Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country after Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport for months after authorities refused to accept them. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. Lee … Read more

Exclusive: Senior US Treasury official to warn UAE and Turkey over sanctions breaches

Exclusive: Senior US Treasury official to warn UAE and Turkey over sanctions breaches

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – The top U.S. Treasury Department sanctions official on a trip to Turkey and the Middle East next week will warn countries and companies they could lose access to the U.S. market if they do business with entities subject to US restrictions as Washington cracks down on Russian attempts to evade … Read more

Ukraine to summon Hungarian envoy over Orban’s ‘unacceptable’ remarks

Ukraine to summon Hungarian envoy over Orban’s ‘unacceptable’ remarks

Jan 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s foreign ministry will summon Hungary’s ambassador to complain about “completely unacceptable” comments Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban made about Ukraine, Kyiv announced on Friday. The announcement marks a new low in ties between the two neighbours. Hungary has repeatedly criticized European Union sanctions against Russia, saying they have failed to … Read more

In Beijing’s backyard, the United States demonstrates its military might

In Beijing’s backyard, the United States demonstrates its military might

ABOARD THE NIMITZ, SOUTH CHINA SEA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – For a few hours under gray skies, dozens of fighter jets and helicopters roar on and off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Nimitz, in a show of American military might in some of the most contested waters in the world. MH-60 Seahawk helicopters … Read more

Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine says it needs more weapons and calls for sanctions Western allies agreed this week to provide tanks Russia says US president holds key to end fighting NEAR VUHLEDAR, Ukraine, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine battled Russian troops trying to break through its lines to the east and northeast on Friday, and artillery shelling intensified … Read more

Electric vehicle maker Lucid rushes Saudi PIF report to buy remaining stake

Electric vehicle maker Lucid rushes Saudi PIF report to buy remaining stake

Jan 27 (Reuters) – Shares of Lucid Group (LCID.O) jumped 43% on Friday, trimming gains after doubling down on market speculation that Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) wanted buy the electric vehicle manufacturer. The speculation stemmed from an “uncooked” alert attributed to deals website Betaville, using its term for market gossip. Lucid was the … Read more

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Rockets from Gaza have raised alarm in Israeli communities Cross-border gunfire followed an Israeli raid in the West Bank Israeli raid kills at least nine Palestinians Violence has increased in the West Bank over the past year JERUSALEM/GAZA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Israeli fighter jets struck Gaza on Friday night in retaliation for two rockets … Read more

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following its latest wave of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to an export ban list and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile attacks in Ukraine, killing at least 11 people on Thursday, following … Read more

One person dies in attack on Azerbaijani embassy in Iran | News

One person dies in attack on Azerbaijani embassy in Iran |  News

A guard is killed and two others injured by a man armed with an assault rifle, according to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry. A guard was killed in an attack on Azerbaijan’s embassy in Iran, the country’s foreign ministry said, adding it would evacuate its diplomatic staff. “The attacker broke through the guard post, killing the … Read more

Indian Adani begins record sell-off in shares as short seller triggers $44bn rout

Indian Adani begins record sell-off in shares as short seller triggers bn rout

MUMBAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Shares of Indian firm Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) fell 15% on Friday as a scathing report from a U.S. short seller sparked a rout at the conglomerate’s listed companies , casting doubts on how investors will react to the company’s record $2.45 billion secondary sale. Seven listed companies in the Adani … Read more