U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUSAN, South Korea, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, set to join other military vessels in a show of force intended to send a message to North Korea. USS Ronald … Read more

Russia frees 215 Ukrainians held after Mariupol battle, Ukraine says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 21 (Reuters) – Russia has released 215 Ukrainians it took prisoner after a protracted battle for the port city of Mariupol earlier this year, including top military leaders, a senior official in Kyiv said on Wednesday. The freed prisoners include the commander and deputy commander … Read more

Russia releases 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIYADH, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Russia on Wednesday released 10 foreigners it had captured in Ukraine, including five Britons and two Americans, in a prisoner exchange brokered by Saudi Arabia. The freed prisoners, who also included a Croatian, a Moroccan, and a Swedish national, were flown … Read more

Exclusive: NATO chief calls Putin’s nuclear threat a ‘dangerous’ escalation

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin’s thinly veiled threat to use nuclear weapons after Russian setbacks in Ukraine was “dangerous and reckless rhetoric,” NATO’s secretary general said on Wednesday, adding that the only way to end the war was to prove Moscow will … Read more

Ukraine marches farther into liberated lands, separatist calls for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces advance to eastern bank of Oskil Governor says forces enter towns near Lysychansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine said its troops have marched farther east into territory recently abandoned by Russia, paving the way for a potential assault on Moscow’s … Read more

Many fleeing Russian troops near Kharkiv have exited Ukraine -U.S. official

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Russia has largely ceded its gains near Kharkiv and many of the withdrawing Russian soldiers have exited Ukraine, moving over the border back into Russia, a senior US military official said on Monday. As it pulls back, the United States has … Read more

‘Substantial victory’ for Kyiv acknowledged on Russian TV after Ukrainian breakthrough

Zelenskiy says forces have recaptured towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new US aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Russian state television broadcast an interview on Friday acknowledging that Kyiv had achieved a “substantial victory”, after Ukrainian forces burst through the frontline in a lightning advance. The Ukrainian breakthrough near Kharkiv was the … Read more

New N.Korea law outlines nuclear weapons use, including preemptive strikes

A North Korean flag flutters at the propaganda village of Gijungdong in North Korea, in this picture taken near the true village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, South Korea, July 19, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Hong- Ji/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 9 (Reuters) – … Read more

Taiwan shooting down drone near China was ‘appropriate’, premier says

Chinese and Taiwanese flags are seen in this illustration, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s shooting down of a drone off the Chinese coast that buzzed a Taiwanese-controlled island was the most “appropriate” thing to do after repeated warnings, and China … Read more

Solomon Islands to ban U.S. navy ships from ports – U.S. embassy

Solomon Islands’ Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare remotely addresses the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly by pre-recorded video in New York City, US, September 25, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Aug 30 (Reuters) – The Solomon Islands government has told the United States it will place … Read more