Exclusive: U.S. weighs sending 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

Exclusive: U.S. weighs sending 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with cheap, small precision bombs fitted onto abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West struggles to meet demand for more arms. U.S. and allied military inventories are shrinking, and Ukraine faces an increasing … Read more

Enchant Christmas Washington, DC | BIN: Black Information Network

Enchant Christmas Washington, DC | BIN: Black Information Network

Enchant presented by Hallmark Channel – The World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Village. Open November 25th, 2022 – January 1st, 2023. Tickets Starting at $35 Adult and $23 Child. Experience a world of adventure with awe-inspiring animated light sculptures, and discover our charming Village offering ice-skating, live entertainment, interactive games, dining, holiday shopping, Santa … Read more

Germany in talks with allies over Polish push for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

Germany in talks with allies over Polish push for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

NATO says decision on Patriot deployment up to specific country Poland asked for German launchers to be sent to western Ukraine BERLIN/WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Germany said on Friday it was discussing with allies Poland’s request that German Patriot air defence units be sent to Ukraine, after NATO’s chief suggested the military alliance might … Read more

Ukrainians brace for bleak winter as Russian strikes cripple power capacity

Ukrainians brace for bleak winter as Russian strikes cripple power capacity

Ukrainians brace for winter with little or no heating Temperatures in several areas already below freezing Kherson residents can express interest in moving elsewhere Ukraine security service raids famous Kyiv monastery KYIV, Nov 22 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have already halved the country’s … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as team to inspect damage at Ukraine nuclear plant

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as team to inspect damage at Ukraine nuclear plant

IAEA chief warns: ‘You’re playing with fire!’ after blasts Russia, Ukraine trade blame for shelling President Zelenskiy says eastern region hit by heavy artillery ‘Fiercest battles’ in Donetsk region, Zelenskiy says LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog has warned that whoever fired artillery at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power … Read more

Nord Stream leaks confirmed as sabotage, Sweden says

Nord Stream leaks confirmed as sabotage, Sweden says

Sweden says damage to Nord Stream pipes was “gross sabotage” Traces of explosives found at site during investigations Further probe will determine if any suspects can be identified STOCKHOLM, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Investigators have found traces of explosives at the site of the damaged Nord Stream gas pipelines, confirming sabotage had taken place, a … Read more

Britain’s NICE recommends against NHS use of 5 COVID treatments as not cost-effective

Britain’s NICE recommends against NHS use of 5 COVID treatments as not cost-effective

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s agency that determines if medicines should be used in the National Health Service (NHS), has recommended stopping the use of five COVID-19 treatments, including Merck & Co’s (MRK.N)’s antiviral pill for high-risk patients, citing cost-effectiveness concerns. The review, conducted by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) … Read more

Philip Morris clinches Swedish Match after smoking out opposition

Philip Morris clinches Swedish Match after smoking out opposition

PMI needs 90% stake for compulsory buyout of minorities PMI believes that target can eventually be reached PMI says top 10 Swedish Match investors tendered shares Nov 7 (Reuters) – Marlboro maker Philip Morris International (PMI) (PM.N) overcame some opposition to clinch 83% of Swedish Match (SWMA.ST), short of the 90% it wanted but enough … Read more

Finland urges Turkey, Hungary to swiftly approve Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

Finland urges Turkey, Hungary to swiftly approve Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

HELSINKI, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Tuesday urged Hungary and Turkey to swiftly approve the Swedish and Finnish applications for membership of the NATO defence alliance. Hungary and Turkey are the only two remaining NATO members to not yet have ratified the applications. “All eyes are now on Hungary and … Read more

EXCLUSIVE In letter, Sweden lists ‘concrete actions’ on Turkey’s concerns over NATO bid

EXCLUSIVE In letter, Sweden lists ‘concrete actions’ on Turkey’s concerns over NATO bid

Sweden said it had stepped up efforts against Kurdish militants Says it will address pending extradition requests Letter meant to demonstrate Sweden’s commitment to pledges Sweden asked to join NATO after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Turkey initially vetoed, accused Sweden of harbouring militants ISTANBUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Sweden has taken “concrete action” to address … Read more