Russian missiles hit Kyiv wounding five people, Ukraine says

Russian missiles hit Kyiv wounding five people, Ukraine says

KYIV, June 26 (Reuters) – Russian missiles struck a residential building and a kindergarten in central Kyiv early on Sunday, wounding five people, officials said, the first such attack on the Ukrainian capital in weeks. Up to four explosions rang out in central Kyiv. A fire broke out in a nine-storey residential building that was … Read more

Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

KYIV/POKROVSK, June 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine special forces remained in Sievierodonetsk directing artillery fire against Russian-backed troops, said an adviser to Ukraine’s president, after the city fell in a major setback for Kyiv as it struggles to keep control of the country’s east. Ukrainian shelling on Saturday forced Russian troops to suspend the evacuation of … Read more

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence

African migrants sit on top of a border fence during an attempt to cross from Morocco into Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RABAT/MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were pictured lying by a Moroccan border … Read more

David Harbour on ‘Stranger Things’ season finale: ‘You’ll be blown away’

David Harbour on ‘Stranger Things’ season finale: ‘You’ll be blown away’

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – For fans eagerly awaiting the season four finale of hit Netflix show “Stranger Things”, cast member David Harbour has a clear message: “You’ll be blown away.” The sci-fi drama, set in the 1980s, returned in late May with a first volume of episodes showing a new supernatural horror emerging from … Read more

Protesters at U.S. Supreme Court decry abortion ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

Protesters at U.S. Supreme Court decry abortion ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON/JACKSON, Miss., June 25 (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters descended on the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to denounce the justices’ decision to overturn the half-century-old Roe v. Wade precedent that recognized women’s constitutional right to abortion. The sweeping ruling by the court, with a 6-3 conservative majority, was set to alter American life, with … Read more

Russian missiles strike across Ukraine, says Kyiv

Russian missiles strike across Ukraine, says Kyiv

Ukraine says Russia launches widespread shelling Shelling hit chemical plant where civilians trapped Ukraine forces withdraw from Sievierodonetsk Dozens of missiles hit Ukrainian military bases KYIV, June 25 (Reuters) – Russian missiles rained down across Ukraine on Saturday, hitting military facilities in the west and the north as well as a southern city as the … Read more

Reactions to U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade abortion landmark

Reactions to U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade abortion landmark

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures across the political spectrum reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion and legalized it nationwide. read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN A LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today the Supreme Court of … Read more

Ukraine’s EU candidacy will strengthen Europe as Russia threatens freedom – Zelenskiy

Ukraine’s EU candidacy will strengthen Europe as Russia threatens freedom – Zelenskiy

Ukraine EU candidacy will strengthen Europe-Zelenskiy ‘Our future is together’, says European Council chief EU candidacy will anger Moscow Russia continues shelling cities in Donbas KYIV, June 24 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Ukraine’s formal candidature to join the European Union was a big step towards strengthening Europe at a time when Russia was … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson under pressure after losing two parliamentary seats

UK PM Boris Johnson under pressure after losing two parliamentary seats

Party chairman resigns after defeats, saying change needed Conservatives lose in seat in southern heartlands Johnson’s 2019 electorate fractures as Labour win back Wakefield PM mired in scandal over lockdown parties LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party lost two parliamentary seats on Friday, prompting the resignation of the party’s chairman … Read more

Exclusive: Boris Johnson signals UK’s willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

Exclusive: Boris Johnson signals UK’s willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining operations off Ukraine’s southern coast and was considering offering insurance to ships to move millions of tonnes of grain stuck in the country. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine and blockade of its Black Sea ports … Read more