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

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

In Gaza, denial and doubt over failed missile claims

In Gaza, denial and doubt over failed missile claims

JERUSALEM, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – As the cleanup in Gaza continues after last weekend’s brief conflict with Israel, a fresh battle has continued over which side the casualties fell after Israel said failed rockets from the Palestinian side 15 people killed in the enclave. According to Israeli military authorities, a fifth of the more than … Read more

Kenyans look forward to news about next president, two days after tight vote

Kenyans look forward to news about next president, two days after tight vote

Opposition leader Odinga takes on vice president. Ruto Election Commission does not yet know when it will announce the winner Kenyans crave updates; media is wrong Previous elections marred by violence, claims of manipulation NAIROBI/ELDORET, Kenya, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – Kenyans thronged radios and televisions on Thursday, increasingly fearful of news about who their next … 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

North Korea declares victory over COVID, leader Kim suggests had it

North Korea declares victory over COVID, leader Kim suggests had it

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks at a Workers’ Party politburo meeting about the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in this undated photo released on May 21, 2022 by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) of North Korea. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug. 11 … Read more

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

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

Early signs point to tight Kenyan presidential elections

Early signs point to tight Kenyan presidential elections

NAIROBI/ELDORET Aug. 10 (Reuters) – Preliminary results of Kenya’s presidential election showed a close race between the two top candidates vying to replace President Uhuru Kenyatta, with citizens praying that announcing a winner would not spark violence like in In recent years. Tuesday’s elections are a major test of stability in East Africa’s largest economy, … Read more

Five injured in explosions at Russian air base in annexed Crimea

Five injured in explosions at Russian air base in annexed Crimea

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Aug. 9 (Reuters) – On Thursday, blast shook a Russian air base near seaside resorts on the annexed Crimean peninsula, injuring five people, according to local authorities in what Moscow attributed to blasts in ammunition stories. Local … Read more

Russia puts Iranian satellite into orbit

Russia puts Iranian satellite into orbit

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Aug. 9 (Reuters) – Russia launched an Iranian satellite into orbit from southern Kazakhstan on Tuesday, just three weeks after President Vladimir Putin and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged to work together against the West. The … Read more

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – The Chinese military on Monday announced new military exercises in the seas and airspace around Taiwan – a day after the planned end of its largest-ever exercises to protest last week’s visit to Taipei by the Speaker of the United States House, Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theater Command said it … Read more