Over 80 injured as Indian police clash with Adani port protesters

Over 80 injured as Indian police clash with Adani port protesters

KOCHI, India, Nov 28 (Reuters) – More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers halting construction of a $900 million port clashed with police, the latest escalation of a months-old protest led by a predominantly Christian fishing community against Asia. richest man. The protests are a major headache for Gautam Adani’s … Read more

China steps up security after rare protests over COVID restrictions

China steps up security after rare protests over COVID restrictions

Shanghai and Beijing police make their presence visible on the streets No sign of new protests in Beijing and Shanghai on Monday The backlash is a setback for efforts to eradicate the virus News of the protests rocks global markets SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Police patrolled the scene of weekend protests in Shanghai and … Read more

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

CNN Business — BBC journalist Edward Lawrence was arrested by Shanghai police at the scene of the protests on Sunday evening, according to the BBC and as captured in what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest. Although he has since been released, a BBC spokesperson said he was extremely concerned about his … Read more

Exclusive: US plans to send 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

Exclusive: US plans to send 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with small, inexpensive precision bombs mounted on abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West is struggling to meet the demand for additional armaments. US and allied military stocks are dwindling and Ukraine faces … Read more

China poses growing threat in military space race, top US general says

China poses growing threat in military space race, top US general says

SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Rapid advances in Chinese military capabilities pose growing risks to U.S. supremacy in space, the head of the U.S. military’s space wing said on Monday. Nina Armagno, director of the US Space Force staff, said Beijing has made significant progress in developing military space technology, including areas such as satellite … Read more

BBC says Chinese police assaulted one of its journalists during protest in Shanghai

BBC says Chinese police assaulted one of its journalists during protest in Shanghai

LONDON/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The BBC said on Sunday that Chinese police assaulted one of its reporters covering a protest in Shanghai and detained him for several hours, but China disputed the account and said that he had not identified himself as a journalist. “The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment of our … Read more

Stocks and oil skid as Chinese COVID protests upend sentiment

Stocks and oil skid as Chinese COVID protests upend sentiment

SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Stocks and oil fell sharply on Monday as rare protests in major Chinese cities against the country’s strict zero-COVID restrictions raised concerns over the handling of the virus in the second-largest economy world. MSCI’s broadest non-Japan Asia-Pacific equity index (.MIAPJ0000PUS) fell 2.2%, led by strong selling in Chinese markets. Hong … Read more

Chinese markets slump as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns

Chinese markets slump as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns

hong kong CNN Business — China’s major stock indexes and its currency opened sharply lower on Monday as widespread protests over the country’s tough Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend rattled investor sentiment. Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (HSI) fell 4.2% in early trading. It was last down 3.5%. The Hang Seng Index (HSI) of Chinese … Read more

Israel’s Ben-Gvir, in leaked audio, cautious about advancing far-right agenda

Israel’s Ben-Gvir, in leaked audio, cautious about advancing far-right agenda

JERUSALEM, Nov 27 (Reuters) – A far-right member on his way to a key post in Israel’s new government has warned his party not to try to push its agenda too fast, saying in a leaked recording Sunday that some bills could backfire. . Last week, Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu promised Jewish power leader Itamar … Read more

Ukraine’s nuclear boss says he sees signs Russia may leave occupied plant

Ukraine’s nuclear boss says he sees signs Russia may leave occupied plant

KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear energy company said on Sunday there were signs Russian forces may be preparing to leave the massive Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant they seized in March shortly after their invasion. Such a move would be a major change on the battlefield in the partially occupied … Read more