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

Ukraine: Drone operators hidden in the forest are crucial to the battle in the east

Ukraine: Drone operators hidden in the forest are crucial to the battle in the east

Near Kreminna, Ukraine CNN — The pine forests near the city of Kreminna have become one of the hottest combat zones in the war in eastern Ukraine. Almost every weapon seems to be at work here, artillery, howitzers, tanks and mortars. But perhaps the most important is the smallest: the reconnaissance drone. Ukrainian and Russian … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says Russia’s ‘great revenge’ has begun | War news Russia-Ukraine

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says Russia’s ‘great revenge’ has begun |  War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia has begun its “great revenge” for Ukraine’s resistance to its invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said, as Russian troops claimed a series of mounting gains in the east of his country. Zelensky has been warning for weeks that Moscow wants to step up its attack on Ukraine after about two months of virtual stalemate … Read more

Erdogan suggests Turkey could take Finland into NATO without Sweden

Erdogan suggests Turkey could take Finland into NATO without Sweden

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, on June 29, 2022. Sweet Nacho | Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dealt another blow to Sweden’s NATO bid, suggesting that his government could approve Finland’s NATO membership application without its Nordic neighbour. Finland and Sweden both formally applied to join 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

Russia claims 14 dead in eastern Ukraine hospital attack | War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia claims 14 dead in eastern Ukraine hospital attack |  War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia has accused the Ukrainian army of deliberately attacking a hospital in a Russian-occupied territory in eastern Ukraine. There was no immediate response to the allegations from Ukraine on Saturday. The attack hit a hospital in the Russian-occupied settlement of Novoaidar and was carried out using a US-supplied HIMARS missile launcher system, Russia’s defense ministry … 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