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Next 10 grain ships being prepared at Ukraine's sea ports for shipment

Next 10 grain ships being prepared at Ukraine's sea ports for shipment

-- 2022-08-19 20:51:48

A further ten cargo ships are being loaded with grain in Ukrainian Black Sea ports and being prepared for shipment under a food export agreement brokered last month, Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister...

Finnish PM takes drugs test after party video causes stir

Finnish PM takes drugs test after party video causes stir

-- 2022-08-19 20:20:48

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Friday she had taken a drugs test in the wake of video footage published earlier this week that showed her partying with friends, and vowed she had never use...

UN chief says electricity at Russian-held nuclear plant belongs to Ukraine

UN chief says electricity at Russian-held nuclear plant belongs to Ukraine

-- 2022-08-19 19:48:19

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday that electricity generated at the Russian-held nuclear power plant in Ukraine's southern region of Zaporizhzhia belonged to Ukraine and demanded th...

UK PM candidate Rishi Sunak urges G20 to bar Russia from its meeting

UK PM candidate Rishi Sunak urges G20 to bar Russia from its meeting

-- 2022-08-19 17:17:00

Rishi Sunak, one of the two candidates vying to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister, has called on the G20 to bar Russian President Vladimir Putin from its meetings until Moscow halts the...

Finland PM denies 'wild' party drug taking

Finland PM denies 'wild' party drug taking

-- 2022-08-19 16:01:14

Finland’s prime minister says she did not take any drugs during a “wild” party in a private home, adding she did nothing wrong when letting her hair down and partying with friends....

Leaders of Ukraine, UN seek to secure Russian-held nuclear plant

Leaders of Ukraine, UN seek to secure Russian-held nuclear plant

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-19 10:40:42

The UN chief and the presidents of Turkey and Ukraine have discussed ways to end the war started by Russia and secure Europe's largest nuclear power station, as Russia and Ukraine traded accusations o...

UN chief, in Ukraine, says situation at nuclear plant on front line worries him

UN chief, in Ukraine, says situation at nuclear plant on front line worries him

-- 2022-08-19 09:32:35

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday he was gravely concerned by the situation at Europe's largest nuclear power station after it came under shelling at the front lines in Ukra...

PSG dug their grave themselves

PSG dug their grave themselves

Neel Rahman 2022-08-18 15:38:53

After yet another early exit in their last UEFA Champions League campaign, Paris Saint-Germain opted for a revised strategy this time. Gone were the days of extravagant spending and signing star name...

Russia replaces Black Sea fleet chief after Crimea setbacks

Russia replaces Black Sea fleet chief after Crimea setbacks

-- 2022-08-17 22:37:04

Russia has replaced the commander of its Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet, a state news agency reported on Wednesday, after a series of explosions rocked the peninsula it annexed in 2014 and had pre...

Man in court over threat to 'kill Queen Elizabeth'

Man in court over threat to 'kill Queen Elizabeth'

-- 2022-08-17 19:15:06

A man arrested at Queen Elizabeth's Windsor Castle home on Christmas Day last year wearing a mask and holding a crossbow told security "I am here to kill the queen", a British court heard on Wednesday...

Blasts hit Russian base in Crimea, Ukraine targets supply lines

Blasts hit Russian base in Crimea, Ukraine targets supply lines

REUTERS 2022-08-17 11:32:30

Russia blamed saboteurs for explosions at one of its military bases in Moscow-annexed Crimea while Kyiv hinted it was responsible as Ukrainian officials said their strategy was to destroy supply lines...

Russia says it has ‘no need’ to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Russia says it has ‘no need’ to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine

-- 2022-08-16 19:33:57

Russia has "no need" to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, its defence minister said on Tuesday, describing media speculation that Moscow might deploy nuclear or chemical weapons in the conflict as "abso...

Ukraine war: Russia blames sabotage for new Crimea blasts

Ukraine war: Russia blames sabotage for new Crimea blasts

-- 2022-08-16 19:02:04

A week after an apparent Ukrainian attack on a Russian military base in occupied Crimea, an arms store on another depot has been hit by a series of explosions. Russian officials said a fire triggered...

Ukraine calls on world to 'show strength' after shelling near nuclear plant

Ukraine calls on world to 'show strength' after shelling near nuclear plant

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-16 11:09:22

Ukraine called for new sanctions on Russia and highlighted the risks and consequences of a catastrophe at Europe's biggest nuclear plant, where fresh shelling nearby has reignited a blame game between...

Variant-adapted Covid-19 vaccine wins first approval in Britain

Variant-adapted Covid-19 vaccine wins first approval in Britain

-- 2022-08-15 19:18:27

Britain has become the first country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine that targets both the original and omicron variant of the virus. The UK medicines regulator (MHRA) approved the so-called bivalent v...

Putin says Russia and North Korea will expand bilateral relations, KCNA reports

Putin says Russia and North Korea will expand bilateral relations, KCNA reports

-- 2022-08-15 11:47:04

Russian President Vladimir Putin told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un the two countries will "expand the comprehensive and constructive bilateral relations with common efforts," Pyongyang's stat...

Police investigate threat made to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

Police investigate threat made to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

-- 2022-08-14 17:29:14

Scotland's police said on Sunday they are investigating a report of an 'online threat' made to the author JK Rowling after she tweeted her condemnation of the stabbing of Salman Rushdie. The Harry Po...

One killed, dozens injured as high winds cause stage collapse at Spain festival

One killed, dozens injured as high winds cause stage collapse at Spain festival

REUTERS 2022-08-14 10:33:38

One person was killed and dozens were injured when high winds caused part of the main stage to collapse at a dance music festival near the Spanish city of Valencia early on Saturday, emergency service...

PSG or City - who got the better squad?

PSG or City - who got the better squad?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-08-13 20:38:31

Manchester City and PSG, at this moment, are probably the two European teams with the strongest squad depth this season. The sheer number of football stars these two teams have at this moment is unmat...

Ukraine, Russia blame each other for nuclear plant shelling

Ukraine, Russia blame each other for nuclear plant shelling

-- 2022-08-13 11:40:08

Ukraine and Russia accused each other on Friday of risking catastrophe by shelling Europe's largest nuclear power plant, occupied by Russian forces in a region expected to become one of the next big f...

First export of wheat under UN deal as two more ships leave Ukraine

First export of wheat under UN deal as two more ships leave Ukraine

-- 2022-08-12 13:08:06

Two more ships left Ukraine's Black Sea ports on Friday, including one laden with the first Ukrainian wheat to be exported under a UN-brokered deal, Turkey's defence ministry said. A total 14 ships h...

UK summons China envoy over 'aggressive' escalation on Taiwan

UK summons China envoy over 'aggressive' escalation on Taiwan

-- 2022-08-11 19:13:51

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday summoned China's ambassador to Britain, Zheng Zeguang, to explain Beijing's actions towards Taiwan following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit. A...

'Extreme' weather warning in force in Britain as new heatwave hits

'Extreme' weather warning in force in Britain as new heatwave hits

-- 2022-08-11 16:14:45

A four-day "extreme heat" warning came into force in parts of England and Wales on Thursday, with temperatures poised to top 35 Celsius in another heatwave that could cause wildfires and pressur...

Heavy fighting near Donetsk as Russia presses offensive in eastern Ukraine

Heavy fighting near Donetsk as Russia presses offensive in eastern Ukraine

REUTERS 2022-08-11 11:58:38

Heavy fighting raged around the eastern Ukrainian town of Pisky on Thursday as Russia pressed its campaign to seize all of the industrialised Donbas region, while to the west Kyiv accused Moscow of us...

European retailers turn off lights, cut opening hours to save energy

European retailers turn off lights, cut opening hours to save energy

-- 2022-08-10 22:23:20

As energy bills mount and the threat of rationing increases, some European retailers are turning off lights and considering shorter opening hours this winter. Energy bosses and government officials h...

Plenty of new signings for Barcelona: Where is the money coming from?

Plenty of new signings for Barcelona: Where is the money coming from?

Neel Rahman 2022-08-10 16:22:46

FC Barcelona have been in a financial crisis since late 2020, and that resulted in them having to let go of Lionel Messi, along with Antoine Griezmann. But in the current transfer window, they have be...

Ukraine war must end with liberation of Crimea, says Zelensky

Ukraine war must end with liberation of Crimea, says Zelensky

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-10 11:03:31

The war in Ukraine began with Crimea and must end with its liberation, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. He was speaking just hours after a string of explosions hit a Russian airbase there, kill...

Britain’s Liz Truss says she favours cutting taxes to grow economy

Britain’s Liz Truss says she favours cutting taxes to grow economy

-- 2022-08-09 21:19:39

Liz Truss, the favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, said on Tuesday she still favoured tax cuts over direct support to households that are facing a 230 per cent leap in annual energy bil...

United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in aid to Ukraine

United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in aid to Ukraine

-- 2022-08-09 20:15:59

The United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in aid to Ukraine, made up of $4.5 billion in budgetary support and $1 billion in military assistance, to help it come to grips with the turmoil...

Russia suspends START arms inspections over US travel curbs

Russia suspends START arms inspections over US travel curbs

-- 2022-08-09 16:49:01

Russia told the United States on Monday it would not allow its weapons to be inspected under the START nuclear arms control treaty for the time being because of travel restrictions imposed by Washingt...