LJUBLJANA The Slovenian parliament said it passed for the second time a law on Friday requiring the Bank of Slovenia to cover all possible repayments to those who lost their investments during the country's 2013 bank overhaul. The move overruled a veto of the law last month by the State Council,...
Ana Swanson(New York Times) WASHINGTON The U.S. has spent two years chipping away at the World Trade Organization, criticizing it as unfair, starving it of personnel and disregarding its authority, as President Donald Trump seeks to upend the global trade system. The Trump administration is expected to go one step further and...
MILAN, (Reuters) Italy’s biggest bank UniCredit said on Tuesday it would buy back its stock this year to improve returns for investors, and shed 9 percent of staff under a new plan to 2023 to cut costs by 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in Western Europe. Highlighting the challenge facing retail...
By Sam Nussey TOKYO, May 18 (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp reported a stunning $18 billion loss at its giant Vision Fund, pushing Masayoshi Son's conglomerate to a record loss and highlighting the deepening crisis at its portfolio companies from the global downturn. The disastrous 1.9 trillion yen ($18 billion)...
  Abby Ellin /(The New York Times) Carmen Soto is a research scientist, with a master’s degree in ecology and natural resources from the National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cuzco, Peru. In 1999, while writing her thesis on the “biological control for the potato moth and virus translocation...
By Victoria Klesty and Anna Ringstrom OSLO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Norwegian Air and SAS are adding more flights to their schedules from July onwards as demand begins to recover following the COVID-19 pandemic, the two Nordic carriers said on Tuesday. SAS will use 40 of its aircraft in July, up from 30...
http://URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/style/prada-private-club-paris-couture-week.html The It bag may be more like an old hat these days – at least when it comes to fashion’s front row. But exclusivity is not exactly out of style; it’s just no longer symbolized by something you can swing from your arm. In 2020, partying with Prada is...
Niyati Shetty (Reuters) Australian shares rose for a sixth straight session on Friday, driven by healthcare stocks and as prospects of local monetary policy easing buoyed risk sentiment. However, trading volumes were low in the region as U.S. financial markets were closed for a Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. The S&P/ASX 200 index...
The Democratic presidential candidates yielded to the furor surrounding the impeachment inquiry in Washington in their primary debate Wednesday, for the first time training their fire more steadily on President Donald Trump than on one another and presenting a largely united front on vital issues like climate change and...

The toll on travel

The most difficult times imaginable As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, commercial flights have all but stopped. The situation is so dire that the head of the trade group representing the world’s airlines called the last few months “its deepest crisis ever.” A Reuters analysis of data from FlightAware, which...