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

Friends mourn the killing of a volunteer helping civilians in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Friends and volunteers gathered Sunday at St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv to say goodbye to Andrew Bagshaw.New Zealand scientist killed in Ukraine With another volunteer as they try to evacuate people from a frontline town. Bagshaw, 48, a British New Zealander, and British volunteer Christopher BarryThe 28-year-old went missing this month … Read more

Exclusive: A senior US Treasury official warns the UAE and Turkey against evading sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department’s top sanctions official on a trip to Turkey and the Middle East next week will warn countries and companies that they could lose access to G7 markets if they do business with entities subject to U.S. restrictions. Washington is cracking down on Russian attempts to evade sanctions imposed … Read more

The anniversary of Auschwitz marked war-torn peace again

OSWIECIM, POLAND (AP) — Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners marked the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Germany’s Nazi death camp on Friday, with some expressing horror that war had once again shattered peace in Europe and become the lesson of “never again.” other” forgotten. The former concentration and extermination camp is located in the … Read more

Wagner Group: The United States imposes new sanctions targeting the Russian mercenary group

CNN – US Treasury on Thursday Designated Wagner Groupa private Russian mercenary organization Heavily involved in the war in Ukraineas a transnational criminal organization, and has imposed a wide range of sanctions on the transnational network that supports it. The US State Department meanwhile announced a number of sanctions intended to “target a range of … Read more

An Indian university announces a power outage ahead of the screening of Modi’s documentary

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A major Indian university cut electricity and internet on campus on Tuesday before its students’ union screened a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India branded as propaganda, television station NDTV reported. . . Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the capital, New Delhi, has threatened disciplinary action if the … Read more

South Africa defends planned military exercises with Russia and China

Lavrov is on a visit for talks with a key African ally After that he will travel to Eswatini, Botswana and Angola Pandor says naval exercises are ‘normal’ President Ramaphosa of South Africa is a neutral party PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa’s foreign minister on Monday sidestepped criticism of planned joint military exercises with Russia … Read more

The protests in Stockholm, including the burning of the Quran, drew strong condemnation from Turkey

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Protests in Stockholm on Saturday against Turkey and Sweden’s bid to join NATO, including the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran, heightened tensions with Turkey at a time when the Scandinavian country needs Ankara’s support to gain entry. for the military alliance. Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said, “We condemn in the … Read more

Davos 2023: Greta Thunberg accuses energy companies of throwing people ‘under the bus’

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg called on the global energy industry and its financiers to end all fossil fuel investments on Thursday at a high-level meeting in Davos with the head of the International Energy Agency. During a roundtable discussion with Fatih Birol on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, activists … Read more

Berlin sets US condition on German tank exports to Ukraine – Source

German Leopard tanks are the most suitable for Ukraine All eyes will be on Germany when the defense chiefs meet on Friday The United States will provide 125 million dollars to Ukraine to support energy systems A government minister among the dead in the Ukraine helicopter crash Kyiv/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will send German-made tanks … Read more