Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Russian troops pull back near Kherson

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said Russia had pulled some troops from towns on the opposite bank of the Dnipro River from Kherson city, the first official Ukrainian report of a Russian withdrawal on what is now the main front line in the south. * Russia’s Defense Ministry and the head of Ukraine’s presidential … Read more

U.S. embassy latest target in spate of letter bombs in Spain

First device sent to prime minister’s office on Nov. 24 Five similar letter bombs received Wednesday and Thursday Ukraine embassy official slightly hurt by one device Another device found at US Embassy in Madrid Defense ministry, arms manufacturer, air base also targeted MADRID, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Bomb disposal experts defused a letter bomb at … Read more

Oath Keepers founder guilty of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, and another leader of the right-wing group, were found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for the attack on the US Capitol by Donald Trump supporters, an important win for Justice Department. The verdicts against Rhodes and four co-defendants, after three days of deliberations by … Read more

Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader urges world to cut ties with Tehran -online video

DUBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s niece, a well-known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all ties with Tehran over its violent crackdown on popular unrestored kindled by the death in police custody of a young woman. A video of a statement by Farideh Moradkhani, an engineer … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Power, heat still in short supply

Nov 27 (Reuters) – Heavy snowfall was expected in Kyiv starting on Sunday, with temperatures dropping below freezing day and night, while millions of people who still live in and around the Ukrainian capital remain with little electricity and heat. CONFLICTS * The Dnipropetrovsk region was hit by five Russian attacks from multiple rocket launchers … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Ukraine gradually restores power

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities are gradually restoring power, aided by the reconnection of the country’s four nuclear plants, but millions of people are still without heat or electricity after the most devastating Russian air strikes of the war. CONFLICTS * Russia is likely removing nuclear warheads from aging nuclear cruise missiles and firing … Read more

Kremlin: Ukraine leadership can ‘end suffering’ by meeting Russian demands

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Thursday denied that its attacks on Ukraine’s electricity network were aimed at civilians, but said Kyiv could “end the suffering” of its population by meeting Russia’s demands to resolve the … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Shelters promised as bleak winter looms

Nov 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government promised to create shelters to provide heat and water and encouraged citizens to conserve energy as a harsh winter loomed amid relentless Russian strikes that have left its power structure in tatters. POWER SUPPLIES * The head of Ukraine’s national power grid operator said the damage dealt to power-generating … Read more

World’s longest-ruling leader holds vote to extend rule of tiny African state

DAKAR, Nov 20 (Reuters) – The world’s longest-ruling leader, President Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea, staged a vote on Sunday to extend his 43-year-rule of a tiny, authoritarian African state where once plentiful oil wealth has been in rapidly declined. “What you sow is what you reap,” said Obiang, 80, who has regularly won more … Read more

Biden administration says Saudi prince has immunity in Khashoggi killing lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The Biden administration ruled on Thursday that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has immunity from a lawsuit over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, drawing immediate condemnation from the slain journalist’s former fiancee. Khashoggi was killed and dismembered in October 2018 by Saudi agents in the Saudi consulate in … Read more