Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Rockets from Gaza have raised alarm in Israeli communities Cross-border gunfire followed an Israeli raid in the West Bank Israeli raid kills at least nine Palestinians Violence has increased in the West Bank over the past year JERUSALEM/GAZA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Israeli fighter jets struck Gaza on Friday night in retaliation for two rockets … Read more

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following its latest wave of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to an export ban list and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile attacks in Ukraine, killing at least 11 people on Thursday, following … Read more

India Adani slammed by $45bn stock rout, obscuring record stock sale

India Adani slammed by bn stock rout, obscuring record stock sale

MUMBAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Shares of India’s Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) fell nearly 20% on Friday as a scathing report from a U.S. short seller sparked a rout in listed companies from the conglomerate, casting doubts on how investors will respond to the company’s record $2.45 billion secondary sale. Seven listed companies in the Adani … Read more

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

STOCKHOLM, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish hopes of early NATO membership have hit a snag in the form of objections from Turkey, which holds a veto over membership. military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how to proceed in Madrid last June, but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Sweden, in … Read more

Musk describes Tesla’s recession book: cost recovery

Musk describes Tesla’s recession book: cost recovery

Jan 26 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has a playbook for Tesla (TSLA.O) heading into what he thinks is a “serious” recession: cutting costs on everything from parts to logistics, while maintaining pressure on competitors with reduced prices. . During a conference call to discuss Tesla’s fourth quarter results, Musk and other executives outlined plans to … Read more

EU wants to send back more migrants as irregular arrivals rise

EU wants to send back more migrants as irregular arrivals rise

The European Border Agency says the number of irregular arrivals in 2022 is the highest since 2016 Ministers discuss cutting immigration and speeding up returns Radical ideas of migration are coming back to the fore Top EU migration official says there’s no money for ‘walls and fences’ STOCKHOLM, Jan 26 (Reuters) – European Union ministers … Read more

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) aggressive price cuts have boosted demand for its electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Wednesday, downplaying fears a weak economy could strangle the buyer interest. The company slightly beat Wall Street’s fourth-quarter revenue and profit targets earlier on Wednesday despite a sharp decline in vehicle profit … Read more

North Korea locks down capital for ‘respiratory disease’

North Korea locks down capital for ‘respiratory disease’

SEOUL, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Authorities in the North Korean capital Pyongyang have ordered a five-day lockdown due to rising cases of an unspecified respiratory illness, the Russian embassy and NK reported on Wednesday. News, based in Seoul, citing a government advisory. The notice, shared by the embassy on its Facebook page, said a “special … Read more

Hindenburg says holds short positions on Adani in India

Hindenburg says holds short positions on Adani in India

BENGALURU, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Hindenburg Research said on Wednesday it held short positions in Adani Group companies through U.S.-traded bonds and derivatives not traded in India, sending shares of the companies tumbling. of the Indian conglomerate. The short seller said seven Adani-listed companies are down 85% on a fundamental basis due to skyrocketing valuations … Read more

Exclusive: Binance Moved $346 Million For Seized Crypto Exchange Bitzlato, Data Shows

Exclusive: Binance Moved 6 Million For Seized Crypto Exchange Bitzlato, Data Shows

LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Crypto giant Binance has handled nearly $346 million in bitcoin for digital currency exchange Bitzlato, whose founder was arrested by U.S. authorities last week for allegedly mining a “money laundering engine,” according to blockchain data seen by Reuters shows. On Jan. 18, the Justice Department said it had charged Bitzlato … Read more