dip

Exclusive: Russia starts stripping jetliners for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are stripping jetliners to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The steps are in line …

Exclusive: Russia starts stripping jetliners for parts as sanctions bite Read More »

Russia suspends START arms inspections over US travel curbs

Russian and US state flags fly near a factory in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region, Russia March 27, 2019. REUTERS / Anton Vaganov / File Photo / File Photo / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in …

Russia suspends START arms inspections over US travel curbs Read More »

Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asian trip wasn’t to change status quo

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan, pledged US solidarity and said her trip through Asia, which led to unprecedented military drills by an angry China, was never about changing the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation were in Japan on the last stage …

Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asian trip wasn’t to change status quo Read More »

China’s top diplomat told of possible Pelosi Taiwan trip in July, US official says

Pelosi trip should not be an excuse for escalation – official No plan for Blinken to meet Russia, China counterparts US hopes for sustained and increased pressure on Myanmar 27 countries to meet this week at ASEAN forum TOKYO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – The possibility of US house speaker Nancy Pelosi visiting Taiwan was raised …

China’s top diplomat told of possible Pelosi Taiwan trip in July, US official says Read More »

US adds 25 Airbus planes operated by Russian airlines to export violation list

A Ural Airlines Airbus A321-200 airplane takes off from the airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 29, 2018. Picture taken July 29, 2018. REUTERS / Paul Hanna Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The US Commerce Department on Tuesday will add 25 Airbus airplanes operated by …

US adds 25 Airbus planes operated by Russian airlines to export violation list Read More »

‘VIP trips’ cost migrants their lives in Texas smuggling tragedy

Extra cost and comforts were no help for domed Mexican migrants Dozens suffocated during botched US border crossing Despite dangers, billion-dollar smuggling business booms ‘The air will run out,’ migrant’s mother warned before disaster TLAPACOYAN, Mexico, Aug 1 (Reuters) – At first, Mexican migrants Pablo Ortega and Julio Lopez enjoyed the smuggling equivalent of a …

‘VIP trips’ cost migrants their lives in Texas smuggling tragedy Read More »

On navy day, Putin says United States is main threat to Russia

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends a parade marking Navy Day in Saint Petersburg, Russia July 31, 2022. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 31 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia’s main …

On navy day, Putin says United States is main threat to Russia Read More »

US will not lift travel restrictions, citing Delta variant, White House says

WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – The United States will not lift any existing travel restrictions “at this point” due to concerns over the highly transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant and the rising number of US coronavirus cases, the White House confirmed on Monday . The decision, which was first reported by Reuters, comes after a senior …

US will not lift travel restrictions, citing Delta variant, White House says Read More »

Macron, on trip to Cameroon, says food is Russian weapon of war

YAOUNDE, July 26 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron described the global food crisis as one of Russia’s “weapons of war” during a visit to Cameroon on Tuesday, dismissing suggestions Western sanctions were to blame. Cameroon, like many developing countries, is grappling with sharp increases in prices for oil, fertiliser and foodstuffs. Severe fuel shortages …

Macron, on trip to Cameroon, says food is Russian weapon of war Read More »

Drone sighting prompts brief halt to flights at Washington National

An airplane takes off from the Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, US, March 18, 2020. REUTERS / Carlos Barria Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 21 (Reuters) –Officials halted flights into and out of Reagan Washington National Airport for about 13 minutes on Thursday after a drone sighting was reported, …

Drone sighting prompts brief halt to flights at Washington National Read More »