‘I don’t want to die for someone else’s ambitions’: Russian men face mobilization

CNN – The atmosphere was tense as a long line of cars lined up near the Petkohovo checkpoint on the Russia-Kazakhstan border late Friday night. Andrei Alekseev, a 27-year-old engineer from Yekaterinburg, was among several men in line who fled Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s mobilization orders. Cars had to pass through checks at the … Read more

Big UK tax cuts deepen sell-off, dollar rises and bonds tumble

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI All-World hits two-year low The dollar reaches its highest level in two decades Selling sterling and gold after a ‘mini-budget’ in the UK The Yen is down but traders are wary of further intervention Treasury bonds headed for an eighth weekly loss LONDON (Reuters) … Read more

Russia and Ukraine announce a big surprise prisoner exchange

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv/RIYADH (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine carried out an unexpected prisoner exchange on Wednesday, the largest since the war began, involving about 300 people including 10 foreigners and commanders who led a protracted Ukrainian defense of Mariupol earlier. general. Among the foreigners released were two … Read more

US Treasury official criticizes China’s “non-conventional” debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken on April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the largest official creditor in the world Lack of transparency and confidentiality agreements under fire Urging progress on Common Framework debt deals for Zambia and other countries … Read more

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia buys a pair of SpaceX astronaut seats from Axiom Sources

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia plans to send two astronauts to the International Space Station aboard Elon Musk’s SpaceX capsule, becoming the latest Gulf country to strengthen ties with private US space companies, according to three people familiar with the matter. arrangement. The sources, who … Read more