China announces new military exercises in Taiwan

China announces new military exercises in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China’s military announced new military exercises in the seas and airspace around Taiwan on Monday, a day after the scheduled end of its biggest-ever exercises to protest last week’s visit to Taipei. of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theater Command said it … Read more

COVID lockdown turns Chinese tourist hotspot Sanya into a nightmare for stranded tourists

COVID lockdown turns Chinese tourist hotspot Sanya into a nightmare for stranded tourists

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – When Chinese businesswoman Yang Jing was planning this year’s summer vacation in 2021, she chose the southern tropical island of Hainan because of its almost perfect COVID record. The island in the South China Sea recorded only two symptomatic positive cases of COVID-19 in all of last year. Fast-forwarding to … Read more

Chinese and Taiwanese warships are seen as exercises that must end

Chinese and Taiwanese warships are seen as exercises that must end

Chinese and Taiwanese ships go around the high seas “cat and mouse” Four days of drills in China will end at noon China warns the US not to create a bigger crisis TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Chinese and Taiwanese warships played a game of “cat and mouse” on the high seas on Sunday, hours … Read more

Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

VARAZDIN, Croatia, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Twelve people were killed in Croatia on Saturday when a Polish bus full of religious pilgrims skidded off the road and crashed near Varazdin, authorities said. Thirty-two people were injured in the accident that occurred at 5:40 am (0340 GMT) on the highway between Varazdin in northwestern Croatia and … Read more

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

A general view of a street in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 5, 2022. REUTERS/Ali Khara Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record KABUL, Aug 6 (Reuters) – A bomb blast on a busy shopping street in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least eight people and wounded 22, hospital officials and witnesses … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive $43.8 Billion Loss; operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive .8 Billion Loss;  operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the showroom as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual meeting of shareholders in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, on May 4, 2019. 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Aug 6 (Reuters) – Falling U.S. stock … Read more

Ukraine Amnesty Office Head Leaves After Group Accuses Kyiv

Ukraine Amnesty Office Head Leaves After Group Accuses Kyiv

A member of Ukraine’s National Guard jumps into a trench at a position near the front line, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy /File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Kyiv, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The head of Amnesty International’s Ukrainian … Read more

Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector, via video link, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on August 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record This content was produced in Russia, where coverage of Russian military operations in … Read more

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Technicians shut down reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia Fighting in the east centers on a fortified village Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Shelling hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by Russia on … Read more

Amazon’s cart of connected devices grows with $1.7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Amazon’s cart of connected devices grows with .7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will acquire iRobot Corp (IRBT.O), maker of the Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner, in an all-cash deal for about $1.7 billion, in the latest industry push world. largest online retailer to expand its stable of smart home devices. Amazon will pay $61 per share, valuing iRobot at a 22% … Read more