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 Register DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – State-organized demonstrations … Read more

Russia releases 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to 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

In a first, EU moves to cut money for Hungary over damaging democracy

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register EU executive proposes taking 7.5 billion euros from Hungary Says remedies proposed by Hungary could work if well implemented 27 EU countries have three months to decide, no veto EU tests new democracy sanction for the first time Hungary pledges to meet all commitments to unlock … Read more

India’s Modi assails Putin over Ukraine war

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Modi says now is not the time for war Xi cautions on foreign meddling The world has changed, Putin says Iran calls for SCO to work against US SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday … Read more

Exclusive: As war began, Putin rejected a Ukraine peace deal recommended by aide

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register PARIS, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin’s chief envoy on Ukraine told the Russian leader as the war began that he had struck a provisional deal with Kyiv that would satisfy Russia’s demand that Ukraine stay out of NATO, but Putin rejected it and pressed ahead … Read more

Blasts hit Crimea, Russian missile wounds 12 near nuclear plant in southern Ukraine

Aug 20 (Reuters) – New blasts resounded in the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula on Saturday and a Russian missile hit a residential area of ​​a southern Ukrainian town not far from a nuclear power station, wounding 12 civilians, Russian and Ukrainian officials said. That strike at the Pivdennoukrainsk (South Ukraine) nuclear station and fresh shelling near … Read more

Europe’s drought exposes ancient stones, World War Two ships as waters fall

Aug 20 (Reuters) – Weeks of baking drought across Europe have seen water levels in rivers and lakes fall to few levels can remember, exposing long-submerged treasures – and some unwanted hazards. In Spain, suffering its worst drought in decades, archaeologists have been delighted by the emergence of a prehistoric stone circle dubbed the “Spanish … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says first grain ship ‘nothing’, economy in coma

Grain-carrying ship from Ukraine inspected in Turkey Shipment is first of kind to leave Ukraine in wartime But Ukrainian leader says much more is needed Kyiv urgently needs to ship 10 mln tonnes to cut deficit KYIV/ISTANBUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy dismissed the importance of the first grain export shipment from … Read more

U.S. says Russia using ‘nuclear shield’ in Ukraine, risks terrible accident

US says Russia using “nuclear shield” First grain ship leaves Ukraine Ukraine says 22,000 Russian troops ready southern advance Foreign fighters enter Luhansk, says governor Ukraine says recaptures 50 towns in Kherson UNITED NATIONS/KYIV, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United States has accused Russia of using Ukraine’s biggest nuclear power plant as a “nuclear shield” … Read more

First Ukraine grain ship since start of war leaves Odesa

First Ukraine grain ship bound for Lebanon Turkey says more ships to follow Russian missiles pound port of Mykolaiv Ukraine grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky killed in Mykolaiv Putin’s maritime ambitions include Black Sea, Arctic KYIV, Aug 1 (Reuters) – A ship carrying grain left the Ukrainian port of Odesa for foreign markets on Monday under … Read more