Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

VARAZDIN, Croatia, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Twelve people were killed in Croatia on Saturday when a Polish bus full of religious pilgrims skidded off the road and crashed near Varazdin, authorities said. Thirty-two people were injured in the accident that occurred at 5:40 am (0340 GMT) on the highway between Varazdin in northwestern Croatia and … Read more

Airstrikes and rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Airstrikes and rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen dead, at least 110 injured: Palestinian Health Ministry At Least 160 Rockets Fired At Israel: Military Israel killed Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israel attacked Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets at Israeli towns on Saturday after an Israeli operation against the Islamic Jihad militant group ended more … Read more

Ukraine Amnesty Office Head Leaves After Group Accuses Kyiv

Ukraine Amnesty Office Head Leaves After Group Accuses Kyiv

A member of Ukraine’s National Guard jumps into a trench at a position near the front line, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy /File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Kyiv, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The head of Amnesty International’s Ukrainian … Read more

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear plant

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear plant

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other on Friday of bombing the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest of its kind in Europe, and laying the groundwork for a potential disaster. The Russian Defense Ministry said it was only by luck that a radiation accident was averted after what it described … Read more

Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector, via video link, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on August 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record This content was produced in Russia, where coverage of Russian military operations in … Read more

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Technicians shut down reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia Fighting in the east centers on a fortified village Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Shelling hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by Russia on … Read more

Palestinian militants fire rockets at Israel after Gaza airstrikes

Palestinian militants fire rockets at Israel after Gaza airstrikes

Israeli airstrikes kill at least 10, wound dozens Islamic Jihad says it will attack Tel Aviv and other cities in response Israel says strikes were aimed at a ‘concrete threat’ Sirens sound in Israeli cities as authorities warn of rockets GAZA, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Palestinian militants in Gaza fired dozens of rockets at Israel … Read more

The United States describes China’s military action on Taiwan as unjustified and Beijing sanctions Pelosi

The United States describes China’s military action on Taiwan as unjustified and Beijing sanctions Pelosi

Taiwan downplays concerns China conducts unprecedented military exercises in Taiwan Follows US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei China says it will sanction Pelosi for ‘ruthless’ actions Pelosi in Japan Joins Prime Minister Kishida in Condemning China TAIPEI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China’s missile launch during military exercises around Taiwan was an unwarranted escalation, U.S. … Read more

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Three grain ships leave the ports of Ukraine First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the beginning of the war Fighting in the east is ‘hell,’ says Zelenskiy NATO chief warns Putin must not be allowed to win ISTANBUL/KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three bulk carriers left Ukrainian ports on Friday under a safe passage … Read more

UK says Russia’s actions at Zaporizhzhia power plant likely undermine its security

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

A view shows a damaged building at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant complex, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, in this handout image released on March 17, 2022. Service press release from the National Nuclear Power Generation Company Energoatom/Brochure via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record … Read more