Russia demands Apple explain VK removal from App Store

Russia demands Apple explain VK removal from App Store

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Russia’s communications regulator on Wednesday demanded an explanation from Apple (AAPL.O) after applications operated by the Russian state-controlled tech firm VK (VKCOq.L) were removed from the U.S. firm’s App Store. The regulator, Roskomnadzor, … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Afghan Taliban sign deal for Russian oil products, gas and wheat

EXCLUSIVE Afghan Taliban sign deal for Russian oil products, gas and wheat

KABUL, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The Taliban have signed a provisional deal with Russia to supply gasoline, diesel, gas and wheat to Afghanistan, Acting Afghan Commerce and Industry Minister Haji Nooruddin Azizi told Reuters. Azizi said his ministry was working to diversify its trading partners and that Russia had offered the Taliban administration a discount … Read more

With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to divisive Abe

With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to divisive Abe

TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) – With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honoured slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former premier in 55 years – a ceremony that has become as controversial as he was in life. The ceremony started at 2:00 p.m. (0500 GMT), … Read more

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

India wants local GPS rival in smartphones; industry fears costs Smartphone players want delay to New Delhi’s Jan. 2023 deadline Samsung, others say Indian system needs hardware changes-sources Boosting native system part of Modi’s self-reliance campaign NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – India is pushing tech giants to make smartphones compatible with its home-grown navigation … Read more

U.S. senators want secondary sanctions on Russian oil

U.S. senators want secondary sanctions on Russian oil

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Democratic and Republican senators on Tuesday proposed that U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration use secondary sanctions on international banks to strengthen a price cap G7 countries plan to impose on Russian oil over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Democratic Senator Chris Van … Read more

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Surging power prices pushing governments to decarbonise Gore cites greater action in the United States and Australia Says he is optimistic on further action in Brazil, China LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – (This Sept. 20 story has been refiled to correct typo in second bullet point) … 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

Cheetahs return to India after 70-year absence

Cheetahs return to India after 70-year absence

Eight cheetahs transported from Namibia to India The animal vanished from India 70 years ago Bid to bring back the cats could burnish environmental credentials Some conservationists call it an unrealistic vanity project Challenges include space limits, rival predators LONDON/NEW DELHI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Eight radio-collared African cheetahs step out on to the grassland … Read more

India’s Modi assails Putin over Ukraine war

India’s Modi assails Putin over Ukraine war

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Modi says now is not the time for war Xi cautions on foreign meddling The world has changed, Putin says Iran calls for SCO to work against U.S. SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday … Read more

Xi and Putin meet for first time since invasion of Ukraine

Xi and Putin meet for first time since invasion of Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Xi on first trip since COVID pandemic Xi and Putin to discuss Ukraine and Taiwan SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping met Vladimir Putin on Thursday in Uzbekistan, their first meeting since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, triggering the biggest confrontation between … Read more