Yoon Suk Yeol, the new South Korean president, calls for North Korean denuclearization during his inauguration

CNN — South Korea’s new president Yoon Suk Yeol promised a “bold plan” to bolster North Korea’s economy in exchange for denuclearization in his inauguration speech on Tuesday. Yoon, a conservative People Power Party, made the remarks after being sworn in as the country’s new leader at a ceremony in the capital Seoul, replacing incumbent … Read more

Biden says he fears Putin has no way out of war in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a Victory Day military parade, which marks the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, in Red Square in central Moscow, in Russia, May 9, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Pool via Reuters Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register POTOMAC, Maryland, May … Read more

Protests erupt as Philippines election returns a Marcos to the presidency

Marcos leads the unofficial tally by a wide margin over his rivals Philippine stocks fall, but peso rises after election About 400 anti-Marcos protesters gather outside the polling committee Polling body rejects calls to disqualify Marcos MANILA, May 10 (Reuters) – The Philippines woke up to a new but familiar political landscape on Tuesday, after … Read more

South Korea’s new leader offers support if North denuclearizes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Yoon Suk Yeol, a conservative political neophyte, took office as South Korea’s new president on Tuesday with a vow to pursue a negotiated settlement of North Korea’s threatening nuclear program and a offer of a “bold plan” to improve Pyongyang’s economy if it gives up its nuclear weapons. Yoon promised … Read more

Missiles hit Odessa in Ukraine after Russia scores WWII victory

Putin leads Soviet victory celebrations in World War II Ukraine says missiles hit southern port of Odessa Russian forces storm Azovstal steelworks Zelenskiy says Ukrainian victory is assured KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, May 10 (Reuters) – Buildings in Odessa lay in ruins on Tuesday, a day after Kremlin forces pounded the port in southern Ukraine with missiles … Read more

Philippines election results: Bongbong Marcos Jr set to win landslide

Marcos Jr has about 30 million votes compared to his closest rival, incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo, who has about 14 million votes, according to a partial and unofficial tally by the Electoral Commission (Comelec), reported by CNN affiliate, CNN Philippines. Official results, however, could take weeks to be confirmed.. Known as “Bongbong” in the … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Tesla halts production at Shanghai factory due to supply issues – sources

Chinese-made Tesla Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at the carmaker’s factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, May 10 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) halted production at its Shanghai factory on Monday due to supply issues, two people familiar … Read more