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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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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“Referendums have no legal value, under international law the regions are and remain territories of Ukraine and Ukraine is ready to do anything to take them back,” Mikhailo Podolyak, Zelensky’s adviser, told ItalianLa Repubblica.
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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) ... .
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 ... .
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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..
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 ... .
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 ... .
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 ... .
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 ... With all these qualities, it is no wonder that he has often been spoken of as a potential prime-ministerial candidate and emerged as a challenger.
However, the former president has since returned to Sri Lanka, where to date, no one has been held accountable for the massacres of 2009 in which tens of thousands of Tamil civilians were slaughtered ... abuses, no matter where they occur," said the US State Department at the time.