Eurozone GDP Q4 2022

Eurozone GDP Q4 2022

The latest eurozone growth figures are out as the ECB considers what to do next. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images The eurozone beat expectations on Tuesday by showing positive growth in the last quarter of 2022 and easing fears of a potential regional recession. Preliminary figures from Eurostat released on Tuesday showed that the … Read more

Germany warns of arms race as Ukraine pushes for missiles and fighter jets

Germany warns of arms race as Ukraine pushes for missiles and fighter jets

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz warns of a race to arm Ukraine with powerful weapons as Ukraine ramps up its call for fighter jets and long-range missiles. Scholz made a breakthrough with President Biden earlier this month by sending modern tanks to Ukraine, but said fighter jets are a non-starter. “I can only advise against entering … Read more

Scholz doubles down on fighter jets refusal for Ukraine – POLITICO

Scholz doubles down on fighter jets refusal for Ukraine – POLITICO

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz reiterated his rejection of Kiev’s demands to supply Ukraine with fighter jets shortly after Berlin agreed to send main battle tanks. “The issue of combat aircraft does not arise at all,” Scholz said in an interview with Tagesspiegel published on Sunday. “I can only advise against getting into a constant competition … Read more

German Scholz denounces ‘bidding war’ over jets for Ukraine | War news Russia-Ukraine

German Scholz denounces ‘bidding war’ over jets for Ukraine |  War news Russia-Ukraine

The chancellor’s comments follow repeated requests from Ukrainian politicians for fighter jets after battle tanks were pledged for the war against Russia. Chancellor Olaf Scholz again opposed demands in Germany and from Ukrainian officials for fighter jets to repel the Russian invasion, urging Western countries not to engage in a “bidding war” for advanced weapons. … Read more

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should visit Ukraine’s frontline | Athletics News

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should visit Ukraine’s frontline |  Athletics News

The Ukrainian president invited the IOC chief to visit Bakhmut over a row over the ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to visit the frontline city of Bakhmut, where Ukrainian soldiers are fighting a brutal battle with Russian troops. Zelenskyy extended the … Read more