Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey’s leader

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey’s leader

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the war began nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand the export of grain from Europe’s breadbasket to the needy of the world. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will use his visit … Read more

Explosions in Crimea underscore vulnerability of Russian forces

Explosions in Crimea underscore vulnerability of Russian forces

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — A series of explosions and fires has turned Russian-occupied Crimea from a secure rear base to a new battlefield in the war, demonstrating both the Russians’ vulnerability and the ability of the Ukrainians to strike deep behind enemy lines. Nine Russian fighter jets were reported destroyed at an air base in … Read more

Explosions rock Crimea in suspected Ukrainian attack

Explosions in Crimea underscore vulnerability of Russian forces

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Explosions and fires ripped through an ammunition depot in Russian-occupied Crimea on Tuesday in the second suspected Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people. . Russia blamed the explosions in the town of Mayskoye on an “act of sabotage”, without … Read more

NASA Reveals Images of Never-Before-Seen Massive Eruption of Supergiant Betelgeuse

NASA Reveals Images of Never-Before-Seen Massive Eruption of Supergiant Betelgeuse

The red supergiant Betelgeuse, a colossal star in the Orion constellation, it experienced a massive stellar eruption, the likes of which had never been seen before, according to astronomers. Betelgeuse first came to attention in late 2019 when the star, which shines like a red gem on Orion’s upper right shoulder, underwent an unexpected dimming. … Read more

Afghanistan marks 1 year since Taliban capture as troubles mount

Afghanistan marks 1 year since Taliban capture as troubles mount

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban marked a year on Monday since they seized the Afghan capital of Kabul, a swift takeover that triggered a hasty flight by the nation’s Western-backed leaders, led to a nosedive in economy and fundamentally transformed the country. . Bearded Taliban fighters, some brandishing rifles or the white flags of … Read more

Iran denies involvement but justifies Salman Rushdie attack

Iran denies involvement but justifies Salman Rushdie attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian official denied Monday that Tehran was involved in the stabbing of author Salman Rushdie, though he tried to justify the attack in the Islamic Republic’s first public comments on the bloodshed. The comments by Nasser Kanaani, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, came three days after Rushdie … Read more

US Congress Members Meet Taiwan Leader Amid China Anger

US Congress Members Meet Taiwan Leader Amid China Anger

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen met with a delegation of U.S. members of Congress on Monday in yet another sign of U.S. lawmakers’ support for the autonomous island China claims as its own. own territory. Taiwanese media showed the arrival of the delegation for the talks, but details of the meeting were … Read more

President of Mexico will circumvent Congress to keep the army on the streets

President of Mexico will circumvent Congress to keep the army on the streets

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president has begun exploring plans to bypass Congress and hand over formal control of the National Guard to the military, a move that could extend military control over police in a country with high levels of violence. . That raised concerns because President Andrés Manuel López Obrador won approval to … Read more

Salman Rushdie ‘on the road to recovery,’ says agent

Salman Rushdie ‘on the road to recovery,’ says agent

MAYVILLE, NY (AP) — Salman Rushdie is “on the road to recovery,” his agent confirmed Sunday, two days after the author of “The Satanic Verses” suffered serious injuries. in a stabbing at a conference In New York. The announcement followed news that the lauded writer was extracted from a fan Sat and able to talk. … Read more

Officials: Coptic Church Fire in Cairo Leaves 41 Dead, 14 Injured

Officials: Coptic Church Fire in Cairo Leaves 41 Dead, 14 Injured

CAIRO (AP) — A fire ripped through a packed church during morning services in Egypt’s capital on Sunday, killing at least 41 worshipers and injuring 14. The church quickly filled with thick black smoke, and witnesses said several trapped worshipers jumped from upper floors to escape. “Asphyxiation, asphyxiation, all of them dead,” said a distraught … Read more