Netherlands claims Russian spy caught seeking internship at war crimes tribunal

Russian agent accused of impersonating trainee to infiltrate court ICC investigates war crimes allegations in Ukraine Brazilian fake ID included likes for trance music, bean stew AMSTERDAM, June 16 (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it discovered a Russian military agent attempting to use a false identity to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) … Read more

Test makers target monkeypox market as cases rise

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) – Diagnostics companies are racing to develop tests for monkeypox, hoping to tap into a new market as governments step up efforts … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

Rare outbreak of viral disease outside of Africa Cases in the UK, Spain, Belgium, France and North America cause still uncertain WHO holds emergency meeting to discuss cases As cases top 100, Germany declares highest on record in Europe LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization was due to hold an emergency meeting … Read more

G20 can’t work with Russia at the table, says Canada

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters outside the U.S. Trade Representative’s office in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) – The Group of 20 major economies cannot function effectively as long as Russia remains a member, Canada’s finance … Read more

US warns China not to fuel Russia’s assault on Ukraine as fears for Mariupol grow

Xi calls for NATO-Russia talks over Ukraine Ukraine struggles to rescue people under bombed theater Russian missiles strike area near Lviv Food supply system breaks down, UN warns Negotiators still far apart in talks KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, March 18 (Reuters) – Russia said its forces were “tightening the noose” around the besieged Ukrainian port of Mariupol … Read more

US targets Russia’s central bank in latest sanctions action

Signage is seen at the United States Department of the Treasury headquarters in Washington, DC, US, August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday blocked Americans from engaging in any transactions involving Russia’s central bank, dealing a crushing blow … Read more

Dutch to supply anti-tank, air defense rockets to Ukraine

AMSTERDAM, Feb 26 (Reuters) – The Netherlands will supply air defense rockets and anti-tank systems to Ukraine, the Dutch government said in letters to parliament on Saturday. The Dutch agreed to a Ukrainian request to rapidly ship 200 Stinger air defense rockets and 50 “Panzerfaust 3” anti-tank weapons with 400 rockets, the letters said. The … Read more