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Explosion rocks chemicals site in western Germany

An explosion rocked an industrial park in the western German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday, causing some injuries and prompting police to close several motorways and ask residents nearby to stay in their homes. The explosion happened in …

Russia is ready to keep gas transit through Ukraine

Negotiations on the increase of natural gas transit through the Ukrainian gas transport system can only be commercial, press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.  "Negotiations can only be …

Biden accused of “surrendering” to Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden is facing bipartisan backlash to his administration’s agreement with Germany that allows a controversial Russian natural-gas pipeline to be completed, Politico writes. Biden and his deputies have long been …

Death toll rises to 170 in Germany and Belgium floods

The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 170 on Saturday after burst rivers and flash floods this week collapsed houses and ripped up roads and power lines, Reuters reports. Some 143 people …

Nord Stream 2: Ukraine must face the truth

Former Ukrainian ambassador to the United States and France, Oleg Shamshur, commenting on the results of the meeting between US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Nord Stream 2, said that Kyiv should prepare for a …

Death toll passes 150 in German floods

The death toll from the heavy flooding that swept through parts of western Europe has passed 150, as rescuers continue to search for the missing, The Independent reports. The vast majority of deaths have occurred …