Spain, Portugal sign off on plans to temper energy prices

Spain and Portugal have signed off on a temporary cap on natural gas prices, in a coordinated move described by Portugal’s environment minister as an “unprecedented” bid to temper soaring energy prices and inflationBy ASHIFA KASSAM and HELENA ALVES Associated PressMay 13, 2022, 4:22 PM• 3 min readMADRID — Spain and Portugal on Friday signed…

Ukraine’s Zelensky appeals directly to Russian citizens for peace after he was met with ‘silence’ when he tried to call Putin

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky appealed for peace amid fears of an imminent Russian invasion. The leader said he tried to call Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday but the Kremlin was silent. He said if his country’s freedom or its people’s lives are threatened, “we will fight back.” Loading Something is loading. In a somber…