Netherlands claims Russian spy caught seeking internship at war crimes tribunal

Russian agent accused of impersonating trainee to infiltrate court ICC investigates war crimes allegations in Ukraine Brazilian fake ID included likes for trance music, bean stew AMSTERDAM, June 16 (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it discovered a Russian military agent attempting to use a false identity to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) … Read more

Gatwick in London caps number of summer flights due to staff shortages

June 17 (Reuters) – London Gatwick Airport said on Friday it would limit the number of flights during the summer season due to continuing labor shortages, a move that will force airlines to cancel some flights. Britain’s second-largest airport will cap flights at 825 a day in July and 850 in August to avoid chaos … Read more

US FDA advisers assess cardiac risk of Moderna COVID vaccine for young men

A pharmacist holds a vial of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in West Haven, Connecticut, U.S., February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 14 (Reuters) – Moderna’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine may pose a higher risk of heart inflammation in young men than the Pfizer (PFE.N)/BioNTech (22UAy.DE) … Read more

Colombia discovers two historic shipwrecks in the Caribbean

BOGOTA, June 6 (Reuters) – Colombian navy officials monitoring the long-sunken galleon San Jose underwater have discovered two other historic wrecks nearby, President Ivan Duque said on Monday. The San José galleon, believed by historians to be carrying billions of dollars worth of treasure, sank in 1708 near the Colombian Caribbean port of Cartagena. His … Read more

Test makers target monkeypox market as cases rise

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) – Diagnostics companies are racing to develop tests for monkeypox, hoping to tap into a new market as governments step up efforts … Read more

Mona Lisa emerged unscathed but smeared in cream during climate protest stunt

PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) – The Mona Lisa was shaken but unharmed on Sunday when a visitor to the Louvre tried to smash the glass protecting the world’s most famous painting before smearing cream on its surface in a publicity stunt apparently weather-related. The assailant was a man dressed as an old lady who jumped … Read more

Putin says he is ready to deliver gas and discuss prisoner exchange – Austria

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council via video link in Moscow, Russia May 27, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, May 27 (Reuters) – Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer said on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had told him … Read more

Iran seizes two Greek tankers amid dispute over US oil grab

DUBAI/ATHENS, May 27 (Reuters) – Iranian forces seized two Greek oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take “punitive action” against Athens for the oil’s confiscation by the United States. Iranian tanker held up the Greek coast. “The Revolutionary Guards Navy today seized two Greek oil tankers for violations … Read more

Israeli private detective used Indian hackers for Russian oligarchs – court filing

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC), which is operated by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, is pictured in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., December 8, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) – An Israeli private investigator currently in U.S. custody used Indian hackers to conduct … Read more

Germany orders 40,000 doses of vaccine as a precaution against the spread of monkeypox

May 24 (Reuters) – Germany has ordered 40,000 doses of a Nordic Bavarian vaccine (BAVA.CO) to be ready to vaccinate contacts of people infected with monkeypox if an outbreak in Germany worsens, but authorities are counting on other precautionary measures for now. Speaking at a press conference, German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach said on Tuesday … Read more