Zelensky says the first grain ship “nothing” and the economy is in a coma

Inspection of a ship carrying grain from Ukraine in Turkey The shipment is the first of its kind to leave Ukraine in wartime But the Ukrainian leader says more is needed Kyiv urgently needs to ship 10 million tons to cut the deficit Kyiv/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied the significance of his … Read more

Pelosi pledges solidarity with Taiwan as China conducts military exercises and breathes anger

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China has strongly condemned the high-profile US visit to Taiwan 25 years ago, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praising the autonomous island as “one of the freest societies in the world” and pledging American solidarity. . Beijing has shown its anger over Pelosi’s presence on an island it says is part of … Read more

Russia accuses the United States of a direct role in the Ukraine war, grain ships docked off the Turkish coast

Official says Ukraine is consulting with the US on the use of HIMARS bombers The suspension prompts the Kremlin to accuse the United States of direct involvement Ukraine’s first wartime grain export ship arrives in the Bosphorus strait US sanctions target ex-Olympic gymnast seen as close to Putin ISTANBUL/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday accused … Read more

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan and pledges American commitment. China’s wrath

Pelosi: The world faces a choice between authoritarianism and democracy Chinese warplanes fly over the dividing line of the Taiwan Strait China’s angry plans for “targeted military operations” The White House does not want a crisis TAIPEI (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan late on Tuesday on a trip … Read more

Stock and bond yields fall due to tensions in Taiwan

A man wearing a protective face mask, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, passes a screen showing the Shanghai Composite Index, the Nikkei Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Global Index down 0.4% … Read more

Stephen King will strike in favor of the US government in a case against book publishing and mass merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Monday to block the merger of two “Big Five” book publishers, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, in a trial expected to draw distinctive testimony from horror writer Stephen King. “It’s real money for real people,” said John Reed, an attorney … Read more

US House Speaker Pelosi begins her Asian tour, without mentioning Taiwan

Pelosi is touring Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan Taiwan is not mentioned on its agenda Chinese Air Force confirms determination to defend Earth Chinese military exercises in the South China Sea BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi kicked off a four-nation Asian tour on Sunday without mentioning Taiwan, her office said, amid … Read more

A tight US labor market continues to put upward pressure on wages; Inflation with rising temperatures

A welder works during the construction of a bus frame at the BYD electric bus plant in Lancaster, California, US, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The employment cost index rose 1.3% in the second quarter Wages and salaries increased by 1.4%; 5.3% increase year over … Read more

Biden begins his fifth call with the Chinese president, as he looks to de-escalate tensions in Taiwan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping began their fifth call as leaders on Thursday, as concerns mounted over a possible visit to Taiwan demanded by China, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The White House said the call began at 8:33 a.m. (1233 GMT) and US officials said … Read more

Russia tells that NASA’s space station withdrawal is less imminent than previously reported

The International Space Station (ISS) is photographed by the Expedition 56 crew of the Soyuz spacecraft after dismantling, October 4, 2018. NASA/Roscosmos/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A senior NASA official told Reuters on Wednesday that Russian space officials have told their American counterparts that Moscow wants … Read more