EU vows to protect energy systems after ‘sabotage’ on Russian gas pipelines

EU diplomats believe that sabotage may have caused the leak The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea Danish defense minister meets NATO chiefs in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Gas spilled over two Russian pipelines to Europe after several states said there would be a “strong and united … Read more

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Register now for free unlimited access to Register The Revolutionary Guards warned of unrest Reports of security forces being attacked A Kurdish woman did after being detained by moral police The Iranian government has promised to investigate her death DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards called on the Islamic Republic’s judiciary … Read more

Serbia police clash with right-wing protesters at LGBTQ march

Register now for free unlimited access to Register BELGRADE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Police clashed with right-wing protesters on Saturday as several thousand people joined an LGBTQ march in Serbia during the Europride weekend, an event held in a different European city each year. Police clashed with two right-wing groups trying to disrupt the … Read more

Bank holdups snowball in Lebanon as depositors demand their own money

Register now for free unlimited access to Register Five more depositors have held up banks to get their money Depositors cashed out $60,000, leaving only a few in possession Banks announced closure for three days due to security concerns Frustration over frozen savings, growing crisis BEIRUT, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Five Lebanese banks were … Read more

In Poland, where coal is king, homeowners queue for days to buy fuel

WARSAW/BOGDANKA, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Dozens of cars and trucks are lined up at the Bogdanka coal mine in Lublin, Poland, at the end of summer, as households terrified of winter shortages queue day and night to stock up on heating fuel. Reminiscent of the communist era. Artur, 57, a pensioner, set out on Tuesday … Read more

Hacker offers to sell data of 48.5 million users of Shanghai’s COVID app

A man wearing protective gear checks his mobile phone at a subway station after the lifting of a lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Shanghai, China, June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for free unlimited access to Register BEIJING, Aug 12 (Reuters) – A hacker has claimed to … Read more

Robinhood must face U.S. market manipulation claims over ‘meme stock’ rally, judge rules

Robinhood Markets, Inc. The logo of is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street following the company’s IPO on July 29, 2021 in New York City. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for free unlimited access to Register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Stock trading platform Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O) A U.S. judge ruled on Thursday … Read more

German consul arrested in Brazil over husband’s death

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – German diplomat Uwe Herbert Hahn in Rio de Janeiro was arrested on Saturday night in connection with the death of his Belgian husband, police said. Hahn said her husband, Walter Biot, died Friday when he fell from their apartment in the Ipanema neighborhood after suddenly becoming ill. But … Read more

Greek intelligence service boss quits amid wiretapping allegations

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The head of Greece’s intelligence service stepped down on Friday amid growing scrutiny of the agency’s surveillance practices, including allegations of wiretapping of an opposition leader in 2021. Panagiotis Kontoleon, the head of the EYP intelligence service, submitted his resignation “following wrongdoings discovered during legal wiretapping procedures,” Prime Minister Kyriakos … Read more

Man charged under Britain’s Treason Act over Christmas Day incident at queen’s home

LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – A man arrested with a crossbow at Queen Elizabeth’s Windsor Castle home on Christmas Day last year has been charged under Britain’s treason laws with possessing a weapon with intent to “alarm Her Majesty”, police and prosecutors said. tuesday Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, from Southampton in southern England, was arrested … Read more