© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project is seen on a large diameter pipe at Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant owned by ChelPipe Group in Chelyabinsk, Russia February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

By Vera Eckert

FRANKFURT (Reuters) -Germany’s energy regulator has suspended the approval process for a major new pipeline bringing Russian gas into Europe and agreed to hear Ukraine’s concerns over the project, raising the stakes in a geopolitical tug of war with Moscow.

Nord Stream 2 pipeline has faced opposition from the United States and some European states, which say it will

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Shopping carts are parked at the Big Bazaar retail store in Mumbai June 9, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA – Tags: BUSINESS)/File Photo

By Aditya Kalra and Abhirup Roy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Independent directors at India’s Future Retail have disclosed new documents in a letter to the country’s antitrust watchdog aiming to bolster their case against Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:) as they seek to revoke a 2019 deal between the two companies.

A 160-page stock exchange filing on Sunday showed the directors reviewed records related to the 2019 deal between a group unit, Future Coupons, and Amazon,

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a meeting commemorating the 110th anniversary of Xinhai Revolution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China October 9, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s President Xi Jinping on Friday told fellow Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders that economic and technological cooperation is important for the bloc and should receive further investment, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

Participating in the APEC leaders summit via video link, Xi also said China would “unswervingly” expand its opening up to the outside world and share China’s development opportunities with

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A delivery person for Doordash rides his bike in the rain during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 13, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

(Reuters) – Shares of DoorDash Inc jumped 16% on Wednesday after the U.S. food delivery firm inked an $8 billion deal to buy Finnish startup Wolt to grab a slice of the European market and maintain its blistering pace of growth.

The deal will help DoorDash enter 22 new markets, including Germany, Denmark and Sweden, while potentially serving about 700 million customers.

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© Reuters. An advertising board is seen during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 7, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman


By Elizabeth Piper and Valerie Volcovici

GLASGOW (Reuters) -Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday lent his backing to appeals for more help from those on the frontline of global warming, as developing and rich nations engage to try to end years of deadlock over cash for climate change.

At the start of the second and final week of the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow – known as COP26 – ministers got down to the

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway shareholders walk by a video screen at the company’s annual meeting in Omaha May 4, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo

(Reuters) -Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:) Inc on Saturday reported improved operating results as it extended its rebound from the early stages of the pandemic, even as it cut back some stock holdings and boosted its cash hoard to a record.

Berkshire also said it repurchased $7.6 billion of its own stock in the third quarter, reflecting its need to put cash to work as share prices regularly set new highs and purchases of whole

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