The report gives a more detailed account of a Myanmar junta helicopter attack on a school that killed at least six children

A report from a Myanmar human rights organization claims to shed new light on an airstrike and attack on a school and a Buddhist monastery earlier this year that killed at least 11 people, including six children. Most important points: Junta troops arrived in two transport helicopters as two attack helicopters fired on the school, … Read more

Ukrainians suffer in cold, darkness as the president begs the UN to punish Russia

Power outages widespread as Russia focuses on power grid US: Russia tries to freeze Ukraine into submission Crews are working to restore power and water “We are an unbreakable people,” said President Zelensky WASHINGTON/KYIV, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has urged the United Nations Security Council to act against Russia over airstrikes … Read more

A bleak winter looms as Russian attacks cripple Ukraine’s power capacity

Ukrainians with little or no heating after bombing Temperatures in several areas already below freezing Residents of Kherson receive offers to evacuate to safer regions Ukraine’s security services raid the famous Kiev monastery KYIV, Nov 22 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid brutal Russian strikes that have cut the … Read more

China is stepping up efforts to control Western infrastructure, key industries – NATO

BRUSSELS, Nov. 21 (Reuters) – Western countries should be careful not to create new dependencies on China as they wind down Russia’s energy supply amid Moscow’s war against Kiev, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Monday. “We see increasing Chinese efforts to control our critical infrastructure, supply chains and key industrial sectors,” he said during a … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as a team to inspect damage to Ukrainian nuclear power plant

IAEA chief warns: ‘You are playing with fire!’ after explosions Russia, Ukraine trade debt for shelling President Zelensky says the eastern region has been hit by heavy artillery ‘Fierce battles’ in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog has warned that whoever fired artillery … Read more

Ukraine says Russians are pounding frontline positions with artillery

LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukrainian positions with artillery fire and launched nearly 400 attacks in the eastern region alone on Sunday, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a video address. Russia withdrew its troops from the southern city of Kherson this month and moved some of them to reinforce positions in … Read more

Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant Shot, UN Warns: ‘You’re Playing With Fire!’

According to the IAEA, the factory in Ukraine has been rocked by 12 explosions Plant is controlled by Russian troops Moscow and Kiev accuse each other of shelling “You’re playing with fire!” – IAEA Chief LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which is under Russian control, was rocked by shelling on … Read more

North Korea’s Kim oversees ICBM test and vows more nuclear weapons

SEOUL, Nov 19 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed to fight US nuclear threats with nuclear weapons as he inspected a test of the country’s new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media KCNA said on Saturday. The isolated country tested the Hwasong-17 ICBM on Friday a day after it warned of “steeped military … Read more

Dutch court sentences three people to life in prison for downing MH17 over Ukraine in 2014

Crash killed 298 passengers and crew The court finds that a Russian missile downed the plane Convicted men are refugees, believed in Russia AMSTERDAM, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Dutch judges have convicted two Russian men and a Ukrainian man in absentia of murder for their role in the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in … Read more

After Russia’s third major withdrawal, Ukrainians find mountains of ‘very dangerous’ equipment left behind

Russia’s withdrawal from Kherson marks the third major withdrawal of the war. Ukraine’s defense ministry said it had recaptured 179 settlements along the Dnipro River since early this week. Left behind in the sometimes hurried retreat of Russian soldiers are mountains of equipment, weapons, mortars and mines. As residents celebrate and rejoice in the liberation … Read more