MOSCOW (AFP) - The Kremlin has warned that the use of Turkish-made drones could further aggravate the conflict in Ukraine, after Kiev released footage of its military employing the weapons against pro-Russian separatists for the first time ... Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday ... More on this topic. � ....
The global population has doubled in just 40 years and at some point in 2024 Earth will welcome its 8 billionth human inhabitant ... What’s more, he said everyone knew it but no one was talking about it ... .
Alec Baldwin was handed a gun with a live round in it on a film set in New Mexico, the local sheriff has said. The actor accidentally shot dead cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded the film's director Joel Souza on Thursday ... .
The European Union’s top court has ordered Poland to pay €1m (£845,000) a day over the country’s longstanding dispute with the bloc over its controversial “disciplinary chamber”. The Wednesday ruling by the Court of Justice came after the EU’s executive commission asked for “financial penalties” to ensure compliance with a ruling from July ... .
QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador’s government will ask the legislature to approve a law that would allow the Andean country to bring down irregular airplanes, President Guillermo Lasso said on Wednesday, part of a crackdown by his administration on crime and drug trafficking ... He also wants to set up a new coastal radar system ... .
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s security operation in Afghanistan became a victim of “mission creep” as the military organization allowed itself to be dragged into helping rebuild the impoverished, conflict-torn country, the official leading a process of drawing lessons from the mission said on Wednesday ... “The insurgency was still gaining strength ... 1.
Ukraine’s military confirmed Wednesday that one of its soldiers was killed the previous day in an attack by pro-Russian separatists in its conflict-ridden eastern Donbas region. . “A battery of D-30 howitzers of the Russian terrorist forces fired on positions of the Joint Forces in the area of the settlement of Hranitne... .
Singapore’s health ministry has said that it is looking into an “unusual surge” in infections after the city-state reported 5,324 new cases of COVID-19 — the most since the beginning of the pandemic ... .
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon speaks to reporters at the US Capitol. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon unveiled a plan to hit 700 American billionaires with new taxes. Billionaires like Musk and Zuckerberg would pay tens of billions in taxes if it's implemented ... The plan was authored by Sen ... "I'm anxious to look at it," Sen ... ....
by Tom Allnut. Madrid - Ronald Koeman has been sacked as coach of Barcelona, the club announced on Wednesday, with former midfielder Xavi Hernandez the favourite to replace him. Koeman was dismissed after a 1-0 defeat by Rayo Vallecano left the team sitting ninth in La Liga ... OFFICIAL. Ronald Koeman has been sacked by Barcelona ... ALSO READ ... ALSO READ ... AFP .
COLOMBO (AFP) - A Sri LankanBuddhist monk long accused of fanning sectarian hatred will head a new task force on legal reforms in the ethnically and religiously fractured nation, according to a government announcement ...There are no women on the committee ... Many of the countries special family laws are heavily patriarchal and disadvantage women ... � ....
ActorAlec Baldwin fired a 45 calibre Colt pistol loaded with a live lead bullet in last week’s accidental fatal shooting on the New Mexico set of his movie Rust where filmmakers showed “complacency” toward safety, authorities said yesterday ... “All options are on the table ... Daily Digest Newsletter ... Enter email address This field is required Sign Up ... .