EXCLUSIVE: Ukraine asks Turkey to seize Russian-flagged ship it says is carrying Ukrainian grain

Ukraine says a ship is involved in the illegal export of grain The owner of Al-Kahikh says that the ship is leased to a Russian company The Kremlin has previously denied that Russia has stolen any grain from Ukraine LONDON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Ukraine has asked Turkey to seize and arrest the Russian-flagged cargo ship Zebek … Read more

Analysis: Market crash exposes Europe’s divisions

Defeat markets focus on Europe’s Achilles heel The European Central Bank’s attempt to restore confidence that has been curbed by high prices Ministers deadlocked over a ten-year plan to support banks LONDON (Reuters) – A sell-off in the markets brought back memories of the euro zone debt crisis more than a decade ago, highlighting the … Read more

Exclusive: FAA urges airlines to act as wireless carriers planning to boost 5G signal

A Southwest commercial airliner flies over a cell phone tower as it approaches landing at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California, United States, Jan. 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday urged the chief executives of … Read more

In the hottest cities on Earth, mothers bear the brunt of climate change

Jacobabad in Pakistan reaches 51°C (124°F) Women are especially vulnerable to extreme heat – studies Scientists warn that pregnant women are at greater risk More photo essay: JAKOBABAD, Pakistan (Pakistan) (Reuters) – A pregnant Sunari weighs in under the blazing sun in fields filled with bright yellow watermelons in Jacobabad, which last month became the … Read more

In the “miracle” city of Shenzhen, concerns about China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This story was rewritten on June 12 to make it clear where in the penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the booming southern city of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked for … Read more

Malaysian companies rejected applications due to lack of expatriate workers

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian companies from palm oil growers to semiconductor makers are rejecting orders and ditching billions in sales as a shortage of more than a million workers threatens the country’s economic recovery. Despite the lifting of the COVID-19 freeze on recruiting foreign workers in February, Malaysia has not seen a significant return … Read more

Exclusive, former Amazon India seller says antitrust raid illegally detained employees

Amazon raided sellers in April on suspicion of nepotism Cloudtel says the Antitrust Authority carried out an illegal raid The Antitrust Authority says the raid was in line with the regulatory process Regulators in India and foreign firms squabble over e-commerce NEW DELHI, June 10 (Reuters) – A former top seller of Amazon (AMZN.O) In … Read more

Exclusive: US will allow two companies to ship Venezuelan oil to Europe

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Italian oil company Eni SpA and Spain’s Repsol may start shipping Venezuelan oil to Europe as soon as next month to replace Russian crude, five people familiar with the matter said. Debt swaps were halted two years ago when Washington intensified sanctions on Venezuela. One person said that Eni and Repsol are … Read more

China’s pig farmers are moving to high-tech in pushing for self-sufficiency

The world’s largest pork producer depends on foreign breeds Some companies are already working on improving pig performance independently High cost and inexperience make improvements difficult CHIFENG, China (Reuters) – Tiny ear tissue fragments cut from hours-old pigs provide valuable clues to the team at Best Genetics Group (BGG) as it strives to improve genetics … Read more

Google says exclusive Russian hackers linked to new Brexit leak site

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – A new website that has published leaked emails from several high-profile supporters of Britain’s exit from the European Union is linked to Russian hackers, a Google cybersecurity official and former head of foreign intelligence in the United Kingdom said. The site – titled “Very English Coop d’Etat” – says it has published … Read more