Salman Rushdie off ventilator and ‘road to recovery has begun’, says officer

Aug 14 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the acclaimed author who was stabbed repeatedly during a public appearance in New York state on Friday, 33 years after Iran’s then Supreme Leader summoned him to kill him, is off a ventilator and his health is bad. improve, his agent and a son said on Sunday. “He is … Read more

Suspect’s father refuses to talk about Salman Rushdie attack

A New Jersey police officer stands guard outside the building where Salman Rushdie’s alleged attacker, Hadi Matar, lives in Fairview, New Jersey, US, Aug. 12, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIRUT, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – The father of a man accused of attempted murder of writer Salman Rushdie … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Russians Threatening Zaporizhzhya Are “Special Targets” G7 countries call on Moscow to withdraw troops from factory Fear of Nuclear Disasters Unless the Fighting Stops Russia warns it could sever bilateral ties with the United States More grain ships depart from Ukraine KYIV, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine targets Russian soldiers shooting at Europe’s largest nuclear … Read more

Strikes at Ukraine nuclear power plant prompt UN chief to create demilitarized zone

Russia ambassador warns of ‘nuclear catastrophe’ Zelenskiy demands Russia return factory to Ukraine Satellite images show damage at Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant when the UN chief proposed a demilitarized zone at the site amid fears … Read more

Attempts to deport Kiribati High Court Justice David Lambourne back to Australia lead to airport stalemate

Attempts to deport a Kiribati Supreme Court judge back to Australia have led to a protracted stalemate at the airport, with Judge David Lambourne placed in immigration detention ever since. Most important points: Kiribati’s government tried to evict one of its top judges, despite a court order preventing his removal David Lambourne to appeal his … Read more

US accuses Iranian of conspiracy to kill ex-Trump adviser Bolton

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday charged a member of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards with plotting to assassinate John Bolton, a national security adviser to former President Donald Trump. The Justice Ministry claimed Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, 45, from Tehran, was likely motivated to kill Bolton in retaliation … Read more

US House panel has right to access Trump tax data, court rulings

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives committee has the right to see former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, rejecting its claim that the request was invalid because it was politically motivated. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled against the … Read more

Kosovo detains Russian journalist at border

PRISTINA, Aug. 6 (Reuters) – Kosovo’s interior minister said on Saturday it had arrested a Russian journalist at the border on suspicion of being a spy, and security authorities were looking for “her intentions”. Interior Minister Xhelal Svecla called the journalist Daria Aslamova. “Many countries have proven that she engaged in espionage for Russian military … Read more

Explainer: what’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones?

Aug. 5 (Reuters) – A jury in Austin, Texas, ruled Friday that American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a child who died in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre in $45.2 million in damages for the murder. falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax. in addition to $4.1 million in compensatory damages. … Read more

Greek intelligence chief resigns over wiretapping allegations

ATHENS, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – The head of the Greek intelligence service resigned on Friday after increased scrutiny of the agency’s surveillance practices, including an allegation by an opposition party leader that he had been wiretapped in 2021. Panagiotis Kontoleon, head of EYP intelligence, tendered his resignation “after faulty actions found during legal wiretapping,” according … Read more