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

Sri Lanka’s ousted president seeks entry to Thailand after weeks in Singapore

Sri Lanka’s ousted president seeks entry to Thailand after weeks in Singapore

More than eight months before an economic crisis and mass protests forced him to flee Sri Lanka, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivered his national statement at the World Leaders Summit at the United Nations Climate Change Conference ( COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain on November 1, 2021 Andy Buchanan/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE … Read more

Japanese PM shakes up cabinet as anger grows over Unification Church ties

Japanese PM shakes up cabinet as anger grows over Unification Church ties

Voters’ support plummets over party’s ties to church Upheaval comes sooner than analysts expected The Church defends its right to participate in politics Kishida has only chosen ministers who will ‘review’ ties with the group TOKYO, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday as he battled growing public … Read more

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

Myanmar’s ambassador to China died on Sunday

Myanmar’s ambassador to China died on Sunday

A man walks past a paramilitary policeman who watches outside the Myanmar Embassy in Beijing, China August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s ambassador to China died suddenly in the southwest Chinese city of Kunming on Sunday, according to an obituary … Read more

Chile to ‘punish’ those responsible for a sinkhole near a copper mine

Chile to ‘punish’ those responsible for a sinkhole near a copper mine

A sinkhole that was exposed last week has doubled in size, in a mining area near the town of Tierra Amarilla, in Copiapo, Chile, August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Johan Godoy Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SANTIAGO, Aug. 8 – Chile will seek to impose tough sanctions on those responsible for a massive … 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

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

German consul arrested in Brazil for the death of her husband

German consul arrested in Brazil for the death of her husband

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – A German diplomat in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, was arrested on Saturday night in connection with the death of her Belgian husband, police said. Hahn said her husband, Walter Biot, died on Friday when he fell from their apartment in the Ipanema neighborhood after suffering a … Read more