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US says Biden-Xi call expected to cover up tensions with Taiwan, Ukraine

US President Joe Biden speaks virtually with Chinese leader Xi Jinping from the White House in Washington, US, November 15, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record WASHINGTON, Jul 26 (Reuters) – Tensions over Taiwan, as well as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, are likely topics for a call …

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Rise for luxury London property prices as Russians stay in lockdown

A general view of the London skyline from Canary Wharf in London, UK, 19 October 2016. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – The war in Ukraine has made it harder for even unauthorized Russians to sell private housing in Britain, adding to shortages in supply …

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IKEA temporarily closes stores in Russia and signals bigger price hikes

STOCKHOLM, Mar 3 (Reuters) – IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture brand, is closing its stores in Russia and halting all purchases in the country and Belarus, joining a wave of Western companies restricting business with Russia after the invasion of Ukraine. The news, announced on Thursday, came as IKEA store owner Ingka Group’s retail manager …

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