Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asian trip was not to change the status quo

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan and pledged solidarity with the United States and said her trip through Asia, which led to unprecedented military maneuvers by an angry China, was never to change the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation in Japan were on the … Read more

Ukraine warns of new Russian attack; Sweden and Finland are close to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new southern Russian attack Ukraine says strike force targeted president’s hometown The United States and Italy agree to Finland and Sweden’s accession to NATO Ukraine calls on China to help end war, says SCMP Kyiv/WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia has begun building a military offensive force targeting President Volodymyr … Read more

Zelensky says the first grain ship “nothing” and the economy is in a coma

Inspection of a ship carrying grain from Ukraine in Turkey The ship bound for Lebanon crosses the Bosphorus strait The shipment is the first of its kind to leave Ukraine in wartime But the Ukrainian leader says more is needed Kyiv urgently needs to ship 10 million tons to cut the deficit Kyiv/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – … Read more

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, expresses US “solidarity” with China’s anger

Pelosi: The world faces a choice between authoritarianism and democracy Chinese warplanes fly over the dividing line of the Taiwan Strait Beijing says that self-governing Taiwan is part of China China plans to hold military exercises TAIPEI (Reuters) – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan late on Tuesday on a trip … Read more

US says Russia’s use of ‘nuclear shield’ in Ukraine risks horrific accident

US says Russia is using a “nuclear shield” The first grain ship to leave Ukraine Ukraine says 22,000 Russian troops are ready to advance south Foreign fighters enter Luhansk, says governor Ukraine says it has recaptured 50 towns in Kherson UNITED NATIONS/Kyiv (Kyiv) (Reuters) – The United States has accused Russia of using Ukraine’s largest … Read more

Biden and Putin hit conciliatory tones as UN nuclear arms talks begin

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the South Courtroom of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House in Washington, US, July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday he was ready … Read more

On Navy Day, Putin said the United States is the main threat to Russia

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine that puts the United States as Russia’s main rival and outlines Russia’s global maritime ambitions for important regions such as the Arctic and the Black Sea. Speaking at Russian Navy Day in the former imperial capital of Saint Petersburg founded … Read more

The governor said Russia is striking a city in southern Ukraine, killing a grain-exporting country

Ukraine bombs a Russian base on the Black Sea, according to the governor Russia hit Mykolaiv and killed the source and his wife Zelensky says the grain harvest may be halved because of the war Zelensky orders the evacuation of Donetsk Dozens of prisoners of war were killed in a strike at a separatist-controlled prison … Read more

Ukraine bombs Russian forces in the south near Kyiv

Ukraine is trying to disrupt supply lines and bomb bridges Targeting Russian forces with air strikes Russia strikes Kyiv region for the first time in weeks ‘Critical’ details in preparation for grain shipments – UN Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine intensified its counterattacks against Russian forces in the south as Moscow bombed the outskirts of Kyiv … Read more

Cutting off Russian gas from Europe hits economic hopes, and Ukraine reports attacks on coastal areas

Gazprom says that stopping the turbines will increase gas cuts for Germany The United Nations hopes to export grain within days The United States is exploring land routes after the Russian strike A fire broke out in an oil depot in the territory occupied by Russia Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia said it would cut gas … Read more