N.Korea fires two ballistic missiles ahead of Harris visit to South

SEOUL, Sept 28 (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, a day before U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is set to arrive in Seoul. The launch came two days after South Korea and U.S. forces conducted a military drill in waters off the … Read more

Home to 28,000 U.S. troops, S.Korea unlikely to avoid a Taiwan conflict

U.S. President Joe Biden has an ice cream as he greets the US troops during his visit to the Air Operations Center at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Tensions over Taiwan have raised the … Read more

NASA’s DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

Sept 26 (Reuters) – NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully slammed into a distant asteroid at hypersonic speed on Monday in the world’s first test of a planetary defense system, designed to prevent a potential doomsday meteorite collision with Earth. Humanity’s first attempt to alter the motion of an asteroid or any celestial body played out in … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law officially enshrining its nuclear weapons policies, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

Zelenskiy says he is shocked by Israel’s failure to give Ukraine weapons

Demonstrators gather in support of Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, and watch Zelenskiy’s speech as it is broadcasted to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and projected at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 20, 2022. REUTERS/Corinna Kern/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 24 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said … Read more

Musk says activating Starlink, in response to Blinken on internet freedom in Iran

Starlink logo is seen on a smartphone in front of displayed Ukrainian flag in this illustration taken February 27, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Friday that he would activate the firm’s satellite internet service, Starlink, in response to … Read more

Airbus slams sceptical supplier Raytheon over jet output

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) clashed on Friday with U.S. giant Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) over plans for a record leap in jetliner output, after the industry’s largest contractor questioned whether a battered supply chain could keep up. The world’s largest planemaker said it … Read more

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North Korea

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUSAN, South Korea, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, due to join South Korean ships in a military show of force aimed at sending North Korea a message, officials said. … Read more

Raytheon $985 mln hypersonic award puts them far ahead in contracting race

The Pentagon is seen from the air in Washington, U.S., March 3, 2022, more than a week after Russia invaded Ukraine. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Thursday said it awarded Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) a $985 million dollar contract to develop prototypes … Read more

Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says

Israeli kids play next to an Israeli flag next to the Israeli Syrian border at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DAMASCUS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International airport and other positions south of … Read more