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

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

Five injured as explosions shake Russia’s airbase in annexed Crimea

Five injured as explosions shake Russia’s airbase in annexed Crimea

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts the reach of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, August 9 (Reuters) – On Thursday, explosions shook a Russian airbase near seaside resorts on the annexed Crimean peninsula, injuring five people according to local authorities over what Moscow attributed to the detonations in the ammunition … Read more

Russia puts the Iranian satellite in orbit

Russia puts the Iranian satellite in orbit

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts the reach of Russian military operations in Ukraine. Moscow, Aug. 9 (Reuters) – Russia launched an Iranian satellite from southern Kazakhstan into orbit just three weeks after President Vladimir Putin and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged to work against the West. The remote Khayyam … Read more

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The Chinese military announced on Monday a new military exercise in the seas and airspace around Taiwan – the day after its largest-ever exercise is scheduled to end in protest against US House President Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei last week. The Chinese Eastern Theater Command said it would conduct … 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