China to begin product safety crackdown following Jiangsu blasts

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will launch a nationwide inspection into the safety of industrial products like food packaging and hazardous chemicals, market regulators said on Monday, the country’s latest effort to allay public concerns after two deadly blasts last month. … Continue reading China to begin product safety crackdown following Jiangsu blasts

Russia, Turkey will continue efforts to establish peace in Syria: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference following the talks with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia April 8, 2019. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia and Turkey will continue their efforts … Continue reading Russia, Turkey will continue efforts to establish peace in Syria: Putin

Sudanese army blocks attempt to disperse protesters: witnesses

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese soldiers intervened to protect demonstrators on Monday after security forces tried to break up a sit-in of thousands of anti-government demonstrators outside the defense ministry in Khartoum, witnesses and activists said. Prominent opposition leaders joined protesters … Continue reading Sudanese army blocks attempt to disperse protesters: witnesses

EU’s Moscovici optimistic Britain won’t crash out of EU on April 12

FILE PHOTO – European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici speaks at a news conference during the eurozone finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Bucharest, Romania, April 5, 2019. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – … Continue reading EU’s Moscovici optimistic Britain won’t crash out of EU on April 12

How excess speed, hasty commands and flawed software doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

PARIS/SEATTLE/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation. FILE PHOTO: Engine parts are seen at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the … Continue reading How excess speed, hasty commands and flawed software doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX