Mysterious leaks hit Russian undersea gas pipelines, raising European suspicion

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Neither Nord Stream pipeline was pumping gas at the time Both pipes still contain pressurized gas Operator says damage to Nord Stream 1 ‘unprecedented’ Crisis over Russian gas has pushed prices up Europe races to find alternative supplies STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – European countries rushed … Read more

Storm Fiona ravages Canada’s east coast; thousands without power

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona struck hurricane-force winds across eastern Canada on Saturday, blowing trees and power lines, leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, downgraded to post-tropical … Read more

Europe burns money to help companies with mounting energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European gas prices skyrocketed during Ukraine crisis Utilities face liquidity crisis as fuel prices rise Germany will ‘do everything’ to help companies Russian mobilization sends oil up, contributing to price pain BERLIN/LONDON, Sept. 21 (Reuters) – Germany nationalized gas importer Uniper (UN01.DE) on Wednesday and Britain … Read more

Hurricane Fiona hits Turks and Caicos as Category 3 storm and heads for Bermuda

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona hit the Turks and Caicos Islands as a powerful Category 3 storm on Tuesday, pouring heavy rain and causing flooding in the Caribbean archipelago after breaking a path of destruction through the Dominican Republic had cut and Puerto Rico. US officials said the storm had … Read more

Thousands take part in anti-government protest in Moldova

Moldovan Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita attends a press conference after the donor conference for Moldova to help the country with the influx of Ukrainian refugees, in Berlin, Germany, April 5, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHISINAU, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters denouncing high inflation and fuel … Read more

Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico, cutting power to the island

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – The entire island of Puerto Rico was without power on Sunday as Hurricane Fiona made landfall, causing severe flooding and landslides before moving toward the Dominican Republic, a government agency said. The center of the storm made landfall … Read more

Strong earthquake hits southeastern Taiwan, building collapses

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Train carriages derailed, four rescued from collapsed building Tsunami warnings cancelled, chip foundries unaffected Over 600 caught by blocked mountain roads Earthquake follows 6.4 . magnitude quake on Saturday TAIPEI, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit sparsely populated southeastern … Read more

Japan issues special typhoon warning as ‘unprecedented’ storm approaches

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept. 17 (Reuters) – The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a special typhoon warning on Saturday for Kagoshima Prefecture in Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s main islands, as the region braces for a powerful and potentially destructive super typhoon. The warning came after the weather bureau … Read more

At least nine dead in flash floods in central Italy

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CANTIANO, Italy, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – At least nine people have been killed by torrential rains and flooding in Italy’s central Marche region on Friday, authorities said as rescuers continued to search for four still missing. In Cantiano, a village near the neighboring region of Umbria, … Read more

The US Northeast faces potential energy shortages as the rails begin to close

Unused oil tankers are pictured on Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad tracks outside Hinsdale, New York Aug 24, 2015. Photo taken Aug 24, 2015. REUTERS/Lindsay DeDario/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (Reuters) – Some trains carrying fuel components to the northeastern US have been halted … Read more