UN wants to coordinate efforts to save lives in Mariupol, UN chief tells Russia

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during the 11th emergency special session of the 193-member UN General Assembly on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, New York, US February 28, 2022. REUTERS/ Carlo Allegri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 26 (Reuters) … Read more

Putin accuses West of ‘terror’, tells prosecutors to be tough

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Orthodox Easter service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia April 23, 2022. Picture taken April 23, 2022. Sputnik/Sergei Fadeichev/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Putin says West is trying to destroy Russia from within Western-backed assassins tried to kill … Read more

Belarus opposition leader calls for more sanctions against Lukashenko over Ukraine

THE HAGUE, April 22 (Reuters) – Exiled Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya called on Friday for harsher sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko who she says must share full responsibility for Russia’s war in Ukraine. Russia sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24 from both Russian and Belarusian territory, in what … Read more

Scholz says top priority is avoiding NATO confrontation with Russia

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz makes a statement after talks with European leaders and US President Joe Biden, in Berlin, Germany, April 19, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Scholz warns Germany may be considered party to war if it sends tanks Scholz could soon be forced to decide on … Read more

Ukrainian volunteers recount three weeks in Russian captivity, allege beatings

DYMER, Ukraine, April 19 (Reuters) – Volodymyr Khropun and Yulia Ivannikova-Katsemon say they were helping people flee villages on the front line in northern Ukraine when they were detained by Russian soldiers over two days in March. Both said they were then held with around 40 other captives on the concrete floor of a nearby … Read more

Watchdog warned UK government of spyware infections inside 10 Downing Street

April 19 (Reuters) – Digital rights watchdog group Citizen Lab said on Monday it had warned British officials that electronic devices connected to government networks, including some inside the prime minister’s office and foreign ministry, appeared to be infected with Israeli-made spy software. The spy software is known as Pegasus, a product of Israeli cyberarms … Read more

Frontrunner for next Pakistani PM seen as ‘can-do’ administrator

Leader of the opposition Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sherif, brother of ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, gestures as he speaks to the media at the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Islamabad, Pakistan April 7, 2022. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISLAMABAD, April 10 (Reuters) – Shehbaz Sharif, the person most likely … Read more

Crypto and gaming collide in high-risk ‘play-to-earn’ economies

April 8 (Reuters) – Jarindr Thitadilaka says he made as much as $2,000 a month last year from his collection of digital pets, which he would breed and send into battle to win cryptocurrencies. The 28-year-old from Bangkok was playing Axie Infinity, one of a new breed of blockchain-based online games, dubbed “play-to-earn”, which blend … Read more

Germany has satellite image indication of Russian involvement in Bucha killings -security source

Ukrainian soldiers walk next to destroyed Russian tanks and armored vehicles, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Bucha, in Kyiv region, Ukraine, April 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, April 7 (Reuters) – The German government has indications that Russia was involved in the killing of … Read more