War in Ukraine can’t be ended by ignoring Russia, Erdogan aide says

War in Ukraine can’t be ended by ignoring Russia, Erdogan aide says

Combat engineers of pro-Russian troops take part in an operation to demine anti-personnel landmines in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in Donetsk, Ukraine July 31, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, Aug 5 (Reuters) – A top aide to Turkey’s president said on Friday the international community cannot … Read more

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel – official media

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel – official media

TAIPEI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry’s research and development unit was found dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room, according to the official Central News Agency. Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy head of the military-owned National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, was found dead in a hotel room … Read more

India bids to sell fighter jets to Malaysia, says six other countries interested

India bids to sell fighter jets to Malaysia, says six other countries interested

An Indian Air Force (IAF) light combat aircraft “Tejas” flies during the “Aero India 2021” air show at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru, India, February 3, 2021. REUTERS/Samuel Rajkumar/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – India has offered to sell 18 light-combat aircraft (LCA) “Tejas” … Read more

Moscow, Kyiv exchange accusations after Ukrainian nuclear plant shelled

Moscow, Kyiv exchange accusations after Ukrainian nuclear plant shelled

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine on Friday accused each other of shelling the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the biggest of its kind in Europe, and laying the ground for a potential disaster. Russia’s defence ministry said it was only by luck that a radiation accident had been avoided after what it described … Read more

Greek intelligence service boss quits amid wiretapping allegations

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel – official media

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The head of Greece’s intelligence service stepped down on Friday amid increased scrutiny of the agency’s surveillance practices including an accusation by an opposition party leader that he was wiretapped in 2021. Panagiotis Kontoleon, chief of the EYP intelligence service, submitted his resignation “following mistaken actions found during lawful wiretapping … Read more