Ningxia matures into the center of the digital economy

By FAN FEIFEI in Beijing and Hu Dongmei in Yinchuan | China Daily | Updated: 2022-09-21 09:22 West China’s first data valley conference for the computing industry kicked off Thursday in Yinchuan, the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. [Photo by Hu Dongmei/chinadaily.com.cn] Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China is accelerating efforts to … Read more

Ukrainian troops arrive at a railway hub, with breakout threatening to turn into defeat

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian hack is the fastest in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement Kyiv/HRAKOV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials released images on Saturday showing soldiers raising the country’s flag over the main railway city that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as the collapse … Read more

Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after détente

Zelensky says the troops have retaken towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new US aid package Kyiv (Reuters) – Rapidly advancing Ukrainian forces approached the main railway feeding Russian forces in the east on Friday after the collapse of part of Russia’s front line caused the most dramatic shift in the momentum of the … Read more

EU gas prices rise after Russia halts Nord Stream flows

Pipes at the landing facilities of the gas pipeline “Nord Stream 1” taken in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The price of European gas has increased by about 400% from last year EU countries launched emergency gas plans Unrest hampers EU efforts … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelensky warns of harsh winter, reports war progress

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Zelensky: Russia is planning a decisive energy strike on all Europeans Russia delays pipeline reopening in blow to Europe The International Atomic Energy Agency says the line is in the Zaporizhzhya plant but the backup is working The US ambassador to Russia is leaving his … Read more

UN inspectors near the Ukrainian nuclear plant on a mission to avoid an accident

The IAEA team expected the inspection to begin on Thursday It is unclear how long the inspectors will be able to stay Ukraine claims successes in the military counterattack Russia halts gas flow through major pipeline Zaporizhia, Ukraine (Reuters) – United Nations inspectors arrived in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia on Wednesday on a … Read more

EU split over visa ban for Russian tourists

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Germany and France issued a joint warning against banning tourist visas for Russians, saying such a move, called by other European Union members, would be counterproductive. The split over tourist visas will be at the center of a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers in Prague on Tuesday and Wednesday, where they … Read more

In Poland, where coal is king, homeowners queue for days to buy fuel

WARSAW/Bogdanka (Reuters) – In Poland’s sweltering late summer, dozens of cars and trucks queued at the Lublinski Vigil Bogdanka coal mine, where families fearing the lack of winter wait for days and nights to queue up to stockpile heating fuel. Reminiscent of the communist era. Artur, 57, a retiree from Sweden, climbed about 30 km … Read more

Bloody battles erupted across Tripoli, raising fears of a wider war in Libya

The worst fighting in Tripoli in two years Fears of a wider conflict The political confrontation between two rival governments TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Rival factions clashed across the Libyan capital on Saturday in the worst fighting there in two years as months of political confrontation erupted into urban warfare that threatens to escalate into a … Read more

Analysis: Forget showering, it’s eating or heating up for shocked Europeans who have an energy crisis

The share of energy in household spending has reached record levels in Europe Higher bills force households to reduce energy use The crisis in Europe looks worse than in other advanced economies LONDON (Reuters) – No more ironing, limited oven and showers at work – Europeans are trying to cut their energy consumption but bills … Read more