Sudan army shells disputed border with Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, June 28 (Reuters) – Sudan’s armed forces fired heavy artillery during clashes in a disputed eastern region bordering Ethiopia, an Ethiopian official said, the latest salvo in a long-running feud over their shared border. On Tuesday Sudan was able to capture Jabal Kala al-Laban, an area near the contested border, following an artillery … Read more

Sudan accuses Ethiopia of executing Sudanese soldiers, a civilian

June 27 (Reuters) – Sudan accused Ethiopia’s army of capturing and executing seven Sudanese soldiers and a civilian, though a senior Ethiopian official denied that any such incident had taken place. Skirmishes between the neighboring countries have erupted in recent years over the contested and fertile al-Fashqa border region. Sudan’s foreign ministry said on Monday … Read more

Dozens of migrants piled together at Melilla border fence, video shows

African migrants sit on top of a border fence during an attempt to cross from Morocco into Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla, November 21, 2015. REUTERS / Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RABAT / MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were … Read more

Morocco says 18 migrants died during mass crossing into Spanish enclave

MADRID, June 24 (Reuters) – Morocco said 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla on Friday, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border officers that also led to scores of injuries About 2,000 migrants stormed a high fence that seals off the enclave. This led to clashes … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Disney / Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries; China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie “Lightyear” in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a source said on Monday, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world’s largest movie market. A “Lightyear” producer told Reuters … Read more

Ukraine hopes to save foreign soldiers sentenced to death, says lawmaker

A still image, taken from footage of the Supreme Court of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, shows Britons Aiden Aslin, Shaun Pinner and Moroccan Brahim Saadoun captured by Russian forces during a military conflict in Ukraine, in a courtroom cage at a location given as Donetsk, Ukraine, in a still image from a video released … Read more

Ukraine calls for more weapons as it holds off Russians in the east

Zelenskiy wants action ‘not just words’ on EU membership Ukraine seeks more artillery for battle in east UN says millions globally could suffer chronic hunger Fear thousands may die from cholera in Mariupol KYIV, Ukraine, June 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials pleaded for more help from the West on Friday, including quicker deliveries of weapons … Read more

Intense fighting reported in Ukraine’s bombed-out Sievierodonetsk

Ukrainian, Russian forces fighting street by street City under day, night shelling, says Ukraine Sievierodonetsk key to Russia’s war objective Briton, Moroccan sentenced to death in separatist Donbas Rising concern over food crisis as Russia blocks ports KYIV, June 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces were holding their positions in intense street fighting and during day … Read more

Two Britons, one Moroccan sentenced to death by court of Russian proxy in Ukraine

Death sentence handed down in Donetsk court Britain slams “sham ruling” Britain says men are entitled to combatant immunity LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) – Two Britons and a Moroccan who were captured while fighting for Ukraine were sentenced to death on Thursday by a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), one of Russia’s … Read more

Algeria suspends Spain treaty, bars imports across Western Sahara

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, speaks during the start of a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (not pictured), at El Mouradia Palace, the President’s official residence in Algiers, Algeria March 30, 2022. Jacquelyn Martin / Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ALGIERS / MADRID, June 8 (Reuters) … Read more