Turkey’s advance in Iraq brings with it a deeper conflict

Turkey’s advance in Iraq brings with it a deeper conflict

SARARO, Iraq, Jan. 31. (Reuters) – Three Turkish military outposts, towering over the abandoned village of Sararo in northern Iraq, pierce the skyline, part of a raid that forced residents to flee after days of shelling last year. The outposts are just a few of dozens of new military bases Turkey has established on Iraqi … Read more

Adani’s crucial share sale 85% subscribed as institutions pumped funds

Adani’s crucial share sale 85% subscribed as institutions pumped funds

MUMBAI, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Indian billionaire Gautam Adani’s $2.5 billion share sale moved closer to full subscription on Tuesday as investors pumped in cash after a tumultuous week for his group in which the shares were ravaged by a destructive short-seller -report. The secondary share sale of flagship Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) was 85% underwritten … Read more

Scholz’s bid to rally Ukraine’s support in South America fails

Scholz’s bid to rally Ukraine’s support in South America fails

SANTIAGO/BRASILIA, Jan. 30 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s bid this week to rally support for Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion on his first South American tour fell through, with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva reiterated his view of both sides shared guilt. Scholz has attempted to project unity in … Read more

People who posted Sam Bankman-Fried’s bail must be named, the US judge rules

People who posted Sam Bankman-Fried’s bail must be named, the US judge rules

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (Reuters) – A US judge on Monday said the names of two people who helped secure bail for indicted founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange, Sam Bankman-Fried, must be made public, but he has stayed his ruling pending an expected appeal. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan ruled in favor … Read more

Western allies disagree on jets for Ukraine as Russia claims gains

Western allies disagree on jets for Ukraine as Russia claims gains

Biden says “no” when asked about F-16s for Ukraine Zelensky says Moscow is seeking “big revenge.” Russian administrator claims foothold in Vuhledar Kiev could recapture ground if western weapons arrive – group KYIV, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defense minister will meet President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Tuesday amid a debate among Kyiv’s allies … Read more

Biden says no F-16s for Ukraine as Russia claims profit

Biden says no F-16s for Ukraine as Russia claims profit

Russian administrator claims foothold in Vuhledar Kiev says Russian profit comes at a huge cost Think tank says slowdown in Western weapons has held back Ukraine’s advance KYIV, Ukraine/WASHINGTON Jan 30 (Reuters) – The United States will not provide the F-16 fighter jets Ukraine has been looking for in its fight against Russia, President Joe … Read more

Suicide bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 32, targeting police

Suicide bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 32, targeting police

Explosion occurred in a mosque during prayer time Most of the victims were police officers So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast PESHAWAR, Pakistan, January 30 (Reuters) – A suicide bombing at a crowded mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed at least 32 people on Monday. Hospital officials said at least 147 people … Read more

British Prime Minister Sunak sacks party chairman Zahawi over tax matters

British Prime Minister Sunak sacks party chairman Zahawi over tax matters

Zahawi appeared not to have been open about tax investigations Independent consultant finds serious violations of the code Investigation into deputy prime minister is ongoing Scandal damages Prime Minister Sunak’s attempted reset LONDON, Jan. 29 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday sacked Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi after an investigation found he … Read more

Protester dies in Lima as Peru’s political crisis continues

Protester dies in Lima as Peru’s political crisis continues

28 Jan. (Reuters) – A man in Peru’s capital, Lima, died on Saturday and others were hospitalized as nationwide clashes between protesters and police continued in the eighth week of the South American country’s political crisis. The death of Victor Santisteban Yacsavilca, 55, brings to 58 the nationwide toll of protests that began in early … Read more

Israel seals house of Palestinian synagogue shooting as Netanyahu crackdowns

Israel seals house of Palestinian synagogue shooting as Netanyahu crackdowns

JERUSALEM, Jan. 29 (Reuters) – Israeli police sealed the Jerusalem family home of a Palestinian gunman two days after he killed seven people outside a synagogue, as fears grew over further escalation of the deadliest unrest in years in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced plans to make it … Read more