South Korea, US fire missiles into sea in protest of North Korea’s ‘reckless’ test

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the U.S. military conducted missile exercises in response to North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile over Japan, as the United Nations Security Council prepares to meet on what was Pyongyang’s longest-range test. Nuclear-armed North Korea tested a medium-range ballistic missile (IRBM) farther than ever on Tuesday, prompting it … Read more

Analysis: Tesla may face its toughest challenges yet as the economy slows

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4 (Reuters) – In July, Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk said the electric car maker had no problem with customer demand, simply a problem making and shipping all the Model Ys and Model 3s consumers were willing to buy. This may no longer be true. Analysts are seeing early warning signs for … Read more

Ukrainian forces break through Russian defenses in the south and advance in the east

Ukraine makes gains in two of the four regions annexed by Russia Restoration of the Lyman strategic center improves access to Donbass Elon Musk’s proposal to end the war calls for Ukrainian condemnation Ukraine says it has withdrawn 31 Russian tanks from the fighting in the south Svyatohersk/Kyiv (Kyiv) (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces have breached … Read more

Britain’s tax slump sent stocks and sterling rebounding

Britain scrapped a small part of the tax plan; relieved markets The Reserve Bank of Australia surprises with a slight rise VIX height; Credit Suisse’s slipping point into the nerves below it SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks rebounded on Tuesday after Britain scrapped parts of a controversial tax-cut plan, leading to an initial improvement in … Read more

125 killed in a soccer stampede in Indonesia after police used tear gas at a stadium

More than 320 injured in crowds stampede The Indonesian Football Association suspends the league for investigation Police say they fired tear gas to control the crowd MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) – 125 people were killed and more than 320 injured in a stampede at a soccer stadium in Indonesia after police used tear gas to quell … Read more

Ukraine celebrates retaking main city, Putin ally raises nuclear fears

Ukraine’s restoration of Lyman control is a major setback for Moscow Chechen leader suggests using low-yield nuclear weapon Liman is a major logistics center in the eastern Donetsk region Donetsk is one of four regions that Putin says are now Russian Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces said they have retaken the main Lyman stronghold in … Read more

Russia is preparing to annex the territory of Ukraine; West warns of new sanctions

Russia says it overwhelmingly supports annexation Russia’s parliament may consider annexation on Tuesday Ukraine rejects referendums as illegal The West is preparing for new sanctions on the referendums ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Russia was preparing to annex a strip of Ukraine within days, unleashing what it called the number of votes showing overwhelming support in … Read more

Ukrainians Flee Russian Annexation – While They Still Can

ZABORIZIA, Ukraine, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – “It’s funny. Nobody voted, yet the results came out,” laughed 43-year-old Lyubomir Boyko, from the village of Golo Pristan in the Russian-occupied Kherson region. The United Nations Aid Office with his family at the refugee reception centre. As Russia prepares to annex a swathe of Ukrainian territory the size … Read more

Analysis: Nord Stream gas leak raises climate concerns, but its impact is hard to determine

(Reuters) – Unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea are releasing greenhouse gas emissions, raising fears that the disruption could cause climate catastrophe — though it remains unclear to what extent. Neither pipeline was in operation, but both contained natural gas — which consists largely of methane, a potent greenhouse gas … Read more

A gas leak in Russian pipelines to Europe caused a sabotage investigation

Polish Prime Minister Blames Sabotage, Without Citing Evidence Russia says the leaks threaten energy security in Europe The footage shows gas bubbles rippling the surface of the sea Worker says damage to Nord Stream 1 is ‘unprecedented’ The Russian gas crisis caused prices to rise STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Europe is investigating major leaks in two … Read more