Putin was ‘pushed’ into Ukraine war, says Italy’s Berlusconi

Forza Italia leader Silvio Berlusconi speaks during the closing electoral campaign rally of the centre-right’s coalition in Piazza del Popolo, ahead of the September 25 general election, in Rome, Italy, September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia’s Putin is a long-time friend of Berlusconi Berlusconi’s right-wing bloc … Read more

Alex Jones lashes out at critics at trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 22 (Reuters) – Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ignited a courtroom shouting match on Thursday, railing against critics as he tested in a trial to determine how much he owes families of victims who died in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting, which he … Read more

Israeli PM Lapid backs two-state solution with Palestinians

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do “whatever it takes” to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb. His mention of a two-state solution, … Read more

Finland mulls barring Russians from entering as border traffic grows

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Finland said on Thursday it was considering barring most Russians from entering the country as traffic across the border from its eastern neighbor “intensified” following President Vladimir Putin’s order for a partial military mobilisation. Finnish land border crossings have remained … Read more

UN showdown looms between Lavrov, West over atrocities in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a ceremony of receiving letters of credence from newly-appointed foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, September 20, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Bednyakov/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will face off on … Read more

U.S. appeals court says Trump criminal probe can resume classified records review

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The US Justice Department can resume reviewing classified records seized by the FBI from former President Donald Trump’s Florida home pending appeal, a federal appeal court ruled on Wednesday, giving a boost to the criminal investigation into whether the records were … Read more

EU ministers agree to press ahead with new Russia sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with heads of the country’s leading engineering schools and their industrial partners in the city of Veliky Novgorod, Russia, September 21, 2022. Sputnik/Gavriil Grigorov/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday … Read more

Exclusive: Turkey sells battle-tested drones to UAE as regional rivals mend ties

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UAE and Saudi Arabia both seeking Turkey’s TB2 drones Saudi Arabia wants to set up drone manufacturing plant – sources Baykar drone-maker has three-year backlog of orders, CEO says ANKARA, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Turkish defense firm Baykar has delivered 20 armed drones to the United … Read more

Russian parliament toughens punishment for crimes during military mobilisation

Russia’s Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin delivers a speech during a session of the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia April 7, 2022. Sputnik/Alexander Astafyev/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Russia’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill to toughen punishments for … Read more

Trump lawyers don’t want to say if he declassified documents in FBI search

Former US President Donald Trump attends a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US, September 3, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s lawyers resisted revealing whether he declassified materials seized in an FBI search of his Florida home as the judge appointed … Read more