Fires are raging in France and thousands have been evacuated from their homes

Fires are raging in France and thousands have been evacuated from their homes

HOSTENS, France, August 10 (Reuters) – On Wednesday, fires swept through the Gironde region of southwestern France, destroying homes and forcing 10,000 residents to evacuate, some of whom were climbing onto rooftops as the flames neared. A black and orange sky, darkened by smoke billowing from the forests and lit by the flames, was visible … Read more

Kosovo detains a Russian journalist at the border

Kosovo detains a Russian journalist at the border

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

In a bus accident in Croatia, 12 Polish pilgrims died and 32 were injured

In a bus accident in Croatia, 12 Polish pilgrims died and 32 were injured

VARAZDIN, Croatia, August 6 (Reuters) – Twelve people died in Croatia on Saturday when a Polish bus filled with religious pilgrims rolled off the road and crashed near Varazdin, authorities said. Thirty-two people were injured in an accident that occurred at 5:40 (0340 GMT) on the highway between Varazdin, in northwest Croatia, and the capital, … Read more

Head of Greek intelligence services quits on wiretapping allegations

Kosovo detains a Russian journalist at the border

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The head of Greek intelligence services stepped down on Friday amid increased scrutiny of agency surveillance practices, including the accusation of an opposition party leader that he was tapped in 2021. Panagiotis Kontoleon, head of EYP’s intelligence service, resigned “following flawed actions detected during lawful wiretapping procedures,” said Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s … Read more

Ukraine wants the Safe Transport Agreement to go beyond grain

Ukraine wants the Safe Transport Agreement to go beyond grain

Three grain ships leave the Ukrainian Black Sea ports The first ship is to arrive in Ukraine from the beginning of the war Fighting in the East is “hell”, says Zelenski The head of NATO warns that Putin cannot win ISTANBUL / Kyiv, August 5 (Reuters) – Three grain ships left Ukrainian ports on Friday, … Read more

Ukraine warns of a new Russian offensive; Sweden, Finland are approaching NATO membership

Ukraine warns of a new Russian offensive;  Sweden, Finland are approaching NATO membership

Ukraine warns of a new Russian southern offensive A shock force targeting the president’s hometown, says Ukraine The USA and Italy approve the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO Ukraine is calling on China to help end the war, says the SCMP Kyiv / WASZYNGTON, Aug. 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia started building … Read more

Russian withdrawal must precede any dialogue, says Ukraine

Russian withdrawal must precede any dialogue, says Ukraine

Ukraine rejects Schroeder’s comments regarding a “negotiated solution” to the war Schroeder “the voice of the Russian royal court,” says Zelensky’s aide Grain transport vessel from Ukraine on its way to Lebanon Ship a fraction of the crops that Kyiv has to sell to the rescue economy: Zelensky Kyiv / ISTANBUL, August 3 (Reuters) – … Read more

The US claims that Russia using the “nuclear shield” in Ukraine is threatening a terrible accident “

The US claims that Russia using the “nuclear shield” in Ukraine is threatening a terrible accident “

US Says Russia Uses “Nuclear Shield” The first grain ship leaves Ukraine Ukraine says 22,000 Russian troops are preparing to advance south Foreign fighters are entering Lugansk, says the governor Ukraine talks about regaining 50 cities in Kherson UNITED NATIONS / KYIV, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The US has accused Russia of using Ukraine’s largest … Read more

The first Ukrainian grain ship has gone out; A grain tycoon killed in a strike in Russia

The first Ukrainian grain ship has gone out;  A grain tycoon killed in a strike in Russia

The first Ukrainian grain ship to go to Lebanon Turkey says there will be more ships to follow Russian rockets hit the port of Mykolaiv Ukrainian grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky killed in Nikolaev Putin’s maritime ambitions include the Black Sea, the Arctic Kyiv, August 1 (Reuters) – The first ship to leave Ukraine with grain … Read more

The Kosovo government is postponing its plan for an unstable north after tensions escalate

The Kosovo government is postponing its plan for an unstable north after tensions escalate

FILE PHOTO – Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti observes a press conference with the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin, Germany May 4, 2022 REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MITROVICA, Kosovo, July 31 (Reuters) – The Kosovo government has postponed the implementation of a decision … Read more