Putin invokes Stalingrad to predict victory over “neo-Nazism” in Ukraine

Russian President speaking in Volgograd It’s been 80 years since the Soviet victory at Stalingrad He compares Putin to Russia’s campaign in Ukraine This content was produced in Russia, where coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine is restricted by law. VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin raised the spirit of the Soviet army … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its bank notes. The country’s central bank said Thursday that its new $5 bill will feature an original design rather than a portrait of King Charles III. But the monarch is still expected to appear on coins that currently bear the image of the … Read more

Russia’s Wagner Prison Fighter used its ride-sharing feature to escape the war in Ukraine

Prisoners recruited by Russia Wagner Group to fighting in Ukraine They seem increasingly aware that they have been tricked, and that no one counted on bringing them back alive. One guest Recruited by the group in November, he deserted his team in Ukraine’s Luhansk region and fled to Russia via a bus and ride-sharing app, … Read more

Hong Kong criminalizes CBD as a “dangerous drug” along with heroin

Hong Kong CNN – Two years ago, cannabidiol was booming in Hong Kong. The compound, known as CBD, has been popping up in cafes, restaurants and shops, as companies eager to join an exciting new market already well-established in countries around the world. It all came to an end on Wednesday, when CBD was decriminalized … Read more

Huge crowds marched across France, piling pressure on Macron’s pension reform

The reform will raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 Schools, transportation networks and refinery deliveries have been affected Macron: Reform is vital to ensure the continuity of the pension system PARIS (Reuters) – Huge crowds marched across France on Tuesday to say “no” to President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make people work longer … Read more

Putin v. West, BBC review: World leaders appear to be ashamed of how the Russian president has taken them for a ride

Sign up for the free IndyArts newsletter for the latest entertainment news and reviews Sign up for our free IndyArts newsletter Putin against the West The latest in a series from the legendary Norma Percy, the three-part film has everything you’d expect from a veteran documentary filmmaker–the right mix of revelation, anecdote, history, drama, forensic … Read more

59 people were killed in a suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan, and more than 150 others were wounded

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew up a crowded mosque inside a police compound in Pakistan on Monday, causing the roof to collapse and killing at least 59 people and wounding more than 150, officials said. Most of the victims were police officers. It was not clear how the attacker managed to infiltrate … Read more

Friends mourn the killing of a volunteer helping civilians in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Friends and volunteers gathered Sunday at St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv to say goodbye to Andrew Bagshaw.New Zealand scientist killed in Ukraine With another volunteer as they try to evacuate people from a frontline town. Bagshaw, 48, a British New Zealander, and British volunteer Christopher BarryThe 28-year-old went missing this month … Read more

British Prime Minister Sunak dismisses the head of the Zahawi party because of tax issues

Al-Zahawi found that he was not open about the tax investigation An independent consultant finds serious breaches of the law The investigation of the Deputy Prime Minister is ongoing Scandal hurts PM Sunak’s reappointment bid LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak sacked Conservative Party leader Nadeem Zahawi on Sunday after an inquiry found … Read more

Iran says a drone attack targeted a defense facility in Isfahan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AFP) – Bomb-laden drones targeted an Iranian defense factory in the central city of Isfahan, causing some damage to the plant, authorities said early Sunday, amid escalating regional and international tensions gripping the Islamic Republic. . Iran’s defense ministry gave no information on who was suspected of carrying out the attack, … Read more