China is preparing to ease COVID restrictions further with markets encouraged to change course

New rules on the novel coronavirus across the country due Wednesday – sources The shift comes after large-scale demonstrations last month Yuan companies, global markets rise on China’s hopes HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China is set to announce another easing of some of the world’s toughest coronavirus restrictions early on Wednesday, sources said, as investors … Read more

Relief and anxiety as major Chinese cities ease COVID restrictions

The easing comes after a week of historic protests The restrictions hit the world’s second largest economy Nationwide mitigation measures expected soon – sources BEIJING (Reuters) – A further relaxation of COVID-19 testing requirements and quarantine rules in some Chinese cities was met with a mixture of relief and anxiety on Friday, as hundreds of … Read more

China is preparing to ease coronavirus restrictions after a week of historic protests

Sources: China allows home quarantine, cuts mass testing A senior official says the severity of the virus is weakening The shift comes after a series of demonstrations Biggest public challenge show in years HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China is set to announce an easing of COVID-19 quarantine protocols in the coming days and a cut … Read more

Ukraine’s embassy and a Spanish arms company receive booby-trapped letters – police

MADRID/Kyiv (Reuters) – Spanish police confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that they are examining a possible link between two letter bombs sent to the Ukrainian ambassador in Madrid and a weapons company that makes missile launchers donated to Kyiv. In the first incident, an officer at Ukraine’s embassy in Madrid was injured when he … Read more

Zelensky says Russia will not stop the strikes until its missiles run out

The President warns the Ukrainians to prepare for new Russian attacks Heavy fighting in eastern Donetsk The Kremlin says the Zaporizhia plant remains under Moscow’s control LVIV/Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky warned Ukrainians to expect another harsh week of cold and darkness ahead, predicting more Russian attacks on infrastructure that won’t stop until Moscow … Read more

Ukrainians suffer in the cold and darkness as the president pleads with the United Nations to punish Russia

Widespread power outages due to Russia targeting the electricity grid United States: Russia is trying to freeze Ukraine into submission Crews are working to restore power and water President Zelensky says: “We are an unbreakable people” WASHINGTON/Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged the United Nations Security Council to act against Russia over … Read more

Beijing shuts down parks and museums as coronavirus cases rise in China

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing closed parks, malls and museums on Tuesday as more Chinese cities resumed mass testing for COVID-19 as authorities grappled with a rise in cases that deepened anxiety about the economy and dampened hopes of a speedy reopening. . China reported 28,127 new locally transmitted infections on Monday, close to its daily … Read more

China’s coronavirus cases are rising, and hard-hit Beijing is tightening entry rules

Three deaths over the weekend in Beijing, the first since May Guangzhou has ordered a five-day lockdown in Baiyun district Nationwide, China reported 26,824 new local cases Those arriving in Beijing had to take three days of exams BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s capital warned on Monday that it was facing the most severe test of … Read more

COP27 offers a breakthrough in the climate fund at the cost of advances in emissions

The COP27 climate summit ends after long negotiations at the end of the week Delivers final agreement on the creation of a landmark climate finance fund Negotiators say some have blocked tougher emissions targets SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt (November 20) (Reuters) – Countries wrapped up this year’s United Nations climate summit on Sunday with a … Read more

North Korea’s Kim oversees intercontinental ballistic missile testing, and pledges more nuclear weapons

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to counter U.S. nuclear threats with nuclear weapons, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday while inspecting an intercontinental ballistic missile test in the country. The isolated country tested a Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday, a day after it warned of “fierce military … Read more