US calls for immediate halt to Russian deportations in Ukraine

US calls for immediate halt to Russian deportations in Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks to the media after a condolence visit for late former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Fussa, Tokyo prefecture, Japan July 11, 2022. Stefani Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) – The United States called on Russia … Read more

Swiss give cool reply to Ukraine call for seizing Russian assets

Swiss give cool reply to Ukraine call for seizing Russian assets

Swiss President Ignazio Cassis listens during the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Lugano, Switzerland July 5, 2022. Alessandro della Valle/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUGANO, Switzerland, July 5 (Reuters) – Switzerland has given a cool response to calls from Ukraine’s prime minister to use frozen assets of ultra-wealthy Russians … Read more

Russian journalist’s Nobel Peace Prize fetches record $103.5 mln at auction to aid Ukraine children

Russian journalist’s Nobel Peace Prize fetches record 3.5 mln at auction to aid Ukraine children

June 21 (Reuters) – Dmitry Muratov, the co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize and the editor of one of Russia’s last major independent newspapers, auctioned off his Nobel medal for a record $103.5 million to aid children displaced by the war in Ukraine . All proceeds from the auction, which coincided with the World … Read more

A Somali boy’s mission to find food as climate change takes its toll

A Somali boy’s mission to find food as climate change takes its toll

Somalia at nexus of ‘three Cs’ – conflict, costs, climate change Climate change means extreme weather patterns more common Children in Dollow town malnourished, scramble for food Million forced from homes and land by drought Drought envoy urges international community to do more DOLLOW, Somalia, June 20 (Reuters) – Each morning in this Somali border … Read more

Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) – Canada believes China showed “very concerning and unprofessional” behavior while harassing its patrol aircraft near North Korea, Defense Minister Anita Anand said on Saturday, but she declined comment when asked whether she had raised the issue with her Chinese counterpart. Speaking on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, … Read more

Having shipped artillery shells to Ukraine, Canada asks S.Korea for more

Having shipped artillery shells to Ukraine, Canada asks S.Korea for more

Canada’s Defense Minister Anita Anand speaks with Canadian military personnel during a visit to highlight military aid for Ukraine at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in Trenton, Ontario, Canada, April 14, 2022. REUTERS/Lars Hagberg/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 30 (Reuters) – Canada has asked South Korea to supply … Read more

Russian oligarchs to be targeted in US aid package for Ukraine, Schumer says

Russian oligarchs to be targeted in US aid package for Ukraine, Schumer says

FILE PHOTO – US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference about legislative efforts to lower gas prices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 1 (Reuters) – US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday … Read more

Austrian leader to meet Putin in Moscow, hoping to build bridges

Austrian leader to meet Putin in Moscow, hoping to build bridges

ZURICH, April 10 (Reuters) – Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Monday, he said, adding he hoped to help build bridges between Russia and Ukraine and stop the “war of aggression”. Nehammer’s meeting would be the first face-to-face encounter between Putin and a European Union leader since Russia … Read more

Red Cross says its team is being held close to Mariupol in Ukraine

Red Cross says its team is being held close to Mariupol in Ukraine

GENEVA, April 4 (Reuters) – A team from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was stopped during an attempt to reach Mariupol, Ukraine, to evacuate civilians and is now being held nearby in Manhush, a spokesperson told Reuters on Monday . The team was being “held in the town of Manhush, 20 kilometers … Read more

US providing Ukraine with supplies in case Russia deploys chemical weapons

US providing Ukraine with supplies in case Russia deploys chemical weapons

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds a press briefing at the White House, in Washington, DC, US March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 1 (Reuters) – The United States is providing Ukraine with supplies and equipment in case Russia deploys chemical or biological weapons … Read more