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

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

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

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

NATO declares its decision on the deployment of Patriot in a specific country Poland has 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 to send German Patriot air defense units to Ukraine, after the NATO chief suggested … Read more

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin meets soldiers’ mothers, some of whom are bereaved Putin: “Me personally, and all management, share your pain” Russia did not fully enumerate its battlefield losses Some mothers say the Kremlin is ignoring more critical parent groups LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin met more than a dozen mothers of Russian soldiers fighting … Read more

Iranian fans savor victory but clash over protests

Iranian fans savor victory but clash over protests

AL RAYYAN, Qatar, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Iran’s national football team sang as they played their national anthem in their second World Cup match against Wales on Friday, after refraining from doing so in its opener earlier this week in apparent support for the protesters. back home. Loud boos were heard from Iranian fans as … Read more

China reports new daily high for COVID cases, restrictions tighten nationwide

China reports new daily high for COVID cases, restrictions tighten nationwide

SHANGHAI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – China reported a new record high for daily COVID-19 infections on Friday as cities across the country enforce measures and curbs to control outbreaks. Thursday’s new local COVID-19 infections set a daily record for a second straight day, beating a figure set in mid-April, when Shanghai’s shopping mall was crippled … Read more

Consumer inflation in Japanese capital rises at fastest pace in 40 years

Consumer inflation in Japanese capital rises at fastest pace in 40 years

Tokyo Nov core CPI up 3.6% vs. f’cast +3.5% Tokyo CPI stays above BOJ’s 2% target for 6th consecutive month Data point to widening inflationary pressures TOKYO, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Core consumer prices in Japan’s capital, a leading indicator of national trends, rose at their fastest annual rate in 40 years in November and … Read more

Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply issues

Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply issues

G7 price cap on Russian oil could be higher than current level of trade EIA data on gasoline inventories shows higher-than-expected construction COVID-19 controls tighten in China Nov 24 (Reuters) – Benchmark Brent oil edged lower on Thursday while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude held steady, hovering in sight of two-month lows as the level … Read more

Exclusive: Russians and Ukrainians met in UAE to discuss prisoner swap, ammonia, sources say

Exclusive: Russians and Ukrainians met in UAE to discuss prisoner swap, ammonia, sources say

RIYADH, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Representatives of Russia and Ukraine met last week in the United Arab Emirates to discuss the possibility of a prisoner-of-war exchange that would be linked to a resumption of Russian exports of ammonia to Asia and Africa via a Ukrainian pipeline, three sources familiar with the meeting said. The sources … Read more

Foxconn apologizes for payroll error at Chinese iPhone factory after workplace unrest

Foxconn apologizes for payroll error at Chinese iPhone factory after workplace unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over wages and conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday that a payroll-related “technical error” occurred when hiring new hires at a coronavirus-hit iPhone … Read more