“No one can stop them”: African migrants target the Canary Islands of Spain

“No one can stop them”: African migrants target the Canary Islands of Spain

Canary Islands an increasingly popular migration route Arriving Africans remember the horrors of a sea journey Numbers are rising as the war in Ukraine exacerbates world hunger GRAN CANARIA, August 11 (Reuters) – Standing in an abandoned boat cemetery, Mohamed Fane picks up a West African franc from the floor and shudders at the traumatic … Read more

Fires are raging in France and thousands have been evacuated from their homes

Fires are raging in France and thousands have been evacuated from their homes

HOSTENS, France, August 10 (Reuters) – On Wednesday, fires swept through the Gironde region of southwestern France, destroying homes and forcing 10,000 residents to evacuate, some of whom were climbing onto rooftops as the flames neared. A black and orange sky, darkened by smoke billowing from the forests and lit by the flames, was visible … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Russia starts demolition of jets for parts under sanctions

EXCLUSIVE Russia starts demolition of jets for parts under sanctions

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts the reach of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, August 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are dismantling planes to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad due to Western sanctions, four industry sources said. These steps are in line … Read more

Burma’s ambassador to China passed away on Sunday

Burma’s ambassador to China passed away on Sunday

A man walks past a paramilitary police officer who watches the Myanmar Embassy in Beijing, China August 8, 2022 REUTERS / Carlos Garcia Rawlins Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, August 8 (Reuters) – Burma’s ambassador to China died suddenly on Sunday in the city of Kunming in southwest China, … Read more

Ukraine says its troops are approaching Izium as fighting rages in Donbas

Ukraine says its troops are approaching Izium as fighting rages in Donbas

Heavy Russian shelling reported along the Donbas front New Ukrainian attacks destroy the key Kherson bridge Both sides blame each other for the shelling of the nuclear power plant Kyiv, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine reported intense Russian frontline shelling on Tuesday as both sides blamed a weekend strike at the Zaporozhye nuclear complex that … Read more

Car makers say the US Senate bill will threaten EV targets for 2030.

Car makers say the US Senate bill will threaten EV targets for 2030.

FILE PHOTO – Volkswagen employees stand next to Volkswagen electric cars during a ceremony at the first battery cell production plant of the German Volkswagen concern “SalzGiga” in Salzgitter, Germany, July 7, 2022. REUTERS / Fabrizio Bensch Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (Reuters) – A group representing … Read more

German consul arrested in Brazil for her husband’s death

German consul arrested in Brazil for her husband’s death

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 7 (Reuters) – German diplomat in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, was arrested Saturday night for the death of his Belgian husband, police said. Hahn said his husband Walter Biot died on Friday after he burst out of their apartment in the Ipanema district after suffering a sudden illness. But … Read more

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, a key stake in the energy sector

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, a key stake in the energy sector

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

US car makers say 70% of EV models do not qualify for the tax credit under the Senate bill

US car makers say 70% of EV models do not qualify for the tax credit under the Senate bill

The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, USA, March 16, 2021. REUTERS / Rebecca Cook Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Most electric vehicle models do not qualify for the $ 7,500 tax credit for US … Read more

Head of Greek intelligence services quits on wiretapping allegations

Head of Greek intelligence services quits on wiretapping allegations

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The head of Greek intelligence services stepped down on Friday amid increased scrutiny of agency surveillance practices, including the accusation of an opposition party leader that he was tapped in 2021. Panagiotis Kontoleon, head of EYP’s intelligence service, resigned “following flawed actions detected during lawful wiretapping procedures,” said Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s … Read more