Crimea: Ukraine was behind three explosions in province, says Ukrainian government report

Crimea: Ukraine was behind three explosions in province, says Ukrainian government report

The official requested anonymity as they were not authorized to share the information with the media. The report describes the Saki airbase, which was rocked by explosions last Tuesday, as a major but one-time loss to Russian military infrastructure on the peninsula, with subsequent strikes demonstrating Ukraine’s systematic military capability to attack Crimea. The August … Read more

Elon Musk says he’s buying Manchester United

Elon Musk says he’s buying Manchester United

Tesla CEO Elon Musk watches as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Tuesday that he bought Manchester United Plc (MANU.N) football … Read more

August 16, 2022 Russia-Ukraine News

August 16, 2022 Russia-Ukraine News

Ukrainian officials and Western analysts say Russian forces in the occupied Kherson region of southern Ukraine are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain the flow of ammunition, armor and fuel to frontline units thanks to a coordinated Ukrainian campaign to shut down rivers and rail supply lines and target ammunition depots. . The Russians are … Read more

Finland restricts visas for Russians amid influx of tourists to Europe

Finland restricts visas for Russians amid influx of tourists to Europe

HELSINKI, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Finland will cut the number of visas issued to Russians from Sept. 1, Finland’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday, amid a flood of Russian tourists bound for Europe. Finnish land border crossings remain one of the few entry points into Europe for Russians after a series of … Read more

Philips bids farewell to CEO amid massive recall

Philips bids farewell to CEO amid massive recall

Van Houten leaves the helm after almost 12 years To be replaced on October 15 by Connected Care head Jakobs Shares up 2% but down more than 50% since product recall AMSTERDAM, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Philips (PHG.AS) Chief Executive Frans van Houten will leave the company in October, the Dutch health tech company said … Read more

Estonia removes Soviet-era monument due to public order

Estonia removes Soviet-era monument due to public order

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Estonia’s government began removing a Soviet World War II memorial near a town on Russia’s border on Tuesday as part of a wider effort prompted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine , to dismantle the remaining Soviet-era symbols. Crews removed a replica of a T-34 tank that stood atop the monument outside … Read more

Germany: 1 dead, 9 injured after test car ends up in traffic

Germany: 1 dead, 9 injured after test car ends up in traffic

BERLIN — A test car with autonomous steering power ended up in oncoming traffic in Germany, killing one person and seriously injuring nine others, police said on Tuesday. A police spokesman in the southwestern city of Reutlingen said the electric BMW iX with five people on board, including a young child, veered out of its … Read more

Exclusive: Tencent plans to divest its $24 billion stake in Meituan

Exclusive: Tencent plans to divest its  billion stake in Meituan

Tencent wants to start selling Meituan shares this year – sources Sales tries to please regulators, monetize 8-year-old gambling resources Selling Shares Will Likely Be Done As Block Trading – Resources Move Comes Following Tencent’s Divestment of JD.com, SEA Holdings Meituan shares sink 10%; Restoring Tencent Shares HONG KONG, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – China’s Tencent … Read more

Ammunition depot explodes in northern Crimea – TASS cites local authorities

Ammunition depot explodes in northern Crimea – TASS cites local authorities

MOSCOW, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – An ammunition depot exploded in northern Crimea, Russia’s TASS news agency reported Tuesday, citing the administration of the village of Mayskoye. The Russian Defense Ministry said there were no “serious” casualties in the Mayskoye explosion, state news agency RIA reported. Earlier on Tuesday, RIA also reported a fire at a … Read more

Ukraine calls on world to ‘show strength’ after shelling near nuclear power plant

Ukraine calls on world to ‘show strength’ after shelling near nuclear power plant

Zelenskiy wants new sanctions against Russian nuclear sector Ukraine and Russia blame shelling near factory IAEA has warned of factory disasters unless fighting stops Kiev, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine called for new sanctions against Russia, highlighting the risks and consequences of a catastrophe at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, where new shelling nearby has … Read more