Oil up as Russian pipeline shutdown reignites fears of supply constraints

Oil up as Russian pipeline shutdown reignites fears of supply constraints

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

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

Russia launches Iranian satellite

Russia launches Iranian satellite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Russia launched an Iranian satellite into orbit from southern Kazakhstan on Tuesday, just three weeks after President Vladimir Putin and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged to work together against the ‘West. The … 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

Chile will seek ‘consequences’ for sinkhole near copper mine

Chile will seek ‘consequences’ for sinkhole near copper mine

SANTIAGO, Aug. 8 – Chile will seek to impose tough sanctions on those responsible for a massive sinkhole near a copper mine in the north of the country, the mines minister said on Monday. The mysterious 36.5-meter-diameter hole that emerged at the end of July sparked the mobilization of local authorities and led the mining … 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

COVID lockdown turns China’s tourist hotspot Sanya into a nightmare for stranded tourists

COVID lockdown turns China’s tourist hotspot Sanya into a nightmare for stranded tourists

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – When Chinese businesswoman Yang Jing was planning this year’s summer vacation in 2021, she chose the tropical southern island of Hainan because of its near-perfect COVID history . The South China Sea island has recorded only two symptomatic positive cases of COVID-19 in the past year. Fast forward to this … Read more

Bus crash in Croatia leaves 12 dead and 32 injured among Polish pilgrims

Bus crash in Croatia leaves 12 dead and 32 injured among Polish pilgrims

VARAZDIN, Croatia, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Twelve people were killed in Croatia on Saturday when a Polish bus full of religious pilgrims skidded off a road and crashed near Varazdin, authorities said. Thirty-two people were injured in the accident which happened at 5:40 a.m. (0340 GMT) on the highway between Varazdin, in northwestern Croatia, and … Read more

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

A general view of a street in Kabul, Afghanistan August 5, 2022. REUTERS/Ali Khara Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register 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 … Read more