China likely to have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035: Pentagon

China likely to have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035: Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – China will likely have a stockpile of 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035 if it continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, according to a report released by the Pentagon on Tuesday. The figure underscores mounting US concerns about China’s intentions for its expanding nuclear arsenal, even though the projections do … Read more

FTX collapse being scrutinized by Bahamas investigators

FTX collapse being scrutinized by Bahamas investigators

Nov 13 (Reuters) – The collapse of FTX is the subject of scrutiny from investigators in the Bahamas, who are looking at whether any “criminal misconduct occurred,” the Royal Bahamas Police said on Sunday. FTX filed for bankruptcy on Friday, one of the highest profile crypto blowups, after traders rushed to withdraw $6 billion from … Read more

Germany’s Scholz promises more air defense help to Ukraine

Germany’s Scholz promises more air defense help to Ukraine

LEIPZIG, Germany, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany’s priority in its aid to Ukraine should be to help it defend itself from Russian air raids on its cities and to help it rebuild its infrastructure. He added in an interview with RND newspapers on Friday that Europe should prepare to receive more … Read more

Xi, Scholz warn against ‘irresponsible’ nuclear threats over Ukraine

Xi, Scholz warn against ‘irresponsible’ nuclear threats over Ukraine

Scholz is first G7 leader to visit Beijing since pandemic Trip tests waters between China, West as tensions simmer Xi says China and Germany must work together Scholz: China has responsibility to help end Ukraine war BioNTech vaccine gains limited access to China BEIJING, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor … Read more

Western officials finalizing plans for Russia oil-price cap

Western officials finalizing plans for Russia oil-price cap

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – US and Western officials are finalizing plans to impose a cap on Russian oil prices amid a warning from the World Bank that any plan will need active participation of emerging market economies to be effective. Officials said no price range has been decided yet, however one person familiar with … Read more

Indonesia sets up team to prove soccer stampede; police use of tear gas in focus

Indonesia sets up team to prove soccer stampede;  police use of tear gas in focus

Human rights commission issues use of tear gas Thirty-two children among 125 killed in stampede Funerals take place for the dead in town of Malang MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Indonesia has set up an independent team to investigate a crowd crush at a soccer stadium that killed 125 people, including 32 children, authorities … Read more

US, Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait, second in a year

US, Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait, second in a year

The USS Higgins is docked in the northern Israeli city of Haifa September 6, 2009. The destroyer is one of 18 American ships deployed globally with Aegis interceptor systems capable of blowing up ballistic missiles above the atmosphere. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – A … Read more

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Russia issues UN-brokered grain, fertilizer export deal

Russia issues UN-brokered grain, fertilizer export deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Moscow, Russia August 31, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday questioned a UN-brokered deal with Ukraine to boost grain and fertilizer exports by … Read more

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi gets jail with hard labor for election fraud

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi gets jail with hard labor for election fraud

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 2 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s deposed former leader Aung San Suu Kyi was found guilty of electoral fraud on Friday and sentenced to three years in jail with hard labour, according to a source familiar with the proceedings. The Nobel laureate and figurehead of Myanmar’s opposition … Read more