Emergency call services and telecom companies urge the EU to protect telecom networks from power outages

MILAN/STOCKHOLM/PARIS (Reuters) – Europe’s top telecoms companies and an emergency services lobby on Monday urged Brussels to protect mobile and fixed-line networks from power outages, a letter seen by Reuters showed, as fears grew about the loss of communications. networks during widespread power outages. Europe is facing potential power rationing and blackouts in the aftermath … Read more

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said the coronavirus protests will not shake the government

Ai Weiwei says the protests are unlikely to last The police will use force to silence the protesters The movement lacks organization and leadership MONTEMOOR AU NOVO, Portugal, Nov. 28 (Reuters) – From his Portuguese home, Ai Weiwei, a prominent Chinese dissident whose art often criticizes Beijing’s policies, said the latest wave of protests will … Read more

Ukrainians are preparing for a bleak winter as Russian strikes disrupt energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more

Biden and Xi clash over Taiwan, but military action seen as unlikely

Biden and Xi hold 3-hour Bali meeting before G20 summit Both leaders stress the need to put relations back on track Russia rejects reports of foreign minister being hospitalized Indonesia seeks tangible progress in the global economy in the G20 Ukraine’s Zelensky is scheduled to address the G20 on Tuesday NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – … Read more

Marine heat waves in the Mediterranean threaten coastal livelihoods

Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia, November 13 (Reuters) – A decade ago, Tunisian fisherman Ahmed Shelly’s nets bulged with fish and octopus that he sold at the local market on the Kerkennah Islands. Today, he’s only pulling “ISIS” – the locals’ name for the blue crabs that invaded their fishing grounds in the rapidly warming waters of … Read more

Morning Show: Consumer Inflation, Crypto Deflation

A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. Wall Street shuddered after this week’s inconclusive US midterm elections, but Wednesday’s sharp market losses were due to an internal meltdown in crypto assets, severe tech sector troubles and fear ahead of a major US inflation update on Thursday. Annual … Read more

European debt market pressures force some governments to rewrite trading rules

Oct 31 (Reuters) – Some euro zone countries have relaxed rules for banks that handle the circulation of their government debt to help them weather some of the toughest market conditions in years, officials told Reuters. Of the 11 major eurozone debt agencies contacted by Reuters, officials in the Netherlands and Belgium told Reuters they … Read more

Venezuela’s Oil Partners Head to Exit, Ditching Unpaid Debt

CABIMAS, Venezuela, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Venezuela is allowing joint venture partners of state oil company PDVSA to leave — by selling or giving back their shares to others — as long as they default on past debts and unpaid profits, closing four people. He said for the matter. Having to take a loss or … Read more

German approval of China’s COSCO stake in Hamburg port unleashes protest

Cosco investment green light divided lawmakers There are no management or strategic decisions for Cosco Chinese FM: Hope for “practical cooperation” Opposition to the agreement within the coalition parties BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s cabinet allowed China’s Cosco to buy a stake in a terminal in the country’s largest port on Wednesday, a decision pushed by … Read more

Saudi energy minister says Saudi Arabia is ‘mature young people’ at loggerheads with US

OPEC+ oil production cut led to US-Saudi spat Saudi Arabia and the United States are “steadfast allies” – Minister Big Wall Street’s turnout for the leading Saudi investment summit RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia had decided to be the “mature man” in a row … Read more