Amid global concern, Ukraine and Russia have traded blame for attacks on nuclear plants

Kyiv warns of a Chernobyl-style disaster unless the region is secured The two sides support the visit of the nuclear inspectors UN’s Guterres says any attack on nuclear plant is ‘suicide’ A British scientist says the risk of a major nuclear accident is small Two Ukrainian grain ships leave ports according to agreed procedures Kyiv … Read more

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China’s military on Monday announced new military exercises in the seas and airspace around Taiwan – a day after the scheduled completion of its largest-ever exercise in protest of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit last week to Taipei. China’s Eastern Theater Command has said it will conduct joint exercises focusing on … Read more

Air strikes and rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

15 dead and dozens wounded – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 200 rockets were fired at the Israeli army Israel killed an Islamic Jihad leader in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli planes bombed Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets into Israel on Saturday, a day after an Israeli operation against Islamic Jihad led … Read more