, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Finland’s foreign minister said on Tuesday a delay of a few weeks was needed in talks between Finland and Sweden and Turkey over their bid to join the NATO military alliance. NATO. Turkey’s president said on Monday that Sweden should not expect his country’s support after a protest near the … Read more

Russia’s Military Reforms Respond to NATO Expansion, Ukraine – Chief of General Staff

Russia’s Military Reforms Respond to NATO Expansion, Ukraine – Chief of General Staff

Reforms call for creation of two additional military districts An army corps will be based near the border with Finland Reinforcement of forces in the territories that Moscow claims to annex Jan 23 (Reuters) – New Russian military reforms respond to a possible NATO expansion and the use of Kyiv by the “collective West” to … Read more

Ukraine pledges to radically change personnel as allies jostle for tanks

Ukraine pledges to radically change personnel as allies jostle for tanks

Zelenskiy promises changes in corruption scandal Poland announces its intention to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine Germany hints at tank export approval as allies push KYIV, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said personnel changes were underway at top and bottom levels, following the most high-profile corruption allegations since Russia’s invasion that threaten … Read more

Zelenskiy reports upheaval after corruption allegations

Zelenskiy reports upheaval after corruption allegations

Zelenskiy says upcoming changes in government and regional Corruption allegations most high profile of war The former economy minister welcomes the government’s response Ruling party boss threatens prison officials KYIV, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday changes would be announced shortly in the government, regions and security forces following corruption … Read more