Exclusive: US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

The US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur launched a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during the Quadruple Pacific Vanguard (Pakvan) exercises between Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the US Navy in the Philippine Sea on May 26. Photo taken May 26, 2019. Tony Burton, Mass Communications Specialist / US Navy 1st Class … Read more

A closer look: China’s Xiaomi launches investigations into India’s main market

A man walks past the logo of Xiaomi, the Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer, outside a store in Mumbai, India, May 11, 2022. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) It faces legal problems in India as a federal financial crime … Read more

A Closer Look: Will Russia Use Nuclear Weapons?

(Reuters) – At the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin indirectly raised the possibility of a nuclear strike against anyone interfering in the conflict. Here are some of the key issues surrounding the possibility – seen as remote by many Western analysts and diplomats – that Putin might actually use nuclear … Read more

Russia strikes eastern and southern Ukraine; Civilians evacuated from the Mariupol plant

Moscow escalates its offensive in southern and eastern Donbass 20 civilians evacuated from Mariupol Steel Factory Odessa, Luhansk and Donetsk airports hit by missiles Officials offer conflicting views on peace negotiations DOPROPELIA, Ukraine/Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia carried out missile strikes in southern and eastern Ukraine on Saturday and some women and children were evacuated from … Read more

Oil is bouncing back on China’s plans to support its economy

Storage tanks at the Petronius Ineos gasoline refinery in La Vera, France, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON, April 26 – Oil prices rebounded in choppy trading on Tuesday as the market weighed down China’s plans to support its economy against lockdowns in the nation’s … Read more