Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin meets the mothers of soldiers, some of whom are bereaved Putin: I personally and the entire leadership share your pain Russia has not fully disclosed its losses on the battlefield Some mothers say the Kremlin ignores the most important groups of relatives LONDON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Friday spoke to a handpicked … Read more

Students defy Iran’s protest alarm, unrest enters more serious phase

The protests show no signs of abating amid severe warnings from the state Clashes between university students and security forces Journalists demand the release of their imprisoned colleagues Rights groups talk about arrests of activists and students DUBAI (Reuters) – Videos on social media showed that weeks of protests in Iran entered a more violent … Read more

Four killed in Iran prison fire, 61 injured as protests continue

Iranian judiciary says the dead died from smoke inhalation Iran says calm has returned to Evin prison after a fire and has released video footage The fire comes amid widespread protests and brutal repression Iran accuses Biden of interfering in state affairs Protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini enter the second month DUBAI … Read more

Indonesian authorities say 125 people have died in a stampede at a soccer stadium

More than 320 injured in a massive stampede The Indonesian Football Association suspends the league for investigation Police say they fired tear gas to control the crowd MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) – At least 125 people were killed and more than 320 injured in a stampede at a soccer stadium in Indonesia, authorities said on Sunday, … Read more

Kyiv says dozens were killed or wounded in Russian missile attack on Ukraine

At least 25 killed in missile attack – Ukrainian officials Civilians planning to enter Russian-controlled territory were killed Police say the attacks included at least three rockets ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv called a mock Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian vehicles … Read more

Ukraine incursion into liberated lands, separatists call for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces have advanced to the east bank of Uskel Governor says troops are entering towns near Lysychansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia IZYUM (Ukraine) (Sept 20) (Reuters) – Ukraine said its forces have pushed east into an area recently ceded by Russia, paving the way for a possible … Read more

Ukraine presses to take back all territory from Russia, calls for Western weapons

Ukraine recaptured dozens of towns early Many Russian troops left Ukraine fleeing – US official Zelensky demands anti-aircraft systems from the West Ukraine said on Tuesday it aims to liberate all of its territory after expelling Russian forces in the country’s northeast in a swift offensive, but called on the West to speed up deliveries. … Read more

Bloody battles erupted across Tripoli, raising fears of a wider war in Libya

The worst fighting in Tripoli in two years Fears of a wider conflict The political confrontation between two rival governments TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Rival factions clashed across the Libyan capital on Saturday in the worst fighting there in two years as months of political confrontation erupted into urban warfare that threatens to escalate into a … Read more

7 killed in an air strike on a stadium in Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

NAIROBI (Reuters) – An air strike on a children’s play area killed at least seven people in the capital of northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region on Friday, medical officials said, the first such attack after a four-month-old ceasefire collapsed. week. Officials said three children were among the dead, but a federal government spokesman denied any civilian … Read more