EU puts forward ‘final’ text to resurrect Iran nuclear deal

A general view shows Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran take place in Vienna, Austria, August 4,2022. REUTERS/Lisa Leutner Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register DUBAI/WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The European Union on Monday said it put forward a “final” text to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as … Read more

Air strikes, rocket attacks push Israel, Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen killed, at least 110 wounded -Palestinian Health Ministry At least 160 rockets fired toward Israel -military Israel killed Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israel struck in Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets at Israeli cities on Saturday after an Israeli operation against the Islamic Jihad militant group ended … Read more

War in Ukraine can’t be ended by ignoring Russia, Erdogan aide says

Combat engineers of pro-Russian troops take part in an operation to demine anti-personnel landmines in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in Donetsk, Ukraine July 31, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register ANKARA, Aug 5 (Reuters) – A top aid to Turkey’s president said on Friday the international community cannot … Read more

U.N. experts: Rwanda has intervened militarily in eastern Congo

DAKAR, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A United Nations Group of Experts said it has “solid evidence” that Rwandan troops have been fighting alongside the M23 rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and providing it with weapons and support. The findings were contained in a confidential report seen by Reuters on Thursday. Rwanda … Read more

U.S. declares monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

Aug 4 (Reuters) – The United States has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, the health secretary said on Thursday, a move expected to free up additional funding and tools to fight the disease. The US tally topped 6,600 on Wednesday, almost all of the cases among men who have sex with men. “We’re prepared … Read more

Parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef show highest coral cover in 36 years

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Two-thirds of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef showed the largest amount of coral cover in 36 years, but the reef remains vulnerable to increasingly frequent mass bleaching, an official long-term monitoring program reported on Thursday . The recovery in the central and northern stretches of the UNESCO world heritage-listed reef contrasted … Read more

Biden, Putin strike conciliatory tones as nuclear arms talks start at U.N.

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, US, July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register UNITED NATIONS, Aug 1 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said on Monday he is ready … Read more

Inside the super-secure Swiss lab trying to stop the next pandemic

SPIEZ, Switzerland, July 31 (Reuters) – The setting is straight from a spy thriller: Crystal waters below, snow-capped Swiss Alps above and in between, a super-secure facility researching the world’s deadliest pathogens. Spiez Laboratory, known for its detective work on chemical, biological and nuclear threats since World War Two, was tasked last year by the … Read more

Japan detects first monkeypox case

Japan’s Director General of the Tuberculosis Infectious Diseases Division of Health Ministry Masanori Imagawa and other officials attend a news conference on the first confirmed monkeypox infection in Japan, in Tokyo, Japan July 25, 2022. Kyodo via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – Japan has detected … Read more

Ukraine hopes to ship grain again this week despite Russian attack

Russia confirms Odesa strike, says warship was hit Ukraine says grain exports will suffer if strikes continue Grain accord signed on Friday aims to avert global food crisis Russian-occupied regions may vote to join Russia in September KYIV, July 25 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Monday it hoped a UN-brokered deal aimed at easing global … Read more