Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

Russian missiles strike Kyiv for first time in weeks Biden condemns attack as act of “barbarism” G7 countries meet in Germany KYIV/POKROVSK, Ukraine, June 27 (Reuters) – Russian forces were fighting on Monday to achieve one of their strategic objectives in Ukraine as Moscow-backed separatists said they were pushing into Lysychansk, the last major city … Read more

Legal clashes await U.S. companies covering workers’ abortion costs

Abortion rights supporters protest outside the US Supreme Court the day after the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Dobbs v Women’s Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision, in Washington, US, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Franz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 26 (Reuters) … Read more

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

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

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures across the political spectrum reacted to the US 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

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ends constitutional right to abortion

Ruling enables US states to ban abortion Conservative justices power ruling; liberals dissent Biden condemns ruling as a ‘sad day’ for America Justice Alito calls Roe v. Wade ‘egregiously wrong’ WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women’s constitutional right to … Read more

Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

KABUL, June 24 (Reuters) – Afghanistan lacks the medical supplies to treat those injured in an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people this week, a senior official said, as an aftershock on Friday killed five more. Authorities ended earlier a search in remote southeastern mountains for survivors of the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck … Read more

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

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

EU grants Ukraine candidate status in ‘historic moment’

EU leaders launch Ukraine’s membership process Zelenskiy urges West to speed up heavy weapons deliveries Battle for Donbas twin cities reaches critical stage KYIV, June 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine became a candidate to join the European Union on Thursday, a bold geopolitical step triggered by Russia’s invasion that Kyiv and Brussels hailed as an “historic … Read more

Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule out gas rationing Russian … Read more