William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren hold vigil Line to see queen’s coffin stretches for 11 hours World leaders start arriving in London for funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Princes William and Harry stood vigil at either end of the coffin of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, heads bowed as a line of mourners streamed past … Read more

Amid global alarm, Ukraine, Russia trade blame for nuclear plant attacks

Kyiv warns of Chornobyl-style disaster unless secured area Both sides say in favor of visit by nuclear inspectors UN’s Guterres says any attack on a nuclear plant is ‘suicidal’ Two Ukrainian grain ships leave ports, 12 since last week KYIV, Aug 8 (Reuters) – International alarm over the weekend shelling of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex … Read more

NATO warns of long Ukraine war as battles grind on

NATO’s Stoltenberg says war could last years Ukraine admits setback near Sievierodonetsk Russia trying to approach Kharkiv-Ukraine official ‘All that is ours we will take back’ -Zelenskiy KYIV, June 19 (Reuters) – The war in Ukraine could last for years, the head of NATO said on Sunday, calling for steadfast support from Ukraine’s allies as … Read more

Russia pushes Ukrainian defenders to outskirts of key eastern city

Russian forces step up assault on key eastern city Ukrainians may retrench but won’t give up city – governor Ukraine to launch ‘Book of Executioners’ to detail war crimes Turkey, Russia mull UN plan to allow Ukrainian grain exports KYIV/SLOVIANSK, Ukraine, June 8 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces pulled back to the outskirts of the industrial … Read more

Israel demands apology after Russia says Hitler had Jewish roots

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh (not pictured) following their talks in Moscow, Russia April 27, 2022. Yuri Kochetkov/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Israel summons Russian ambassador for ‘tough talk’ Israeli minister says Lavrov comment ‘unforgivable’ Russian … Read more

Search continues as 10 people from missing Japanese boat confirmed dead

TOKYO, April 24 (Reuters) – Ten people found by rescue workers on Sunday after a tour boat went missing in frigid waters off Japan’s northernmost island have been confirmed dead, the coast guard said. Authorities continued to search with patrol boats, aircraft and helicopters for the remaining 16 people who had been onboard the “Kazu … Read more

Italy seizes Russian oligarch Melnichenko’s Sailing Yacht A

ROME, March 12 (Reuters) – Italian police have seized a superyacht from Russian billionaire Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko, the prime minister’s office said on Saturday, a few days after the businessman was placed on an EU sanctions list following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The 143-meter (470-foot) Sailing Yacht A, which has a price tag of 530 … Read more

UK warns Russia will face severe sanctions if it installs Ukraine ‘puppet regime’

UK accuses Moscow of trying to install pro-Russian leader in Ukraine Russia dismisses the comments as ‘disinformation’ Ukraine presidential adviser says UK allegations should be taken seriously Russia has massed troops near Ukraine border LONDON/KIYV, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Russia will face severe economic sanctions if it installs a puppet regime in Ukraine, a senior … Read more

U.S. and Russia expect no breakthrough as Ukraine talks start

Blinken and Lavrov say they don’t expect any breakthrough Lavrov wants a concrete response to Russian security demands Blinken assesses whether the road to diplomacy is still open Tensions are high over Ukraine after troop buildup GENEVA, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Top Russian and U.S. diplomats downplayed any chance of resolving their differences over Ukraine … Read more

Russia reacts furiously to Blinken jibe over troops in Kazakhstan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks in the State Department meeting room in Washington, US on January 7, 2022. Andrew Harnik / Pool via REUTERS / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Check in MOSCOW, Jan. 8 (Reuters) – Russia angrily responded on Saturday to a comment by US … Read more