Shooting and explosions in Burkina Faso’s capital have raised fears of another coup

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Soldiers took to the streets of Burkina Faso’s capital on Friday, blocking access to administrative buildings after gunfire and an explosion were heard near the presidential palace, raising fears of a second military coup in eight months. Reuters journalists said that the sounds of gunshots were heard for the first time this … Read more

To tackle the kimchi crisis, South Korea is draining huge cabbage warehouses

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean kimchi manufacturers are in deep pain — prices have plummeted as a climate change-caused cabbage shortage has driven prices up this year, compounding the damage from cheap offerings from Chinese rivals. Such is the sense of crisis surrounding the spicy, pickled side dish eaten daily by many Koreans that is … Read more

The European Union pledges to protect energy systems after “sabotage” in Russian gas pipelines

An EU diplomat believes the sabotage likely caused the leaks The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea The Danish Minister of Defense met with the President of NATO in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Any deliberate disruption of the European Union’s energy networks will face a “strong and united response” … Read more

In China, homebuyers occupy their unfinished “rotting” property

GUILIN, China (Sept 26) (Reuters) – Six months ago, Ms. Xu’s home was a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin she bought three years ago, drawn by brochures promoting her river views. and clean city air. However, her living conditions are far from those promised: unpainted walls, potholes where … Read more

Storm Fiona wreaks havoc on Canada’s east coast, wreaking ‘terrifying’ devastation

STEPHENVILLE, Newfoundland, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona swept through eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, knocking down trees and power lines, turning many homes on the coast into “just a pile of rubble in the area.” Ocean.” The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, which has been … Read more

Major earthquake hits Mexico on ‘cursed’ anniversary, at least one person killed

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday, the anniversary of two devastating earthquakes, killing at least one person, damaging buildings, disrupting electricity and sending Mexico City residents out for safety. The government said one person was killed in the Pacific port of Manzanillo when the roof of a department store … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

Ukraine presses to take back all territory from Russia, calls for Western weapons

Ukraine recaptured dozens of towns early Many Russian troops left Ukraine fleeing – US official Zelensky demands anti-aircraft systems from the West Ukraine said on Tuesday it aims to liberate all of its territory after expelling Russian forces in the country’s northeast in a swift offensive, but called on the West to speed up deliveries. … Read more

Sweden’s right-wing opposition advances in elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat Prime Minister Anderson faces right-wing opposition Kristerson’s moderate alliance with the Swedish Democrats Campaigns focus on crime and the cost of living crisis Polls close at 1800 GMT, and preliminary results are scheduled for Wednesday STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s right-wing bloc has made … Read more

Ukrainian troops arrive at a railway hub, with breakout threatening to turn into defeat

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian hack is the fastest in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement Kyiv/HRAKOV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials released images on Saturday showing soldiers raising the country’s flag over the main railway city that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as the collapse … Read more