Thousands walk out in Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years as Johnson vows to stay firm

More than 40,000 railway workers have left The government is under pressure due to the cost of living crisis Trade unions say strike could start ‘summer of discontent’ LONDON (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of workers walked out on the first day of Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years on Tuesday, as commuters faced … Read more

Russians advance and Zelensky expects escalation as EU prepares to welcome Ukraine

EU takes decision on Ukraine’s membership bid Zelensky says the battle for Donbass will intensify Sievierodonetsk city center of Russian attacks NATO’s Stoltenberg says the war could go on for years Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian forces seized riverside territory along the frontline in eastern Ukraine on Monday and President Volodymyr Zelensky predicted Moscow would step … Read more

After EU nods, Ukraine vows victory while battling Russian attacks

Johnson pledges support, warns Ukraine will be overburdened The EU summit is expected to support the status of Ukraine’s candidate The battle continues for Sievierodonetsk Zelensky visits troops in the south More missile strikes and shelling across eastern and central Ukraine Kyiv (June 18) (Reuters) – With a blessing for its European Union ambitions and … Read more

North Korea faces infectious disease outbreak amid COVID battle

A banner depicting a scene of medical products being transported on an empty street, amid growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is displayed in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo posted by Kyodo on May 23, 2022. Kyodo via Reuters Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL … Read more

Putin said on Friday that the sanctioned Kremlin is depriving Russia’s Davos of its elite

International Economic Forum June 15-18 in St. Petersburg There are no prominent Western figures in the “Russian Davos” because of the sanctions Putin delivers a grand speech June 17, talk to the media – assistant June 14 (Reuters) – Russia has for years hosted world leaders and business giants at its annual economic forum in … Read more

Russia asks Ukraine to lay down arms in the Battle of Severodonetsk

Severodonetsk city center to fight for eastern Ukraine Hundreds are trapped at the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk NATO defense ministers are scheduled to discuss military aid to Ukraine Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in the besieged city of Severodonetsk to lay down their weapons early on … Read more

Water pleads with God: Lake in Chile turns into desert, raises alarm about climate change

PINUELAS, Chile, June 13 (Reuters) – Until 20 years ago, the Pinuelas Reservoir in central Chile was the main source of water for Valparaíso, holding enough water for 38,000 Olympic-size swimming pools. Water remains for my swimming pool only now. A vast expanse of dry, cracked land that was once the bottom of a lake … Read more

In the hottest cities on Earth, mothers bear the brunt of climate change

Jacobabad in Pakistan reaches 51 °C (124 °F) Women are especially vulnerable to extreme heat – studies Scientists warn that pregnant women are at greater risk More photo essay: JAKOBABAD, Pakistan (Pakistan) (Reuters) – A pregnant Sunari weighs in under the blazing sun in fields filled with bright yellow watermelons in Jacobabad, which last month … Read more

Ukraine says troops are holding out in Severdonetsk after last bridge destroyed

The last bridge to Sievierodonetsk . destroyed The mayor says some evacuations are still possible Ukraine seeks howitzers, tanks and drones from the West Ukraine records gains in the south Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces were holding out inside Severodonetsk and trying to evacuate civilians after Russia destroyed the last bridge … Read more

Ukrainians left one way out of Sievierodonetsk as fierce fighting raged

Sievierodonetsk, the epicenter of the Battle of Donbass Heavy fighting in the city of Zelensky The escape routes narrowed after the destruction of the second of the three bridges Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian army defenders were fighting hard for “every meter” of Severodonetsk as Russian forces destroyed a bridge leading … Read more