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Exclusive: U.S. considers HAWK air defense equipment for Ukraine
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Exclusive: U.S. considers HAWK air defense equipment for Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The United States is considering sending older HAWK air defense equipment from storage to Ukraine to help it defend against Russian drone and cruise missile attacks, two U.S. officials told Reuters. The HAWK interceptor missiles would be an upgrade to the Stinger missile systems – a smaller, shorter range air...

U.S. to announce criminal cases against a ‘nation-state’ -Justice Department
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U.S. to announce criminal cases against a ‘nation-state’ -Justice Department

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The top law enforcement officials in the United States will on Monday announce U.S. action targeting “malign influence schemes and alleged criminal activity” by a “nation-state actor,” the Department of Justice said. The national security cases will be discussed at a news conference at 1:30 p.m. (1730 GMT), the department...

Rishi Sunak looks set to become next UK PM after Johnson quits race
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Rishi Sunak looks set to become next UK PM after Johnson quits race

Sunak could be declared winner after 2 p.m. Penny Mordaunt racing to secure backing to challenge him Borrowing costs ease as Boris Johnson withdraws from race LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak looked set to become Britain’s next prime minister after his rival Boris Johnson quit the race, admitting he could no longer unite...

Sunak favourite to be UK PM after Johnson drops comeback bid
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Sunak favourite to be UK PM after Johnson drops comeback bid

Johnson withdraws from contest Sunak officially declares he will run First ballot to be held on Monday Sunak clearly leading other contender Mordaunt LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak looked set to become Britain’s next prime minister after Boris Johnson withdrew from the contest on Sunday, saying that although he had enough support to...

Russia hits Ukraine homes, evacuates Kherson, warns of escalation
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Russia hits Ukraine homes, evacuates Kherson, warns of escalation

Missile smashes into Mykolaiv apartment block Ukrainian forces on offensive in Kherson region Kherson is gateway to Russian-annexed Crimea Western nations reject Russia’s ‘dirty bomb’ accusation MYKOLAIV, Ukraine, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Russia fired missiles and drones into the Ukrainian-held southern town of Mykolaiv, destroying an apartment block, and said the war was trending towards...

Two Koreas exchange warning shots near maritime border amid tensions
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Two Koreas exchange warning shots near maritime border amid tensions

SEOUL, Oct 24 (Reuters) – North Korea fired 10 artillery shells off its west coast on Monday, the North’s official KCNA said, in response to South Korea’s warning shots fired at a North Korean boat that crossed the two Koreas’ maritime border. North Korea fired 10 shells of multiple rocket launchers at around 5:15 a.m....

Ukraine urges global ban of Russia’s RT after presenter calls for drowning of Ukrainian children
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Ukraine urges global ban of Russia’s RT after presenter calls for drowning of Ukrainian children

Oct 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine branded the Russian state-controlled RT media outlet as an inciter of genocide on Sunday after a presenter said Ukrainian children who saw Russians as occupiers under the Soviet Union should have been drowned. In a show broadcast last week, RT presenter Anton Krasovsky said children who criticised Russia should have...

Iran’s atomic energy organization says e-mail was hacked
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Iran’s atomic energy organization says e-mail was hacked

DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Iran’s atomic energy organization said that an e-mail server belonging to one of its subsidiaries had been hacked from a foreign country and information published online, state media reported on Sunday. An Iranian hacking group, Black Reward, said in a statement published on Twitter that it had released hacked information...