Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

KYIV, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Saturday accused the Kremlin of reviving Josef Stalin’s “genocidal” tactics as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians during the winter of 1932-1933. ‘Holodomor’ Remembrance Day comes as Ukraine struggles to repel invading Russian forces and deal with widespread breakdowns caused by airstrikes which Kyiv … Read more

Breaking news from Russia’s war on Ukraine: Ukraine marks Soviet-era famine

Breaking news from Russia’s war on Ukraine: Ukraine marks Soviet-era famine

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Saturday accused the Kremlin of using the same “genocidal” tactics it used against it in the 1930s under Josef Stalin as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that left caused millions of Ukrainians to die during the winter of 1932-33. CEREAL SUMMIT * Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy held a summit … Read more

Death of Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei – Belta

Death of Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei – Belta

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei has died aged 64, the official Belta news agency reported on Saturday. “Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei died suddenly,” Belta reported. Makei had held the position since 2012. He had attended a conference of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) – a military alliance of several post-Soviet … Read more

India’s first private rocket company seeks to cut satellite costs

India’s first private rocket company seeks to cut satellite costs

BENGALURU, Nov 26 (Reuters) – The startup behind India’s first private space launch plans to put a satellite into orbit in 2023 and hopes to do so at half the cost of established launch companies, the founders of the company said. Skyroot Aerospace to Reuters. in an interview. The Hyderabad-based company, backed by Singapore’s sovereign … Read more

Exclusive: Poland asks for Germany’s support in sanctioning Russian pipeline Druzhba

Exclusive: Poland asks for Germany’s support in sanctioning Russian pipeline Druzhba

WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Poland is seeking Germany’s backing to impose EU sanctions on the Polish-German section of the Druzhba pipeline so Warsaw can drop a deal to buy Russian oil l ‘next year without paying penalties, two sources familiar with the talks said. The sources also said the couple were close to reaching … Read more

Nasdaq closes as investors eye Black Friday sales, China infections

Nasdaq closes as investors eye Black Friday sales, China infections

Focus on retailers at the start of Black Friday sales Activision down on likely FTC lawsuit to block Microsoft deal Apple slips, the Foxconn factory in China sees its deliveries drop Indices: Dow up 0.45%, S&P 500 down 0.03%, Nasdaq down 0.52% Nov 25 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed lower on Friday under pressure from … Read more

Huge COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

Huge COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

November 26 (Reuters) – Rare protests erupted in China’s far western Xinjiang region, with crowds shouting at guards in hazmat suits after a deadly fire sparked anger over their prolonged lockdown of COVID-19 as nationwide infections set another record. Crowds chanted “End the lockdown!”, raising their fists in the air as they marched down a … Read more

Reality puts an end to some Qatari World Cup rental dreams

Reality puts an end to some Qatari World Cup rental dreams

Agency says Qatar hotel group demanded new payments Some reduced rates, but many empty properties Broker says some landlords were looking for unrealistic rents DOHA, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Qatar has found itself with an unexpected glut of rooms in the busy World Cup group stage, with online portals showing rooms in at least 42 … Read more

Jeff Bezos is an unlikely personal finance guru

Jeff Bezos is an unlikely personal finance guru

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Jeff Bezos, the man who sells everything, is telling buyers to stop buying everything. The founder of Amazon.com (AMZN.O) warned consumers in an interview with CNN to curb big, expensive purchases like TVs and cars and save “dry powder” for a prolonged economic crisis. It may seem odd … Read more

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear citing national security risk

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear citing national security risk

Nov 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has banned the approval of new telecommunications equipment by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL) and ZTE (000063.SZ) because they pose “unacceptable risk” to national security the United States. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it had adopted the final rules, which also prohibit the sale or … Read more