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Vice President Kamala Harris touched down in Japan on Monday for a visit to Asia that will see her meet officials in Tokyom and then South Korea later this week. First up was a several-day visit to Tokyo for the memorial service honoring Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Harris...
The Russian state TV host agreed with Vladimir Putin that Russia would be prepared to use nuclear weapons if they felt it was necessary to defend their country.
The upcoming referendums being held by Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine may give Russian President Vladimir Putin what he needs to justify a nuclear strike. This week, Russian state-run news agency Tass reported that separatists in four territories of the Donbas region will hold referendums on joining Russia from September 23 to 27. Such votes had previously been prohibited by law from taking place.
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres renewed his call Monday for the global abolition of nuclear weapons as concerns grow over Russia's threat to use them in the Ukraine war. "Decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we can hear once again the rattling of nuclear sabers," Guterres told a special General Assembly session on nuclear disarmament.
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British fighter Aiden Aslin was among the 10 international prisoners of war who were released by Russian authorities last week.
Men who are looking to avoid joining the Russian armed forces are heading for Turkey to escape. NPR reporter Fatma Tanis joins "CBS News Mornings" to discuss what the Russian men she met coming into Istanbul had to say about the situation.
Tensions between Iran and the U.S. are escalating as protests continue throughout the country over the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old who died in custody after violating the country's headscarf law. Roham Alvandi, a historian of Iran at the London School of Economics, joins "CBS News Mornings" with the latest.
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Putin's call-up of reservists sparks protests, exodus of Russian men, but he looks set to escalate Ukraine war
Kyiv, Ukraine — Russian reservists are on their way to the front lines in Ukraine after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of his military reserves. But the move has not gone down well. In the hours after Putin made the announcement, thousands of Russians in cities across the country defied the country's blanket ban on unauthorized demonstrations to take to the streets in protest. More than 1,000 were arrested, according to an independent Russian monitoring group.
Russian election officials accompanied by soldiers were seen going door-to-door in occupied eastern Ukrainian territories looking for voters who support annexation. Meanwhile, protests continue in Russia as many flee to avoid being called up for military service. Debora Patta has more.
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Typhoon Noru left a trail of destruction in northern Philippine provinces on Monday with at least eight people dead, including a group of rescuers who were scrambling to save villagers trapped in floodwaters, officials said. Five government rescuers drowned in San Miguel town in Bulacan province after their boat overturned...
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