Europe

Kremlin says Ukrainians will suffer if West sends fighter jets to Kyiv

Kremlin says Ukrainians will suffer if West sends fighter jets to Kyiv

MOSCOW, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Thursday that it would be Ukrainians who suffered if Britain or other Western countries supplied fighter jets to Kyiv, and said Moscow would press on with its military campaign in Ukraine regardless of what arms the West sent. During a visit to Londo...

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UPDATED: Zelenskiy says a victorious Ukraine will be part of EU

UPDATED: Zelenskiy says a victorious Ukraine will be part of EU

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that he believed his country would join the European Union after emerging victorious from its war with Russia. "We are moving closer to the European Union. Ukraine will be a member of the European Union," he said in a...

World News

China says it declined phone call with U.S. over balloon incident

China says it declined phone call with U.S. over balloon incident

BEIJING, Feb 9 (Reuters) - China declined a proposed phone call with the United States because the U.S. side hadn't created "an appropriate atmosphere" for the call, a Chinese defence ministry spokesperson said on Thursday. The U.S. side's insistence on shooting down China's civilian unmanned ai...

Corporate Dispatch

Spanish insurer Mapfre’s 2022 net profit dragged down by inflation and disasters

Spanish insurer Mapfre’s 2022 net profit dragged down by inflation and disasters

Spanish Mapfre said on Thursday its net profit in 2022 net profit fell 16% mostly because of high global inflation, as well as severe natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Brazil and Paraguay. The insurer company's net profit stood at 642.1 million euros ($688.84 million), down from 765.2 millio...

Sport Dispatch

NBA-The ‘Chosen One’ fulfils destiny as James claims scoring record

NBA-The ‘Chosen One’ fulfils destiny as James claims scoring record

Hailed as the "Chosen One" while still in high school, LeBron James always appeared destined to become the National Basketball Association's all-time leading scorer and claim a record he once believed would never be touched. That seemingly inevitable moment arrived on Tuesday. Almost 20 years...