Operator cites damage to Nord Stream pipelines carrying Russian gas to E.U.

The operator of the Nord Stream pipelines built to carry Russian gas to Europe on Tuesday reported “unprecedented” damage to the system, raising suspicions of sabotage after mysterious leaks caused sudden drops in pressure to three underwater lines in the Baltic Sea. The leaks had no immediate impact on energy supplies to the European Union … Read more

Europe suspects sabotage as mystery gas leaks hit Russian pipelines

Polish PM: leaks were caused by sabotage Operator says damage to Nord Stream 1 ‘unprecedented’ Crisis over Russian gas has sent prices soaring Europe has been racing to find alternative supplies STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Europe was racing on Tuesday to investigate possible sabotage behind sudden and unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines … Read more

VP Kamala Harris attends former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s state funeral in Tokyo

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Vice President Kamala Harris attended the state funeral of assassinated former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, as Tokyo was put under maximum security due to the high-profile procession. Harris represented the United States at the ceremony, which was attended by roughly 4,300 people. Other foreign dignitaries … Read more

Larry Summers blasts UK’s ‘utterly irresponsible’ fiscal policy

Larry Summers Cameron Costa | CNBC LONDON — Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers on Tuesday warned that the U.K. has lost sovereign credibility after the new government’s fiscal policy sent markets into a tailspin. The British pound hit an all-time low against the dollar in the early hours of Monday morning, before recovering slightly on Tuesday, while the U.K. … Read more

The golden age of globalization has ended: Singapore’s Lawrence Wong

“The golden age of globalization that we experienced in the last 30 years since the end of the Cold War has ended clearly and we are entering a new era, a new era that will be marked by greater geopolitical contestation,” said Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong. Bloomberg | Bloomberg … Read more

Medvedev raises spectre of Russian nuclear strike on Ukraine

Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev attends a military parade on Victory Day, which marks the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Medvedev warns West over … Read more

3 charts that show the UK’s market meltdown

Pound plunge Sterling’s response to the government’s announcement was near-immediate and extreme. The pound lost nearly 3.6% against the dollar Friday and continued to fall Monday when the market reopened. It hit an all-time low below $1.04 early Monday morning in London. It has since recovered slightly, trading around $1.08 at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, but … Read more

Sweden issues warning of two gas leaks on Nord Stream 1 pipeline

The logo of Nord Stream is seen at the headquarters of Nord Stream AG in Zug, Switzerland March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Sweden’s Maritime Authority said on Tuesday it had issued a warning of two leaks on the Russian-owned Nord Stream … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war latest: what we know on day 216 of the invasion | Ukraine

Russia’s “referendums” in Ukraine, which could lead to Moscow annexing 15% of the country’s territory, were due to end on Tuesday. Voting in the eastern provinces of Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia began on Friday and have been dismissed as a sham by western nations, which have pledged not to recognise the results. The Kremlin … Read more