Ukraine says it targets Russians firing at or from nuclear power plant

A view shows the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant during the Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the Russian-controlled city of Enerhodar in the Zaporizhzhya region, Ukraine, Aug. 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug. 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine targets Russian soldiers firing at an occupied nuclear power plant in the … Read more

Zelenskiy tells officials to stop discussing tactics, probe opens in leak

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint press conference with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda as the Russian attack on Ukraine continues, in Kiev, Ukraine on July 28, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told officials on Thursday … Read more

North Korea declares victory over COVID, leader Kim suggests had it

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks at a Workers’ Party politburo meeting about the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in this undated photo released on May 21, 2022 by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) of North Korea. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug. 11 … Read more

South Korea and China clash over US missile defense system, making mediation difficult

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is seen in Seongju, South Korea, June 13, 2017. Photo taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – China and South Korea clashed on Thursday over a US missile defense shield, undermining efforts by the … 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

Five injured in explosions at Russian air base in annexed Crimea

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Aug. 9 (Reuters) – On Thursday, blast shook a Russian air base near seaside resorts on the annexed Crimean peninsula, injuring five people, according to local authorities in what Moscow attributed to blasts in ammunition stories. Local … 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

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

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

Three grain ships leave Ukraine ports First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the start of the war Eastern battles “hell”, says Zelenskiy Amnesty says Ukrainian troops endanger civilians NATO chief warns Putin not to move forward ISTANBUL/KIEV, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – Three ships loaded with grain left Ukrainian ports on Friday under a recently … Read more

Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asian travel wouldn’t change status quo

TOKYO, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan, pledged US solidarity and said her Asia journey, which led to unprecedented military exercises by an angry China, was never about the changing the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation were in Japan on the final leg … Read more