Blows on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine prompted the head of the United Nations to call for the creation of a demilitarized zone

Blows on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine prompted the head of the United Nations to call for the creation of a demilitarized zone

Russian ambassador warns against “nuclear catastrophe” Zelensky demands that Russia return the factory to Ukraine Satellite images show the destruction at the Russian airbase in the Crimea Kyiv / NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, as the head of the UN proposed … Read more

Zelensky tells officials to stop discussing tactics, the probe opens and leaks

Zelensky tells officials to stop discussing tactics, the probe opens and leaks

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attends a joint press conference with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda as the Russian attack on Ukraine continues, in Kiev, Ukraine on July 28, 2022. Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register August 11 (Reuters) – On Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told officials to stop talking to journalists … Read more

In Gaza, there is a denial and doubt about missile misfires

In Gaza, there is a denial and doubt about missile misfires

JERUSALEM, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – As Gaza cleanup continues after a brief conflict with Israel last weekend, there has been another battle over which side caused the casualties after Israel said Palestinian side missiles had killed 15 people in the enclave. According to the Israeli military authorities, a fifth of more than 1,000 rockets fired … Read more

Latvia, Estonia are leaving the Chinese cooperation group

Latvia, Estonia are leaving the Chinese cooperation group

The Chinese national flag is visible in Beijing, China April 29, 2020 REUTERS / Thomas Peter / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, August 11 (Reuters) – Latvia and Estonia withdrew from the cooperation group of China and a dozen CEE countries on Thursday, following in the footsteps … Read more

Ukrainian creditors agree to a two-year freezing of $ 20 billion in foreign debt

Ukrainian creditors agree to a two-year freezing of $ 20 billion in foreign debt

Ukraine says the move will save $ 6 billion over two years Creditors backed a similar move for two state-owned companies Comprehensive debt restructuring after the freeze LONDON / NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – Ukrainian foreign creditors backed a motion for a two-year payment freeze on nearly $ 20 billion in international bonds, regulatory … Read more

“No one can stop them”: African migrants target the Canary Islands of Spain

“No one can stop them”: African migrants target the Canary Islands of Spain

Canary Islands an increasingly popular migration route Arriving Africans remember the horrors of a sea journey Numbers are rising as the war in Ukraine exacerbates world hunger GRAN CANARIA, August 11 (Reuters) – Standing in an abandoned boat cemetery, Mohamed Fane picks up a West African franc from the floor and shudders at the traumatic … Read more

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

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks at a Labor Party Politburo meeting on the response to the country’s coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in this undated photo released by the Korean Central Information Agency (KCNA) on May 21, 2022. REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – North … Read more

South Korea and China are clashing over the US anti-missile shield, complicating the conciliation process

South Korea and China are clashing over the US anti-missile shield, complicating the conciliation process

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor as seen in Seongju, South Korea, June 13, 2017 Photo taken June 13, 2017 REUTERS / Kim Hong-Ji Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – China and South Korea clashed over the US anti-missile shield on Thursday, threatening to undermine … Read more

Sierra Leone is introducing a nationwide curfew in its deadly anti-government protests

Sierra Leone is introducing a nationwide curfew in its deadly anti-government protests

FREETOWN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – At least two policemen and one civilian have died after a day of anti-government protests in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown, staff at the city’s main morgue said Wednesday. The Sierra Leone government previously said there were deaths but did not provide a number as protesters threw stones and … Read more

The first signs point to a fierce presidential election in Kenya

The first signs point to a fierce presidential election in Kenya

NAIROBI / ELDORET August 10 (Reuters) – The preliminary results of the Kenyan presidential election showed a fierce race between the two main candidates fighting to replace President Uhuru Kenyatta, with citizens praying that the announcement of the winner does not unleash violence as in years past. Tuesday’s elections are an important test of stability … Read more