Dubai to list utility Dewa under Bourse expansion plan

Dubai to list utility Dewa under Bourse expansion plan

Prime Minister and Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum attend the Global Women’s Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The Dubai government plans a stock market flotation … Read more

Ukraine rules out ceasefire as fighting intensifies in Donbas

Ukraine rules out ceasefire as fighting intensifies in Donbas

Ukraine rules out ceasefire, concessions Russia launches assault in Luhansk Russia stops Finland gas flows over payment dispute Polish president in Ukraine to address parliament Sunday May 22 (Reuters) – Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or concessions to Moscow while Russia intensified an offensive in the eastern Donbas region and stopped providing gas to Finland, … Read more

Germany and Italy Russian approved gas payments after nod from Brussels – sources

Germany and Italy Russian approved gas payments after nod from Brussels - sources

A model of the natural gas pipeline is seen in front of displayed word EU and Russia flag colors in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Some EU states refuse to comply with Russian payment demands Others approve Russian payments after talks with EU … Read more

Putin promises to bolster Russia’s IT security in the face of cyber attacks

Putin promises to bolster Russia's IT security in the face of cyber attacks

May 20 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the number of cyber attacks on Russia by foreign “state structures” had increased several times over and that Russia must bolster its cyber defenses by reducing the use of foreign software and hardware. The websites of many state-owned companies and news websites have suffered … Read more

Biden arrives in S. Korea with first stop at Samsung

Biden arrives in S. Korea with first stop at Samsung

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea, May 20 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden arrived in South Korea on Friday, the first stop on his first trip to Asia as president, where his attempts to counter China’s influence and build economic ties are likely to be overshadowed by North Korean threats. Biden landed at the US air … Read more

EXCLUSIVE US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

EXCLUSIVE US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

The US Navy Arleigh-Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur launches a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during Pacific Vanguard (PACVAN) quadrilateral exercises between Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea, and US Naval forces in the Philippine Sea May 26 , 2019. Picture taken May 26, 2019. US Navy/Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Toni Burton/Handout via REUTERS Register … Read more

As deadlines loom, Russia says EU gas clients open payment accounts

As deadlines loom, Russia says EU gas clients open payment accounts

Russian gas payments due from May 20 European Commission advises against opening ruble account Kremlin says half Gazprom customers open accounts LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – Half of Russian gas giant Gazprom’s 54 clients have opened accounts at Gazprombank, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday, as European companies approach imminent payment deadlines. … Read more

EU says legal Russian gas payments possible, warns against ruble accounts

EU says legal Russian gas payments possible, warns against ruble accounts

A pressure gauge is pictured at a Ukrainian gas compressor station in the village of Boyarka near the capital kyiv January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 17 (Reuters) – The European Commission said on Tuesday opening accounts in rubles at a Russian bank to pay … Read more

G7 to continue economic pressure on Russia, tackle ‘wheat war’

G7 to continue economic pressure on Russia, tackle 'wheat war'

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss, Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly, European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi attend the working … Read more

UAE strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed named new president

UAE strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed named new president

MbZ becomes president at a time of tension with US He led a Middle East realignment, forging ties with Israel UAE has also deepened ties with Russia and China Economic development a priority driving foreign policy DUBAI, May 14 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan was elected … Read more