Putin is open to talks and diplomacy over Ukraine, Kremlin says

Putin is open to talks about Ukraine Russia will not withdraw from Ukraine The Kremlin strikes a mild tone Biden says he is willing to talk to Putin under conditions MOSCOW, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin is open to talks about a possible settlement of the Ukraine conflict and believes in a diplomatic … Read more

Stocks and oil rise on hopes of loosening COVID curbs in China

Euro STOXX 600 up 0.4% Oil prices recover on China’s hopes, production cuts talk Dollar falls as investors look for riskier assets China real estate stocks rise on policy support http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn LONDON/SYDNEY, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Stocks and oil gained on Tuesday on hopes public unrest in China could lead to an earlier easing of … Read more

Oil prices erase 2022 gains as protests in China raise demand concerns

WTI is lowest since December 2021, Brent lowest since January 2022 Clashes in Shanghai as COVID protests flare up across China Investors are focusing on the next OPEC+ meeting on December 4 Nov 28 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell close to their year-to-date lows on Monday as street protests against strict COVID-19 restrictions in China, … Read more

Landslide kills at least seven on the Italian island of Ischia

‘Waterfall of water and mud’ hit the island on Saturday Five people are still missing Searching for divers in coastal waters CASAMICCIOLA TERME, Italy, Nov. 27 (Reuters) – At least seven people, including a newborn and two children, have died on the southern Italian holiday island of Ischia after a landslide caused by torrential rain … Read more

The boss of Ukraine’s nuclear power plant says he sees signs that Russia could leave the occupied plant

KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s state-run nuclear power company said on Sunday there were signs Russian troops were preparing to leave the massive Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant they seized in March shortly after their invasion names. Such a move would represent a major battlefield change in the partially occupied southeastern region … Read more

Snowy Kiev is struggling with power outages for fear of new attacks

Ukraine is rushing to repair infrastructure hit by Russia Winter starts with an energy shortage of about 20% Party boss says next week could be ‘very difficult’ KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Snow fell in Kyiv and temperatures hovered around freezing on Sunday, as millions in and around the Ukrainian capital struggled with power supply … Read more

Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply concerns

G7 price cap on Russian oil could be above current trade levels EIA data on gasoline stocks show higher-than-expected build COVID-19 controls tighten in China Nov 24 (Reuters) – Benchmark Brent oil fell lower on Thursday as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude held steady, floating within sight of two-month lows as the level of a … Read more

Oil prices hit a 10-month low according to the OPEC+ production boost report

Saudi Arabia And Other OPEC Producers Looking To Increase Production -WSJ Chinese demand fears and the strong dollar are also weighing on prices LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell to their lowest level since early January on Monday after the Wall Street Journal reported that Saudi Arabia and other OPEC oil producers are … Read more

Top Russian official warns of possible nuclear accident in Zaporizhzhia

LONDON, Nov. 21 (Reuters) – The head of Russia’s state atomic energy agency, Rosatom, warned on Monday that there was a risk of a nuclear accident at Zaporizhzhia’s nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest, following renewed shelling over the weekend. Moscow and Kiev have exchanged allegations of shelling the facility for months since Russian forces took … Read more

Lima airport: Truck hit by plane on Peru runway was on scheduled exercise – BBC

Lima airport: A truck hit by a plane on Peru’s runway was on a planned exerciseBBC Peru airport says fire truck on prearranged exercise for deadly collisionReuter Canada Albany women stranded in Peru after airport runway crashNEWS10 ABC Official: Truck hit by plane on Lima runway was on exerciseThe Washington Post Plane hits fire truck … Read more