South Korea scrambles fighter jets as fighter jets from China and Russia penetrate air defense zone

SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The South Korean military said it scrambled warplanes when two Chinese and six Russian warplanes entered the air defense zone on Wednesday. The two Chinese H-6 bombers repeatedly entered and exited the Korea Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) off the south and northeast coasts of South Korea from about 05:50 … Read more

Exclusive: South Korea’s Yoon Warns of Unprecedented Response to North Korea Nuclear Test, Calls on China to Do More

SEOUL, Nov 29 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol warned of an unprecedented concerted response with allies if North Korea goes ahead with a nuclear test, and urged China to restrain the north from continuing the banned development of nuclear weapons and missiles. . In an extensive interview with Reuters on Monday, Yoon called … Read more

Kim Jong-un says North Korea is aiming for the strongest nuclear power in the world

SEOUL, Nov 27 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his country plans to have the world’s most powerful nuclear force as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of a new ballistic missile, state media reported on Sunday. The announcement comes after Kim inspected a test of the Hwasong-17, … Read more

Ukrainians brace for a harsh winter as Russian attacks cripple power capacity

Ukrainians are bracing for winter with little or no heating Temperatures in several areas already below freezing Kherson residents may express interest in moving elsewhere Ukraine’s security services raid the famous Kiev monastery KYIV, Nov. 22 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid brutal Russian attacks that have already halved … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as a team to inspect damage to Ukrainian nuclear power plant

IAEA chief warns: ‘You are playing with fire!’ after explosions Russia, Ukraine trade debt for shelling President Zelensky says the eastern region has been hit by heavy artillery ‘Fierce battles’ in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog has warned that whoever fired artillery … Read more

Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant Shot, UN Warns: ‘You’re Playing With Fire!’

According to the IAEA, the factory in Ukraine has been rocked by 12 explosions Plant is controlled by Russian troops Moscow and Kiev accuse each other of shelling “You’re playing with fire!” – IAEA Chief LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which is under Russian control, was rocked by shelling on … Read more

Russia is trying to exhaust Ukraine’s air defenses, a Pentagon official says

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (Reuters) – Russia’s increase in missile strikes against Ukraine is in part designed to deplete Kiev’s air defense supplies and eventually achieve dominance of the airspace over the country, a senior Pentagon official said on Saturday . Russia has been bombarding cities across Ukraine with rocket attacks for the past week, in … Read more

North Korea’s Kim oversees ICBM test and vows more nuclear weapons

SEOUL, Nov 19 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed to fight US nuclear threats with nuclear weapons as he inspected a test of the country’s new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media KCNA said on Saturday. The isolated country tested the Hwasong-17 ICBM on Friday a day after it warned of “steeped military … Read more

Quarrel over war in Ukraine dominates summit of G20 major economies

Draft statement: ‘Most’ G20 members condemn war in Ukraine Ukrainian Zelensky insists on his plan to end the conflict Indonesia calls for an end to political polarization US President Biden skips gala dinner on Bali island NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A Western-led push to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominated Tuesday’s Group … Read more

Now is the time to pressure Russia for peace, says Zelenskiy

Zelenskiy urges world leaders to push for peace now Ukrainian prime minister says Russian Kherson defeat is time to end war Zelenskiy welcomes US-China comment no nuclear threat Kherson residents talk about abuses by Russian troops KHERSON, Ukraine, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday urged world leaders to support a plan … Read more