To tackle the kimchi crisis, South Korea is draining huge cabbage warehouses

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean kimchi manufacturers are in deep pain — prices have plummeted as a climate change-caused cabbage shortage has driven prices up this year, compounding the damage from cheap offerings from Chinese rivals. Such is the sense of crisis surrounding the spicy, pickled side dish eaten daily by many Koreans that is … Read more

The European Union pledges to protect energy systems after “sabotage” in Russian gas pipelines

An EU diplomat believes the sabotage likely caused the leaks The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea The Danish Minister of Defense met with the President of NATO in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Any deliberate disruption of the European Union’s energy networks will face a “strong and united response” … Read more

‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORECHA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials have installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

Italy’s election winners target an era of political stability

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The right-wing bloc will have a clear majority in both houses Meloni will be the country’s first female prime minister The leader of the association says the government will be stable The government is not expected to be sworn in for a few weeks Record … Read more

Storm Fiona wreaks havoc on Canada’s east coast, wreaking ‘terrifying’ devastation

STEPHENVILLE, Newfoundland, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona swept through eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, knocking down trees and power lines, turning many homes on the coast into “just a pile of rubble in the area.” Ocean.” The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, which has been … Read more

Russian conscription pushed some men into mass exodus as airline ticket prices soar

Air tickets from Moscow are sold out Traffic jam at the land border of Russia ‘Panic order’ for airline tickets – Source TBILISI/VALEMA, Finland (Reuters) – Some Russian men rushed to the border on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization as traffic surged at border crossings with Finland and Georgia and airfares … Read more

Ukraine incursion into liberated lands, separatists call for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces have advanced to the east bank of Uskel Governor says troops are entering towns near Lysychansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia IZYUM (Ukraine) (Sept 20) (Reuters) – Ukraine said its forces have pushed east into an area recently ceded by Russia, paving the way for a possible … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

Ukraine presses to take back all territory from Russia, calls for Western weapons

Ukraine recaptured dozens of towns early Many Russian troops left Ukraine fleeing – US official Zelensky demands anti-aircraft systems from the West Ukraine said on Tuesday it aims to liberate all of its territory after expelling Russian forces in the country’s northeast in a swift offensive, but called on the West to speed up deliveries. … Read more

Ukrainian troops arrive at a railway hub, with breakout threatening to turn into defeat

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian hack is the fastest in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement Kyiv/HRAKOV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials released images on Saturday showing soldiers raising the country’s flag over the main railway city that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as the collapse … Read more