Russian propagandists ordered to forget the word “Kherson”

Russian propagandists ordered to forget the word “Kherson”

Mentions of Kherson have disappeared from Russian media since Ukrainian defenders liberated the city. Source: Mykhailo Podoliak, adviser to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, on Twitter Quote: “Russian propagandists have been ordered to forget the word ‘Kherson’. The city, whose ‘annexation’ was welcomed yesterday on Red Square, no longer exists … Read more

Philippines and China tussle over retrieving Chinese rocket debris floating in the disputed South China Sea waters

Philippines and China tussle over retrieving Chinese rocket debris floating in the disputed South China Sea waters

Hong Kong CNN  —  The Philippines and China tussled on Sunday over Chinese rocket debris in the disputed South China Sea, raising tensions ahead of a scheduled visit by US Vice President Kamala Harris. A Chinese vessel allegedly blocked a Philippine naval boat twice before taking the debris it was towing off Thitu Island, which … Read more

Intel chief: Iran could attack World Cup, protests may lead to more aggression

Intel chief: Iran could attack World Cup, protests may lead to more aggression

The head of Military Intelligence on Monday said Iran was mulling an attack on the World Cup in Qatar, as it faces increasing pressure at home amid nationwide anti-regime protests. Speaking at an Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) conference in Tel Aviv, Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva said the protests sweeping Iran are “extremely exceptional” … Read more

Navalny to Sue Prison Authorities for Not Giving Him Winter Boots

Navalny to Sue Prison Authorities for Not Giving Him Winter Boots

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday that he is suing his maximum security prison for not giving him winter boots, as temperatures in Russia drop below freezing.  “I am suing my colony and demanding to be issued winter boots,” Navalny said on Twitter.  The 46-year-old is serving a nine-year sentence outside Vladimir, a … Read more

How Bellingham lived up to his No 22 against Iran – he excelled at No 4, No 8 and No 10

How Bellingham lived up to his No 22 against Iran – he excelled at No 4, No 8 and No 10

Eighteen teenagers have been selected to represent their countries at this World Cup in Qatar. For many of that group, you might expect to see them get a few minutes off the bench, others to simply be around the squad and gain experience among the senior set-up with an eye to future tournaments.  Rarely would … Read more

China Turns to Back-Channel Diplomacy to Shore Up U.S. Ties

China Turns to Back-Channel Diplomacy to Shore Up U.S. Ties

China is turning to an old friend in corporate America to bolster communications with the U.S., as President Xi Jinping tries to stabilize the bilateral relationship while gearing up for greater competition between the two powers. A few days before Mr. Xi’s summit last week with President Biden, according to people with knowledge of the … Read more

Kremlin Denies Second Mobilization Wave Being Considered

Kremlin Denies Second Mobilization Wave Being Considered

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov on Monday denied the Kremlin was considering a second wave of mobilization to further bolster Russian forces in Ukraine. “There are no discussions about that,” Peskov told reporters in a call, according to the state-run TASS news agency. The Kremlin denial of another round of mobilization came amid increasing speculation that … Read more

Honour killing: Delhi man shoots daughter dead, mother helps in disposing body | Latest News India

Honour killing: Delhi man shoots daughter dead, mother helps in disposing body | Latest News India

City police claimed to have cracked the murder of the woman, whose body was found in a bag along the Yamuna Expressway last week. According to probe findings, 22-year-old Ayushi Yadav was shot twice by her father Nitesh. Later, her body was thrown along the Yamuna e-way under Raya police station limits of Mathura allegedly … Read more

Saudi Arabia beheading by sword, executes 12 people in 10 days | World News

Saudi Arabia beheading by sword, executes 12 people in 10 days | World News

Saudi Arabia executed 12 people in 10 days for drug offences after a two-year hiatus, according to a rights organisation. The spate of executions, most of which are beheadings with a sword, suggests that the country is on track for a record year of executions despite Crown prince Mohammed bin Salman previously vowing to reduce … Read more