Macron tells Biden that UAE, Saudi can barely raise oil output

Macron tells Biden that UAE, Saudi can barely raise oil output

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, June 27 (Reuters) – Two top OPEC oil producers, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, can barely increase oil production, French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he had been told by the UAE’s president. Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been perceived as the only two countries in the Organization of … Read more

Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Scores of civilians were feared killed or wounded in a Russian missile strike Monday on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine’s central city of Kremenchuk, Ukrainian officials said. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in a Telegram post that the number of victims was “unimaginable,” citing reports that more than 1,000 civilians … Read more

Queen Elizabeth Makes Public Appearance As Prince Charles Controversy Looms

Queen Elizabeth Makes Public Appearance As Prince Charles Controversy Looms

Queen Elizabeth II made an appearance in Scotland on Monday to kick off Holyrood Week 2022, marking her first public outing since her Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The queen took part in an ancient ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, where she was accompanied by her son Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, the … Read more

Nato to put 300,000 troops on high alert in response to Russia threat | Nato

Nato’s secretary general has said this week’s Madrid summit will agree the alliance’s most significant transformation for a generation, putting 300,000 troops at high readiness in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Jens Stoltenberg said the military alliance’s forces in the Baltic states and five other frontline countries would be increased “up to brigade levels” … Read more

Oil prices rise amid G7 talks on new Russian sanctions

Oil prices rise amid G7 talks on new Russian sanctions

Crude oil storage tanks are seen at the Kinder Morgan terminal in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON, June 27 (Reuters) – Oil prices traded higher on Monday in a volatile session as investors waited for any moves against Russian … Read more

Scenes of Horror as Putin Hits Mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine With ‘1,000 People’ Inside

Scenes of Horror as Putin Hits Mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine With ‘1,000 People’ Inside

Russia fired a series of rockets at a shopping center in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, on Monday, raising fears that Russia is stepping up its attacks on civilian structures regardless of the loss of life. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday there were more than a thousand civilians inside the shopping mall and the casualties to come … Read more

Chinese censors scrub internet after senior party official gives speech on timeline of zero-Covid in Beijing

Chinese censors scrub internet after senior party official gives speech on timeline of zero-Covid in Beijing

Beijing Daily, the official Communist Party newspaper for the Chinese capital, earlier reported that the city’s party chief, Cai Qi, said Monday that “for the next five years, Beijing will resolutely implement Covid-19 pandemic control measures and uphold the ‘zero-Covid’ policy to prevent imported cases from coming in and domestic cases from rebounding.” The reported … Read more