UN chief calls for international access to Ukrainian nuclear power plant after new attack

UN chief calls for international access to Ukrainian nuclear power plant after new attack

Kyiv and Moscow are responsible for visits to the Zaporizhzhia site UN’s Guterres says any attack on nuclear power plant is ‘suicidal’ Four ships carrying Ukrainian food leave Black Sea ports Aug 8 (Reuters) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres demanded on Monday that international inspectors be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant after … 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

Greek intelligence boss resigns amid wiretapping allegations

Greek intelligence boss resigns amid wiretapping allegations

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Greece’s intelligence chief resigned on Friday amid heightened scrutiny of the agency’s surveillance practices, including an accusation by an opposition party leader that it would have been wiretapped in 2021. Panagiotis Kontoleon, head of the EYP’s intelligence service, has tendered his resignation “following erroneous actions discovered during legal wiretapping procedures”, … Read more

US calls China’s military action on Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctions Pelosi

US calls China’s military action on Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctions Pelosi

Taiwan downplays concerns China holds unprecedented military drills around Taiwan Follows US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei China says it will sanction Pelosi for his ‘violent’ actions Japan’s Pelosi joins PM Kishida in condemning China TAIPEI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China’s missile fire during military exercises around Taiwan constitutes an unwarranted escalation, U.S. Secretary … Read more

China fires missiles in largest-ever exercises off Taiwan

China fires missiles in largest-ever exercises off Taiwan

Chinese military drills include missile launches Suspicious drones fly over Taiwan’s outlying islands Taiwan says several government websites have been hacked China says it’s an internal matter TAIPEI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – China fired several missiles around Taiwan on Thursday as it launched unprecedented military drills a day after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited … Read more

ASEAN warns of Taiwan’s risk of ‘miscalculation’, ready to help dialogue

ASEAN warns of Taiwan’s risk of ‘miscalculation’, ready to help dialogue

A woman walks past ASEAN summit flags at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHNOM PENH, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Southeast Asia’s regional bloc, ASEAN, warned on Thursday that volatility caused by tensions in the Taiwan Strait could lead to “mistakes … Read more