N.Korea backs Russia’s proclaimed annexations, criticises U.S. ‘double standards’

SEOUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) – North Korea supports Russia’s proclaimed annexation of parts of Ukraine, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday, accusing the United States of applying “a double standard of gangster type” by interfering in the affairs of other countries. State media KCNA reported on a US-led UN Security Council resolution condemning the proclaimed … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court turns away dispute between Ukraine and Russian oil company

Oct 3 (Reuters) – Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an offer by the Ukrainian government to avoid paying a $173 million judgment dollars to Russian oil and gas company Tatneft (TATN.MM) as ordered by a Paris-based arbitration panel. Judges reject Ukraine’s appeal against a lower US … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump ally Lindell’s defamation case appeal

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Mike Lindell, a top ally of former President Donald Trump, faces a $1.3 billion lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems Inc accusing him of defamation for pushing false allegations that his voting machines rigged the 2020 presidential election, with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejecting his appeal. Judges rejected an … Read more

Trump staffers not returning White House records, National Archives says

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump’s administration has not turned over all presidential records and the National Archives will consult with the Justice Department on whether to retrieve them, the agency said. in Congress. On September 13, a congressional panel called for an urgent review by the National Archives and Records Administration … Read more

Tillerson to be called as witness in Trump ally’s foreign agent trial

NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be called as a witness by federal prosecutors in the trial of Tom Barrack, a former fundraiser for former President Donald Trump, accused of acted illegally as a foreign agent for the United Arab Emirates, a court filing revealed on Saturday. … Read more

U.S. has much to gain from Nord Stream damage, Russia says at U.N.

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations told the Security Council on Friday that the United States had a lot to gain from the gas trade due to damage to the Nord Stream gas pipeline system under the sea Baltic, but he refrained from blaming Washington for this week. explosions. A council … Read more

Trump is accused of stonewalling rape accuser to avoid Oct. 19 deposition

NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The writer who is suing Donald Trump for defamation after he denied raping her in the mid-1990s has accused the former US president of obstruction and trying to avoid a deposition planned as he attempted to delay the matter indefinitely. In a letter filed Friday in Manhattan federal court, … Read more

Russia says Nord Stream leaks occurred in zone controlled by U.S. intelligence

Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that ruptures in Nord Stream gas pipelines that caused gas to leak off the coasts of Denmark and Sweden occurred in territory “fully under the control of “American intelligence agencies. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a pro-Kremlin broadcast that Washington had ‘full control’ … Read more

U.S. VP Harris set to visit Korean DMZ after Kim’s missile test

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris holds a bilateral meeting with South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo (not pictured) in Tokyo, Japan September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Pool Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the Koreas on … Read more

South Korea’s president, caught on hot mic, says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “false” media reports of his remarks threatened … Read more