N.Korea backs Russia’s proclaimed annexations, criticises U.S. ‘double standards’

SEOUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) – North Korea supports Russia’s proclaimed annexation of parts of Ukraine, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday, accusing the United States of applying “a double standard of gangster type” by interfering in the affairs of other countries. State media KCNA reported on a US-led UN Security Council resolution condemning the proclaimed … Read more

U.S. to curb more tech exports to keep chips from China military -sources

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce new measures this week preventing Chinese companies from accessing high-performance computing technology, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The measures would be aimed at cutting off China’s access to advanced semiconductor technology, the sources said. The New York Times was … Read more

U.S. to send mobile rocket launchers to Ukraine in $625 mln aid package -officials

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The Biden administration’s next security assistance package for Ukraine is expected to include four High Mobility Artillery Rocket Launchers (HIMARS), munitions, mines and vehicles mine-resistant, said two sources briefed on the $625 million package. Reuters on Monday. The package, expected to be announced as soon as Tuesday, is the first … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court turns away dispute between Ukraine and Russian oil company

Oct 3 (Reuters) – Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an offer by the Ukrainian government to avoid paying a $173 million judgment dollars to Russian oil and gas company Tatneft (TATN.MM) as ordered by a Paris-based arbitration panel. Judges reject Ukraine’s appeal against a lower US … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump ally Lindell’s defamation case appeal

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Mike Lindell, a top ally of former President Donald Trump, faces a $1.3 billion lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems Inc accusing him of defamation for pushing false allegations that his voting machines rigged the 2020 presidential election, with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejecting his appeal. Judges rejected an … Read more

Trump staffers not returning White House records, National Archives says

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump’s administration has not turned over all presidential records and the National Archives will consult with the Justice Department on whether to retrieve them, the agency said. in Congress. On September 13, a congressional panel called for an urgent review by the National Archives and Records Administration … Read more

Tillerson to be called as witness in Trump ally’s foreign agent trial

NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be called as a witness by federal prosecutors in the trial of Tom Barrack, a former fundraiser for former President Donald Trump, accused of acted illegally as a foreign agent for the United Arab Emirates, a court filing revealed on Saturday. … Read more

Tencent shifts focus to majority deals, overseas gaming assets for growth

HONG KONG, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Tencent is resetting its mergers and acquisitions strategy to focus more on buying majority stakes mainly in overseas gaming companies as the tech giant eyes global expansion to compensate for slowing growth in China, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Tencent Holding Ltd (0700.HK) has been investing … Read more

U.S. judge dismisses Mexico’s $10 bln lawsuit against gun makers

Sept 30 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Mexico’s $10 billion lawsuit seeking to hold U.S. arms manufacturers responsible for facilitating the trafficking of a deadly flow of weapons across the U.S. border -Mexican to the drug cartels. Chief Justice F. Dennis Saylor’s decision in federal court in Boston is a victory for … Read more

U.S. has much to gain from Nord Stream damage, Russia says at U.N.

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations told the Security Council on Friday that the United States had a lot to gain from the gas trade due to damage to the Nord Stream gas pipeline system under the sea Baltic, but he refrained from blaming Washington for this week. explosions. A council … Read more