Canada will oppose Russia’s re-election to UN civil aviation body, says minister

MONTREAL, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Canada will oppose Russia’s re-election to the UN aviation agency, Canada’s Transport Minister Omar Alghabra told Reuters on Tuesday on the sidelines of the assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “It is important that Russia be held accountable for its actions, and we will not support Russia’s appointment … Read more

Hilaree Nelson: US ski mountaineer missing below summit of Nepali ​​mountain

CNN — Pioneering ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson disappeared during an expedition in Nepal, according to one of her sponsors. The 49-year-old American, who enjoyed a celebrated career spanning more than two decades, is believed to have disappeared under the peak of Mount Manaslu in Nepal, the eighth highest mountain in the world. “We are in … Read more

Garang Kuol close to finalising deal with Newcastle, Premier League, transfer news, Aussies abroad

Australian teenage star Garang Kuol is ‘close to finalizing a deal’ with Premier League side Newcastle, Sky Sports UK’s Keith Downie reports. The 18-year-old became the youngest player to debut for the Socceroos since Harry Kewell when he ran against New Zealand at the weekend. Now in the World Cup mix, Kuol is reportedly set … Read more

World stocks edge above Nov 2020 lows, sterling recovers some ground

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register The dollar has eased since its 20-year highs reached on Monday German 10-year bond yields hit near 11-year highs Oil rebounds from Monday’s nine-month lows LONDON/HONG KONG, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Global stocks rebounded on Tuesday after hitting a 21-month low and the pound rebounded after … Read more

Philippines to open door to LNG imports next year with 3 terminals

The LNG carrier model is seen in this illustration taken May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Three LNG import terminals will be commissioned in early 2023 Three other projects planned to operate in 3 years Philippines taps into LNG as Malampaya gas field nears dry up MANILA, … Read more

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Noru as Philippines cleans up in its wake

Residents who evacuated their flooded homes sit by the roadside after Super Typhoon Noru, in San Ildefonso, Bulacan province, Philippines, September 26, 2022. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register HANOI, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Vietnam urged more people to evacuate on Tuesday as Typhoon Noru intensified towards the Southeast Asian … Read more

More than 80 people rescued from Philippine ferry fire

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine Coast Guard staff and volunteers have rescued more than 80 passengers and crew from an inter-island ferry that caught fire as it approached a port south of Manila, prompting many to jump into the water as the flames spread rapidly. in windy weather, officials said Saturday. Only two passengers are … Read more

U.S. Congress negotiators set nearly $12 bln in new Ukraine aid -sources

A local resident walks past a building damaged during the Russian-Ukrainian conflict in Mariupol, Ukraine September 25, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermoshenko Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Negotiators of an interim spending bill in the U.S. Congress have agreed to include nearly $12 billion in new military and … Read more

News organization Rappler ordered to shut down by Philippines government

HONOLULU — Nobel Peace Prize laureate and journalist Maria Ressa said on Tuesday that the Philippine government has ordered the closure of her news agency. Why is this important: Rappler de Ressa exposed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “bloody war on drugs” and documented the government’s spread of misinformation. Ressa, a Filipina American, said in a … Read more

Putin grants Russian citizenship to U.S. whistleblower Snowden

Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is seen on a screen during his interview presented via video link at the New Knowledge online educational forum in Moscow, Russia, September 2 2021. REUTERS/Olesya Astakhova Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register September 26 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin granted Russian citizenship to … Read more