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

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

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com 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

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 Reuters.com 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 Reuters.com 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 Reuters.com 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 Reuters.com 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

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 Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “false” media reports of his remarks threatened … Read more

Oil prices fall for a second day on concerns for expected recession

The pattern of oil barrels is seen in front of the rising stock market chart in this illustration, July 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register September 26 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell for the second day on Monday on fears of lower fuel demand due to an expected … Read more

Sterling crumbles to record low, dollar soars on UK fiscal angst

A woman holds British pound banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The pound sterling fell to a record low on Monday as traders rushed for the exits on the belief that the new government’s economic plan would … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law formally enshrining its nuclear weapons policy, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more