A Russian airstrike has destroyed a humanitarian convoy in southern Ukraine leaving dozens of civilians dead and wounded, Ukrainian officials said today ... Oleksandr Starukh, the Zaporizhzhia regional governor, said at least 23 people were killed and another 28 were wounded in the strike, all of whom were civilians ... more videos. 1 2 3. Watch video ... Col ... .
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(Reuters) – Russian PresidentVladimir Putin was set to host a ceremony on Friday for the annexation of four Ukrainian regions, while his Ukrainian counterpart said Putin would have to be stopped if Russia was to avoid the most damaging consequences of the war ...U.N ... “It can still be stopped ... U.S ... U.N ... He did not specify the location ... .
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A photo of a plane purporting to be operated by Qantas went viral this week, after it was suggested duct tape had been used to fix major maintenance issues. So what's really going on? ......read full story. .
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Condemning the Russia’s strike on the city of Zaporizhzhia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the Russia ‘terrorist state’ and ‘bloodthristy scum’. After shelling reported in southern Zaporizhzha, President Zelenskyy said, "Only complete terrorists could do this." ...The U.S ... (With inputs from PTI) ... .
"This looks like an act of terrorism, possibly on a state level," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding ... Read more ... 7 ... EU states need unanimity to impose sanctions and Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban has been a vocal critic, saying sanctions have "backfired", driving up energy prices and dealing a blow to European economies ....
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A suicide bomber blew himself up at an educational center in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least 19 people and injuring 28 more on Friday morning. The suicide bomber targeted students at the Kaaj educational institution in the Dasht e Barchi neighborhood at 7.30 a.m ... .
As Florida contends with the ruinous damage left behind by Hurricane Ian in what officials say is likely the largest natural disaster in the state's history, residents in South Carolina are bracing for the storm's expected landfall mid-day Friday ... Some homes in Fort Myers Beach have been reduced to nothing but concrete slabs, Gov ... .
About 20 members of a Jewish sect held at a facility in Mexico after a police raid on their jungle base have fled.Footage showed men, women, and children streaming out of the site in Huixtla, in the west, on Wednesday night..
Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the main military camp and some residential areas of Burkina Faso’s capital early on Friday morning, Reuters reporters said. Several armed soldiers were seen taking positions along the main avenue leading to the presidency ... A spokesman for the military government was unreachable ... .
PARIS. A protest movement in Iran over the death in custody of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini entered its third week Friday, in defiance of an intensifying crackdown that rights activists say has cost at least 83 lives ... In the shrine city of Mashhad, protesters clashed with security forces, hurling stones at them and shouting ... have been killed ... AFP ... .
Kingship knows no kinship.” This old Indian saying is attributed to Aurangzeb, the Mughal emperor who murdered his own three brothers to take the throne. It is a sad fact, even in the competitive Indian politics of today. Politicians use any strategy to gain control. The present ruling party in India is a classic example ... Two birds with one stone ... ....
File photo. Tamil protestors demand accountability for mass atrocities at a protest earlier this year. A bipartisan letter to the US Secretary of State called on Washington to “use all diplomatic tools available, including sanctions,” to ensure that perpetrators of war crimes in Sri Lanka are held to account ... File photograph. Shavendra Silva ... .