Record rain kills at least 8 in South Korean capital

Record rain kills at least 8 in South Korean capital

SEOUL, Aug 9 (Reuters) – At least eight people have died in and around Seoul overnight, South Korean authorities said on Tuesday, after torrential rains knocked out power, caused landslides and left roads and subways submerged. The southern part of the nation’s capital received more than 100 mm (3.9 inches) of rain per hour Monday … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Russia begins stripping airliners for parts as sanctions bite

EXCLUSIVE Russia begins stripping airliners for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are retiring jetliners to get spare parts they can no longer buy from abroad in because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The measures are in … Read more

US clears first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivery in 21 – sources

US clears first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivery in 21 – sources

The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen, at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Monday approved delivery of the first Boeing (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner since 2021, paving … 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

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive $43.8 Billion Loss; operating results are improving

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive .8 Billion Loss;  operating results are improving

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor during Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., on 4 May 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – Falling U.S. stock prices hurt … Read more

Analysis: Tensions in Taiwan reveal challenges for US Navy as Chinese threat grows

Analysis: Tensions in Taiwan reveal challenges for US Navy as Chinese threat grows

HONG KONG, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Nancy Pelosi’s long journey on Tuesday over Borneo to Taipei and the complex passage of a U.S. aircraft carrier through the South China Sea highlight the difficulties that American forces are currently facing in the face of a Chinese army eager to flex its muscles on Taiwan. US military … Read more