Putin calls for review of Ukrainian grain deal, accuses West of deception

Putin accuses Kyiv and West of flouting grain deal Says too much grain goes to EU and not to poor countries Said wants to discuss the evolution of the terms of the agreement Plans to talk to Turkish President about it soon KYIV, Sept 7 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted … Read more

United States: Russia could be on the verge of buying “millions” of North Korean shells and rockets

State flags of Russia and North Korea fly on a street near a train station during North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s visit to Vladivostok, Russia April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russia could be on the verge of buying “literally millions” … Read more

Power cut after explosions near Ukrainian nuclear power plant, IAEA report expected

Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of bombing a factory The nuclear power plant has been worrying for weeks The UN watchdog will issue a report on this later on Tuesday. Ukraine says Russia is bombing Kharkiv and the city of Zelenskiy KYIV, September 6 (Reuters) – Explosions erupted and power was cut off on … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Gazprom says Nord Stream 1 takeover depends on Siemens Energy

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Gazprom says the ball is in Siemens Energy’s court Siemens Energy: we don’t understand Gazprom Siemens Energy: not mandated to do maintenance Germany discusses energy rationing Russia: We will send our oil to Asia VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, September 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s biggest gas pipeline to Europe … Read more

From scorching to flooding: World’s hottest city in Pakistan now underwater

JACOBABAD, Pakistan, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Not too long ago, Sara Khan, principal of a school for underprivileged girls in Jacobabad, southern Pakistan, watched with concern as some students passed out from the heat – the city was the hottest in the world at one point in May. Now, after heavy monsoon rains submerged large … Read more

EU divided over visa bans for Russian tourists

PRAGUE, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Germany and France have issued a joint warning against banning tourist visas for Russians, saying such a move, advocated by other European Union member states, will would be counterproductive. The split over tourist visas will be the focus of a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers in Prague on Tuesday … Read more

Solomon Islands to ban navy vessels from ports until new process is in place

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly remotely via pre-recorded video in New York, U.S., September 25, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Aug 30 (Reuters) – The Solomon Islands has suspended the entry of foreign navy vessels into … Read more

Honda Motor and LG Energy to Build $4.4 Billion Electric Vehicle Battery Plant in US

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Japanese Honda Motor Co. (7267.T) will build a new $4.4 billion lithium-ion battery factory for electric vehicles in the United States with Korean battery supplier LG Energy Solution Ltd (373220.KS)the two companies announced on Monday. Battery makers are looking to ramp up production in the United States, where a shift … Read more

IAEA mission heads to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant near the frontline

UN inspectors will visit Ukrainian reactor complex this week IAEA agency chief Grossi leads the mission Russia and G7 welcome IAEA mission Russian strikes kill eight civilians in Donetsk governor ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine/KYIV, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A team from the UN’s nuclear watchdog visited Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on Monday, the agency’s chief said, … Read more

Ukraine on edge after Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and towns in region bombed

Moscow reports new shelling near Russian-held factory No new information from the Ukrainian nuclear operator Russian shells hit regional towns, local officials say IAEA awaits permission to visit Zaporizhzhia plant Kuleba to attend EU meeting on Russia visa ban KYIV, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Russian artillery fired into Ukrainian towns across the river from the … Read more