Biden says he’s concerned about China’s moves around Taiwan

Biden says he’s concerned about China’s moves around Taiwan

US President Joe Biden talks to reporters as he boards Air Force One on a trip to eastern Kentucky to visit families affected by the devastation of recent flooding, as he departs Delaware Air National Guard Base in New Castle, Delaware, U.S., August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Kévin Lamarque Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Explanation: Monkeypox in the United States: where could it spread next?

Explanation: Monkeypox in the United States: where could it spread next?

A person arrives to receive a monkeypox vaccination at Northwell Health Immediate Care Center in Fire Island-Cherry Grove, New York, U.S., July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The United States declared monkeypox a public health emergency last week, in a bid … Read more

Airstrikes and rocket fire push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Airstrikes and rocket fire push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen dead, at least 110 injured – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 160 rockets fired at Israel-military Israel killed the commander of Islamic Jihad in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israel struck in Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets at Israeli towns on Saturday after an Israeli operation against the Islamic Jihad … Read more

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear power plant

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear power plant

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine on Friday accused each other of bombing the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest of its kind in Europe, and setting the stage for a possible disaster. The Russian Defense Ministry said it was only luck that a radiological accident was averted after what it described as … 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

Ukraine wants safe passage agreement for shipments to extend beyond grain

Ukraine wants safe passage agreement for shipments to extend beyond grain

Three grain ships leave Ukrainian ports First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the start of the war Fighting in the East is ‘hell’, says Zelenskiy NATO chief warns Putin must not be allowed to win ISTANBUL/Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three grain ships left Ukrainian ports on Friday under a safe passage agreement as … 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

UK says Russia’s actions at Zaporizhzhia power station likely compromise its safety and security

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

A view shows a damaged building in the compound of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, in this photo released March 17 2022. National Nuclear Energy Generating Company News Service Energoatom/Handout via Reuters Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 5 (Reuters) – … Read more