Weapons industry booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine

Weapons industry booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine

E.Europe arms companies step up production for Ukraine Hope to find new markets as defense spends rise Can produce and service Soviet-era and NATO-standard weaponry Poland, Czechs among big suppliers of military aid to Kyiv Industry’s history stretches from 1800s and through Cold War PRAGUE/WARSAW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Eastern Europe’s arms industry is churning … Read more

North Korea’s Kim oversees ICBM test, vows more nuclear weapons

North Korea's Kim oversees ICBM test, vows more nuclear weapons

SEOUL, Nov 19 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to counter US nuclear threats with nuclear weapons as he inspected a test of the country’s new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media KCNA said on Saturday. The isolated country tested the Hwasong-17 ICBM on Friday a day after warning of “fiercer military … Read more

North Korea fires suspected intercontinental ballistic missile, lands near Japan

North Korea fires suspected intercontinental ballistic missile, lands near Japan

SEOUL/TOKYO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday that landed just 200 kilometers (130 miles) off Japan and had sufficient range to reach the mainland of the United States, Japanese officials told reporters. The launch, reported by both South Korean and Japanese officials, comes a day after a … Read more

Ukraine may get access to missile blast site – Polish officials

Ukraine may get access to missile blast site - Polish officials

PRZEWODOW, Poland/WARSAW, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ukraine may get the access it has demanded to the site in the border area of ​​southeastern Poland where a missile killed two people on Tuesday, Polish officials said on Thursday. Warsaw and its Western allies say evidence from the scene points to the explosion being caused by a … Read more

Ukraine troops greeted with flowers in Kherson after Russian retreat

Ukraine troops greeted with flowers in Kherson after Russian retreat

KLAPAYA, Ukraine, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Villagers holding flowers waited on the road to the southern city of Kherson to greet and kiss Ukrainian soldiers on Saturday as they poured in to secure control of the right bank of the Dnipro River after a stunning Russian retreat. Volleys of incoming and outgoing artillery fire continued … Read more

North Korea says launches were simulated attack, as South recovers missile parts

North Korea says launches were simulated attack, as South recovers missile parts

SEOUL, Nov 7 (Reuters) – North Korea said on Monday that its recent missile launches were simulated strikes on South Korea and the United States as the two countries held a “dangerous war drill”, while the South said it had recovered parts of a North Korean missile near its coast. Last week, North Korea test-fired … Read more

Iran says it shipped drones to Russia before Ukraine war

Iran says it shipped drones to Russia before Ukraine war

Nov 5 (Reuters) – Iran acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that it had supplied Moscow with drones but said they were sent before the war in Ukraine, where Russia has used them to target power stations and civilian infrastructure. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said a “small number” of drones had been shipped … Read more

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing did not share information

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing did not share information

A Long March-5B Y3 rocket, carrying the Wentian lab module for China’s space station under construction, takes off from Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Hainan province, China July 24, 2022. China Daily via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – A Chinese rocket fell back to … Read more

Russia tells NASA space station pullout less imminent than indicated earlier

Russia tells NASA space station pullout less imminent than indicated earlier

The International Space Station (ISS) photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking, October 4, 2018. NASA/Roscosmos/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – Russian space officials have informed their US counterparts that Moscow would like to keep flying its cosmonauts … Read more

Indexes end sharply lower as Walmart profit warning spooks investors

Wall Street closes lower as ad tech, social media stocks drop

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Walmart cuts profit forecast; news hits retailers McDonald’s up as sales, profit top estimates Coca-Cola up on forecast raise NEW YORK, July 26 (Reuters) … Read more