Cataclysmic floods in Pakistan kill 1,100 people, including 380 children

Flood killed at least 1,100 people, affected 33 million A third of the country is under water – climate minister Climate catastrophe in Pakistan needs the world’s attention – António Guterres Devastation ‘of international origin’ – UN Harneis CHARSADDA, Pakistan, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Torrential rains and floods have submerged a third of Pakistan and … Read more

Explosions hit Crimea, Russian missile injures 12 near nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine

Aug 20 (Reuters) – Fresh explosions erupted across Russia’s annexed Crimean peninsula on Saturday and a Russian missile hit a residential area in a southern Ukrainian town not far from a nuclear power plant, injuring 12 civilians, Russian and Ukrainian officials said. This strike at the Pivdennukrainsk nuclear power plant (southern Ukraine) and the new … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Russians threatening Zaporizhzhia are ‘special targets’ G7 countries call on Moscow to withdraw its troops from the factory Fear of a nuclear disaster if the fighting does not stop Russia warns it could sever bilateral ties with US More grain ships leave Ukraine KYIV, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who are … Read more

Ukraine and Russia are responsible for the risk of nuclear disaster at a frontline plant

Parties swap responsibility for explosions at Russian nuclear power plant UN calls for demilitarized zone Zelenskiy asks Russia to return its factory to Ukraine Ukrainian towns on the opposite bank under Russian bombardment Satellite images show damage to Russian air base in Crimea KYIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia on Friday accused each … Read more

Syrian ship carrying ‘stolen Ukrainian barley and flour’ docks in Lebanon, Ukrainian embassy says

BEIRUT, July 28 (Reuters) – A Syrian ship under U.S. sanctions has docked in the port of Tripoli in northern Lebanon carrying barley and wheat, the Ukrainian embassy in Beirut told Reuters on Thursday having been looted by Russia from Ukrainian stores. The Laodicea docked in Tripoli on Wednesday, according to maritime data website MarineTraffic. … Read more

Russian gas cut to Europe hits economic hopes after Ukraine grain deal

Gazprom says shutting down turbine will further reduce gas to Germany UN hopes for grain exports within days US explores land routes after Russian strike KYIV, July 26 (Reuters) – Russia said it would cut gas supplies to Europe from Wednesday, dealing a blow to countries that have backed Ukraine, just as economic pressures were … Read more