North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US VP Harris visit

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US VP Harris visit

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law officially enshrining its nuclear weapons policies, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). KCNA via Reuters Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Russian draft triggers exodus by some men as air fares jump

Air tickets from Moscow sold out Heavy traffic at Russia’s land borders ‘Panic demand’ for air tickets – source TBILISI/VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Some Russian men headed swiftly to the borders on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization, with traffic at border crossings with Finland and Georgia surging and prices … Read more

Putin expands Ukraine’s war effort, issues nuclear threat to the West

Putin announces partial mobilization Warns West over ‘nuclear blackmail’ Says Russia will use all means to defend itself This is not a bluff, says Putin Russia moves to annex swathes of Ukrainian territory LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered Russia’s first mobilization since World War Two and backed a plan … Read more

Hurricane Fiona seen intensifying after slamming Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/Santo Domingo, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona was churning north on Monday evening after bringing torrential rain and powerful winds to the Dominican Republic and triggering a total power outage in neighboring Puerto Rico, where at least two people died The Category 2 hurricane will likely become a Category 3 as … Read more

Russian artillery and air strikes pound eastern Ukraine targets

Russia steps up strikes at Ukrainian civilian targets – Britain Ukraine says graves found near Izium, relatives search for dead Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear, chemical weapons Main power line restored at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant – IAEA IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Russia has widened its strikes on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure … Read more

Ukraine says mass grave found in Izium where Russians died days ago

More than 400 bodies found in grave in northeastern town – police Zelenskiy blames Russia and says it must be held responsible No immediate public comment from Moscow on the allegation Recaptured towns shelled by Russians, Ukraine says KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities found a mass grave containing 440 bodies in the northeastern … Read more

Ukraine calls for more Western arms after Russian setback

Ukraine has seized dozens of towns in rapid advance Many fleeing Russian troops have exited Ukraine – US official Zelenskiy calls for anti-aircraft systems from the West ZOLOCHIV, Ukraine, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on the West to speed up deliveries of weapons systems as Ukrainian troops move to consolidate control … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking the power grid in revenge for offensive

Russian missile strikes target power, water – Ukraine Ukrainian forces say they have reclaimed 3,000 sq km Final reactor shut down at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Russian military of attacking civilian infrastructure in response to a rapid weekend offensive by Ukrainian troops that forced Russia to abandon … Read more

Russian nationalists rage after stunning setback in Ukraine

Armored fighting vehicles abandoned by Russian soldiers are seen during a counteroffensive operation of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, in this handout picture released September 11, 2022. Press service of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more