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Reuters exclusively reports flouting U.N. sanctions in Africa? No one is watching after Russia move

Reuters reported exclusively that Russia is delaying the appointment of panels of independent experts to monitor violations of U.N. sanctions on South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic and Mali, leaving their work in limbo. Diplomats said Russia, which is working to expand its influence in Africa, is unhappy with the number of […]
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Special Edition: Methane emissions, carbon pricing and renewables

As governments and businesses seek solutions to limit global warming, Reuters is providing coverage from all angles. From the previously unreported extent of methane emissions worldwide to the growing momentum in carbon pricing, offsets and emissions markets, to the development and rapid deployment of renewable energy worldwide, Reuters is delivering the exclusive news and insights […]
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Reuters exclusively reports India’s plan for tighter e-commerce rules faces internal dissent

Reuters reported exclusively that India’s plan to tighten rules on its fast-growing e-commerce market has run into internal government dissent, with the Ministry of Finance describing some proposals as “excessive” and “without economic rationale.” The differences were contained in memos reviewed by Reuters, which offered a rare glimpse of high-stakes policy-making governing a market already featuring global […]
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Reuters exclusively reports Co-founder of China’s Didi tells associates she plans to leave

Reuters reported exclusively that Didi Global Inc co-founder and President Jean Liu has told some close associates that she intends to step down, as the Chinese ride-hailing giant faces intense regulatory scrutiny following its New York listing earlier this year. Liu has in recent weeks told some associates that she expected the government to eventually take control […]
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Reuters reveals India to resume COVID vaccine exports soon

India announced on Monday that it plans to resume exports of COVID-19 vaccines in the October quarter, prioritizing the global vaccine-sharing platform COVAX and neighboring countries first as supplies rise – a move that Reuters revealed last week. India, the world’s biggest maker of vaccines, stopped exports of COVID shots in April to focus on inoculating its own […]
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Reuters exclusively reports that investors call for governments to toughen climate accounting

Reuters exclusively reported that investors managing more than $2.5 trillion have called on governments to compel companies and auditors to file financial accounts aligned with the world’s net zero emissions target. Writing to UK climate czar Alok Sharma ahead of the next round of global climate talks in Glasgow in November, the group said doing so was […]
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Reuters exclusively reports U.S. trade official called India’s Mastercard ban ‘draconian’

Reuters reported exclusively that a senior U.S. trade official privately criticized India’s July decision to ban Mastercard Inc from issuing new cards, calling it a “draconian” move that caused “panic.” U.S. government emails seen by Reuters showed frustration within the U.S. government after India’s central bank banned new card issuance by American Express and Diners Club International […]
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Reuters exclusively reports U.S. Justice Department probe into suspected manipulation of Platts benchmarks

Reuters exclusively reported that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating suspected manipulation of energy pricing benchmarks published by S&P Global Platts, expanding the agency’s crackdown on misconduct in the global commodities market, according to four people familiar with the matter. U.S. prosecutors are probing suspected manipulative behavior by individual traders when submitting deal prices […]
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Reuters ahead with key news on regulation of Big Tech

Reuters exclusively reported that Google has sought to settle an EU antitrust investigation into its digital advertising business, aiming to stave off a lengthy review and possible billion-euro fine. The news, which was widely picked up by other media, comes as the tech giant battles a similar crackdown on its business practices around the world, […]
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