UN wants to coordinate efforts to save lives in Mariupol, UN chief tells Russia

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during the 11th emergency special session of the 193-member UN General Assembly on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, New York, US February 28, 2022. REUTERS/ Carlo Allegri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 26 (Reuters) … Read more

Argentina will not modify $45 billion debt deal with IMF, finance minister says

FILE PHOTO – Demonstrators sit near the National Congress as the senate debates the government’s agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 17, 2022. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, April 23 (Reuters) – Argentine economy minister Martin Guzman said late on Friday … Read more

Russia renews assault on Mariupol and missiles hit Odesa, Ukraine says

Luhansk governor says barrage in east intensifying Russia attacking Mariupol defenders – Ukrainian official Missiles hit Odesa military facility – Ukraine’s military UK says Russian forces made no big gains in last 24 hours KYIV, April 23 (Reuters) – Russia resumed its assault on the last Ukrainian defenders holed up in a giant steel works … Read more

500,000 refugees from Ukraine have mental health issues, WHO says

Ukrainian refugees fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, walk after crossing the border between Ukraine and Poland, in Kroscienko, Poland, March 22, 2022.REUTERS/Hannah McKay GENEVA, March 22 (Reuters) – About half a million refugees from Ukraine who have fled to Poland need support for mental health disorders, and 30,000 have severe mental health problems, the representative … Read more

One dead after police fire on protesters in Sri Lanka amid bailout talks with IMF

A dozen protesters injured in clashes with police Sri Lanka hit by unrest over worsening economic crisis IMF and Sri Lanka officials start talks in Washington IMF agrees to consider request after Indian intervention COLOMBO, April 19 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan police fired live ammunition to scatter protesters on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring … Read more

Russia asks Brazil to help keep sway at IMF, World Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro attend a news conference following their talks in Moscow, Russia February 16, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, April 14 (Reuters) – Russia has asked Brazil for support in the International Monetary Fund, the World … Read more

Ukraine bans all imports from Russia

Cargo ships are docked in the Black sea port of ODESSA, Ukraine, November 4, 2016. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, April 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned all imports from Russia, one of its key trading partners before the war with annual imports valued at about $6 … Read more

Germany could end Russian oil imports this year – Scholz

A chimney emits fire at the PCK Raffinerie oil refinery in Schwedt/Oder, Germany, March 7, 2022. The company receives crude oil from Russia via the ‘Friendship’ pipeline. Picture taken March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) – Germany could end Russian oil imports this … Read more