Analysis: Tesla may face its toughest challenges yet as the economy slows

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4 (Reuters) – In July, Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk said the electric car maker had no problem with customer demand, simply a problem making and shipping all the Model Ys and Model 3s consumers were willing to buy. This may no longer be true. Analysts are seeing early warning signs for … Read more

Pakistani hospital sinks as water-borne diseases spread

The hospital in Sehwan, southern Pakistan, is overcrowded Patients flock from flood-affected areas Thousands suffer from water-borne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SAHWAN, Pakistan (October 3) (Reuters) – The emergency room of the main government hospital in the small town of Sehwan in southern Pakistan is overcrowded. On a recent visit, … Read more

Kyiv says dozens were killed or wounded in Russian missile attack on Ukraine

At least 25 killed in missile attack – Ukrainian officials Civilians planning to enter Russian-controlled territory were killed Police say the attacks included at least three rockets ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv called a mock Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian vehicles … Read more

Putin announces verdict on confiscated Ukrainian lands in a letter

Putin will sign the annexation papers on Friday May he attend the Red Square victory party Ukraine and the West say the annexation is an illegal move EU sanctions the United States to follow Ukraine threatens Russian gains on the battlefield LONDON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will sign documents on Friday declaring Russia’s annexation … Read more

Exclusive Twitter brands post ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaign or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s Hospital … Read more

‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORECHA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials have installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

Iran protests spread, death toll rises as internet curbs

Unrest has swept Iran since the death of a young woman in custody At least eight people were killed Access to Instagram, WhatsApp and the Internet is partially restricted A video clip on social media shows the spread of protests across Iran DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian authorities and a Kurdish rights group reported a rise … Read more

US Treasury official criticizes China’s “non-conventional” debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken on April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the largest official creditor in the world Lack of transparency and confidentiality agreements under fire Urging progress on Common Framework debt deals for Zambia and other countries … Read more

Ukraine incursion into liberated lands, separatists call for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces have captured a village near Lyschansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia “Obviously the occupiers are in a panic,” Zelensky IZYUM, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine said its forces have pushed east into an area recently ceded by Russia, paving the way for a possible attack on Moscow’s occupying … Read more