Germany triggers gas alarm stage, Russia accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke // File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule … Read more

Ukraine’s embattled farmers running on empty as world faces food crisis

More than 20 million tonnes of grain stuck in silos Farmers waiting weeks for diesel deliveries Ukraine seeks other export routes as blocked ports PARIS / LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) – After making it through the spring planting season, sometimes with the help of bulletproof vests and helmets, Ukraine’s farmers are facing another challenge – … Read more

Ukraine rules out territorial concessions, as Russia steps up attacks

Ukraine rules out ceasefire, territorial concessions Poland warns fractured Ukraine a ‘huge blow’ to the West Poland-Ukraine border deal to help flow of people, goods Russia steps up attacks in east, south Russian soldiers search for mines in Azovstal steelworks KYIV, May 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or any territorial concessions to … Read more

Russian gas flows to Europe via Ukraine fall after Kyiv shuts one route

Russian gas exports via Ukraine fall to 72 mcm Ukraine declared ‘force majeure’, halted transit point use Gazprom says it cannot send all flows to another route European countries still receiving contracted flows 10 mcm / day of gas would need to be re-routed-analysts LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) – Russian gas flows to Europe via … Read more

India’s wheat export boom brings a bonanza to farmers, and budget relief

Farmers use a combine to deposit harvested wheat into a tractor trailer on a field in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India, March 22, 2022. REUTERS / Rajendra Jadhav FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com for registration now Register INDORE / SARANGPUR, India, April 29 (Reuters) – For the first season in over a decade, Indian farmer Rajensingh … Read more

How Africa is bearing the brunt of palm oil’s perfect storm

War helps push palm oil prices to record levels Top palm oil exporter Indonesia bans some exports The world’s poorest people set to bear the brunt ABIDJAN, April 27 (Reuters) – Djeneba Belem’s fried bean cake stall in Abidjan is a world away from war raging in Ukraine. But her business is now at the … Read more