Russia launches Iranian satellite

Russia launches Iranian satellite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Russia launched an Iranian satellite into orbit from southern Kazakhstan on Tuesday, just three weeks after President Vladimir Putin and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged to work together against the ‘West. The … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Russia begins stripping airliners for parts as sanctions bite

EXCLUSIVE Russia begins stripping airliners for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are retiring jetliners to get spare parts they can no longer buy from abroad in because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The measures are in … Read more

US clears first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivery in 21 – sources

US clears first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivery in 21 – sources

The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen, at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Monday approved delivery of the first Boeing (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner since 2021, paving … Read more

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China’s military announced new military drills in the seas and airspace around Taiwan on Monday – a day after the scheduled end of its biggest-ever drills to protest China’s visit to China. last week in Taipei by US President Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theater Command said it would conduct joint … Read more

Chinese and Taiwanese warships eye each other as drills are due to end

Chinese and Taiwanese warships eye each other as drills are due to end

Chinese and Taiwanese ships turn on the high seas “cat and mouse” Four days of Chinese exercises must end at noon China warns US not to create bigger crisis TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Chinese and Taiwanese warships played “cat and mouse” on the high seas on Sunday, hours before the scheduled end of four … Read more

Head of Ukrainian Amnesty office quits after group accuses Kyiv

Head of Ukrainian Amnesty office quits after group accuses Kyiv

A member of Ukraine’s National Guard jumps into a trench near a front line, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine August 3, 2022. REUTERS/ Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The head of Amnesty International’s Ukraine branch is leaving the … Read more

Bombing hits power lines of Ukrainian nuclear power plant, both sides accuse each other

Bombing hits power lines of Ukrainian nuclear power plant, both sides accuse each other

Technicians shut down the reactor of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia The fighting in the east centers on the fortified village KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Bombings hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by … Read more

Three grain ships leave Ukraine; NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships leave Ukraine;  NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships leave Ukrainian ports First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the start of the war East fights “hell”, says Zelenskiy Amnesty says Ukrainian troops endanger civilians NATO chief warns Putin not to go further ISTANBUL/Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three grain-laden ships left Ukrainian ports on Friday as part of a recently … Read more

Analysis: Tensions in Taiwan reveal challenges for US Navy as Chinese threat grows

Analysis: Tensions in Taiwan reveal challenges for US Navy as Chinese threat grows

HONG KONG, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Nancy Pelosi’s long journey on Tuesday over Borneo to Taipei and the complex passage of a U.S. aircraft carrier through the South China Sea highlight the difficulties that American forces are currently facing in the face of a Chinese army eager to flex its muscles on Taiwan. US military … Read more