Low water levels on the Danube reveal sunken German warships from World War II

Low water levels on the Danube reveal sunken German warships from World War II

PRAHOVO, Serbia, Aug. 19 (Reuters) – Europe’s worst drought in years has pushed the mighty Danube River to one of its lowest levels in nearly a century, sinking the hulls of dozens of explosive-laden German warships during World War II near the Serbian river port city of Prahovo. The ships were among the hundreds sunk … Read more

Stocks choppy, US yields fall as investors digest Fed minutes

Stocks choppy, US yields fall as investors digest Fed minutes

A man in a protective mask walks past an electronic board displaying the Shanghai Composite Index, Nikkei Index, and Dow Jones Industrial Average during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak outside a real estate agency in Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2022. REUTERS / Kim Kyung Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wall … Read more

Germany, Israel Condemn Palestinian President’s Holocaust Remarks

Germany, Israel Condemn Palestinian President’s Holocaust Remarks

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attend a press conference in Berlin, Germany, Aug. 16, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Outrage At Abbas Claims Israel Guilty Of ’50 Holocausts’ German Chancellor, Israeli Prime Minister Lead Conviction In response, Abbas calls Holocaust ‘most heinous crime’ Germany … 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

UK is first to approve Omicron COVID shot with Moderna nod

UK is first to approve Omicron COVID shot with Moderna nod

A nurse prepares a dose of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Glangwili General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, UK April 7, 2021. Jacob King/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK JCVI supports use of bivalent shot in autumn booster campaign Moderna sees approvals soon for Australia, Canada and … Read more

Exclusive: Wall Street revives Russian bond trading after US approval

Exclusive: Wall Street revives Russian bond trading after US approval

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (Reuters) – Several major Wall Street banks have begun offering transactions in Russian debt in recent days, according to banking documents seen by Reuters, giving investors another chance to sell assets held in the US. West generally considered poisonous. Most US and European banks had pulled out of the market in … Read more

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain passed away

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain passed away

Anshu Jain, co-CEO of Deutsche Bank, addresses the bank’s annual general meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 21, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 13 (Reuters) – Anshu Jain, a top financial director best known for helping German lender Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) take on the largest Wall Street … Read more

Germany and Poland search for cause of massive fish kill in river Oder

Germany and Poland search for cause of massive fish kill in river Oder

Tons of dead fish collected in river on Polish-German border Authorities are working to determine the cause Polish authorities criticized for slow response Polish PM says Oder may take years to return to normal BERLIN/WARSAW, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Polish and German authorities are working “fully” to determine the cause behind a mass die-off of … Read more

Exclusive: Europe looks to Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap created by tensions in Russia

Exclusive: Europe looks to Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap created by tensions in Russia

PARIS, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has entered preliminary technical talks with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launch vehicles after the conflict in Ukraine blocked Western access to Russian Soyuz missiles. The privately held US competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key … Read more

Myanmar ambassador to China passed away on Sunday

Myanmar ambassador to China passed away on Sunday

A man walks past a paramilitary police officer standing guard outside the Myanmar embassy in Beijing, China, August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – According to an obituary in state media and diplomatic sources in Beijing, Myanmar’s ambassador to China died suddenly … Read more