Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network outage

PARIS / STOCKHOLM / MILAN (Reuters) – Cell phones would be unimaginable in Europe this winter if blackouts or power rationing disrupted parts of mobile phone networks across the region. Russia’s decision to halt gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the chances of an … Read more

The European Union pledges to protect energy systems after “sabotage” in Russian gas pipelines

An EU diplomat believes the sabotage likely caused the leaks The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea The Danish Minister of Defense met with the President of NATO in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Any deliberate disruption of the European Union’s energy networks will face a “strong and united response” … Read more

Morning show: Eye of the Storm

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. With Hurricane Ian erupting with its sights set on Cuba and Florida, a global financial storm in the bond and currency markets has subsided moderately – although likely only temporarily. … Read more

Italy’s election winners target an era of political stability

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The right-wing bloc will have a clear majority in both houses Meloni will be the country’s first female prime minister The leader of the association says the government will be stable The government is not expected to be sworn in for a few weeks Record … Read more

Russian conscription pushed some men into mass exodus as airline ticket prices soar

Air tickets from Moscow are sold out Traffic jam at the land border of Russia ‘Panic order’ for airline tickets – Source TBILISI/VALEMA, Finland (Reuters) – Some Russian men rushed to the border on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization as traffic surged at border crossings with Finland and Georgia and airfares … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

Morning Giving: Turning the Tides | Reuters

A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, September 9, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. Turning tides in this year’s dual political and economic shocks … 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