South Korea cancels jets as Chinese and Russian warplanes enter air defense zone

South Korea cancels jets as Chinese and Russian warplanes enter air defense zone

SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) – South Korea’s military said two Chinese and six Russian fighter jets entered the air defense zone on Wednesday, neutralizing the fighter jets. Two Chinese H-6 bombers repeatedly entered and exited the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) off South Korea’s southern and northeastern coasts starting around 5:50 a.m. (2050 GMT … Read more

Exclusive: The US and Russia used their military hotline once during the war in Ukraine

Exclusive: The US and Russia used their military hotline once during the war in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A line of communication established between the armies of the United States and Russia at the start of Moscow’s war against Ukraine has so far been used only once, a U.S. official told Reuters. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States launched the call through … Read more

Exclusive: US Weighs Sending 100-Mile Strike Weapon to Ukraine

Exclusive: US Weighs Sending 100-Mile Strike Weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is weighing a proposal from Boeing to supply Ukraine with cheap, small precision bombs mounted on widely available missiles, allowing Kiev to strike far behind Russian lines as the West struggles to meet demand for more weapons. US and allied military stockpiles are dwindling, and Ukraine faces a … Read more

The BBC says Chinese police attacked one of its journalists at a protest in Shanghai

The BBC says Chinese police attacked one of its journalists at a protest in Shanghai

LONDON/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The BBC said on Sunday that Chinese police assaulted one of its journalists covering a protest in Shanghai and detained him for several hours, but China disputed the account, saying he did not identify himself as a reporter . “The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment of our journalist … Read more

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy targeting ‘disruptive’ China

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy targeting ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Canada launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy on Sunday, pledging more resources to tackle a “disruptive” China while working with the world’s second-largest economy on climate change and trade issues. The 26-page document outlined C$2.3 billion ($1.7 billion) in spending, among other things, to bolster Canada’s military presence and cyber security … Read more

Snow-covered Kyiv struggles with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Snow-covered Kyiv struggles with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Ukraine races to repair infrastructure hit by Russia Winter with an approximately 20% energy capacity deficit Party chief says coming week could be ‘really tough’ KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Snow fell in Kiev and temperatures hovered around freezing on Sunday as millions of people in and around the Ukrainian capital faced power and central … Read more

Latest news on Russia’s war in Ukraine: Ukraine records Soviet-era famine

Latest news on Russia’s war in Ukraine: Ukraine records Soviet-era famine

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Kremlin on Saturday of using the same “genocidal” tactics it used against it in the 1930s under Joseph Stalin, as Kyiv recalled a Soviet-era famine that killed millions in the winter of 1932 Ukrainians. -33. GRAIN SUMMIT * Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy held a summit in Kyiv to … Read more

The US has banned the sale of Huawei and ZTE equipment, citing a national security risk

The US has banned the sale of Huawei and ZTE equipment, citing a national security risk

Nov 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has banned approval of new telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies ( HWT.UL ) and ZTE ( 000063.SZ ) because they pose an “unacceptable risk” to U.S. national security. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission announced Friday that it has adopted final rules that also ban the sale or … Read more

Germany in talks with allies about Polish pressure to deploy Patriots in Ukraine

Germany in talks with allies about Polish pressure to deploy Patriots in Ukraine

NATO says the decision to deploy Patriots to a specific country Poland has asked to send German launchers to western Ukraine BERLIN/WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Germany said on Friday it was discussing with allies Poland a request for German Patriot air defense units to be sent to Ukraine after the head of NATO suggested … Read more

Latest news on Russia’s war in Ukraine: Millions without heat and electricity

Latest news on Russia’s war in Ukraine: Ukraine records Soviet-era famine

Nov 25 (Reuters) – Millions of Ukrainians were still without heat and electricity on Friday after Russia’s most devastating airstrikes on their power grid to date, with residents warned to prepare for further attacks and stock up on water, food and warm clothes. CONFLICT * NATO member Stoltenberg said there would be no lasting peace … Read more