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

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

Parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef show highest coral cover in 36 years

Parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef show highest coral cover in 36 years

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Two-thirds of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef showed the most coral cover in 36 years, but the reef remains vulnerable to increasingly frequent mass bleaching, a official long-term monitoring program. . The recovery in the central and northern reaches of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed reef contrasted with the southern region, where … Read more

China fires missiles in largest drills in history in Taiwan waters

China fires missiles in largest drills in history in Taiwan waters

Chinese military exercises include missile launches Suspected drones fly over Taiwanese islands Taiwan says several government websites were hacked China says it’s an internal matter TAIPEI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – China fired multiple missiles around Taiwan on Thursday as it carried out unprecedented military exercises a day after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy … Read more

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive; Sweden and Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive;  Sweden and Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive in the south Shock force aimed at president’s hometown, says Ukraine United States and Italy approve entry of Finland and Sweden to NATO Ukraine asks China to help end war, says SCMP KYIV/WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia had begun building a military strike force targeting President … Read more

Germany’s Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

Germany’s Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

Turbine caught up in energy standoff between the West and Russia Scholz visits the Siemens Energy factory where the turbines are stored It says that the turbine is ready to be shipped back to Russia. Kremlin: turbine documentation is still missing Kremlin: Nord Stream 2 could supply gas this year MUELHEIM AN DER RUHR, Germany, … Read more