British Prime Minister Truss tells allies to remain steadfast in Ukraine

Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers a speech to members of the United Nations in New York during her visit to the US to attend the 77th UN General Assembly. Photo date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – British Prime … Read more

Lavrov promises ‘complete protection’ for every territory annexed by Russia

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s top diplomat said on Saturday that regions of Ukraine where widely derided referendums are held would come under Russian “full protection” if annexed by Moscow, fearing Russia could further escalate the conflict and even use nuclear weapons. Foreign Minister … Read more

Russia’s Lavrov accuses Washington of ‘playing with fire’ around Taiwan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday accused the United States of “playing with fire” around Taiwan, while China said it will push for “peaceful reunification” with the democratically-ruled island and pledged to take strong steps to resist against any outside interference, a thinly … 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

US adjusts sanctions to help Iranians evade online surveillance and censorship

A computer engineer checks equipment at an Internet service provider in Tehran on Feb. 15, 2011. Photo taken Feb. 15, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – The US Treasury Department issued guidelines Friday to expand the reach of internet services for Iranians, … Read more

Dow poised to confirm bear market status as recession fears mount

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) plunged Friday, picking up pace to confirm it has been in a bear market after falling 20% ​​from its January record. The Dow would be the last of the three major indices to gain bear … Read more

IDB Directors unanimously recommend firing Claver-Carone after ethical investigation

Visitors walk past a screen displaying the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) logo at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – The board of directors of the Inter-American Development Bank voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend … Read more

Lavrov defends Russia in UN confrontation full of anger over war in Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov defended Moscow’s war in Ukraine at the UN Security Council on Thursday, as the United Nations warned Moscow about the annexation of Ukrainian regions and called on Western ministers to take responsibility for atrocities. Lavrov … Read more

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as a warning to North Korea

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUSAN, South Korea, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – A US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea for the first time in about four years on Friday, over a military display of force with South Korean ships to message North Korea, officials said. USS Ronald Reagan and attack … Read more

Russia and Ukraine announce big surprise prisoner swap

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV/RIYADH, Sept. 21 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine carried out an unexpected prisoner swap on Wednesday, the largest since the start of the war, involving nearly 300 people, including 10 foreigners and the commanders involved in a protracted prisoner earlier this year. Ukrainian defense of Mariupol … Read more