Tag: AID

  • After delay, US Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid to Ukraine as it sent the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law as Washington rushes to maintain military aid nearly three months after Russia invaded. The Senate voted 86 to […]

  • Biden travels to Japan and South Korea to warn China

    Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attends a virtual meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan, January 21, 2022, in this photo released by the Japan Public Relations Cabinet via Kyodo. Japan Cabinet Public Relations Office via Kyodo/via REUTERS Mandatory Credit Kyodo/via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access […]

  • Golden arches darken in Russia as McDonald’s quits after 30 years

    May 16 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) became one of the biggest global names to leave Russia on Monday, planning to sell all of its restaurants after operating for more than 30 years in the country following its invasion of Ukraine. The world’s largest burger chain, which owns about 84% of its roughly 850 restaurants […]

  • Siemens leaves Russia due to war in Ukraine and takes over

    Siemens leaves Russia after 170 years Russia accounts for around 1% of total revenue Stocks fall after profit loss CEO condemns war in Ukraine ZURICH, May 12 (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) will exit the Russian market due to the war in Ukraine, it said on Thursday, taking a 600 million euro ($630 million) hit ) […]

  • North Korea reports first outbreak of COVID-19, orders lockdown as ‘most serious emergency’

    North Korea declares ‘most serious national emergency’ Potential for ‘unprecedented crisis’ for Kim Jong Un – expert Isolated state declined international vaccine offer No North Korean civilian would be vaccinated SEOUL, May 12 (Reuters) – North Korea confirmed its first outbreak of COVID-19 on Thursday, calling it the “most serious national emergency” and ordering a […]

  • Sri Lankan president to appoint new prime minister and cabinet this week

    President says he will bring constitutional reforms Central bank chief says political stability is needed Former Prime Minister Rajapaksa moved to naval base for his safety Armored vehicles patrol the streets of the commercial capital COLOMBO/WEERAKETIYA, Sri Lanka, May 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he would appoint a new […]