Sri Lanka warns of food shortages: ‘We will die’

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s prime minister has warned of food shortages as the island nation grapples with a devastating economic crisis, and pledged the government would buy enough fertilizer for the next planting season to boost productivity. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s decision in April last year to ban all chemical fertilizers drastically cut production, and … Read more

Zelensky warns that “hell” is in Ukraine’s Donbass as Russia piles on pressure

The Donbass region is completely destroyed – Zelensky The G7 will send billions more to Ukraine Senate approves $40 billion in additional aid Kyiv/SLATIN, Ukraine, May 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Donbass industrial region, which has been the focus of recent Russian attacks, has been devastated, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, as some of the world’s … Read more

Document: Malaysia’s largest exclusive telecom operator seeks majority stake in 5G agency

People use their mobile phones at a university in Semenya, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 3, 2017. REUTERS/Lai Sing Sen/file photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Register Four carriers seek at least 51% of 5G DNB agency – letter to government Telecom operators say majority of ‘most viable’ stocks for deal … Read more

Exclusive: US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

The US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur launched a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during the Quadruple Pacific Vanguard (Pakvan) exercises between Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the US Navy in the Philippine Sea on May 26. Photo taken May 26, 2019. Tony Burton, Mass Communications Specialist / US Navy 1st Class … Read more

Erdogan in Turkey discusses NATO expansion as Biden hosts Finnish and Swedish leaders

The fate of the defenders of Azovstal remains unresolved Pro-Russian separatist leader says half of them have surrendered The United States reopens its embassy in Kyiv Kyiv/SLATIN, Ukraine, May 19 (Reuters) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan persevered in his rejection of Sweden and Finland’s accession to NATO, overshadowing a White House visit Thursday by … Read more

Exclusively TikTok planning big push in gaming, testing in Vietnam sources

The TikTok app on a smartphone is shown in this illustration taken on July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Register HONG KONG/HANOI (Reuters) – TikTok is running tests so users can play games on its video-sharing app in Vietnam, four … Read more