IAEA: Situation at Zaporizhzhia plant ‘increasingly precarious’

This handout photo taken on Sept 1, 2022 and obtained from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Sept 7, 2022 shows a general view of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during an IAEA Support and Assistance Mission in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine. (HANDOUT / IAEA) VIENNA – The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency […]

China defends ditching talks, says US must bear ‘serious consequences’

BEIJING (REUTERS) – China’s defence ministry on Monday (Aug 8) defended its shelving of military talks with the United States in protest against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei last week, warning that Washington must bear “serious consequences”. Mrs Pelosi’s visit last week infuriated China, which regards the self-ruled island as its own and […]

Putin, Erdogan discuss Ukraine situation over phone

A handout photograph taken and released on Sept 29, 2021 by the Turkish Presidential Press service shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) speaking with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after their meeting at the Russian Official Residence of Presidency in Sochi. (MUSTAFA  KAMACI / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) MOSCOW/ROME – Russian President Vladimir […]