- Blasts hit Russian base in Crimea, Ukraine targets supply lines, article with videoEurope ·
August 17, 2022 · 1:04 AM UTC· undefined ago
Russia blamed sabotage for explosions at one of its military bases in Moscow-annexed Crimea while Kyiv hinted it was responsible as Ukrainian officials said their strategy was to destroy supply lines supporting Russia's invasion.
- EuropeGerman troops back to Bosnia as fear of instability grows
Germany has deployed troops with the European Union's peacekeeping mission in Bosnia for the first time in a decade as concerns mount instability from the Ukraine war could spread to the Western Balkans.
- BusinessTurkish official casts doubt on report of new Russian air defence sale
A Russian state news agency said on Tuesday that Russia and Turkey had signed a contract to ship Ankara a second batch of S-400 air defence systems, but a Turkish defence official immediately cast doubt on the report.
- WorldGerman troops spot Russian forces in Mali as French pull out - document
German troops spotted several dozen presumably Russian security forces at Gao airport in northern Mali on Monday, the day the last French soldiers wrapped up their operations and left the town, according to a German military document dated Tuesday.
- EuropeRussia says Britain requested permission for spy plane to fly over Russia
Russia's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that Britain has requested permission for its RC-135 spy plane to fly over Russia, a move it termed "a deliberate provocation".
- United StatesU.S. seeks resolution for naval officer jailed in Japan -State Dept
U.S. officials have been in touch with their Japanese counterparts to seek a resolution in the case of U.S. naval officer Ridge Alkonis, who is serving a three-year prison term in Japan over a deadly car crash, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Tuesday.
- AmericasBody of missing Mexican journalist found as death toll rises
The body of a Mexican journalist was found on Tuesday a week after going missing in the northern border state of Sonora, local authorities said, as the death toll for media workers in the country continues to rise.