North Korea criticizes UN chief’s support for denuclearization of the north

North Korea criticizes UN chief’s support for denuclearization of the north

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – North Korea’s foreign ministry on Sunday criticized the United Nations Secretary-General’s recent remark about his support for the complete denuclearization of the north, calling the comments impartial and honestly. North Korea’s state news agency KCNA released a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after UN chief Antonio Guterres said … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Russians Threatening Zaporizhzhya Are “Special Targets” G7 countries call on Moscow to withdraw troops from factory Fear of Nuclear Disasters Unless the Fighting Stops Russia warns it could sever bilateral ties with the United States More grain ships depart from Ukraine Kiev, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine targets Russian soldiers shooting at Europe’s largest nuclear … Read more

Ukraine says it targets Russians firing at or from nuclear power plant

Ukraine says it targets Russians firing at or from nuclear power plant

KYIV, Aug. 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine targets Russian soldiers firing at an occupied nuclear power plant in the south of the country or using it as a base to fire from, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday. Ukraine and Russia have exchanged allegations over several recent incidents of shelling at the Zaporizhzhya facility, Europe’s largest … Read more

China sanctions Lithuanian deputy minister for visit to Taiwan

China sanctions Lithuanian deputy minister for visit to Taiwan

The Lithuanian state emblem is on display at its embassy in Beijing, China, Dec. 15, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry said Friday it had imposed sanctions on Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Agne Vaiciukeviciute for visiting Taiwan, … Read more

Germany and Poland search for cause of massive fish kill in river Oder

Germany and Poland search for cause of massive fish kill in river Oder

Tons of dead fish collected in river on Polish-German border Authorities are working to determine the cause Polish authorities criticized for slow response Polish PM says Oder may take years to return to normal BERLIN/WARSAW, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Polish and German authorities are working “fully” to determine the cause behind a mass die-off of … Read more

Strikes at Ukraine nuclear power plant prompt UN chief to create demilitarized zone

Strikes at Ukraine nuclear power plant prompt UN chief to create demilitarized zone

Russia ambassador warns of ‘nuclear catastrophe’ Zelenskiy demands Russia return factory to Ukraine Satellite images show damage at Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant when the UN chief proposed a demilitarized zone at the site amid fears … Read more

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from the Chinese cooperation group

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from the Chinese cooperation group

The Chinese national flag is on display in Beijing, China, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – Latvia and Estonia on Thursday withdrew from a cooperation group between China and more than a dozen central and eastern European countries, following in the … Read more

Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid deadly anti-government protests

Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid deadly anti-government protests

FREETOWN, Aug. 10 (Reuters) – At least two police officers and a civilian have been killed after a day of anti-government protests in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, officials at the city’s main morgue said Wednesday. Sierra Leone’s government previously said there had been deaths, but did not say how many, as protesters threw rocks and … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of using power plant as ‘nuclear shield’ after missile strike that killed 13

Ukraine accuses Russia of using power plant as ‘nuclear shield’ after missile strike that killed 13

Ukraine says 13 dead in Russian missile attack Accuses Russia of shelling near nuclear power plant Russia says it’s not purposefully targeting civilians Has accused Kiev of shelling power plant from stricken city Kiev, Aug. 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of abusing its position at a nuclear power plant it had taken … Read more

Biden says he is concerned about China’s moves around Taiwan

Biden says he is concerned about China’s moves around Taiwan

U.S. President Joe Biden talks to reporters as he travels aboard Air Force One to eastern Kentucky to visit families affected by the devastation of the recent flooding, as he departs Delaware Air National Guard Base in New Castle, Delaware , US, Aug. 8, 2022. REUTERS /Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more