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Lead 2-The last French Barkhane soldiers leave Mali

Monday  18:30,   15 august 2022

Sahel-Security/Defense (Lead 2, photo): Lead 2-Les Les Ten Français de Barkhane leave Mali (updated with details, context) Paris, August 15 (Reuters) - France announced that it has completed the withdrawal of its troops from Mali on Monday with the >>>

Myanmar court convicts Aung San Suu Kyi on more corruption charges

Monday  18:01,   15 august 2022

A court in military-ruled Myanmar added six years to an earlier 11-year prison sentence for the country's ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.The trial was held behind closed doors, with no access for media or the public, and her lawyers were... >>>

Minority Report: Republicans rip Biden in partisan investigation of Afghanistan failures

Monday  18:00,   15 august 2022

MINORITY REPORT ‘A STRATEGIC FAILURE’: On the first anniversary of the fall of Kabul, House Republicans have issued a highly-critical report that faults virtually every aspect of the Biden administration’s Afghanistan policy, from the decision to... >>>

Thirteen rescue cats brought to Jersey

Monday  17:51,   15 august 2022

Thirteen cats are coming to Jersey from England because rescue centres have no space for them.The island branch of Cat Action Trust 1977 has acted after a centre in Leeds faced making the felines homeless as there was no room for them... >>>

Billions in U.S. Aid Vanished in Afghanistan, Will Ukraine Be the Same?

Monday  17:32,   15 august 2022

John Sopko, head of the U.S. monitor on Afghanistan spending, said Washington risks "repeating the same mistakes over and over again" without Ukraine oversight.The U.S. had devoted at least $134 billion trying to shore up the Afghan government and a >>>

Prince Harry, Meghan to visit UK, Germany next month

Monday  16:52,   15 august 2022

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will visit the U.K. next month for the first time since they returned for Queen Elizabeth II 's Platinum Jubilee celebrations. A spokesperson for the couple said Monday that... >>>

Royal Author Calls Meghan's Oprah Interview 'Worse Than a Crime': 'Shut Up'

Monday  16:51,   15 august 2022

Prominent royal biographer Lady Antonia Fraser has expressed her distaste for Meghan Markle's past disclosures to Oprah Winfrey.Fraser has written a number of historical biographies, finding significant success in the U.K. with her accounts of... >>>

Body of Philippine teen exhumed in fresh push for drug war justice

Monday  16:51,   15 august 2022

Body of Philippine teen exhumed in fresh push for drug war justiceMANILA (Reuters) - The body of a teenager killed in a high-profile shooting during the Philippines' war on drugs five years ago was exhumed for autopsy on Monday as his family seek to >>>

Russian shells slam into eastern Ukraine, killing 3 people

Monday  16:51,   15 august 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three Ukrainian civilians have been killed and nearly 20 others wounded in the latest artillery barrages from the Russian military, Ukrainian officials said Monday. The eastern region of Donetsk, one of the two... >>>

After the visit of an American delegation to Taiwan, China relaunches military exercises

Monday  16:20,   15 august 2022

© AFP - Handout Taiwanese President Tsai ING -Wen and American senator Ed Markey in Taipei on August 15, 2022. new military exercises Around Taiwan were launched by China in response to the visit of five American parliamentarians, less than two... >>>

While the state of Salman Rushdie improves, Iran rejects all responsibility in the attack

Monday  16:10,   15 august 2022

© David Hartley/Rex/Sipa Salman Rushdie, a writer fighting Islamism for decades. A symbol of attacked freedom but still alive. Salman Rushdie was the victim of an assassination in New York on Friday August 12, when he was about to speak at a... >>>

Norway bridge collapses, drivers of 2 vehicles rescued

Monday  15:31,   15 august 2022

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A wooden bridge over a river in southern Norway collapsed early Monday, with a car plunging into the water and a truck getting stuck on a raised section. The drivers of both vehicles were rescued and doing well, police... >>>

The Chinese dream of home ownership is crumbling. The economy could go with it

Monday  15:31,   15 august 2022

As financing dries up and debts come due, a cash crunch leaves thousands of homes unfinished, in a crisis with implications for the global economy.Nearly 500 miles away in Shanghai, a 26-year-old interior designer watched video of the protest on... >>>

Ukraine HIMARS Destroy Wagner HQ After Russian Doxxes Forces: Report

Monday  15:21,   15 august 2022

Images of the aftermath of the attack have begun circulating on Telegram, with the Wagner Group also confirming the incident.According to Ukrainian media outlet Hromadske, Russian Telegram channels have shared photos of the aftermath of an attack at >>>

Ukraine hits Russian Wagner mercenary HQ in east

Monday  15:21,   15 august 2022

Russian and Ukrainian sources say a Wagner group base was hit in Popasna, Luhansk region.The attack in Popasna was reported by Serhiy Hayday, Ukrainian governor of Luhansk region, and several pro-Kremlin war... >>>