‘I mean Ukraine’: Former US President George Bush calls Iraq invasion ‘unwarranted’

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President George W. Bush wrongly described the invasion of Iraq as “brutal” and “unwarranted” before correcting himself by saying he meant to refer to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Bush made the comments in a speech at an event in Dallas on Wednesday, as he criticized Russia’s … Read more

US accuses casino mogul Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), forcing him to register as a China agent and accused him of pressuring then-President Donald Trump. at Beijing’s request in 2017. Wynn’s lawyers have denied the allegations, saying he never acted as an agent … Read more

China Eastern crash investigation considers intentional action – sources

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – Investigators investigating the crash of a China Eastern Airlines plane (600115.SS) are examining whether it was due to intentional action on the flight deck, without any evidence of a technical malfunction, informed two people. on the question said. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that flight data from one … Read more

California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions – police

May 16 (Reuters) – The man accused of killing a doctor and injuring five others in a shooting at a Taiwanese-American church banquet in California methodically planned the attack because he was upset by Sino-Taiwanese tensions, authorities said on Monday. The suspect, David Chou, 68, chained the doors and placed glue in the locks of … Read more

Russian bombing of Ukrainian school leaves 2 dead, 60 presumed dead – governor

Luhansk governor says Russia bombed school housing 90 people Civilians trapped in Azovstal evacuated Britain pledges another $1.6 billion in military support and aid G7 leaders to meet with Zelenskiy to show unity KYIV, May 8 (Reuters) – The Russian shelling of a school in the eastern Ukrainian village of Bilohorivka left two people dead … Read more

Civilians flee Azovstal bunkers during UN-led evacuation

Groups of civilians leave Azovstal steelworks UN confirms ongoing evacuation The siege of Mariupol left the city fallow Pope says Mariupol was ‘barbarically bombed’ BEZIMENNE, Ukraine, May 1 (Reuters) – Civilians were evacuated from bunkers at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol on Sunday after the United Nations and the International Red Cross reached an agreement … Read more

In the face of international criticism, Singapore defends the execution of Malaysia

A poster of Nagaenthran Dharmalingam is pictured during a vigil ahead of the scheduled executions of Malaysians Dharmalingam and Datchinamurthy Kataiah at Hong Lim Park in Singapore April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Edgar Su Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, April 28 (Reuters) – Singaporean authorities on Wednesday night defended the decision to … Read more

Singapore Executes Malaysian for Drug Trafficking After Rejecting Mental Disability Appeal

People take part in a vigil ahead of the scheduled execution of Malaysian drug trafficker Nagaenthran Dharmalingam outside the Singapore High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nagaenthran Dharmalingam had been on death row for over a decade Brother upheld execution after … Read more

Russia warns US against sending more weapons to Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin attend a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine, on April 24, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential News Service/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia warns West against arms shipments … Read more

New US sanctions against Russian bank, oligarchs and crypto-miner BitRiver

The U.S. Treasury building is seen in Washington, September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on dozens of people and entities, including a Russian commercial bank and a virtual currency mining firm, in hopes of … Read more