Lithuania calls on Europe, contrary to China, to prepare for ‘coercion’ from Beijing

Lithuania calls on Europe, contrary to China, to prepare for ‘coercion’ from Beijing

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis speaks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (not pictured) in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the State Department prior to a meeting in Washington, DC, USA, September 15, 2021. Mandel Ngan / Pool via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up WASHINGTON, November 24 … Read more

New Swedish prime minister retires on first day in job, hoping for speedy return

New Swedish prime minister retires on first day in job, hoping for speedy return

The Swedish Prime Minister resigns after less than 12 hours Green party leaves government after budget failure Andersson was Sweden’s first female prime minister STOCKHOLM, November 24 (Reuters) – Sweden’s first female prime minister, Social Democrat Magdalena Andersson, resigned on Wednesday after less than 12 hours in the top post after the Green Party left … Read more

Several Fed officials open up to speed up cuts in bond purchases, interest rate hikes

Several Fed officials open up to speed up cuts in bond purchases, interest rate hikes

Nov 24 (Reuters) – An increasing number of Federal Reserve politicians indicated they would be open to speeding up the elimination of their bond-buying program if high inflation persists, and move faster to raise interest rates, minutes of the US Federal Reserve’s most recent policy meeting showed. The announcement, released on Wednesday, was the latest … Read more

A dangerous canal journey with a safe landing – and a child enjoys a candy

A dangerous canal journey with a safe landing – and a child enjoys a candy

WIMEREUX, France, November 24 (Reuters) – Tied from the cold in black woolen hats and raised coats, some in red life jackets, the migrants dragged the rubber boat on their shoulders and heads under a steeled November sky, across the dunes against the dunes. Beach. France says it is working hard to stop illegal crossings … Read more

NASA launches test mission of asteroid-repellent spacecraft

NASA launches test mission of asteroid-repellent spacecraft

LOS ANGELES, November 23 (Reuters) – A spacecraft that will eventually crash to success was launched late Tuesday from California on a NASA mission to demonstrate the world’s first planetary defense system, designed to divert an asteroid from a potential doomsday collision with Earth. The DART spacecraft hovered in the night sky at 22.21 Pacific … Read more

Budget crisis threatens on day one for Sweden’s first female prime minister

Budget reconciliation is due after 15.00 GMT The cohesion of the coalition and the support parties unravel Andersson pays tribute to the role symbolism for girls in Sweden STOCKHOLM, November 24 (Reuters) – Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson became Sweden’s first female prime minister on Wednesday, but was immediately faced with a crisis due to … Read more

Slovakia follows Austria in lockdown amid record-breaking rise in COVID cases

The government approves a two-week lockdown COVID cases hit record daily, vaccination low Movement should be limited, only necessary trips Measures must be assessed after 10 days Any solution will only apply to the vaccinated PRAGUE, NOVEMBER 24 (Reuters) – The Slovak government followed the example of neighboring Austria on Wednesday, ordering a two-week lockdown … Read more

JPMorgan’s Dimon says he regrets the Chinese Communist Party’s comment

JP Morgan’s CEO Jamie Dimon listens as he is presented at the Boston College Chief Executives’ Club luncheon in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on November 23, 2021. REUTERS / Brian Snyder Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up HONG KONG / NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 24 (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) CEO Jamie … Read more

Italian street artist fights racism by turning swastikas into cupcakes

VERONA, Italy, November 24 (Reuters) – Swastikas on the wall turn into giant cupcakes with purple icing, and the words “my Hitler” turn into “my muffins”. All in one day’s work for the Italian street artist who fights racism by turning ugly graffiti into food. “I take care of my city by replacing symbols of … Read more

COVID cases are breaking records in Europe, which has caused boostershot to reconsider

A doctor tends to treat patients with coronavirus (COVID-19) in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Pirogov Hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria, October 15, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary records daily cases Sweden is rolling out booster shots for all adults … Read more