Ukraine’s Zelenskiy doesn’t think Putin is bluffing over nuclear arms

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during an interview with Reuters, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine September 16, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he doesn’t think Vladimir Putin is bluffing when he says Moscow would be … Read more

South Korea’s president, caught on hot mic, says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “untrue” media reports over his remarks threatened … Read more

Middle-class migrant trap as traffickers lure white collar workers into bogus overseas jobs

Unfortunately, his gut instinct was correct. Mr Yang was imprisoned for 58 days in an isolated, heavily guarded building block while he was forced to launder money for suspected drugs and illegal weapons gangs. He broke free only after staging an audacious, risky escape. Though his story sounds more like a thriller than a reality, … Read more

U.S. warns Putin of ‘catastrophic’ consequences over nuclear weapons

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan speaks to reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, US, July 11, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – The United States would respond decisively to any Russian use of nuclear weapons against Ukraine and … Read more

Russia parliament may study annexation of occupied Ukraine on Thursday, TASS reports

A member of an electoral commission carries a mobile ballot box near a cage with a parrot while visiting local residents on the second day of a referendum on the joining of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) to Russia, in Mariupol, Ukraine September 24, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermoshenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more

Lavrov pledges ‘full protection’ for any territory annexed by Russia

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s top diplomat on Saturday said regions of Ukraine where widely-derided referendums are being held would be under Russia’s “full protection” if they are annexed by Moscow, amid fears Russia could further escalate the conflict and even use nuclear weapons. … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law officially enshrining its nuclear weapons policies, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Zelenskiy says he is shocked by Israel’s failure to give Ukraine weapons

Demonstrators gather in support of Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, and watch Zelenskiy’s speech as it is broadcast to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and projected at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 20, 2022. REUTERS/Corinna Kern/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 24 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said … Read more

Russia’s Lavrov accuses Washington of ‘playing with fire’ around Taiwan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Russia accused the United States on Saturday of “playing with fire” around Taiwan while China said it will press on working for “peaceful reunification” with the democratically-governed island and pledged to take forceful steps to oppose any external interference, a … Read more

In poor, rural Buryatia, Russia’s partial mobilization hits hard

LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – (This Sep. 23 story has been updated to correct the name and age of the student quoted in the final three paragraphs to Nastya, 21, not Aryuna, 19.) A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization to boost the armies fighting in Ukraine, officials arrived at Alexander … Read more