UN chief demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after new attack

UN chief demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after new attack

Kyiv, Moscow trade blame for hits on Zaporizhzhia site UN’s Guterres says any attack on a nuclear plant is “suicidal” Four ships with Ukrainian food sail from Black Sea ports Aug 8 (Reuters) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after Ukraine … Read more

Zaporizhzhia: UN’s nuclear watchdog warns of ‘disaster’ at Ukraine power plant as shelling continues

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, said he was alarmed by the reports of damage and has demanded that an IAEA team of experts urgently be allowed to visit the plant, to assess and safeguard the site. “I’m extremely concerned by the shelling yesterday at Europe’s largest nuclear … Read more

UN’s nuclear watchdog warns on Ukraine plant; Russia shells ‘dozens’ of towns

Two sides exchange blame over nuclear plant danger Ukraine says Russian forces are trying to attack in six eastern areas Four more ships depart with foodstuffs Aug 7 (Reuters) – The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency raised grave concern about shelling at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine, as its military said Russian … Read more

Ukraine grain shipments offer hope, not fix to food crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — A ship bringing corn to Lebanon’s northern port of Tripoli would normally not cause a stir. But it’s getting attention because of where it came from: Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odessa. The Razoni, loaded with more than 26,000 tons of corn for chicken feed, is emerging from the edges of a … Read more

Boy at heart of UK court battle dies after life support ends

LONDON — A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 pm, about two hours after the hospital began withdrawing treatment. British courts … Read more

Russian forces began assault on two eastern Ukrainian cities

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces began an assault Saturday on two key cities in the eastern Donetsk region and kept up rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian cities, including one close to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, Ukraine’s military and local officials said. . Both cities of Bakhmut and Avdiivka have been considered … Read more

Shelling hits power lines at Ukraine nuclear plant, both sides trade blame

Technicians close reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia Fighting in eastern centers on fortified villages KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Shelling hit a high-voltage power line on Friday at a major Ukrainian nuclear power station captured by Russia, prompting the plant’s … Read more

3 more ships with grain depart Ukraine ports under UN deal

ISTANBUL (AP) — Three more ships carrying thousands of tons of corn left Ukrainian ports Friday, in the latest sign that a negotiated deal to export grain trapped since Russia invaded Ukraine almost six months ago is slowly moving forward. But major hurdles lie ahead to get food to the countries that need it most. … Read more

Huge relief as Ukrainian grain shipped out, but the food crisis isn’t going anywhere

Millions of people have been pushed into hunger as the Russian blockade fueled soaring grain commodity prices, which reached record highs this year as more than 20 million metric tons of Ukrainian wheat and corn remained trapped in Odesa. All these interacting factors “are going to remain for some time,” Laura Wellesley, a senior research … Read more

Timeline: Week 23 of Russia’s war in Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Al Jazeera looks at the main events that marked the 23rd week of the war in Ukraine: July 27 In Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk province, Russian forces focus on attacking Siversk and Bakhmut. Ukrainian general staff report unsuccessful Russian attempts to attack Verkhnokamyanske, east of Siversk. The general staff also says Ukrainian forces repelled Russian efforts … Read more