Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan ousted in no-confidence vote

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan ousted in no-confidence vote

ISLAMABAD, April 10 (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted on Sunday when he lost a vote of confidence in parliament, after being deserted by coalition partners who blame him for a crumbling economy and failure to deliver on his campaign promises. The result of the vote, the culmination of a 13-hour session … Read more

British defense ministry says Russia targeting civilians

British defense ministry says Russia targeting civilians

Ukraine seeks more weapons, harsher sanctions on Russia US, EU and Britain condemn railway station attack West imposes more trade restrictions on Russia LVIV, Ukraine, April 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s defense ministry said on Saturday that Russian forces were targeting civilians, a day after a missile attack on a train station crowded with women, children … Read more

Bucha shows the ‘cruel face’ of Russian army, says EU’s chief

Bucha shows the ‘cruel face’ of Russian army, says EU’s chief

KYIV, April 8 (Reuters) – European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said the deaths of civilians in the Ukrainian town of Bucha showed the “cruel face” of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s army, pledging to support Kyiv in its defense of the “border of Europe”. During a visit to Bucha, where forensic investigators started to … Read more

Russia laments ‘tragedy’ of troop deaths as Ukraine braces for major offensive

Russia laments ‘tragedy’ of troop deaths as Ukraine braces for major offensive

Russia cites ‘significant losses’ on battlefield Zelenskiy pressures West to do more, calls for full energy ban Teams scour rubble of destroyed buildings in towns near Kyiv LVIV, Ukraine, April 8 (Reuters) – Russia gave the most sombre assessment so far of its invasion of Ukraine, describing the “tragedy” of mounting troop losses and the … Read more

UN to vote on suspending Russia from human rights body

UN to vote on suspending Russia from human rights body

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, speaks to reporters at Bucharest train station after announcing Washington will seek to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council, in Bucharest, Romania April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, April 7 (Reuters) – The United … Read more

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

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 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 civilians … Read more

US sanctions Putin’s daughters and more Russian banks

US sanctions Putin’s daughters and more Russian banks

St. Basil’s Cathedral and towers of Kremlin are silhouetted against the sunset in Moscow, Russia August 12, 2021. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) – The United States targeted Russian banks and elites with a new package of sanctions on Wednesday, including banning Americans from … Read more

In UN speech, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy accuses Russia of worst war crimes since WW2

In UN speech, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy accuses Russia of worst war crimes since WW2

UNITED NATIONS, April 5 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday that “accountability must be inevitable” for Russia as he accused invading Russian troops of committing “the most terrible war crimes” since World War Two. Zelenskiy showed a short video of burned, bloodied and mutilated bodies, including children, … Read more

US, Europe plan Russia sanctions as Ukraine warns of more civilian deaths

US, Europe plan Russia sanctions as Ukraine warns of more civilian deaths

Ukraine president to address UNSC meeting on Tuesday Hundreds of civilians dead in Bucha, Zelenskiy warns of more Russia denies atrocities, says will present ’empirical’ proof Russia focusing on south and east, expected to send more troops LVIV, Ukraine, April 5 (Reuters) – The United States and Europe were planning new sanctions on Tuesday to … Read more

Sri Lanka gets new finance minister, cenbank governor as unrest grows

Sri Lanka gets new finance minister, cenbank governor as unrest grows

President calls all parties to take up ministerial roles President’s brother replaced as finance minister Central bank governor offers to resign ahead of policy meet Spontaneous protests continue across country Coalition partner rejects new cabinet COLOMBO, April 4 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa dropped his brother as finance minister and sought a new … Read more