Ten killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Ten killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register More lives lost in nearly two-year conflict TPLF says Eritrean troops return to the war Hospital lacks oxygen, medicines for wounded NAIROBI, Sept 14 (Reuters) – A second day of air strikes against the capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed 10 people on Wednesday, hospital … Read more

Column: U.S. hits the EV accelerator to cut Chinese metals ties: Andy Home

Column: U.S. hits the EV accelerator to cut Chinese metals ties: Andy Home

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) includes the “largest investment ever in combating the existential crisis of climate change”, according to President Joe Biden, who will sign the bill into law later on Tuesday. Around $369 billion of federal funds will flow into climate change and energy security, boosting domestic capacity … Read more

Chilean authorities investigate mysterious large sinkhole near copper mine

Chilean authorities investigate mysterious large sinkhole near copper mine

SANTIAGO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Chilean authorities started investigating on Monday a mysterious sinkhole about 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter that appeared over the weekend in a mining area in the north of the country. Chilean media showed aerial images of the sinkhole on land operated by a Canadian Lundin Mining (LUN.TO) copper mine, … Read more

S&P 500 ends choppy session nearly flat; investors eye Fed, earnings

S&P 500 ends choppy session nearly flat; investors eye Fed, earnings

Apple, Amazon.com among companies to report earnings this week FOMC to kick off two-day policy meeting from Tuesday Miner Newmont falls after raising annual cost forecast Indexes: Dow up 0.3%, S&P 500 up 0.1%, Nasdaq down 0.4% NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 see-sawed on Monday and ended close to unchanged as … Read more

Ford announces series of deals to accelerate EV push

Ford announces series of deals to accelerate EV push

Ford CEO Jim Farley attends the official launch of the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, July 21 (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Thursday announced … Read more

Stocks make recovery bid, hemmed in by weakening world economy

Stocks make recovery bid, hemmed in by weakening world economy

Chinese economy slowed sharply in Q2 U.S. yields, dollar pull back after Fed officials’ comments European markets firmer, with eyes on Italy political crisis LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – European stocks rose on Friday and Wall Street was tipped for a firmer open as risks appeared to ease of an immediate political crisis in Italy … Read more

Top producer Russia thwarts move to redefine ‘conflict diamonds’

Top producer Russia thwarts move to redefine ‘conflict diamonds’

JOHANNESBURG, June 16 (Reuters) – Russia, supported by Belarus, Central African Republic, Kyrgyzstan and Mali, has torpedoed a Western-backed proposal to discuss whether its diamonds are funding war ahead of an international conflict diamond meeting in Botswana, letters seen by Reuters show. The rift in the Kimberley Process (KP), which certifies rough diamond exports, risks … Read more

White nationalists accused of planning riot are bailed out of Idaho jail

White nationalists accused of planning riot are bailed out of Idaho jail

June 13 (Reuters) – Thirty-one members of white nationalist group Patriot Front, arrested in Idaho over the weekend on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event, were released from jail on bond and will make their initial court appearances in the coming weeks, a court official said on Monday. The men, arrested … Read more

South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in race for rare minerals

South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in race for rare minerals

S.Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover Dozens of new mineral projects launched globally Green, digital booms fuel demand for rare minerals China is pre-eminent in critical minerals supply GRAPHIC-S.Korea’s reliance on China: SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) – Blue tungsten winking from the walls of abandoned mine shafts, in a town that’s seen … Read more

Exclusive: Canada invests C $ 2 billion in mineral strategy for electric battery supply chain

Exclusive: Canada invests C $ 2 billion in mineral strategy for electric battery supply chain

OTTAWA, April 4 (Reuters) – Canada’s federal budget will include an investment of at least C $ 2 billion ($ 1.6 billion) in a strategy to accelerate the production and processing of critical minerals needed for the supply chain for electric vehicles (EV), two senior government sources said. The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, … Read more