Russia says Ukraine plans ‘provocation’ at nuclear power plant; Kiev rejects accusation

Kiev says the solution is simple, Russia must leave the factory Russia denies using weapons on or around factory UN chief Guterres visits Ukraine LONDON, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday there was a risk of a man-made disaster at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant and accused Kiev and the West of planning … Read more

Ukraine says battle ‘stalled’ ahead of UN chief’s visit

UN chief meets with Zelenskiy in Lviv . on Thursday Seven dead in Russian attack on Kharkov – emergency service Ukrainian troops repel Russian attack in Kherson Kiev, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces said on Thursday they had repulsed a Russian attack in the southern Kherson region, while shelling by Kremlin forces in Kharkiv … Read more

Taiwan’s Air Force flexes muscles in the face of Chinese war games

HUALIEN, Taiwan, Aug. 17 (Reuters) – Taiwanese F-16 fighters roared into the night sky on Wednesday in a show of power for the media, demonstrating the military’s determination to defend the democratically governed island in the light of the days of Chinese War games. China, which claims Taiwan as its territory, has been conducting military … Read more

Chinese military ship docks in Sri Lanka port despite Indian concerns

Chinese military research vessel Yuan Wang 5 arrives at Hambantota International Port in Hambantota, Sri Lanka, Aug. 16, 2022. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COLOMBO, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – A Chinese military research vessel docked at the Chinese-built port of Hambantota in Sri Lanka on Tuesday after being delayed for … Read more

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

A view shows the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant during the Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the Russian-controlled city of Enerhodar in the Zaporizhzhya region, Ukraine, Aug. 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug. 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine targets Russian soldiers firing at an occupied nuclear power plant in the … Read more

Exclusive: Europe looks to Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap created by tensions in Russia

PARIS, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has entered preliminary technical talks with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launch vehicles after the conflict in Ukraine blocked Western access to Russian Soyuz missiles. The privately held US competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key … Read more

South Korea’s Yoon Pardons Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee to Fight ‘Economic Crisis’

Samsung scion spent 18 months in prison for bribery S.Korea says leaders needed to help overcome economic crisis Samsung may increase investment with Lee grace – analysts SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Friday pardoned Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, with the South Korean Ministry of Justice … Read more

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

Zelenskiy tells officials to stop discussing tactics, probe opens in leak

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint press conference with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda as the Russian attack on Ukraine continues, in Kiev, Ukraine on July 28, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told officials on Thursday … Read more

South Korea and China clash over US missile defense system, making mediation difficult

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is seen in Seongju, South Korea, June 13, 2017. Photo taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – China and South Korea clashed on Thursday over a US missile defense shield, undermining efforts by the … Read more