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 2022-06-29 12:47 

Reuters

'People will die' if cross-border aid to Syria stops, UN says...

People living in Syria's battered northwest could die of malnutrition or lack of water if Russia vetoes U.N. authorisation for cross-border aid, an aid official said on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 12:45 

Reuters

Senior Taiwan security official contracts COVID...

A senior Taiwanese security official has contracted COVID-19 but has only light symptoms and has not had recent contact with President Tsai Ing-wen, the presidential office said on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 12:44 

Reuters

Crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital has entered liquidation, source says...

Crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) has entered liquidation, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, in the latest sign of the market downturn hurting the crypto industry....

 2022-06-29 12:42 

Reuters

Record trade deficit weighs on U.S. economy in first quarter...

The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter amid a record trade deficit, the government confirmed on Wednesday, but that picture is misleading as domestic demand was strong....

 2022-06-29 12:40 

Reuters

UK announces support to protect Georgia against Russian cyber attacks...

Britain said it would bolster Georgia's resistance to cyber attacks from Russia on Wednesday, and announced additional security support for the country at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO summit....

 2022-06-29 12:39 

Reuters

Queen Elizabeth meets Sturgeon after new push for independence vote...

Queen Elizabeth held a meeting with Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday, a day after the Scottish leader set out plans to push for a second independence referendum to break away from the United Kingdom....

 2022-06-29 12:36 

Reuters

Mercedes readies plants to produce electric vehicles...

Mercedes-Benz is adjusting its network of plants to manufacture a new range of luxury electric vehicles as it prepares to switch to electric by the end of the decade....

 2022-06-29 12:36 

Reuters

Offshore wind industry growth falling short of net zero goals...

The global offshore wind industry had a record year in 2021 in terms of new capacity but is still projected to fall short of the International Energy Agency's net zero goals by 2030, a Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) report said on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 12:31 

UPI

Knicks trade for cap space, expected to sign Mavericks' Jalen Brunson...

The New York Knicks traded center Nerlens Noel and guard Alec Burks to the Detroit Pistons and are expected to use their additional cap space to acquire Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson in free agency....

 2022-06-29 12:29 

Reuters

BioNTech, Pfizer to starting testing universal coronavirus vaccine in H2...

Germany's BioNTech , Pfizer's partner in COVID-19 vaccines, said the two companies would start tests on humans of next-generation shots that protect against a wide variety of coronaviruses in the second half of the year....

 2022-06-29 12:26 

Reuters

Swiatek announces charity event for people affected by Ukraine war...

Poland's world number one Iga Swiatek has teamed up with fellow tennis players Agnieszka Radwanska, Elina Svitolina, Sergiy Stakhovsky and Martyn Pawelski for a one-day special event to raise funds for people affected by Russia's invasion of Ukrai...

 2022-06-29 12:24 

Reuters

German inflation unexpectedly cools off in June at 8.2%...

German inflation dipped in June, the first month that the effects of government measures to dampen high fuel prices were included, data showed on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 12:23 

Reuters

Verstappen riding high a year on from Silverstone low...

Silverstone marked a low point on Max Verstappen's road to last year's Formula One title but the Red Bull driver is riding higher than ever ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix....

 2022-06-29 12:21 

Reuters

Norway recommends booster COVID shot to those aged 75 and older...

Norway recommends a booster COVID-19 vaccine dose to those who are 75 years and older in response to a rising number of cases, the government said on Wedneday....

 2022-06-29 12:19 

Reuters

China's smartphone makers gain ground in Russian market, says M.Video...

Chinese smartphones accounted for two-thirds of all new sales in Russia between April and June, the country's top electronics retailer said on Wednesday, the latest sign of how Moscow's invasion of Ukraine is impacting the country's consumer e...

 2022-06-29 12:18 

Reuters

Formula One statistics for the British Grand Prix...

Formula One statistics for Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone, round 10 of the 22-race season:...

 2022-06-29 12:16 

Reuters

Russian subsidiary of Nokian Tyres submits proposal to continue operating...

Nokian Tyres' Russian subsidiary on Wednesday said its plant in Vsevolozhsk in the Leningrad region may continue operating, one day after its Finnish parent company had said it would initiate a "controlled exit" from the Russian market....

 2022-06-29 12:14 

UPI

America's two-front defense strategy is a ticking time bomb...

Warning to the Biden administration, looking at threats from Russia and China: Those who start two-front wars lose....

 2022-06-29 12:11 

UPI

Serena Williams upset at Wimbledon, 'can't answer' retirement questions...

Tennis legend Serena Williams, a wild card at Wimbledon this year, was upset Tuesday in her first Grand Slam match in more than a year -- and said afterward that she couldn't give an answer when asked if she'll retire....

 2022-06-29 12:10 

Reuters

NATO deal with Turkey greeted with caution and concern in Sweden...

Sweden and Finland took a step closer to joining the NATO military alliance after Turkey's decision to drop its objections, but there may still be snags to overcome as some critics say the deal hands a foreign policy veto to Ankara....

 2022-06-29 12:06 

UPI

Watch: 'Tonight Show': Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon say 'Go On, Git' to true crime docs...

Steve Carell joined Jimmy Fallon in his "Go On, Git" comedy skit on "The Tonight Show."...

 2022-06-29 12:00 

Reuters

UK trade minister ready to take up concerns WTO members have on steel safeguards...

British trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said Britain is ready to take up any concerns raise by members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) after announcing the extension of safeguards to protect domestic steelmakers on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 11:59 

Reuters

Britain extends steel trade safeguards by two years...

Britain will extend a package of tariffs and quotas on steel by a further two years to protect domestic steelmakers, trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said, adding that the move departs from Britain's obligations to the WTO....

 2022-06-29 11:57 

Reuters

Futures edge lower as Fed hawks push for faster rate hikes...

U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday after several Federal Reserve policymakers made the case for faster interest rate hikes to bring down high inflation....

 2022-06-29 11:56 

Reuters

India hikes tax rate on certain items...

India will raise tax rates on certain goods and services including kitchenware to 18% from 12% under its Goods and Services Tax, the finance ministry said in a statement, a move that is likely to upset many consumers and businesses amid rising inflation....

 2022-06-29 11:56 

UPI

'Ripple effect' after Roe: Obstacles to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy care...

As legal experts ponder what may happen next after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Roe vs. Wade abortion ruling, health experts worry that pregnancy care in the United States will be compromised....

 2022-06-29 11:54 

Reuters

Indirect talks between Iran and U.S. ended without result-Tasnim news agency...

Indirect talks between Washington and Tehran to revive a 2015 nuclear agreement have ended in Qatar without result, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 11:47 

Reuters

Men will represent women at gathering for national unity - Taliban leader...

A large gathering organised by the Taliban of Afghanistan's religious scholars and tribal elders will address issues of national unity and will be without female participants, the acting deputy prime minister said on Wednesday....

 2022-06-29 11:45 

Reuters

Siemens Healthineers to hold on to ultrasound division - CFO...

U.S.-German medical device maker Siemens Healthineers plans to keep its ultrasound equipment business and is in fact investing in it, said the company's chief financial officer....

 2022-06-29 11:42 

Reuters

EU proposes ban on flavoured heated tobacco products...

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to ban the sale in the EU of flavoured heated tobacco products after a big rise in their consumption....

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