Heavy rain hits north Vietnam, halting traffic in Hanoi

HANOI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Heavy rain from a tropical depression hit northern and north-central Vietnam, causing flooding that halted traffic in the capital Hanoi and sparked warnings of landslides on Thursday. Some Hanoi districts recorded up to 250 mm (10 inches) of rain on Thursday morning, according to the national weather centre. The premier’s … Read more

Poland may introduce checks on German border due to migration fears, Polsat reports

WARSAW, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Poland may introduce checks at the border with Germany amid concerns over a surge in illegal migrants, a government spokesperson told Polsat News late on Tuesday. On Tuesday, Poland introduced checks on some vehicles crossing the Slovak border, where border guards suspect they could be carrying illegal migrants, said Interior … Read more

Crimean Bridge traffic reopens after temporary halt -operator

A view shows the Crimean bridge connecting the Russian mainland with the peninsula across the Kerch Strait, Crimea, July 17, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Sept 12 (Reuters) – Traffic on the main bridge linking the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, has reopened after a temporary suspension, the Russian-installed … Read more

Panama Canal water levels at historic lows, restrictions to remain

Bahamian LOS ANGELES SPIRIT crude oil tanker is pictured during its transit in the expanded canal through Cocoli Locks at the Panama Canal, on the outskirts of Panama City, Panama March 10, 2023. REUTERS/Aris Martinez Acquire Licensing Rights PANAMA CITY, Sept 5 (Reuters) – The Panama Canal’s water levels have not recovered enough as the … Read more

Crimean Bridge traffic resumes after brief suspension – Russia-installed operator

A view through a train window shows the section of a road split and sloping to one side following an alleged attack on the Crimea Bridge, that connects the Russian mainland with the Crimean peninsula across the Kerch Strait, in this still image from video taken July 17, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Sept … Read more

Indonesia launches sky train in capital, hopes to ease traffic and pollution

[1/2]Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks as he launches the Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 28, 2023. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak/via REUTERS. Acquire Licensing Rights JAKARTA, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday launched the first elevated rail line for Greater Jakarta, hailing the $2.13 billion project as a step towards … Read more