U.S. formally declares that Myanmar’s army committed genocide against Rohingya minority


WASHINGTON, March 21 (Reuters) – The United States formally determined that Myanmar’s army committed genocide and crimes against humanity in its violence against the Rohingya minority, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday, warning that as long as a military junta was in power nobody in the country would be safe. Announcing the […]

Russia and Ukraine looking for compromise in peace talks

Russia and Ukraine looking for compromise in peace talks

KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, March 16 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine both emphasized new-found scope for compromise on Wednesday as peace talks were set to resume three weeks into a Russian assault that has so far failed to topple the Ukrainian government. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said the talks were becoming “more realistic”, while Russian Foreign Minister […]

Moscow says it will let Ukrainian civilians flee – to Russia

Ukrainian's are fleeing their country as the Russia started invasion

LVIV/IRPIN, Ukraine, March 7 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials said a bread factory had been hit by a Russian air strike on Monday as the country’s negotiators assembled for talks with Russian officials after previous rounds that brought no respite in the conflict. The bodies of at least 13 civilians were recovered from the rubble after […]

Over 2,500 detained at anti-war protests in Russia – monitoring group

Russia and Ukraine looking for compromise in peace talks

LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) – More than 2,500 people were detained at protests on Sunday in 49 cities across Russia against President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, according to an independent Russian-based protest monitoring group. Thousands of protesters chanted “No to war!” and “Shame on you!”, according to videos posted on social media by opposition […]