Putin denounces UK’s decision to send munitions containing depleted uranium to Ukraine

March 21 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday condemned British plans to send tank munitions containing depleted uranium to Ukraine, saying Moscow would be forced to respond accordingly. Speaking in London on Monday, Minister of State for Defense Annabel Goldie said some of the ammunition for the Challenger 2 main battle tanks that … Read more

Ex-US Marine may have been ‘lured’ from China by security agencies before his arrest, lawyer says

SYDNEY, March 20 (Reuters) – A former U.S. Marine Corps pilot may have been “lured” from China to Australia by security agencies before his arrest, his lawyer said in court on Monday after a extradition hearing in Sydney. Daniel Duggan, 54, faces extradition to the US for breaking US law by training Chinese military pilots … Read more

North Korea’s Kim calls for preparation for nuclear attack on US and South Korea

SEOUL, March 20 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called on the country to stand ready to carry out nuclear attacks at any time to deter war, accusing the United States and South Korea of ​​expanding joint military exercises involving US nuclear assets, state media KCNA said Monday. Kim’s remarks came as … Read more

Ukraine still able to supply troops in Bakhmut, army says

KYIV, March 18 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces outside the eastern town of Bakhmut manage to keep Russian units at bay so that ammunition, food, equipment and medicine can be delivered to the defenders, the army announced on Saturday. And in the latest allegation of inflicting heavy casualties, kyiv said its troops killed 193 Russians and … Read more

Erdogan says Turkey will start ratifying Finland’s NATO candidacy

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “We have decided to start the ratification of Finland’s NATO membership process in our parliament. In May, Finland and Sweden sent in applications to join the military alliance. They decided to end their policies of neutrality and military non-alignment following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan … Read more

ICC judges issue arrest warrant for Putin for war crimes in Ukraine

AMSTERDAM, March 17 (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of being responsible for the war crime of unlawfully deporting children from Ukraine . Moscow has repeatedly denied accusations that its forces committed atrocities during its year-long invasion of its neighbor. ICC … Read more

Zelenskyy opposes calls to leave Bakhmut – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Expressed by artificial intelligence. Doubts are growing over the wisdom of holding the shattered frontline town of Bakhmut against relentless Russian assault, but Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy digs in and insists his top commanders are united in maintaining an attritional defense that has dragged on for decades. month. … Read more

China hopes Russia, Ukraine to hold peace talks: senior Chinese diplomat

BEIJING, March 16 (Reuters) – China is worried about an escalation of the war in Ukraine and hopes that Moscow and Kiev will hold peace talks, senior Chinese diplomat Qin Gang told his Ukrainian counterpart on Thursday. a phonecall. China, which has refrained from condemning Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, urged both sides to … Read more

China challenges Japan’s territorial claims to disputed waters in the East China Sea

BEIJING, March 16 (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry on Thursday denied Japan’s territorial claims to disputed waters in the East China Sea, calling the move a “serious violation” of Chinese sovereignty. “The Chinese coast guard vessels have been enforcing the law on the spot in accordance with the law, it is a legitimate measure to … Read more

South Korea and Japan drop trade dispute as leaders seek common ground

TOKYO, March 16 (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea agreed on Thursday to drop a nearly four-year-old trade dispute over high-tech materials in a clear sign that they aim to rebuild a relationship strained by the history and to work together against heightened security threats. The announcement came during Yoon Suk Yeol’s visit to Japan … Read more