Ukrainian forces advance in the south as Russia submits to the second front

There is no official Ukrainian confirmation of progress in the south Russian military bloggers say the troops have retreated tens of kilometers Ukraine rebounded after taking over Lyman in the east of the country at the weekend Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces were reported to have regained control of towns along the western bank of … 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

Indonesia stadium tragedy: 130 dead after stampede at soccer match

CNN – At least 131 people died after that Chaos and violence It erupted during an Indonesian soccer league match in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the governor of East Java, in one of the world’s deadliest stadium disasters ever. Supporters of Arima FC and rival Persibaya Surabaya, two of Indonesia’s biggest … Read more

Putin hosts Kremlin ceremony to annex parts of Ukraine

Condemning the Russian annexation of four regions around the world UN Secretary-General: The move is a “dangerous escalation” that endangers peace Zelensky says the war to end Putin must stop Zelenskiy calls an emergency meeting on security and defense Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to host a celebration on Friday … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Brands post ads on Twitter next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s Hospital … Read more

British market defeat fuels contagion fears around the world

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The scale and speed of British asset sales have rattled global markets, raising contagion concerns as chaos in a major advanced economy adds to anxiety already generated by sharp interest rate hikes. United States and elsewhere. After the UK’s mini-budget on Friday, which recorded 45 billion pounds ($48 billion) in unfunded … Read more

Ukrainians participating in Russia-backed referendums face charges of treason and imprisonment

Ukraine says hundreds of collaborators face treason charges Heavy fighting with the entry of the Russian referendums last day Russian conscription sparks protests and mass displacement The Kremlin says no decisions have been made on closing Russia’s borders Kyiv, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainians helping Russia-backed referendums to cancel large parts of the country will face … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Grab sees no major layoffs despite weak market

A man walks past an office in Singapore, March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now to get free unlimited access to Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest car-servicing and food-delivery company, does not envision having to mass lay off workers as some competitors have done, and is hiring selectively, while reining in … Read more

At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more