Turkey stops Russian ship, investigates Ukrainian claims -senior official

Turkey stops Russian ship, investigates Ukrainian claims -senior official

Russian-flagged cargo ship Zhibek Zholy is seen off the coast of the Black Sea port of Karasu, Turkey, July 3, 2022. REUTERS/Mehmet Emin Caliskan/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, July 4 (Reuters) – Turkey has halted a Russian-flagged cargo ship off the coast of the Black Sea and is … Read more

Rescue teams scan mountains for missing people after Italian glacier collapse

CANAZEI, Italy, July 4 (Reuters) – Helicopter crews and drones flew over the Italian Alps on Monday in search of 13 people missing after part of a mountain glacier collapsed, killing at least seven people in a disaster experts linked to rising temperatures have caused . Much of Italy has suffered an early summer heat … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Pope Francis denies he plans to resign anytime soon

Unsubstantiated rumors sparked reports of impending layoff Pope laughs off cancer rumors: ‘Doctors didn’t tell me’ Trips to Moscow, Kiev seem more likely; possible in September Pope says abortion is ‘hire a hitman’ VATICAN CITY, July 4 (Reuters) – Pope Francis has dismissed reports he plans to resign in the near future, saying he is … Read more

Ukraine withdraws from battered city of Lysychansk; Russia claims big win

City was the last Ukrainian stronghold in Luhansk . region Russia says it has “liberated” the Luhansk region Zelenskiy pledges to regain control with long-range weapons Explosion hits Russian base in Belgorod, southern Ukraine Kiev, July 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops have withdrawn from the bombed city of Lysychansk, prompting Russia to reclaim full control … Read more

Nervous staff, not bankers: Western companies struggle to leave Russia

HELSINKI, July 4 (Reuters) – For foreign companies still figuring out what to do with their stranded Russian assets, President Vladimir Putin’s seizure of a major oil and gas project is a strong warning: go fast or else . Companies are grappling with how to leave in ways that limit financial impact, don’t endanger employees … Read more

Russian laser scientist dies two days after arrest for state treason

Terminally ill scientist arrested in hospital bed Family says ‘ridiculous’ charge was based on lectures in China Lawyer plans to file legal complaint LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – A Russian scientist arrested last week in Siberia on suspicion of state treason and flown to Moscow despite suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer has died, lawyers and … Read more

Ukraine says Russian ship carrying Ukrainian grain is being held by Turkey

KARASU/KYIV, July 3 (Reuters) – Turkish customs have detained a Russian freighter carrying grain that Ukraine claims has been stolen, Ukraine’s ambassador to Turkey said on Sunday. Ukraine had previously asked Turkey to detain the Russian-flagged freighter Zhibek Zholy, according to an official and documents seen by Reuters. read more Reuters reporters saw the Zhibek … Read more

Three killed in explosions in Russian city near Ukraine border

Separatists say Lysychansk ‘under control’ but not liberated Ukrainians say big battles, but Lysychansk not surrounded Explosion hit Russian Belgorod, three injured – governor KYIV/KONSTYANTYNIVKA, Ukraine, July 3 (Reuters) – At least three people have been killed and dozens of homes damaged in the Russian city of Belgorod, near the border with Ukraine, the regional … Read more

Uzbekistan scraps plans to curb Karakalpak’s autonomy after protest

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attends a press conference with his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, April 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mukhtar Kholdorbekov//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ALMATY, July 2 (Reuters) – Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Saturday dropped plans to curtail the autonomy of Karakalpakstan province after a rare … Read more

Lukashenko says Belarus intercepted missile strike attempts by Ukraine

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, May 23, 2022. Sputnik/Ramil Sitdikov/Kremlin via REUTERS EDITORIAL – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military … Read more