U.S., Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait for 2nd time in a year

U.S., Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait for 2nd time in a year

The USS Higgins is docked in the northern Israeli city of Haifa September 6, 2009. The destroyer is one of 18 American ships deployed globally with Aegis interceptor systems capable of blowing up ballistic missiles above the atmosphere. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Second joint transit by the … Read more

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Malaysia’s former first lady Rosmah found guilty of bribery

Malaysia’s former first lady Rosmah found guilty of bribery

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 (Reuters) – A Malaysian court found Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, guilty on Thursday of seeking and receiving bribes in exchange for government contracts, just days after her husband was jailed for corruption. Kuala Lumpur High Court … Read more

EXCLUSIVE U.S. warships carrying out Taiwan Strait passage, first since Pelosi visit -officials

EXCLUSIVE U.S. warships carrying out Taiwan Strait passage, first since Pelosi visit -officials

WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships are sailing through international waters in the Taiwan Strait, three U.S. officials told Reuters, the first such operation since heightened tension with China over U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. In recent years U.S. warships, and on occasion those from allied nations such as … Read more

Europe braces for more cuts in Russian oil and gas exports

Europe braces for more cuts in Russian oil and gas exports

An interior view shows a new pumping station of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) near the city of Atyrau, Kazakhstan October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Mariya Gordeyeva Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CPC says two of three mooring points (SPM) suspended One SPM can handle less than 70% of terminal capacity – sources … Read more

Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand, says health minister

Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand, says health minister

BANGKOK, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Thailand’s health minister on Wednesday discouraged tourists from visiting the country only to smoke weed, just two months after new laws were passed that have largely decriminalised the drug. “We don’t welcome those kinds of tourists,” Anutin Charnvirakul told reporters when asked about recreational marijuana use among foreign visitors. In … Read more

Column: U.S. hits the EV accelerator to cut Chinese metals ties: Andy Home

Column: U.S. hits the EV accelerator to cut Chinese metals ties: Andy Home

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) includes the “largest investment ever in combating the existential crisis of climate change”, according to President Joe Biden, who will sign the bill into law later on Tuesday. Around $369 billion of federal funds will flow into climate change and energy security, boosting domestic capacity … Read more

Jennette McCurdy says she felt like she was nothing without mother – ABC News

Jennette McCurdy says she felt like she was nothing without mother – ABC News

Jennette McCurdy says she felt like she was nothing without mother  ABC News Jennette McCurdy says Miranda Cosgrove’s friendship helped her heal  CNN The Biggest Bombshells from Jennette McCurdy’s Memoir, I’m Glad My Mom Died  PEOPLE Jennette McCurdy net worth: How much did earn per episode of iCarly?  Marca English iCarly Star Jennette McCurdy Explains Why She Turned Down … Read more

ASEAN warns on risk of Taiwan ‘miscalculation’, ready to help dialogue

ASEAN warns on risk of Taiwan ‘miscalculation’, ready to help dialogue

A woman passes ASEAN Summit flags at Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHNOM PENH, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Southeast Asia’s regional bloc ASEAN warned on Thursday of a risk that volatility caused by tensions in the Taiwan Strait could lead to … Read more

U.S., Chinese foreign ministers hold first in person talks since October

U.S., Chinese foreign ministers hold first in person talks since October

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 9 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on Saturday for the first in-person talks since October after attending a G20 summit where the top U.S. diplomat led efforts to pressure Russia over its war in Ukraine. U.S. officials say Blinken’s meeting with … Read more