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Russia says more Ukrainian fighters have surrendered in Mariupol

Ukrainian soldiers, many of whom were wounded, moved to Russian-controlled towns The United States reopens the Kyiv embassy Ukraine says saboteurs targeted a Russian armored train Kyiv/MARIPOL, Ukraine, May 19 (Reuters) – Nearly 700 additional Ukrainian fighters have surrendered in Russia-controlled Mariupol, Moscow said, as it consolidated major gains in the south, while the United … Read more

Performers push for copyright protection from AI deep forgeries

AI is increasingly common in entertainment and audio Performers fear losing work and rights to technology Calls for new legal protections on shows Tbilisi, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When a friend texted voice actor Bev Standing to ask if TikTok’s text-to-speech feature sounded, the Canadian artist’s surprise quickly turned to anger. She had … Read more

Facts: How the EU plans to abandon Russia’s fossil fuels

Pictures of solar panels are taken at a solar park in Saelices, Spain, May 11, 2022. The image was taken with a drone. Photograph: Guillermo Martinez/Reuters Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – The European Union published plans on Wednesday to end its dependence on Russian gas, oil and coal … Read more

Stocks rebound fades, dollar rises as growth fears return

LONDON (Reuters) – A stock rally ran out of steam on Wednesday as concerns about the outlook for economic growth and rising inflation dampened sentiment, while the UK’s 9% inflation reading underlined how far higher interest rates could go. European stocks were mostly lower and Wall Street futures point to a weaker open. Several analysts … Read more

India’s wheat export ban: Why I backed away from the offer to help fix the global food crisis

New Delhi CNN Business – a month ago, p Russia’s war in Ukraine Push the world to the edge of a food crisis, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered to help countries facing shortages. “We already have enough food for our people but it seems our farmers have made arrangements to feed the world,” … Read more

Yellen calls for ‘huge’ economic aid to Ukraine | Business and Economics News

The United States is currently preparing a $40 billion package for Ukraine and is expected to win final approval in the Senate as soon as Wednesday. by Christopher Condon and Christopher AnsteyBloomberg Posted on May 17, 2022May 17 2022 US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has issued a call for widespread economic aid to Ukraine, warning … Read more

Stocks rebound and Treasury yields rise on stronger data

Stocks gain from retail sales, China optimism Dollar falls as risk appetite returns Crude oil dips amid fears of Fed tightening Powell keeps a hawkish message from the Fed NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets rebounded and Treasury yields rose on Tuesday, as strong retail sales in April signaled economic growth could strengthen, as … Read more

He says he was tortured by Russian soldiers, shot in the face and buried alive. This is the life story of a Ukrainian man

On the side of a remote road in the northern Chernihiv region of Ukraine, Mykola shows the unmarked grave in which he and his two brothers were buried three and a half weeks after the start of the war, in land captured by Russian forces. All three were shot. He was the only one who … Read more

Stock markets struggle as worries grow about the economy

LONDON (Reuters) – European shares fell on Monday and Wall Street headed for a lower open, as investor sentiment struggled to recover from last week’s heavy selling amid fears of slowing economic growth. Global stocks hit an 18-month low last week, as investors worried that higher interest rates to counter high inflation would hurt the … Read more

Opinion: Why is Putin putting his neighbor Georgia on edge?

Editor’s note: Lincoln Mitchell (Tweet embed) teaches at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. His most recent book is “The Giants and Their City: Major League Baseball in San Francisco, 1976-1992.” The opinions expressed here are his own. Opinion More opinion In CNN. Tbilisi, Georgia CNN – Arriving in Tbilisi, the capital of … Read more