Ukraine says it targets Russians who fire at or from a nuclear plant

Ukraine says it targets Russians who fire at or from a nuclear plant

KYIV, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who fire on an occupied nuclear power plant in the south of the country or use it as a base to fire on, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday. Ukraine and Russia have exchanged accusations over several recent bombing incidents at the Zaporizhzhia facility, Europe’s … Read more

China sanctions Lithuanian vice minister for Taiwan visit

China sanctions Lithuanian vice minister for Taiwan visit

Lithuania’s state emblem is seen at its embassy in Beijing, China, December 15, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 12 (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday it had imposed sanctions on Lithuania’s Deputy Transport and Communications Minister Agne Vaiciukeviciute for her visit to Taiwan, … Read more

Germany and Poland are searching for the cause of the massive fish kills in the Oder

Germany and Poland are searching for the cause of the massive fish kills in the Oder

Tons of dead fish picked up from river on German-Polish border The authorities are trying to establish the cause Polish authorities criticized for their slow reaction Polish PM says Oder ‘may take years’ to return to normal BERLIN/WARSAW, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Polish and German authorities are working “hard” to establish the cause of the … Read more

Strikes at Ukrainian nuclear power plant prompt UN chief to call for demilitarized zone

Strikes at Ukrainian nuclear power plant prompt UN chief to call for demilitarized zone

Russian ambassador warns of ‘nuclear disaster’ Zelenskiy asks Russia to return its factory to Ukraine Satellite images show damage to Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of bombing Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant as the UN chief proposed a demilitarized zone at the … Read more

Latvia and Estonia withdraw from Chinese cooperation group

Latvia and Estonia withdraw from Chinese cooperation group

The Chinese national flag is seen in Beijing, China April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Latvia and Estonia on Thursday withdrew from a cooperation group between China and more than a dozen central and eastern European countries, following in the footsteps … Read more

Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid deadly anti-government protests

Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid deadly anti-government protests

FREETOWN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – At least two police officers and a civilian have died after a day of anti-government protests in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, staff at the city’s main morgue said on Wednesday. Sierra Leone’s government has previously said there have been deaths, but did not specify the number, as protesters threw rocks … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of using plant as ‘nuclear shield’

Ukraine accuses Russia of using plant as ‘nuclear shield’

Ukraine announces 13 dead in Russian rocket attack Accuses Russia of bombing nearby nuclear power plant Russia says it does not deliberately target civilians Accused Kyiv of bombing power plant in stricken city KYIV, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of exploiting its position at a seized nuclear power plant to target … Read more

Explanation: Monkeypox in the United States: where could it spread next?

Explanation: Monkeypox in the United States: where could it spread next?

A person arrives to receive a monkeypox vaccination at Northwell Health Immediate Care Center in Fire Island-Cherry Grove, New York, U.S., July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The United States declared monkeypox a public health emergency last week, in a bid … Read more

Airstrikes and rocket fire push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Airstrikes and rocket fire push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fifteen killed, dozens injured – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 200 rockets fired at Israel-military Israel killed the commander of Islamic Jihad in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israeli planes struck in Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets deep into Israel on Saturday, a day after an Israeli operation against the Islamic … Read more

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear power plant

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear power plant

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine on Friday accused each other of bombing the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest of its kind in Europe, and setting the stage for a possible disaster. The Russian Defense Ministry said it was only luck that a radiological accident was averted after what it described as … Read more