Japanese PM shakes up cabinet as anger grows over Unification Church ties

Japanese PM shakes up cabinet as anger grows over Unification Church ties

Voters’ support plummets over party’s ties to church Upheaval comes sooner than analysts expected The Church defends its right to participate in politics Kishida has only chosen ministers who will ‘review’ ties with the group TOKYO, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday as he battled growing public … Read more

Oil prices rebound on Russian pipeline constraints and recession fears

Oil prices rebound on Russian pipeline constraints and recession fears

Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia’s oil exports halted via southern section of Druzhba pipeline EU proposes ‘final’ text to resuscitate Iran nuclear deal Dollar … 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

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

Global stocks rebound after US jobs sold

Global stocks rebound after US jobs sold

Euro STOXX gains 0.8% Wall Street should win Markets cut odds of 75 basis point hike ahead of US CPI The dollar is falling Oil recovers its first losses and tries to rally LONDON/SYDNEY, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Stocks gained ground on Monday, regaining their footing after a strong U.S. jobs report last week bolstered … Read more

Oil rebounds as China and US data ease recession fears

Oil rebounds as China and US data ease recession fears

FILE PHOTO – An oilfield worker works on a pump jack at PetroChina’s Daqing oilfield in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province November 5, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA) Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose slightly from multi-month lows on Monday as investor appetite improved on U.S. jobs … Read more

Automakers say US Senate bill will jeopardize 2030 goals for electric vehicles

Automakers say US Senate bill will jeopardize 2030 goals for electric vehicles

FILE PHOTO – Volkswagen employees stand next to Volkswagen electric cars during a ceremony at German automaker Volkswagen’s first battery cell production plant ‘SalzGiga’ in Salzgitter, Germany, July 7, 2022. REUTERS / Fabrizio Bensch Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – A group representing General Motors (GM.N), Toyota … 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

Head of Ukrainian Amnesty office quits after group accuses Kyiv

Head of Ukrainian Amnesty office quits after group accuses Kyiv

A member of Ukraine’s National Guard jumps into a trench near a front line, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine August 3, 2022. REUTERS/ Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The head of Amnesty International’s Ukraine branch is leaving the … Read more

Russia bans Western investors from selling bank assets and key energy stakes

Russia bans Western investors from selling bank assets and key energy stakes

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector, via video link at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia August 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in … Read more