A series of apparent Ukrainian attacks and logistical disasters for Russian forces in the 25th week of the war may indicate that Ukraine’s promised southern counteroffensive is still viable, despite the absence so far of significant territorial gains for Kyiv... “In just one day, the occupiers lost 10 combat aircraft ... Fears grow over nuclear safety ... .
Asia’s largest waterway, the Yangtze River, is now at record low levels amid a historic drought and record-breaking heatwave in China, with the country now attempting to induce rainfall with cloud-seeding planes. .
NEW YORK... Hadi , 24, said Rushdie, 75, was "someone who attacked Islam" but did not confirm that his actions were driven by a fatwa issued by Iran in the 1980s, reports dpa news agency. Matar pleaded not guilty through his lawyer to charges stemming from the assault and is currently being held at Chautauqua CountyJail, in New York state ... .
ActorAnne Heche died from inhalation injury and burns after her fiery car crash and the death was ruled an accident, according to coroner's results released Wednesday ... A full autopsy report was still being completed, the coroner's office said ... The car and the home burst into flames. Only Heche was injured ... .
Russian strikes battered the northeast Ukraine region of Kharkiv Thursday, killing at least five people, hours ahead of the first face-to-face meeting since the start of the war between the Turkish and Ukrainian leaders ... local time (01.30GMT) striking across the city. "Three people died, including a child ... "Kharkiv. 175 days of horror ... 'Provocation'.
The province immediately activated its Level II emergency response for disasters, state-run Xinhua news agency reported ... and other departments, as well as more than 160 vehicles, for rescue and relief efforts, the report said.
The survey also shows a majority in favour of ousted leader Boris Johnson, with 55 per cent saying that Tory MPs were wrong to effectively force him to resign and 40 per cent saying they were right ... Similarly, 44 per cent say that Johnson would make the best Prime Minister, 24 per cent favouring Truss and 23 per cent for Sunak ... UK PM race ... .
KABUL. A blast that tore through a Kabul mosque during evening prayers on Wednesday killed 21 people, Kabul police said on Thursday. Police spokesperson Khalid Zadran said that another 33 people had been injured in the blast ...Start a Conversation. .
Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy raped a woman and moments later told her, "It's fine, I have had sex with 10,000 women", a court has heard ... On the fourth day of the trial, the 20-year-old accuser's tearful police interview was played to the jury ... "She just looked at me and said, 'Is everything all right?' I just started crying my eyes out ... .