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

U.S. railroad strike averted; Biden promises to broker more deals

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Major US railroads and unions secured a tentative deal on Thursday after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by President Joe Biden’s administration to avert a rail shutdown that could have hit food and fuel supplies across the country and beyond. If they accept the deal that was announced at … Read more

Ukraine pushes to retake all land from Russia, calls for Western arms

Ukraine has seized back dozens of towns in rapid advance Many fleeing Russian troops have exited Ukraine – US official Zelenskiy calls for anti-aircraft systems from West ON ROAD TO BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it aimed to liberate all of its territory after driving back Russian forces in the … 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

Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking 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

Powerful quake hits Papua New Guinea, at least 4 dead

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 11 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck eastern Papua New Guinea on Sunday killing at least four people, injuring others and damaging property and essential infrastructure. The quake hit about 67 km east of Kainantu and 80 kms north-west of Lae in the … 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

NASA calls off Artemis moon rocket launch for second time in 5 days

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 3 (Reuters) – For the second time in five days, NASA on Saturday halted a countdown in progress and postponed a planned attempt to launch the debut test flight of its giant, next-generation rocket, the first mission of the agency’s moon-to-Mars Artemis … Read more