Focus: Turkey “waited” to join NATO in two Scandinavian countries | Reuters

[Istanbul / Washington / Brussels, 18th Reuters]–When Finland and Sweden announced their intention to make a historic decision to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization … Read more

US President Invokes Defense Production Act to Respond to Insufficiency of Infant Formula Aiming to Increase Production | Reuters

On May 18, US President Joe Biden responded to the domestic shortage of infant formula by enacting the Defense Production Act (DPA) to create a … Read more

Russia launches next-generation laser weapons in Ukraine = Deputy Prime Minister Borisov | Reuters

On May 18, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Borisov (in charge of military development) revealed that Russian troops are using next-generation laser weapons in combat in … Read more

Russia deports 85 diplomats from France, Italy and Spain | Reuters

On May 18, Russia announced that it would deport a total of 85 diplomats from France, Spain and Italy. Countermeasures against the deportation of Russian … Read more

Sri Lanka to default today Interest payment grace period expires | Reuters

On May 18, Sri Lanka is expected to be sentenced to default by a rating agency on the same day that the grace period for … Read more

Ukrainian Army Ends Defense of Mariupol Steelworks to Rescue Remaining Soldiers | Reuters

[Novoazovsk / Lviv (Ukraine) 17th Reuters]–The Ukrainian Army General Staff announced on the early morning of the 17th that it had completed its garrison to … Read more

Shanghai reopens some stores from 16th Step by step | Reuters

Deputy Mayor Chen of Shanghai, China, who has been locked down against the new coronavirus for several weeks, will gradually resume operations at retail stores … Read more

Russian CPI accelerates to 17.83% year-on-year rise in April Highest since 2002 | Reuters

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for April, released by the Russian Federation Statistics Bureau (Rosstat) on the 13th, rose 17.83% year-on-year, accelerating from 16.69% in … Read more

Focus: Aircraft Leasing Continues to Fight Lost Insurance Companies in Russia | Reuters

[Dublin, 10th Reuters]-Aircraft leasing companies around the world are preparing for insurance claims with the intention of “battle” with insurance companies, as hundreds of aircraft … Read more

EU continues to aim for Russia’s oil embargo agreement in May = diplomatic sources | Reuters

The European Union (EU) continues to aim to agree on a gradual embargo on Russian oil later this month. Taken in March 2019 (2022 Reuters … Read more