Myanmar’s ambassador to China died on Sunday

Myanmar’s ambassador to China died on Sunday

A man walks past a paramilitary policeman who watches outside the Myanmar Embassy in Beijing, China August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s ambassador to China died suddenly in the southwest Chinese city of Kunming on Sunday, according to an obituary … Read more

German consul arrested in Brazil for the death of her husband

German consul arrested in Brazil for the death of her husband

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – A German diplomat in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, was arrested on Saturday night in connection with the death of her Belgian husband, police said. Hahn said her husband, Walter Biot, died on Friday when he fell from their apartment in the Ipanema neighborhood after suffering a … Read more

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

KABUL, Aug 6 (Reuters) – A bomb blast on a busy shopping street in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least eight people on Saturday and injured 22, hospital officials and witnesses said. The bomb exploded in a western district of the city where members of the minority Shia Muslim community regularly meet. Islamic State, … Read more

US automakers say 70% of electric vehicle models would not qualify for tax credit under Senate bill

US automakers say 70% of electric vehicle models would not qualify for tax credit under Senate bill

The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Most electric vehicle models would not be eligible for a $7,500 tax credit for U.S. buyers under a … Read more

Bombing hits power lines of Ukrainian nuclear power plant, both sides accuse each other

Bombing hits power lines of Ukrainian nuclear power plant, both sides accuse each other

Technicians shut down the reactor of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia The fighting in the east centers on the fortified village KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Bombings hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by … Read more

European stocks slide, oil rallies, traders await US jobs data

European stocks slide, oil rallies, traders await US jobs data

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – European stocks fell slightly on Friday but were still poised for a weekly gain as traders waited for U.S. jobs data later in the session to give hints on the health of the world’s largest economy. The MSCI Global Equity Index, which tracks stocks from 47 countries, rose 0.2% and … Read more

Three grain ships leave Ukraine; NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships leave Ukraine;  NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships leave Ukrainian ports First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the start of the war East fights “hell”, says Zelenskiy Amnesty says Ukrainian troops endanger civilians NATO chief warns Putin not to go further ISTANBUL/Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three grain-laden ships left Ukrainian ports on Friday as part of a recently … Read more

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive; Sweden and Finland move closer to NATO membership

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive;  Sweden and Finland move closer to NATO membership

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive in the south A strike force targeting the hometown of the president, according to Ukraine The United States and Italy approve the membership of Finland and Sweden in NATO Ukraine calls on China to help end war, says SCMP KYIV/WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia had started … Read more

German Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

German Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

Turbine caught in an energy impasse between the West and Russia Scholz visits the Siemens Energy plant where the turbine is stored Said the turbine is ready to be sent back to Russia Kremlin: documentation on turbines still missing Kremlin: Nord Stream 2 could supply gas this year MUELHEIM AN DER RUHR, Germany, Aug 3 … Read more