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

Ukrainians flee from Russian annexation – while they still can

Ukrainians flee from Russian annexation – while they still can

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, Sept 28 (Reuters) – “It’s funny. Nobody voted, yet the results are in,” laughed Lyubomir Boyko, 43, from Golo Pristan, a village in Russian-occupied Kherson province as he waited on Wednesday outside a United Nations aid office with his family at a refugee reception centre. As Russia prepares to annex a swathe of … Read more

Canada begins long cleanup after Fiona sweeps homes out to sea

Canada begins long cleanup after Fiona sweeps homes out to sea

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PORT AUX BASQUES, Newfoundland, Sept 25 (Reuters) – It will take several months for Canada to restore critical infrastructure after the powerful storm Fiona left an “unprecedented” trail of destruction, officials said on Sunday, as crews fanned out in five provinces to restore power and clean … Read more

Russian call-up sparks exodus by some men as air fares soar

Russian call-up sparks exodus by some men as air fares soar

Air tickets from Moscow sell out Heavier traffic at Russia’s land borders ‘Panic demand’ for air tickets – source TBILISI/VAALIMAA, Finland, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Some Russian men rushed for the borders on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilisation, with traffic at frontier crossings with Finland and Georgia surging and prices for … Read more

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Revolutionary Guards issue warning over unrest Reports of security forces coming under attack Kurdish woman did after detention by morality police Iranian government has pledged inquiry into her death DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards called on the Islamic Republic’s judiciary on Thursday … Read more

Protests flare across Iran in violent unrest over woman’s death

Protests flare across Iran in violent unrest over woman’s death

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Supreme leader’s representative vows to follow up case Mahsa Amini died after being detained by morality police Death sparks angry protests around Iran including capital DUBAI, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Protests raged for a fourth straight day across Iran on Tuesday and authorities said three people … Read more

Gaza farmer unearths Byzantine-era mosaic

Gaza farmer unearths Byzantine-era mosaic

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GAZA, Sept 18 (Reuters) – An ornate Byzantine floor mosaic showing a variety of colourful birds and other animals has been discovered by chance in Gaza after a Palestinian farmer tried to plant new trees on his land. Salman al-Nabahin unearthed the relic six months ago … Read more

Crowds fill London to ‘be a part of history’ at queen’s funeral

Crowds fill London to ‘be a part of history’ at queen’s funeral

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people, many of whom had camped out overnight, lined the route of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession on Monday and gathered in London’s parks to bid farewell to the only British monarch most have ever known. Complete silence fell over Hyde Park as people who had been … Read more

Mourners brave 24-hour wait in chilly London to see the queen’s coffin

Mourners brave 24-hour wait in chilly London to see the queen’s coffin

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wait-time rockets, temperatures set to plunge Mourners stoic LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The entry to an already miles-long queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state in London resumed after a pause on Friday, with the government saying the current wait-time is over 24 hours, … Read more

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida governor say they were misled

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida governor say they were misled

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept 15 (Reuters) – Some migrants who were flown to the wealthy island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, said on Thursday they were duped about their destination, and Democratic leaders called for a probe of the move by Florida’s Republican governor to send them there from Texas. In what the White House and … Read more