Juan Carlos met by cheering crowd and political embarrassment on return to Spain

Juan Carlos met by cheering crowd and political embarrassment on return to Spain

SANXENXO, Spain, May 20 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Spaniards cheered their former king, Juan Carlos, on Friday in his first public appearance in his country in more than two years after investigations in Spain and Switzerland were dropped on allegations of fraud. Returning from exile in Abu Dhabi, a frail and visibly emotional Juan Carlos, … Read more

Australia says Chinese spy ship’s presence off west coast ‘concerning’

Australia says Chinese spy ship's presence off west coast 'concerning'

SYDNEY, May 13 (Reuters) – A Chinese intelligence vessel was tracked off Australia’s west coast within 50 nautical miles of a sensitive defense installation, Australia said on Friday, raising concerns amid an election campaign over China’s assertive behavior in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Chinese navy ship was not in Australian territorial … Read more

Stocks hold steady, yields fall ahead of US inflation data

Stocks hold steady, yields fall ahead of US inflation data

MILAN, May 11 (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Wednesday and bond yields fell further below recent highs ahead of U.S. inflation data that will give an idea of ​​how aggressively the Federal Reserve will rise rates. European stocks extended their rebound from two-month lows and US futures also gained ahead of the release of … Read more

Stocks rebound as yields and oil prices fall

Stocks rebound as yields and oil prices fall

Gold and Oil Futures Fall as Bitcoin Rises Dollar gains ground in volatile session NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) – Shares on Wall Street rebounded on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields fell as oil prices fell amid fears over inflation and slowing economic growth in the world. US Treasuries rallied, with the yield on the … Read more

Ukraine ready to discuss adopting neutral status in Russia peace deal, Zelenskiy says

Ukraine ready to discuss adopting neutral status in Russia peace deal, Zelenskiy says

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy addresses Doha Forum participants via video link, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine March 26, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential News Service/ Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LVIV, Ukraine, March 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to discuss adopting a neutral status as … Read more

UK says Russian sanctions could be lifted with Ukraine withdrawal

UK says Russian sanctions could be lifted with Ukraine withdrawal

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain March 23, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 26 (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has said sanctions on Russian individuals and companies could be lifted if Russia withdraws from Ukraine and pledges to … Read more

Russian forces take Chernobyl workers’ town, Biden calls Putin a ‘butcher’

Russian forces take Chernobyl workers' town, Biden calls Putin a 'butcher'

Russian forces take town near Chernobyl in second attempt Russia signals military concentration in eastern Ukraine Ukrainian president warns against Russia’s energy ‘blackmail’ US President meets with Ukrainian ministers in Warsaw LVIV, Ukraine, March 26 (Reuters) – Russian forces have taken control of a town where workers at the former Chernobyl nuclear power plant live, … Read more

EXCLUSIVE customers ask top depository banks to stay in Russia

EXCLUSIVE customers ask top depository banks to stay in Russia

Banks face growing pressure to step into custodial roles Banks say they will honor existing customer obligations Some customers fear releases will follow as costs skyrocket LONDON/NEW YORK, March 23 (Reuters) – Global banks including Citigroup Inc (CN), JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) and Societe Generale (SOGN.PA) are under pressure to pledge to remain as … Read more

Exclusive: U.S. assesses up to 60% failure rate for some Russian missiles, officials say

Exclusive: U.S. assesses up to 60% failure rate for some Russian missiles, officials say

An unexploded hypersonic short-range ballistic missile, according to Ukrainian authorities, from the Iskander complex is seen amid the Ukraine-Russia conflict in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, in this photo released March 9, 2022. National Guard Press Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) – The United States … Read more

Suspected Okta hackers arrested by British police

Suspected Okta hackers arrested by British police

The Okta logo is displayed in this illustration taken March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration – RC2R7T9UY7RP Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) – British police have arrested seven people following a series of hacks by hacking group Lapsus$ which targeted major companies including Okta Inc (OKTA.O) and Microsoft … Read more