Violence erupts in May Day protests in Paris, marchers criticize re-elected Macron

Violence erupts in May Day protests in Paris, marchers criticize re-elected Macron

Police arrest 45 in Paris, minister says Marchers condemn Macron’s retirement plan Most other May Day marches peaceful PARIS, May 1 (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas to push back black-clad anarchists who ransacked business premises in Paris on Sunday during May Day protests against the policies of newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of … Read more

Blast at illegal Nigerian oil refinery kills more than 100 people

Blast at illegal Nigerian oil refinery kills more than 100 people

A man stands at the scene of explosion in which over 100 people lost their lives, at an illegal crude oil bunkering site at Abaezi forest, in Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of ​​Imo state, Nigeria April 24, 2022. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Bunkering site was on border of … Read more

Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev delivers a speech during a meeting with members of the Security Council in Moscow, Russia February 21, 2022. Sputnik/Alexey Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Russia warns of nuclear deployment Says Iskander and hypersonic missiles would be deployed Finland and Sweden … Read more

Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

Moskva missile cruiser damaged after ammunition blew up Ukrainian official says vessel hit by missiles Zelenskiy warns of new Russian offensives to avenge defeats Ukraine deputy PM says agreement to open humanitarian corridors KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, April 14 (Reuters) – (Please note language some readers may find offensive in paragraph 14.) The flagship of Russia’s Black … Read more

US gives Ukraine $800 million more in military aid, adds heavy weapons

US gives Ukraine $800 million more in military aid, adds heavy weapons

US President Joe Biden discusses the United States’ response to Russian invasion of Ukraine and warns CEOs about potential cyber attacks from Russia at Business Roundtable’s CEO Quarterly Meeting in Washington, DC, US, March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) – US President Joe … Read more

Biden says Russia committing genocide in Ukraine

Biden says Russia committing genocide in Ukraine

Putin says he is confident operations will achieve goals Putin seemed to ramble or stammer in address Zelenskiy mocks Putin saying attack is going to plan Concern over unconfirmed use of chemical weapons LVIV, Ukraine, April 13 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said for the first time that Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine amounts to … Read more

US judge declines to jail two men accused of impersonating federal agents

US judge declines to jail two men accused of impersonating federal agents

WASHINGTON April 12 (Reuters) – The US on Tuesday declined to jail two men judges and supply gifts of impersonating federal agents with gifts, dealing a blow to prosecutors who had argued that the defendants pose a danger and should be detained. Arian Taherzadeh, 40, and Haider Ali, 35, were arrested last week and are … Read more

Concern over possible use of chemical weapons as battle rages in besieged Ukrainian port

Concern over possible use of chemical weapons as battle rages in besieged Ukrainian port

Ukraine and allies check reports of chemical weapons use Battle for Mariupol reaches decisive stage Russian troops mass for eastern offensive UN official cites growing reports of rape US urges India to cut Russian oil and gas LVIV, Ukraine, April 12 (Reuters) – Civilians were fleeing from areas of eastern Ukraine on Tuesday ahead of … Read more

Dozens of Ukrainians found in grave near Kyiv as battle looms in east

Dozens of Ukrainians found in grave near Kyiv as battle looms in east

Mass grave found near Kyiv, official says Zelenskiy sees ‘hard battle’, urges oil embargo, seeks arms Johnson promises vehicles, anti-ship missiles Nine trains laid on for evacuation in east, governor says KYIV, April 10 (Reuters) – A grave with dozens of Ukrainian civilians have been found in Buzova village near Kyiv, an official said, the … Read more

Ukraine faces ‘hard battle’ in eastern regions, Zelenskiy says

Ukraine faces 'hard battle' in eastern regions, Zelenskiy says

Zelenskiy expects hard battle in Ukraine’s east At least 52 died in train station attack Civilians in Luhansk region told to flee KYIV, April 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready for a tough battle with Russian forces amassing in the east of the country, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday, a day after a missile … Read more