US, South Korea, Japan hold missile defense exercise after North launches ICBM

SEOUL, July 16 (Reuters) – The United States, South Korea and Japan held a joint naval missile defense exercise on Sunday to counter evolving nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, China said. South Korean Navy, a few days after the North launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). North Korea fired its latest Hwasong-18 missile, … Read more

Ukraine and Poland announce arrival of Wagner fighters in Belarus

(Reuters) – Wagner Group fighters have arrived in Belarus from Russia, Ukrainian and Polish officials said on Saturday, a day after Minsk said mercenaries were training the country’s soldiers southeast of the capital. “Wagner is in Belarus,” Andriy Demchenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s border agency, said in a statement on the Telegram messaging app. He added … Read more

The Russian Wagner: Andrey Troshev, what we know about the man Putin proposed as Wagner’s new commander

CNN — Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered Wagner Group fighters that a high-ranking mercenary named Andrey Troshev now command the private military group, according to comments the Russian leader made to the Kommersant newspaper. Putin appears to have created a rift between the senior fighters of the Wagner mercenary group and its leader Yevgeny … Read more

German Foreign Minister comments on possible fall of Putin’s regime

Annalena Baerbock, German Foreign Minister, commented on the possibility of the imminent fall of Vladimir Putin’s regime in the Russian Federation. Source: Baerbock, in an interview with the German media Bild, reports European Pravda Details: When asked if she could imagine that Putin would soon be fired, Baerbock replied: “I have no idea.” Quote from … Read more

Libyan security forces release ex-minister whose detention led to oil shutdown, tribal elder says

CAIRO (AP) — Security authorities in the Libyan capital of Tripoli released a former minister on Saturday less than a week after he was detained after he incited his tribesmen to shut down crucial oil fields, a former minister said. the tribe. Former finance minister Faraj Bumatari, from the al-Zawi tribe in southeastern Libya, was … Read more

German Foreign Minister says there is no possibility of negotiations with Putin

Annalena Baerbock, German Foreign Minister German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock rejected the possibility of negotiations with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, who she said was waging a cruel war of aggression in Ukraine. Baerbock gave his opinion in an interview with the German newspaper Bild published on July 15. Read also: Germany to announce new military … Read more

Protests swell in Tel Aviv for 28th week as anti-government movement promises more ‘days of disruption’

JERUSALEM (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Tel Aviv on Saturday night, marking the 28th consecutive week of protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to overhaul the country’s justice system. Protest leaders promised that more “days of disruption” lay ahead. Netanyahu’s government gave initial approval to a key part … Read more

Israel’s Netanyahu in hospital, likely suffering from dehydration

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was admitted to hospital on Saturday dizzy from apparent dehydration, but he was in good condition, his office said, and there were no signs of a possible handover. . On Saturday night, Energy Minister Israel Katz, a member of Netanyahu’s Likud party, told Israel’s … Read more