Iran blames Rushdie and his supporters for the attack

Don’t blame Tehran, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson According to the novelist, “red lines crossed” for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers, politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – No one has the right to bring charges against Iran for Friday’s attack on Salman Rushdie, for which he is … Read more

Salman Rushdie still hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized on Saturday with serious injuries a day after he was repeatedly stabbed during a public appearance in New York state as police sought to determine the motive for an attack that drew international condemnation. The accused assailant, Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey, pleaded … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie on fan after stabbing in New York

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him over his writing, has been stabbed in the neck and chest on stage at a conference in New York state on Friday and airlifted to hospital, police said. After hours of surgery, … Read more

Ukraine attacks Russian Black Sea Fleet HQ, Sevastopol governor says

Ukraine strikes Russian base in Black Sea, governor says Zelenskiy says grain harvest could be halved by war Zelensky orders the evacuation of Donetsk Dozens of prisoners of war died in a strike against a prison held by separatists ODESA, Ukraine, July 31 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces struck the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet … Read more

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing has not shared information

A Long March-5B Y3 rocket, carrying the Wentian laboratory module for China’s space station under construction, lifts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft launch site in Hainan province, China July 24, 2022. China Daily via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – A Chinese rocket fell back … Read more

Ukraine says dozens of Russians killed in Kherson fighting

Kherson at the center of the Ukrainian counter-offensive Ukraine says rail links to Kherson via Dnipro have been cut Ukraine and Russia accuse each other of killing prisoners of war ODESA, Ukraine/KYIV, July 30 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Saturday it had killed dozens of Russian soldiers and destroyed two ammunition dumps during fighting … Read more

Russia assigns mercenaries to front line sectors as infantry losses rise – UK

Wagner’s fighters unlikely to change invasion trajectory – UK Ukraine tries to disrupt supply lines and bomb bridges Russia strikes Kyiv region for first time in weeks KYIV, July 29 (Reuters) – Russia has sent mercenaries to hold sections of the frontline in Ukraine in a sign it is short of combat infantry, the British … Read more

Shell breaks record again with $11.5 billion in profits

General view of a Shell petrol station sign in Milton Keynes, Britain January 5, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Shell announces $6 billion buyout program Refining margins triple in second quarter Solid profits on gas and electricity trading LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – … Read more

Russian-occupied Kherson cut off as Ukraine strikes back

Ukrainian counter-offensive in Kherson gains momentum – UK Russia in “massive redeployment” in the south, according to Ukraine Russian-backed forces take control of Vuhlehirsk plant Blinken says he plans to call with Russian Lavrov July 28 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian counter-offensive has virtually cut off the Russian-occupied southern city of Kherson, leaving thousands of Russian … Read more

Spirit ends sale to Frontier as talks with JetBlue continue

July 27 (Reuters) – Spirit Airlines Inc. (SAVE.N) reversed its $2.7 billion sale to Frontier Group Holdings Inc (ULCC.O) Wednesday after Spirit shareholders balked at backing it, leaving JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) with an opening to make a deal. The development, first reported by Reuters on Wednesday, came after Spirit pushed back a shareholder vote … Read more