Huge crowds marched across France, piling pressure on Macron’s pension reform

The reform will raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 Schools, transportation networks and refinery deliveries have been affected Macron: Reform is vital to ensure the continuity of the pension system PARIS (Reuters) – Huge crowds marched across France on Tuesday to say “no” to President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make people work longer … Read more

Allies support Ukraine with more arms pledges; But there is no sign of an American and German tank agreement

German Leopard tanks are the most suitable for Ukraine All eyes will be on Germany when the defense chiefs meet on Friday Austin in Germany, to meet the new Minister of Defense Wagner’s Russian mercenaries claim to have captured a village Kyiv/BERLIN (Reuters) – Western allies pledged billions of dollars in new weapons to Ukraine … Read more

French workers are striking nationwide, saying “not” to reform Macron’s pension system

Police fire tear gas on the outskirts of a Paris protest The government wants to raise the two-year retirement age to 64 Railways, schools and refineries are among those affected Macron’s reformist credentials are at stake Opinion polls show broad opposition to pension reform PARIS (Reuters) – French workers went on strike and marched across … Read more

Move over Ben Franklin: laser detonators electrify scientists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Benjamin Franklin made his first lightning rod in the 1750s after famously experimenting with flying a kite with a switch attached during a thunderstorm, the American inventor had no way of knowing that it would remain state of the art. for centuries. Scientists are now moving to improve an 18th-century innovation … Read more

Exclusive: China allows Didi apps back online, in the latest sign of a regulatory thaw

Jan 13 (Reuters) – Chinese authorities are set to allow ride-hailing app Didi Global and other apps back on local app stores as soon as next week, five sources told Reuters, in a further sign that their two-year regulatory crackdown is on the way. technology. sector ends. Didi is awaiting authorities’ approval to resume new … Read more

Ukraine says Russia plans new mobilization to ‘turn the tide of war’

Russia will throw “everything that they have left” into the war – Kyiv 89 Russian servicemen are killed in the New Year’s attack at the Ministry of Defense Bakhmut is still on the eastern front, the scene of heavy fighting Russia deploys a frigate with hypersonic cruise missiles This story includes content produced in Russia, … Read more