There have been attacks in Kramatorsk today. Here are some photos of the devastation.

There have been attacks in Kramatorsk today.  Here are some photos of the devastation.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, in Strasbourg, France on January 18. (Philipp von Ditfurth/picture-alliance/dpa/AP) A joint summit between the European Union and Ukraine to be held in Kiev on Friday is “a very strong signal” of support, a senior EU official said in a briefing ahead of the meeting. A senior … Read more

ECB and Bank of England raise interest rates again against inflation

ECB and Bank of England raise interest rates again against inflation

London CNN — Europe’s two largest central banks raised interest rates sharply on Thursday, opting for bigger increases than the US Federal Reserve as inflation in the region remains near historically high levels. The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England raised interest rates by another half a percentage point. Benchmark rates for … Read more

Shell’s profit in 2022 has more than doubled to a record $40 billion

Shell’s profit in 2022 has more than doubled to a record  billion

Q4 earnings of $10 billion beat estimates Shell buys back $4 billion worth of shares LNG trading key driver of profit in Q4 LONDON, Feb. 2 (Reuters) – Shell (SHEL.L) posted record profits of $40 billion in 2022, the energy giant said on Thursday. shareholders unprecedented returns. The British company’s record profit, which more than … Read more

Kramatorsk attack: Russian missile attack sends terrified civilians looking for shelter

Kramatorsk attack: Russian missile attack sends terrified civilians looking for shelter

Kramatorsk, Ukraine CNN — A new barrage of rockets swept through the eastern Ukraine city of Kramatorsk on Thursday, sending flames and thick plumes into the sky as screaming civilians rushed for shelter. A CNN team had just arrived and heard the first incoming attack on Kramatorsk. CNN saw the second strike, with two strikes … Read more

How to get away from the cruise ship crowds

How to get away from the cruise ship crowds

Canadian Tammy Cecco was not a fan of cruising. “The thought of being on a ship with thousands of other people and not being able to get out,” she said, “I wanted to avoid.” That didn’t change when Cecco, a travel magazine publisher, boarded a surprise cruise her husband had booked to renew their vows … Read more

Russia is preparing for ‘maximum escalation’ in the war, Ukraine says

Russia is preparing for ‘maximum escalation’ in the war, Ukraine says

CNN — Russia is gearing up for a “maximum escalation” of the war in Ukraine, possibly as early as the next few weeks, according to a top Ukrainian national security official. “These will be defining months in the war,” Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told Sky News in an interview … Read more

Fighting Wagner is like a “zombie movie,” says the Ukrainian soldier

Fighting Wagner is like a “zombie movie,” says the Ukrainian soldier

Near Bakhmut, Ukraine CNN — Southwest of the city of Bakhmut, Ukrainian soldiers Andriy and Borisych live in a candlelit bunker carved into the frozen earth. For several weeks they have been confronting hundreds of fighters from the Russian private military contractor Wagner who have thrown themselves against the Ukrainian defenses. Disguised in a balaclava, … Read more

Japan’s foreign minister vows to send a “strong message” after meeting with NATO chief

Japan’s foreign minister vows to send a “strong message” after meeting with NATO chief

Russia and Belarus are holding another week of joint military exercises, the Belarusian defense ministry said on Tuesday, the latest sign of cooperation between neighboring allies during Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. “During the week, military representatives of the two countries will practice joint planning of troop deployments based on past experience of armed conflict in … Read more

Italy on alert as anarchists attack diplomatic missions

Italy on alert as anarchists attack diplomatic missions

The Italian government has increased the security of its diplomatic missions around the world in response to “a crescendo of terrorist attacks” by an informal anarchist network acting in solidarity with a captured Italian militant, the foreign minister said on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani cited nearly a dozen attacks since late November, ranging from … Read more

Ultra-processed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Ultra-processed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious, expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Eating more ultra-processed foods increases the risk of developing and dying from cancer, particularly ovarian cancer, according to a new study of more than 197,000 … Read more