Dow Jones Newswires: New Zealand, European Union settle on free-trade agreement

marketwatch.com The deal provides duty-free access on 97% of New Zealand's existing exports to its fourth-largest trading partner after China, Australia and the U.S.

Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

investing.com By Robin Emmott and Sabine Siebold MADRID - Sweden and Finland on Wednesday looked set for fast-track membership of NATO after Turkey lifted a veto on them joining, while concerns about Russia and China are pushing...

Six years on, the cold reality of Brexit is hitting Britain

theguardian.com Séamus Boland, Mel Wood, Steven Lorber and Ian Arnott examine the consequences of Britain leaving the EUReading about Brexit and its emerging realities on the sixth anniversary of the UK voting to leave the EU...

Chinese Attack On Taiwan Would See Response Similar To Ukraine Invasion: Pentagon

zerohedge.com Chinese Attack On Taiwan Would See Response Similar To Ukraine Invasion: Pentagon Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, Colin Kahl, the Pentagon’s undersecretary of defense for policy, said Tuesday...

Manufacturers With Ties to Russia Struggle to Unwind

wsj.com Cable makers in the U.S. seek alternate routes and supplies to keep doing business. Sanctions, and private companies’ moves to pull back from Russia, have upended operations. Cable maker Incab America in Texas is...

Scholz flies to Moscow in bid to avert war

reuters.com German Chancellor Olaf Scholz heads to Moscow on Tuesday to meet President Vladimir Putin in a high stakes mission to avert war, with Russia's largest trading partner in Europe warning of far-reaching sanctions if it...