Special Report: Binance’s books are a black box, filings show, as it tries to rally confidence

Special Report: Binance’s books are a black box, filings show, as it tries to rally confidence

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – The world’s biggest crypto exchange, Binance, is battling to shore up confidence after a surge in customer withdrawals and a steep drop in the value of its digital token. The exchange said it dealt with net outflows of around $6 billion over 72 hours last week “without breaking stride” because … Read more

Biden says U.S. is ‘all in’ on Africa’s future

Biden says U.S. is ‘all in’ on Africa’s future

WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden announced an agreement aimed at bolstering trade ties between the United States and Africa on Wednesday after years in which the continent took a back seat to other U.S. priorities as China made inroads with investments and trade. “The United States is ‘all in’ on Africa’s future,” … Read more

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine ‘in strongest terms’

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine ‘in strongest terms’

G20 says ‘most members’ condemn war in Ukraine Threat of use of nuclear weapons ‘inadmissible’ -declaration Agreement to calibrate monetary tightening NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) nations deplored Russia’s aggression in Ukraine “in the strongest terms” on Wednesday and demanded its unconditional withdrawal in a declaration … Read more

Division at G20 over bid to condemn Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Division at G20 over bid to condemn Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Most G20 members could strongly condemn Ukraine war Zelenskiy urges G20 to help end war under his plan Indonesia urges action on global economic problems China’s Xi to hold meetings with several other leaders NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Disagreement emerged at a Group of 20 (G20) summit on Tuesday as the United … Read more

Biden, Xi prepare to meet ahead of G20 summit overshadowed by Ukraine

Biden, Xi prepare to meet ahead of G20 summit overshadowed by Ukraine

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Monday for a long-awaited meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden, ahead of a Group of 20 (G20) summit set to be fraught with tension over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The two leaders are expected to discuss … Read more

Ethiopia peace talks delayed for logistical reasons

Ethiopia peace talks delayed for logistical reasons

NAIROBI, Oct 7 (Reuters) – African Union-led peace talks proposed for this weekend to try to end a two-year-old conflict in northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region have been delayed for logistical reasons, Tigray forces and two diplomatic sources said on Friday. Ethiopia’s government and Tigray forces said on Wednesday that they accepted the AU’s invitation to … Read more

Ethiopia, Tigrayan forces accept African Union-led peace talks

Ethiopia, Tigrayan forces accept African Union-led peace talks

Peace talks due in South Africa this weekend Conflict has raged since 2020, uprooting millions NAIROBI, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s government and rival Tigrayan forces said on Wednesday they have accepted an invitation by the African Union to participate in peace talks aimed at ending a two-year conflict. The talks, slated for this weekend … Read more

Cheetahs return to India after 70-year absence

Cheetahs return to India after 70-year absence

Eight cheetahs transported from Namibia to India The animal vanished from India 70 years ago Bid to bring back the cats could burnish environmental credentials Some conservationists call it an unrealistic vanity project Challenges include space limits, rival predators LONDON/NEW DELHI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Eight radio-collared African cheetahs step out on to the grassland … Read more

Za’Darius Smith criticizes Green Bay Packers for treating him poorly after injury

Za’Darius Smith criticizes Green Bay Packers for treating him poorly after injury

As if there wasn’t enough juice to the season opener between the rival Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings, one player who has switched sides gave it a little extra. Za’Darius Smith, who signed with the Vikings this offseason after three seasons with the Packers, criticized how his former team handled the back injury that … Read more

South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine

South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 4 (Reuters) – South Africa’s health regulator reported on Thursday a causal link between the death of an individual and Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine, the first time such a direct link has been made in the country. The person presented with rare neurological disorder Guillain-Barre Syndrome soon after being given … Read more