Shine meets China’s Wang Yi in Jakarta

(1/2)Chinese language Director of the Central Overseas Affairs Fee Workplace Wang Yi attends a trilateral assembly with Indonesian Overseas Minister Retno Marsudi and Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 12, 2023. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana July 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with senior Chinese language diplomat Wang … Read more

Unique: Russian hackers lured embassy staff to Ukraine with an advert for an inexpensive BMW

LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – Hackers suspected of working for Russia’s overseas intelligence company have focused dozens of diplomats at embassies in Ukraine with a pretend used automobile advert in a bid to interrupt into their computer systems, based on a report from a cybersecurity agency seen by Reuters. The big-scale espionage exercise focused diplomats … Read more

Germany tells UN: Nord Stream investigation discovered traces of underwater explosives on yacht

(1/3)The 50-foot-long constitution yacht ‘Andromeda’, which German prosecutors had searched and which was allegedly used for the Baltic Sea pipeline explosions Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2, is seen in a dry dock in Dranske on the ‘island of Rugen, Germany, March 14, 2023. REUTERS/Oliver Denzer/File Photograph UNITED NATIONS, July 11 (Reuters) – Germany … Read more

Icelandic volcano eruption slows, gasoline air pollution drops

COPENHAGEN/OSLO, July 11 (Reuters) – A volcanic eruption in Iceland close to the capital Reykjavik is slowing and gasoline air pollution is reducing, specialists say, however residents ought to nonetheless avoid the volcano which spewed poisonous gases. The eruption has subsided considerably, Iceland’s Met Workplace, Vedur, stated on Tuesday, including that individuals ought to keep … Read more

US strikes ahead with switch of F-16 jets to Turkey

US strikes ahead with switch of F-16 jets to Turkey

VILNIUS, July 11 (Reuters) – Washington will transfer ahead with the switch of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in session with Congress, U.S. nationwide safety adviser Jake Sullivan stated on Tuesday, a day after that Ankara has given the inexperienced mild to Sweden’s membership. NATO. Turkey, which had been the primary stumbling block in Sweden’s … Read more

France will provide Ukraine with long-range cruise missiles

VILNIUS, July 11 (Reuters) – France will be part of Britain in supplying Ukraine with long-range cruise missiles, which may journey 250 km (155 miles), a transfer that enables Ukrainian forces to strike Russian troops and to get provides far behind the entrance strains, France mentioned. officers introduced on Tuesday. Emmanuel Macron mentioned he determined … Read more

Finnish parliament backs Petteri Orpo as prime minister, changing Sanna Marin

(1/8) Finnish President Sauli Niinisto shakes arms with outgoing Prime Minister Sanna Marin on the presidential palace in Helsinki, Finland, June 20, 2023. Newspaper Picture/ Jussi Nukari/ through REUTERS HELSINKI, June 20 (Reuters) – Finland’s newly elected parliament on Tuesday voted in favor of Nationwide Coalition Get together chief Petteri Orpo to turn out to … Read more

Blinken and Wang deal with robust points as potential assembly with Xi looms

BEIJING, June 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken mentioned Taiwan and different thorny points with Chinese language Overseas Minister Wang Yi in Beijing on the ultimate day of a uncommon go to aimed toward stopping the friction between rival powers doesn’t escalate into battle. Making the primary go to to China by … Read more

Russian assault can’t be dominated out, says Swedish parliamentary report: SVT

STOCKHOLM, June 18 (Reuters) – A report by the Swedish parliament’s protection committee says a Russian army assault on Sweden can’t be dominated out, Swedish public broadcaster SVT stated on Sunday, citing sources. Sweden has struggled to strengthen its defenses and utilized to affix NATO final yr after Russia invaded Ukraine. Sweden has been invited … Read more

Blinken embarks on uncommon journey to China with little hope for breakthrough

BEIJING, June 18 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken started conferences in Beijing on Sunday, the primary senior U.S. diplomat to go to China in 5 years, amid frosty bilateral relations and dim prospects for a breakthrough on the lengthy listing of disputes between the world’s two largest economies. After suspending a visit … Read more