Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for $375,000 to release tanker

Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for 5,000 to release tanker

A view of shipyards, seen through a window, in Batam, Indonesia, April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Navy detains fuel tanker anchored east of Singapore Incident follows a dozen similar detentions last year More tankers anchored off Singapore due to COVID delays SINGAPORE, June 9 (Reuters) … Read more

Finnish group says Russian-built nuclear plant plan

Finnish group says Russian-built nuclear plant plan

HELSINKI, May 2 (Reuters) – Finnish-led consortium Fennovoima said on Monday it had scrapped a contract for Russia’s state-owned Rosatom to build a nuclear power plant in Finland, citing delays and increased risks due to the war in Ukraine. The announcement ended months of uncertainty and years of political wrangling over the planned Hanhikivi 1 … Read more

Moscow says 1,847 children among thousands transported from Ukraine to Russia

Moscow says 1,847 children among thousands transported from Ukraine to Russia

Children play on the beach amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Odesa, Ukraine March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Igor Tkachenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 3 (Reuters) – More than 11,500 people, including 1,847 children, were transported from Ukraine into Russia on Monday without the participation of Kyiv’s authorities, Russia’s defense ministry … Read more

Boeing shares plunge on array of charges, 737 MAX target in doubt

Boeing shares plunge on array of charges, 737 MAX target in doubt

April 27 (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) unveiled $2.7 billion in charges and added costs across its aircraft portfolio on Wednesday, and expressed doubts over hitting jet delivery targets as technical problems, inflation and supplier risks cloud its path toward recovery. Shares of the US planemaker fell to a nearly 1-1/2 year low after it … Read more

Seven people found from missing Japan ship, coast guard says

Seven people found from missing Japan ship, coast guard says

TOKYO, April 24 (Reuters) – Seven people from the Japanese tour boat that went missing with 26 people on board have been found, after three more were found on Sunday, Japan’s coast guard said, although it was unclear if they were still alive. A coast guard official told Reuters the condition of the three people … Read more

Russia’s Putin attends midnight Orthodox Easter mass in Moscow

Russia’s Putin attends midnight Orthodox Easter mass in Moscow

April 24 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday attended an Easter mass conducted by the Russian Orthodox Church, which has strongly backed the Kremlin leader’s “special military operation” in Ukraine. Putin, dressed in a dark blue suit, a white shirt and dark purple tie, stood to one side in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, … Read more

India’s aviation regulator bars 90 SpiceJet pilots from flying Boeing MAX planes

India’s aviation regulator bars 90 SpiceJet pilots from flying Boeing MAX planes

A Boeing 737 MAX airplane lands after a test flight at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, US June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Karen Ducey/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU, April 13 (Reuters) – Indian budget carrier SpiceJet Ltd (SPJT.NS) said on Wednesday the country’s aviation regulator has asked 90 of its … Read more

Russia says ammunition blast badly damages major ship in Black Sea fleet – Interfax

Russia says ammunition blast badly damages major ship in Black Sea fleet – Interfax

April 14 (Reuters) – The flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, the Moskva missile cruiser, was badly damaged when ammunition on board blew up, Interfax news agency quoted the defense ministry as saying on Thursday. Interfax said the crew had been evacuated. It blamed the blast on a fire and said the cause was being … Read more

China reports highest COVID new daily cases since Feb 2020

China reports highest COVID new daily cases since Feb 2020

Police and security members in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, April 3 (Reuters) – China on Sunday reported a total of 13,287 new daily cases for April … Read more