Dozens killed or wounded in Russian missile strike in Ukraine, Kyiv says

Dozens killed or wounded in Russian missile strike in Ukraine, Kyiv says

At least 25 killed in missile strike – Ukrainian officials Dead were civilians planning to enter Russia-held area Police say attacks involved at least three missiles ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv said was a cynical Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian cars … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Afghan Taliban sign deal for Russian oil products, gas and wheat

EXCLUSIVE Afghan Taliban sign deal for Russian oil products, gas and wheat

KABUL, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The Taliban have signed a provisional deal with Russia to supply gasoline, diesel, gas and wheat to Afghanistan, Acting Afghan Commerce and Industry Minister Haji Nooruddin Azizi told Reuters. Azizi said his ministry was working to diversify its trading partners and that Russia had offered the Taliban administration a discount … Read more

Farmers among Russians drafted into the military, Putin says

Farmers among Russians drafted into the military, Putin says

This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Farmers are among the Russians being drafted into the military, President Vladimir Putin told a meeting with officials on Tuesday, signalling potential further risks for the 2023 crop. Russia is the world’s largest … Read more

Exclusive: Zelenskiy accuses Russia of war crimes, sees no early end to war

Exclusive: Zelenskiy accuses Russia of war crimes, sees no early end to war

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Zelenskiy: it’s too early to say tide turning in war Outcome of war hinges on arms supplies, he says Northeast counterattack should boost support, he says Zelenskiy proposes Russia free POWs in ammonia deal KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy accused Russia on Friday … Read more

Exclusive: Zelenskiy suggests resuming Russia ammonia exports in exchange for POWs, Kremlin says no

Exclusive: Zelenskiy suggests resuming Russia ammonia exports in exchange for POWs, Kremlin says no

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy arrives for an interview with Reuters, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine September 16, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday he would only back the idea of reopening Russian ammonia exports … Read more

Indonesia books $5.76 bln trade surplus in Aug, above expectation

Indonesia books .76 bln trade surplus in Aug, above expectation

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug $5.8 bln surplus above $4.1 bln seen in poll Exports up 30.2%, vs 19.2% in poll Imports up 32.8%, vs 30.6% in poll JAKARTA, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Indonesia recorded a $5.76 billion trade surplus in August, the biggest in four months and larger than … Read more

Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late on Wednesday to avert a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, but one small union rejected a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger trips. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKa.N) … Read more

U.S. railways to halt grain shipments ahead of potential shutdown -agriculture sources

U.S. railways to halt grain shipments ahead of potential shutdown -agriculture sources

CHICAGO, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Some U.S. railroads will start halting crop shipments on Thursday, a day ahead of a potential work stoppage, an agricultural association and sources at two grain cooperatives said on Tuesday, threatening exports and feed deliveries for livestock. With farmers starting to harvest autumn crops that are shipped to meat and … Read more

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed orders on Monday to push more government dollars to the U.S. biotechnology industry, as he promoted his initiative to create new treatments and cut the death rate from cancer. Cancer “doesn’t care if you’re Republican or Democrat,” … Read more

Russia questions U.N.-brokered grain, fertilizer export deal

Russia questions U.N.-brokered grain, fertilizer export deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Moscow, Russia August 31, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday questioned a U.N.-brokered deal with Ukraine to boost grain and fertilizer exports by … Read more