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

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

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

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

Iran’s supreme leader’s niece urges world to sever ties with Tehran – video online

Iran’s supreme leader’s niece urges world to sever ties with Tehran – video online

DUBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, a well-known human rights activist, has called on foreign governments to sever all ties with Tehran following the violent crackdown on popular unrest triggered by the death in police custody of a young woman. A video of a statement by Farideh … Read more

Protests in Shanghai and Beijing as anger over China’s COVID restrictions mounts

Protests in Shanghai and Beijing as anger over China’s COVID restrictions mounts

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Protests in China over heavy COVID-19 restrictions spread to Shanghai on Sunday, with protesters also gathering at one of Beijing’s most prestigious universities after a fire murderer in the far west of the country sparked widespread anger. The wave of civil disobedience, which has included protests in Urumqi where the … Read more

China reports fourth consecutive daily record for new COVID cases

China reports fourth consecutive daily record for new COVID cases

BEIJING, Nov 27 (Reuters) – China recorded its fourth consecutive daily record of 39,791 new COVID-19 infections on November 26, including 3,709 symptomatic and 36,082 asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Sunday. That compares with 35,183 new cases a day earlier – 3,474 symptomatic infections and 31,709 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately. Excluding … Read more

Snow covers Kyiv from Sunday as electricity is still insufficient

Snow covers Kyiv from Sunday as electricity is still insufficient

KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Heavy snowfall was expected in Kyiv from Sunday, with temperatures dropping below zero day and night, while millions of people who still live in and around the Ukrainian capital have little electricity and heating. Grid operator Ukrenergo said on Saturday that power generators were only able to cover three-quarters of … Read more

Venezuela’s frozen funds will be gradually released for humanitarian aid

Venezuela’s frozen funds will be gradually released for humanitarian aid

MEXICO CITY, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government and opposition have asked the United Nations to manage a fund of billions of dollars currently held in foreign banks, which will be gradually released to tackle a humanitarian crisis in the wealthy country. oil, said delegates announced Saturday in Mexico City. Sources told Reuters last month … Read more