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News : World

Russia Loses 19 Tanks and Armored Vehicles in a Single Day: Ukraine

Sunday  21:21,   14 august 2022

Earlier this week a Pentagon official praised the Ukrainian army for its "12 out of 10" performance in combating Russia's aggression in the country.Ukrainska Pravda, a Ukrainian online newspaper, reported that on Saturday Kyiv forces were... >>>

The US could lose up to 900 warplanes fighting a Chinese invasion of Taiwan but would emerge victorious, says think tank

Sunday  21:20,   14 august 2022

The Center for Strategic and International Studies war games found the US and Taiwan would defeat a Chinese invasion – at great cost for all sides.Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his country's nuclear forces to an increased state of... >>>

House GOP report accuses Biden of knowingly misleading public about Afghanistan exit

Sunday  21:20,   14 august 2022

President Joe Biden has been accused in a report by House Republicans of knowingly misleading the country about the justification for the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in his April 2021 speech. The speech set the stage for a chaotic evacuation... >>>

Police Probe J.K. Rowling Threat From Account That Praised Rushdie Attack

Sunday  21:20,   14 august 2022

The same Twitter account reportedly posted tweets glorifying Rushdie's attacker, 24-year-old Hadi Matar."Horrifying news. Feeling very sick right now. Let him be OK," Rowling tweeted Friday in reaction to Rushdie's attack. The author then... >>>

Rolling alcohol licences proposed for Manx firms

Sunday  20:10,   14 august 2022

Licensees could have their applications automatically renewed under proposals to modernise the laws.Under the proposals, licences would be renewed automatically each year as long as the businesses continue to meet industry... >>>

Norway puts down Freya the walrus that drew Oslo crowds

Sunday  20:10,   14 august 2022

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Norway have euthanized a walrus that had drawn crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord after concluding that it posed a risk to humans. The 600-kilogram (1,320-pound) female walrus, known affectionately as Freya, became a >>>

'China threat' emerges in elections from UK to Australia

Sunday  20:10,   14 august 2022

Journal Editorial Report: But will voters reward the party in November? Images: AP/Zuma Press Composite: Mark... >>>

'China threat' emerges in elections from UK to Australia

Sunday  20:10,   14 august 2022

LONDON (AP) — It's not just the economy. While inflation and recession fears weigh heavily on the minds of voters, another issue is popping up in political campaigns from the U.K. and Australia to the U.S. and beyond: the “China threat." The two >>>

'Don't forget about us,' Afghan women say, 1 year after Taliban's return to power

Sunday  20:01,   14 august 2022

One year after the fall of Kabul, life for Afghanistan's women continues to worsen amid rising violence and regression of human rights. "Don’t forget about us," one Afghan woman, who asked us to call her Atefeh, told ABC... >>>

Dozens killed after fire engulfs Coptic church in Egypt

Sunday  20:01,   14 august 2022

A fire ripped through a church in a densely populated neighborhood of the Egyptian capital Cairo Sunday, killing at least 41 worshippers and injuring 14The blaze at the Abu Sefein Church in Giza, a city on the west bank of the Nile started at about... >>>

A delegation of US lawmakers visits Taiwan, less than 2 weeks after Pelosi's visit

Sunday  20:01,   14 august 2022

The de-facto US embassy in Taiwan said the delegation will meet with officials in Taiwan to discuss US-Taiwan relations and regional security.His political team is even getting ready for a spring reelection announcement, according to the Washington... >>>

How long will Russian soldiers hold on in Ukraine?

Sunday  19:00,   14 august 2022

Gen. George Patton was often referred to as "old blood and guts." Some of his troops would add, "our blood, his guts" to describe his aggressive tactics, but in a manner that only a veteran can truly appreciate. They admired the man who led them... >>>

Pentagon official warns China's 'aggressive' behavior in the South China Sea could lead to a 'major incident or accident'

Sunday  19:00,   14 august 2022

A top Pentagon official said the number of "unsafe" Chinese fighter jet intercepts has "increased dramatically" in recent years."We see Beijing combining its growing military power with greater willingness to take risks," Assistant Secretary of... >>>

Five killed, dozens injured after strong earthquake in northern Philippines

Sunday  19:00,   14 august 2022

Five people were killed Wednesday and at least 60 others were injured when an earthquake rocked a northern province in the Philippines. The 7.0 magnitude quake occurred in the mountainous province of Abra on the country's most populous island of... >>>

Another congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan after Pelosi visit

Sunday  18:41,   14 august 2022

Journal Editorial Report: Attorney General Garland's approval is a bad political precedent. Images: EPA/Shutterstock/Getty Images Composite: Mark... >>>