Thursday, October 18, 2018


GRU, Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate logo is reflected in an eye in this picture illustration

Espionage Scandals Show Russian Army’s Growing Clout

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters)  Russia's military spies are being mocked abroad as bunglers but the army's influence over Kremlin foreign policy is growing and there...
Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), react, in Brasilia

Far-Right, Ex-Military Officer Wins Brazil Vote, Faces Leftist in Runoff

By Anthony Boadle and Mateus Maia BRASILIA (Reuters)  Far-right Congressman and former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won nearly half the votes in Brazil's first-round presidential election...
A general view shows the headquarters of Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces in Moscow

Factbox – What Is Russia’s GRU Military Intelligence Agency?

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters)  The West has accused Russia's military intelligence agency (GRU) of running what it described as a global hacking campaign, targeting institutions...
The Wider Image: As historic Tsukiji market closes, fishmongers mourn

Tokyo Fishmongers Mourn and Protest Closure of Famous Fish Market

By Mari Saito TOKYO (Reuters) Takako Arai's earliest memories are of Tsukiji, playing hide-and-seek with her brother in the concrete maze of Tokyo's sprawling fish...
Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide looks on at the scientific research station in the NY-Aalesund on the Svalbard archipelago

Russian Buildup Worries Norway before Big NATO Military Exercise

By Gwladys Fouche and Terje Solsvik NY-AALESUND, Norway (Reuters) On the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, the sun does not rise for four months of the...
The "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign is surrounded by flowers and items, left after the October 1 mass shooting, in Las Vegas

‘How We Mourned’ Memorialises Las Vegas Mass Shooting

By John Smith LAS VEGAS (Reuters)  The teddy bears belonged in a child’s bedroom, the votive candles in a local church. Instead, they were among the...
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