Iran will act decisively after biggest protests in years, president says

People light a fire during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 21, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register President describes week-long protests as rioting Kurdish … Read more

Iranian state-organised marchers call for execution of rioters

A police motorcycle burns during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 19, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – State-organized demonstrations … Read more

Finland says traffic ‘intensifying’ on border with Russia

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Traffic arriving at Finland’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization and remained elevated on Thursday but was under control, the Finnish Border Guard said. At the Vaalimaa border crossing, roughly three … Read more

Powerful earthquake hits Mexico on fateful anniversary, killing at least 2

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating tremors, killing at least two people, damaging buildings, knocking out power and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling outside for safety. Two died in the Pacific port of Manzanillo, authorities said, one crushed by … Read more

Swedish right prepares for power as PM accepts election defeat

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM, Sept 14 (Reuters) – The head of Sweden’s Moderate Party, Ulf Kristersson, said on Wednesday he would begin the work of forming a new government after Prime Minster Magdalena Andersson conceded her Social Democrats had lost the weekend’s general election. The Moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian … Read more

Ukraine leader promises victory during frontline town visit as Russia digs in

Zelenskiy visits liberated town Pledges total victory Ukraine now on offensive in both south and east Is meeting Russian resistance on both fronts Biden says war looks like long haul despite Kyiv’s success IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy promised he would lead Ukraine to victory in its war against Russia as … Read more

Ukraine troops raise flag over railway hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian breakthrough is fastest advance in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials shared photos on Saturday showing troops raising the nation’s flag over the main railway city that has supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as … 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

Putin casts doubt over Ukraine grain deal and gas for Europe

Putin accuses Kyiv and West of flouting grain deal Russia wants to discuss changing terms of deal Threatens to cut energy exports if Europe caps prices Ukraine worried about expanding, nuclear conflict KYIV, Sept 7 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin mooted on Wednesday reopening a UN-brokered deal for Ukrainian grain exports via the Black Sea … Read more

More shelling raises nuclear fears as Kyiv, Moscow await UN report

Zaporizhzhia plant cut from grid but operating safely -IAEA Zelenskiy warns of near nuclear “catastrophe” day before report Kyiv cites battlefield gains, including Kherson province town European markets hit hard by closure of Russian gas pipeline KYIV, Sept. 5 (Reuters) – Power at a critical nuclear plant in Ukraine was all but cut off on … Read more