Germany risks recession as Russian gas crisis deepens

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the’Nord Stream 1’gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register More Europeans activate first stage of gas crisis plans Surging gas price adds to policymakers’ inflation headache Slowing flows hinder efforts … Read more

Europe may shift back to coal as Russia turns down gas flows

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the’Nord Stream 1’gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Germany may take’painful’ move to fire up coal power Italy, Austria also looking at burning more coal Surging gas prices add … Read more

Brazil indigenous defender, sidelined under Bolsonaro, gave life for’abandoned’ tribes

ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil, June 19 (Reuters) –Six tribes from Brazil’s remote Javari Valley packed into an assembly hall on June 11 to lament the disappearance of Bruno Pereira, an advisor to their collective, and Dom Phillips, a British journalist reporting on his work. Native patrolmen organized by Pereira, formerly a senior official for indigenous … Read more

Russian gas to Europe falls short as heatwave drives demand

FILE PHOTO –Pipes at the landfall facilities of the’Nord Stream 1’gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Italy receives 50% less gas than requested on Friday Germany’s Uniper receives 60% less gas Russia says must wait and see over … Read more

Europe steps up support for Ukraine as Russia presses offensive

Zelenskiy thanks EU leaders for solidarity visit Leaders tour ruined town of Irpin Fighting rages in Sievierodonetsk and southern Ukraine KYIV / IRPIN, Ukraine, June 17 (Reuters) –Brittain will host talks on rebuilding key infrastructure in Kyiv on Friday, a day after the leaders of Germany, France and Italy visited Ukraine and offered it the … Read more

Russian gas flows to Europe fall, hindering bid to refill stores

Nord Stream 1 pipeline capacity down to 40% Europe’s gas price jumps up to 30% after disruption news Gazprom blames cuts on equipment delays from Canada Freeport LNG terminal in US offline until September LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) –Russian gas supply to Europe via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline fell further on Thursday and Moscow … Read more

EU leaders criticised for tepid support bring’message of unity’ to Ukraine

Arms needed to fend off Russian advances in south and east Ukrainian troops, civilians holed up in Sievierodonetsk plant KYIV, June 16 (Reuters) –The leaders of Germany, France and Italy –all criticised in the past by Kyiv for support viewed as too cautious –made a joint visit to Ukraine on Thursday, touring a town devastated … Read more

Emergency ECB meeting lifts Europe, Fed ready to go big

News of emergency ECB meeting sends Italian markets soaring Market almost fully priced for Fed to hike 75 bps Euro rally knocks dollar off 20-yr peak, US yields off decade top China economic data slightly beat forecasts, still weak LONDON / SYDNEY, June 15 (Reuters) –European markets rallied on Wednesday on news the European Central … Read more

Sanctions-hit Kremlin stages’Russian Davos’ bereft of elite, Putin speaks Friday

Flags with the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) logo fly near the St. Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 14, 2022. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register International economic forum June 15-18 in St Petersburg No Western bigwigs at’Russian Davos’ due to sanctions Putin to give … Read more

Russian forces cut off last routes out of eastern Ukraine city

Last bridge to Sievierodonetsk destroyed -governor Ukraine seeks howitzers, tanks and drones from the West Russia reports destroying some US and European arms KYIV, June 14 (Reuters) –Russian forces cut off the last routes for evacuating citizens from the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk, a Ukrainian official said, as the Kremlin pushed for victory in … Read more