North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul

North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a striking speech to thousands of North Koreans, leader Kim Jong Un’s sister said he had a fever as he led the country to victory over the coronavirus. She blamed rival South Korea for the outbreak and vowed “lethal” retaliation. Kim Yo Jong, a powerful official responsible for inter-Korean … Read more

Russia struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

Russia struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

The prisoners of the penal colony in St. Petersburg were expecting a visit from officials, assuming it would be some sort of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty – if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine. About a dozen left prison in the days that followed, according … Read more

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine said on Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a deadly series of explosions at an air base in Crimea that appeared to be the result of a Ukrainian attack, signifying a significant escalation in the war. Russia denies planes were damaged in Tuesday’s blast – whether an attack … Read more

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine’s Air Force said on Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a deadly series of explosions at an air base in Crimea, amid speculation that the blast was the result of a Ukrainian attack that would significantly escalate. mean in war. Russia denies planes were damaged in Tuesday’s blast … Read more

‘We’re back, honey’: New law boosts credibility of US climate

‘We’re back, honey’: New law boosts credibility of US climate

WASHINGTON (AP) – After a moment when hopes faded that the United States could become an international leader on climate change, legislation that Congress is about to pass could rejuvenate the country’s reputation and boost its efforts. to encourage other countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions more quickly. The mind-boggling turn of events that led … Read more

Huge explosions destroy Russian military air base in Crimea

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Powerful explosions shook a Russian air base in Crimea, sending towering clouds of smoke across the landscape on Tuesday in what could spell an escalation of the war in Ukraine. At least one person was killed and several others injured, authorities said. The Russian Defense Ministry denied that the Saki base … Read more

US pledges $1 billion more missiles, other weapons for Ukraine

US pledges  billion more missiles, other weapons for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its largest direct shipment of arms to Ukraine to date as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counter-offensive in the south against Russia, involving $1 billion worth of missiles, ammunition and other material being sent to Ukraine from Defense supplies. The US’s new … Read more

FBI’s Search for Trump’s Florida Estate: Why Now?

FBI’s Search for Trump’s Florida Estate: Why Now?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI’s unprecedented search for former President Donald Trump’s Florida residence backfired Tuesday around government, politics and a polarized country, along with questions as to why the Justice Department — particularly cautious under attorney General Merrick Garland – decided to take such a drastic measure. step. Answers did not come quickly. Agents … Read more

Rescuers move whale stranded in French river to saltwater

Rescuers move whale stranded in French river to saltwater

PARIS (AP) — French environmentalists prepared to move a beluga whale on Tuesday who last week wandered into the Seine to a saltwater pool in Normandy, hoping to save the life of the dangerously thin marine mammal. A medical team plans to transport the 4-meter whale to a coastal site in the northeastern French port … Read more

Ukrainian Resistance Grows in Russia-Occupied Territories

Ukrainian Resistance Grows in Russia-Occupied Territories

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – In a growing challenge to Russia’s hold on occupied territories in southeastern Ukraine, guerrilla forces loyal to Kiev kill pro-Moscow officials, blow up bridges and trains and aid the Ukrainian military by identifying important goals. The expanding resistance has eroded the Kremlin’s control over those areas and threatened its plans to … Read more