Foxconn’s huge iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Images on the internet show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows smashed by men with sticks Workers complain about unpaid wages and insufficient food Foxconn says it is working to prevent a recurrence of violence SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers took part in protests at Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory … Read more

A bleak winter looms as Russian attacks cripple Ukraine’s power capacity

Ukrainians with little or no heating after bombing Temperatures in several areas already below freezing Residents of Kherson receive offers to evacuate to safer regions Ukraine’s security services raid the famous Kiev monastery KYIV, Nov 22 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid brutal Russian strikes that have cut the … Read more

France’s Macron accuses Russia of ‘predatory’ influence in Africa

PARIS, Nov. 20 (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron accused Russia of running anti-French propaganda in Africa to serve “predatory” ambitions in troubled African countries, where France has suffered military setbacks in recent years and a greater loss of influence past. Speaking on the sidelines of a summit of francophone countries in Tunisia, Macron was asked … Read more

China is stepping up efforts to control Western infrastructure, key industries – NATO

BRUSSELS, Nov. 21 (Reuters) – Western countries should be careful not to create new dependencies on China as they wind down Russia’s energy supply amid Moscow’s war against Kiev, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Monday. “We see increasing Chinese efforts to control our critical infrastructure, supply chains and key industrial sectors,” he said during a … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as a team to inspect damage to Ukrainian nuclear power plant

IAEA chief warns: ‘You are playing with fire!’ after explosions Russia, Ukraine trade debt for shelling President Zelensky says the eastern region has been hit by heavy artillery ‘Fierce battles’ in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog has warned that whoever fired artillery … Read more

G7 calls for ‘significant’ UN response to North Korea missile launches

ROME, Nov 20 (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council must take “significant action” in response to North Korea’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch, foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations said Sunday. . The Security Council will discuss North Korea in a meeting Monday at the request of the United … Read more

Ukraine says Russians are pounding frontline positions with artillery

LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukrainian positions with artillery fire and launched nearly 400 attacks in the eastern region alone on Sunday, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a video address. Russia withdrew its troops from the southern city of Kherson this month and moved some of them to reinforce positions in … Read more

Nepalese voted for a new government to revive the economy

KATHMANDU, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Millions of Nepalis went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government to guide the Himalayan country through a time of economic peril. Many women dressed in saris and men in jeans and baseball caps lined up to vote in the general election, pitting the centrist Nepalese Congress … Read more

Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant Shot, UN Warns: ‘You’re Playing With Fire!’

According to the IAEA, the factory in Ukraine has been rocked by 12 explosions Plant is controlled by Russian troops Moscow and Kiev accuse each other of shelling “You’re playing with fire!” – IAEA Chief LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which is under Russian control, was rocked by shelling on … Read more

North Korea’s Kim oversees ICBM test and vows more nuclear weapons

SEOUL, Nov 19 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed to fight US nuclear threats with nuclear weapons as he inspected a test of the country’s new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media KCNA said on Saturday. The isolated country tested the Hwasong-17 ICBM on Friday a day after it warned of “steeped military … Read more