Taiwan shows off latest home-made armored vehicle

JIJI, Taiwan, June 16 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s military showed off its latest domestically produced armored vehicle on Thursday, the CM-34 Clouded Leopard, at a remote manufacturing site in the mountains of the central part of the island. Taiwan has been keen to demonstrate its resolve to defend itself should China, which claims the democratically governed … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says it will fight for all territory amid fierce battle in east

Fierce street fighting for key eastern industrial city Ukrainian troops outnumbered, won’t surrender -Zelenskiy Eastern front under constant shelling Russian-held ports set to resume grain exports -Moscow KYIV/DRUZHKIVKA, Ukraine, June 7 (Reuters) – Ukraine will fight to recover all its territory occupied by Russian forces, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday, as his troops struggled … Read more

Don’t close the embassy, ​​US ambassador tells Russia

LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – Russia should not close the US embassy despite the crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine because the world’s two biggest nuclear powers must continue to talk, the US ambassador to Moscow was quoted as saying on Monday. President Vladimir Putin has cast the invasion of Ukraine as a turning … Read more

North Korea fires volley of missiles, Japan condemns provocation

SEOUL, June 5 (Reuters) – North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, likely its largest single test, a day after South Korea and the United States endedjoint military drills. The bilateral exercises involved an American aircraft carrier for the first time in more than four years. … Read more

Russia pummels eastern towns in bid to encircle Ukraine forces

Russian forces advance in east, shifting momentum Capture of Lyman would set stage for next phase of offensive Sievierodonetsk under assault KYIV, May 28 (Reuters) – Russian forces stepped up their assault on the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk on Saturday after claiming to have captured the nearby rail hub of Lyman, as Kyiv intensified its … Read more

Ukraine says troops may withdraw from eastern region as Russia advances

Ukrainian governor says Russian troops enter Luhansk city Moscow-backed separatists take control of Lyman EU edging towards partial ban on Russian oil Putin again ties grain exports to lifting sanctions KYIV/POPASNA, Ukraine, May 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Friday its forces may need to retreat from their last pocket of resistance in Luhansk to … Read more

Russia needs huge financial resources for military operation – finance minister

Tanks of pro-Russian troops drive along a street during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the town of Popasna in the Luhansk Region, Ukraine May 26, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 27 (Reuters) – Russia needs huge financial resources for its military operation in Ukraine, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said … Read more

Ukraine says all women, children now evacuated from Mariupol steel mill

Women, children and elderly evacuated, deputy PM says Not clear if other civilians remain Russian forces try to storm Azovstal, Ukraine military says CIA director says Putin ‘doubling down’ on conflict WHO documents 200 attacks on healthcare facilities in Ukraine KYIV, May 7 (Reuters) – All women, children and elderly civilians have been evacuated from … Read more

North Korea fires likely submarine-launched ballistic missile, South Korea says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets troops who have taken part in the military parade to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) April 29, 2022 KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Exclusive: Biden expected to sign new $100 million weapons package for Ukraine, officials say

US President Joe Biden enters the Rose Garden during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, US, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is expected to sign a new weapons package worth at least $100 million for Ukraine … Read more