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Crypto’s latest meltdown leaves punters bruised and bewildered

LONDON/MUMBAI/ANKARA, June 21 (Reuters) – For Jeremy Fong, US crypto lender Celsius was an ideal place to stash his digital currency holdings – and earn some spending money from its double-digit interest rates along the way. “I was probably earning $100 a week,” at sites like Celsius, said Fong, a 29-year civil aerospace worker who …

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Ukraine braces for Russian ‘storm’ in east in run-up to EU meeting

Luhansk governor says situation ‘extremely difficult’ Kremlin says captured Americans are mercenaries European Union to decide on Ukraine membership bid this week Russia threatens retaliation against Lithuania KYIV, June 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine acknowledged on Tuesday difficulties in fighting in its east as Russian forces regrouped after stepping up pressure and making advances on two …

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NATO warns of long Ukraine war as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

NATO’s Stoltenberg says war could last years Allies must show they will back Ukraine for long haul -Johnson Ukraine admits setback at village near Sievierodonetsk ‘All that is ours we will take back’ -Zelenskiy Two Azovstal defense commanders moved to Russia for probe -TASS KYIV, June 19 (Reuters) – The war in Ukraine could last …

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Ukraine’s fight grinds on, Boris Johnson pledges long-haul support

EU summit expected to back Ukraine candidate status Ukraine candidacy endorsement marks major shift Britain’s Johnson warns against ‘Ukraine fatigue’ Battle for Sievierodonetsk grinds on More rocket strikes, shelling across east, central Ukraine KYIV, June 18 (Reuters) – With a fresh blessing for its European Union ambitions and a promise of continued strong support from …

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WTO strikes global trade deals deep into overtime

Deals reached on food, health and fishing Formerly defiant India joins consensus Package seen increasing credibility of WTO GENEVA, June 17 (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization’s164 members approved a series of trade agreements early on Friday that included commitments on fish and pledges on health and food security after more than five grueling days …

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Europe steps up support for Ukraine as Russia presses offensive

Zelenskiy thanks EU leaders for solidarity visit Leaders tour ruined town of Irpin Fighting rages in Sievierodonetsk and southern Ukraine KYIV/IRPIN, Ukraine, June 17 (Reuters) – Britain will host talks on rebuilding key infrastructure in Kyiv on Friday, a day after the leaders of Germany, France and Italy visited Ukraine and offered it the hope …

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Week of rate hikes has stocks on course for steepest slide since 2020

Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Everyone except the BOJ is hiking Stocks sink as economy risks grow Yen slips as BOJ leaves …

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EU leaders visit Ukraine after criticism, offer EU hope

Zelenskiy thanks EU leaders for solidarity visit Leaders tour ruined town of Irpin Arms needed to fend off Russian advances in south and east Ukrainian troops, civilians holed up in Sievierodonetsk plant Flows of Russian gas through major pipeline fall KYIV/IRPIN, Ukraine, June 16 (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany, France and Italy, all criticized …

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Shares summarizes slide on growth fears as Swiss, UK hike rates

NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – World stocks summarized their slide on Thursday and government bonds hovered at multi-year highs after a series of rate rises from global central banks rekindled fears that aggressive policy tightening could drag economies into recession. Following a relief rally on Wednesday when investors cheered the Federal Reserve’s aggressive move …

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North Korea faces infectious disease outbreak amid COVID battle

A sign depicting a scene of medical products transportation is displayed at the empty street, amid growing fears over the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo on May 23, 2022. Kyodo via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, June 16 (Reuters) …

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