U.N. chief condemns deadly Saudi-led coalition strike in Yemen

U.N. chief condemns deadly Saudi-led coalition strike in Yemen

SAADA/NEW YORK, Yemen, Jan 21 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday condemned airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen that reportedly killed at least 60 people in a Saada detention center in the hands of the Houthis. Province. A Reuters witness said several people, including African migrants, died in the attack. Guterres’ … Read more

Biden, Kishida agree to boost security, economic cooperation amid mounting concerns

Biden, Kishida agree to boost security, economic cooperation amid mounting concerns

WASHINGTON/TOKYO, Jan 21 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed in a virtual meeting on Friday to boost cooperation on pressing economic and security issues, including the China, North Korean missiles and the Russian threat against Ukraine. The online meeting, their first substantive talks since Kishida became Japan’s prime … Read more

Hong Kong warns people to stop trying to prevent COVID hamster cull

Hong Kong warns people to stop trying to prevent COVID hamster cull

HONG KONG, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Hong Kong police will deal with animal lovers who try to stop people from abandoning their hamsters to put them down or who offer to care for abandoned hamsters, authorities said. authorities after ordering the slaughter of the animals. cuddly rodents to curb the coronavirus. On Tuesday, officials ordered … Read more

‘This is an end’: Serbia revokes Rio Tinto’s lithium project licences

‘This is an end’: Serbia revokes Rio Tinto’s lithium project licences

BELGRADE, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Serbia revoked lithium exploration licenses from Rio Tinto (RIO.L) on Thursday, bowing to protesters who opposed the British-Australian mining giant’s development of the project for environmental reasons. Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said the government’s decision followed demands from various environmental groups to halt the $2.4 billion Jadar lithium project … Read more

US to distribute 400 million free N95 masks to CVS, Walgreens in fight against COVID

US to distribute 400 million free N95 masks to CVS, Walgreens in fight against COVID

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. government will make 400 million “N95” non-surgical masks available to the public free of charge from its strategic national stockpile starting next week, a U.S. government official said. White House, as the Biden administration tries to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Well-fitting N95 face masks, so-called because they … Read more

Damage in tsunami-hit Tonga hampering relief efforts

Damage in tsunami-hit Tonga hampering relief efforts

An eruption occurs at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai submarine volcano off Tonga, January 14, 2022 in this screenshot obtained from social media video. Video recorded January 14, 2022. Tonga Geological Services/via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Extensive damage to the west coast of the main island Airports closed, hampering international … Read more

Distress signal prompts U.N. concern after Tonga volcanic eruption

Damage in tsunami-hit Tonga hampering relief efforts

Australia and New Zealand send reconnaissance flights to Tonga The Red Cross says 80,000 people could have been affected Two people, including a British, missing Two drowned in Peru Ash clouds from the eruption moving towards New Zealand, Australia SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – A distress signal has been detected in a group of isolated, … Read more

Return of the flu: the EU faces the threat of a prolonged “double epidemic”

Return of the flu: the EU faces the threat of a prolonged “double epidemic”

A doctor vaccinates a patient as part of the start of the seasonal flu vaccination campaign in Gouzeaucourt, France, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Flu reappears in Europe after hiding last year Flu season could extend into summer, says ECDC expert Few serious cases so … Read more

London finance vacancies jump 40% from pre-pandemic level

London finance vacancies jump 40% from pre-pandemic level

A general view is seen over the London skyline from Canary Wharf in London, Britain October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register 40% increase in City jobs in Q4 2021 compared to Q4 2019 34% more people looking for a job in the city in 2021 compared … Read more

Winter storm hits US east coast and Canada, thousands of flights canceled

Winter storm hits US east coast and Canada, thousands of flights canceled

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A major winter storm battered much of the eastern United States with snow, ice and high winds on Sunday, causing widespread travel disruptions and power outages during a holiday weekend. Winter weather alerts stretched more than 1,000 miles (1,609 km) from Alabama to Maine, with governors in Georgia, Virginia, North … Read more