Dozens killed or wounded in Russian missile strike in Ukraine, Kyiv says

Dozens killed or wounded in Russian missile strike in Ukraine, Kyiv says

At least 25 killed in missile strike – Ukrainian officials Dead were civilians planning to enter Russia-held area Police say attacks involved at least three missiles ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv said was a cynical Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian cars … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Afghan Taliban sign deal for Russian oil products, gas and wheat

EXCLUSIVE Afghan Taliban sign deal for Russian oil products, gas and wheat

KABUL, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The Taliban have signed a provisional deal with Russia to supply gasoline, diesel, gas and wheat to Afghanistan, Acting Afghan Commerce and Industry Minister Haji Nooruddin Azizi told Reuters. Azizi said his ministry was working to diversify its trading partners and that Russia had offered the Taliban administration a discount … Read more

Farmers among Russians drafted into the military, Putin says

Farmers among Russians drafted into the military, Putin says

This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Farmers are among the Russians being drafted into the military, President Vladimir Putin told a meeting with officials on Tuesday, signalling potential further risks for the 2023 crop. Russia is the world’s largest … Read more

Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late on Wednesday to avert a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, but one small union rejected a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger trips. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKa.N) … Read more

U.S. railways to halt grain shipments ahead of potential shutdown -agriculture sources

U.S. railways to halt grain shipments ahead of potential shutdown -agriculture sources

CHICAGO, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Some U.S. railroads will start halting crop shipments on Thursday, a day ahead of a potential work stoppage, an agricultural association and sources at two grain cooperatives said on Tuesday, threatening exports and feed deliveries for livestock. With farmers starting to harvest autumn crops that are shipped to meat and … Read more

Russia questions U.N.-brokered grain, fertilizer export deal

Russia questions U.N.-brokered grain, fertilizer export deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Moscow, Russia August 31, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday questioned a U.N.-brokered deal with Ukraine to boost grain and fertilizer exports by … Read more

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

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

The deluge has killed at least 1,100, impacted 33 million One-third of country is under water – climate minister Climate catastrophe in Pakistan needs world’s focus- Guterres The devastation is ‘internationally driven’- UN’s Harneis CHARSADDA, Pakistan, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Torrential rains and flooding have submerged a third of Pakistan and killed more than 1,100 … Read more

Blasts hit Crimea, Russian missile wounds 12 near nuclear plant in southern Ukraine

Blasts hit Crimea, Russian missile wounds 12 near nuclear plant in southern Ukraine

Aug 20 (Reuters) – New blasts resounded in the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula on Saturday and a Russian missile hit a residential area of a southern Ukrainian town not far from a nuclear power station, wounding 12 civilians, Russian and Ukrainian officials said. That strike at the Pivdennoukrainsk (South Ukraine) nuclear station and fresh shelling near … Read more

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

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

Russians threatening Zaporizhzhia are “special targets” G7 nations call on Moscow to withdraw troops from plant Fear of nuclear catastrophe unless fighting stops Russia warns it may cut bilateral ties with United States More grain ships depart Ukraine KYIV, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who shoot at Europe’s largest nuclear power … Read more

Strikes at Ukraine nuclear plant prompt UN chief to call for demilitarised zone

Strikes at Ukraine nuclear plant prompt UN chief to call for demilitarised zone

Russia ambassador warns of ‘nuclear catastrophe’ Zelenskiy demands Russia return plant to Ukraine Satellite images show damage at Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant as the U.N. chief proposed a demilitarised zone at the site amid fears … Read more