Biden and Xi prepare to meet ahead of Ukraine-overwhelmed G20 summit

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Monday for a long-awaited meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden ahead of a set to be perilous summit of the Group of 20 nations. With tension due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The two leaders are expected … Read more

COVID public health emergency in the US to stay in place

Two Biden administration officials said Friday that the United States will maintain a public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to get free tests, vaccines and treatments. One of the officials said the possibility of an increase in coronavirus cases in the winter and the need for more time to transition … Read more

Analysis: FTX crash prompts investors to rethink the battered crypto market

NEW YORK/LONDON, NOV 10 (Reuters) – A week of turmoil culminating in the FTX profile of major cryptocurrency exchanges has left investors questioning the viability of a sector already suffering from the bursting of the bitcoin bubble and the shutdown of major market players. The collapse of several cryptocurrency lenders, including Celsius and Voyager, tokens … Read more

Britain froze Russian assets worth 18 billion pounds

Russia bypasses Libya and Iran as prime target of UK sanctions The UK says sanctions are hurting Russia’s military Russia uses chips in kitchen utensils for cabinets The UK government has reported 236 sanctions violations LONDON (Reuters) – The British government said on Thursday it had frozen more than 18 billion pounds ($20.5 billion) in … Read more

Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan shot himself in the leg in what aides called an assassination attempt

Former cricketer Imran Khan shot himself in the leg He was leading a march to Islamabad to demand early elections “It was an obvious assassination attempt,” says an aide. Pakistan has a long history of political violence The White House condemns the attack on Khan LAHORE (Reuters) – Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was … Read more

Brazil’s Bolsonaro expected to break the silence after Lula’s win

BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Jair Bolsonaro is preparing to break his silence after his defeat in Brazil’s presidential election, amid doubts over whether the far-right nationalist will accept the victory of his leftist rival, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. . Claudio Cagado, head of a party allied with Bolsonaro, said Bolsonaro would speak … Read more

South Korea begins investigation into deadly Halloween crush

The death toll rose to 154 and 149 wounded The government promises to conduct a thorough investigation Residents and officials offer condolences at the memorial The disaster is the worst in South Korea since 2014 Seoul ferry sinking SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean investigators combed through footage on Monday from more than 50 state, private … Read more

Security forces students with tear gas defy Iran protest warning

The protests show no signs of abating amid severe warnings from the state Clashes between university students and security forces Journalists demand the release of their imprisoned colleagues Rights groups talk about arrests of activists and students DUBAI (Reuters) – Protests in Iran entered a more violent phase on Sunday as students who defied an … Read more

Russia halts grain exports from Ukraine from the Black Sea, citing the attack on Crimea

Russia halts participation in UN grain deal The move comes after drone attacks on Crimea Russia says British personnel assisted in drone attack Ukraine says Russia is inventing attacks (Reuters) – Russia suspended participation in a United Nations-brokered Black Sea grain deal on Saturday after what it said was a major Ukrainian drone attack on … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of workers fired in Qatar’s capital ahead of World Cup

Buildings housing Asian and African workers have been emptied Some residents gave two hours to leave the house World Cup highlights Qatar’s treatment of workers DOHA (Reuters) – Workers expelled from their homes told Reuters that Qatar has emptied housing complexes housing thousands of foreign workers in the same areas in the center of the … Read more