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Ukraine to halt key Russian gas transit to Europe, blames Moscow

Ukraine to halt key Russian gas transit to Europe, blames Moscow

Gas pipelines are pictured at the Atamanskaya compressor station, facility of Gazprom’s Power Of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in Amur region, Russia November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV/LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow …

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Marcos, son of strongman, triumphs in Philippines presidential election

Marcos, son of strongman, triumphs in Philippines presidential election

Majority win first since fall of elder Marcos Outgoing leader’s daughter wins vice presidency Marcos accused of seeking to whitewash family’s past Social media dominance crucial in victory Robredo calls for fight against lies MANILA, May 9 (Reuters) – Ferdinand Marcos Jr clinched a stunning runaway victory in the Philippines’ presidential election on Monday in …

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Putin to send 'doomsday' warning to West at Russia's WW2 victory parade

Putin to send ‘doomsday’ warning to West at Russia’s WW2 victory parade

LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will send a “doomsday” warning to the West when he leads celebrations on Monday marking the 77th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany, brandishing Russia’s vast firepower while its forces fight on in Ukraine. Defiant in the face of deep Western isolation since he …

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Pro-Russian forces say 50 more people evacuated from besieged Ukraine plant

Pro-Russian forces say 50 more people evacuated from besieged Ukraine plant

‘Influential’ states working to save Azovstal fighters Ukraine fears Russia aims to wipe out Azovstal fighters More civilians evacuated from bombed-out steelworks KYIV, May 7 (Reuters) – Pro-Russian forces said 50 more people were evacuated on Saturday from the besieged Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, where scores of civilians have been trapped for weeks alongside Ukrainian …

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UN Security Council, including Russia, expresses concern about Ukraine

UN Security Council, including Russia, expresses concern about Ukraine

Members of the United Nations Security Council sit during a meeting on the situation amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, New York, US, May 5, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, May 6 (Reuters) – The UN Security …

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Russian fighting destroys, damages nearly 400 hospitals, medical centers, Zelenskiy says

Russian fighting destroys, damages nearly 400 hospitals, medical centers, Zelenskiy says

400 hospitals, meidcal centers destroyed, damaged – Zelenskiy ‘Heavy bloody fighting’ in Mariupol – Ukrainian soldier Mariupol evacuation attempt on Friday ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, May 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has devastated hundreds of hospitals and other medical institutions and left doctors without drugs to tackle cancer or the ability to perform surgery, President …

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Ukraine leader appeals for truce to dig out civilians trapped under Mariupol steel plant

Ukraine leader appeals for truce to dig out civilians trapped under Mariupol steel plant

Some 200 civilians still stuck in Mariupol steel plant Russia pledges safe passage for civilians in daytime Fighting continues inside plant, Ukraine says EU works towards potential Russian oil ban KYIV, May 5 (Reuters) – Civilians will need to be dug from bunkers under a steel works that is the last holdout of resistance in …

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'Our blood is boiling': Victims angry as son of dictator closes in on Philippine presidency

‘Our blood is boiling’: Victims angry as son of dictator closes in on Philippine presidency

MANILA, May 5 (Reuters) – Former political prisoner Cristina Bawagan still has the dress she wore the day she was arrested, tortured and sexually abused by soldiers during the late Philippines’ dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s brutal era of martial law. Bawagan fears the horrors of Marcos’s rule would be diminished if his namesake son wins the …

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Beijing steps up COVID curbs as virus spreads in China

Beijing steps up COVID curbs as virus spreads in China

Beijing shuts scores of metro stations, bus routes Extend curbs on restaurants, other venues Zhengzhou to enforce some COVID curbs next week Shanghai still gripped by full lockdown BEIJING/SHANGHAI, May 4 (Reuters) – Beijing shut scores of metro stations and bus routes and extended COVID-19 curbs on many public venues on Wednesday, focusing efforts to …

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Israel demands apology after Russia says Hitler had Jewish roots

Israel demands apology after Russia says Hitler had Jewish roots

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh (not pictured) following their talks in Moscow, Russia April 27, 2022. Yuri Kochetkov/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Israel summons Russian ambassador for ‘tough talk’ Israeli minister says Lavrov how ‘unforgivable’ Russian …

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