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

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China’s military announced new military drills in the seas and airspace around Taiwan on Monday – a day after the scheduled end of its biggest-ever drills to protest China’s visit to China. last week in Taipei by US President Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theater Command said it would conduct joint … Read more

Chinese and Taiwanese warships eye each other as drills are due to end

Chinese and Taiwanese warships eye each other as drills are due to end

Chinese and Taiwanese ships turn on the high seas “cat and mouse” Four days of Chinese exercises must end at noon China warns US not to create bigger crisis TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Chinese and Taiwanese warships played “cat and mouse” on the high seas on Sunday, hours before the scheduled end of four … 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

US calls China’s military action on Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctions Pelosi

US calls China’s military action on Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctions Pelosi

Taiwan downplays concerns China holds unprecedented military drills around Taiwan Follows US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei China says it will sanction Pelosi for his ‘violent’ actions Japan’s Pelosi joins PM Kishida in condemning China TAIPEI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China’s missile fire during military exercises around Taiwan constitutes an unwarranted escalation, U.S. Secretary … 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

Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asia trip shouldn’t change status quo

Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asia trip shouldn’t change status quo

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi praised Taiwan on Friday, pledged U.S. solidarity and said her trip through Asia, which led to unprecedented military exercises by an angry China, was never intended to change the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation were in Japan on … Read more

China fires missiles in largest-ever exercises off Taiwan

China fires missiles in largest-ever exercises off Taiwan

Chinese military drills include missile launches Suspicious drones fly over Taiwan’s outlying islands Taiwan says several government websites have been hacked China says it’s an internal matter TAIPEI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – China fired several missiles around Taiwan on Thursday as it launched unprecedented military drills a day after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited … 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