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

Dior takes baroque-theme to catwalk for Paris Fashion Week

PARIS, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri has looked back to the reign of Catherine de’ Medici and embraced the era’s hoop skirts, corsets and platform shoes, which she incorporated into a modern range for the brand’s spring collection. “I think she was the first to understand the power of fashion,” Chiuri … 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

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

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

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

Philippines to shut 175 offshore gambling firms, deport 40,000 Chinese workers

A casino dealer collects chips at a roulette table in Pasay City, Metro Manila, the Philippines March 27, 2015. REUTERS/Erik De Castro Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register MANILA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The Philippines will shut down the operations of 175 offshore gambling companies and expel around 40,000 Chinese workers, a … Read more

Young Black designer dresses Colombian vice-president in ‘resistance’ fashion

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register BOGOTA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Esteban Sinisterra, a young black fashion designer from Colombia’s impoverished Pacific region, dresses Vice President Francia Marquez – the first Afro-Colombian woman to hold the post – in what he calls the “resistance” mode. Sinisterra, whose colorful patterned dresses for Marquez … Read more

Power outages cripple eastern Canada two days after storm Fiona

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register PORT AUX BASQUES, Newfoundland, September 26 (Reuters) – More than a third of customers in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia were without power on Monday, two days after powerful storm Fiona hit the east coast of the country, washing away houses in the sea. and … Read more

South Korea’s president, caught on hot mic, says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “false” media reports of his remarks threatened … Read more