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Russia-appointed head of occupied Ukraine town wounded in blast

Russia-appointed head of occupied Ukraine town wounded in blast KYIV, May 22 (Reuters) – The Russian-appointed head of the occupied Ukrainian town next to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant was injured in an explosion on Sunday, a Ukrainian official and a Russian news agency said. Andrei Shevchik, who was named mayor of Enerhodar by Russia …

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Russia to halt gas flows to Finland on Saturday

Russia to halt gas flows to Finland on Saturday A model of the natural gas pipeline is seen in front of displayed Finnish and Russian flag colors in this illustration taken April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HELSINKI, May 20 (Reuters) – Russia’s Gazprom (GAZP.MM) has informed …

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Germany and Italy approved Russian gas payments after node from Brussels – sources

Germany and Italy approved Russian gas payments after node from Brussels – sources A model of the natural gas pipeline is seen in front of displayed word EU and Russia flag colors in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Some EU states refuse to …

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Fact box: The Great Rebrand: Western business reborn in Russia under new names

Fact box: The Great Rebrand: Western business reborn in Russia under new names May 20 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) is selling its restaurants in Russia to one of its current local licenses, who will reopen the branches under a new name yet to be decided – the most high-profile rebranding so far of companies …

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Asian shares bounce as China moves to boost housing

Asian shares bounce as China moves to boost housing FILE PHOTO – An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register MSCI Asia ex-Japan +1.8%, Nikkei +1.3% European shares set to …

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Canada to ban Huawei/ZTE 5G equipment, joining Five Eyes allies

Canada to ban Huawei/ZTE 5G equipment, joining Five Eyes allies

Canada to ban Huawei/ZTE 5G equipment, joining Five Eyes allies .. OTTAWA, May 19 (Reuters) – Canada on Thursday said it plans to ban the use of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd (HWT.UL) and ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) 5G gear to protect national security, joining the rest of the so – called Five Eyes intelligence-sharing network. …

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Biden administration authorizes $100 million more in Ukraine military aid

Biden administration authorizes $100 million more in Ukraine military aid

Biden administration authorizes $100 million more in Ukraine military aid .. U.S. President Joe Biden looks on after delivering remarks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration authorized …

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HSBC launches $1 bln lending fund for female entrepreneurs

[HSBC launches $1 bln lending fund for female entrepreneurs HSBC logo is seen on a branch bank in the financial district in New York, U.S. August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register SINGAPORE, May 12 (Reuters) – HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L) said on Thursday it was launching a $1 …

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Microsoft seeks to dodge EU cloud computing probe with changes

Microsoft seeks to dodge EU cloud computing probe with changes BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) wants to revise its licensing deals and make it easier for cloud service providers to compete, its president Brad Smith said on Wednesday, as the US software giant sought to dodge a lengthy EU antitrust probe into its …

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