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Russia orders Ukrainian forces in Mariupol to surrender as takeover of city nears

Sunday  13:36,   17 april 2022

Russia offered a surrender window to Ukrainian troops defending the devastated port city of Mariupol, demanding that they lay down their arms.Ukrainian fighters who have bunkered in the Azovstal steelworks plant were given an exit plan without... >>>

Taiwan Says China's Military Threats Will Encourage More U.S. Support

Sunday  13:36,   17 april 2022

The remarks come after Senator Lindsey Graham said "every option is on the table" if China invades Taiwan.The congressional delegation, or CODEL, led by Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina triggered vocal remonstration before and after... >>>

Ultimatum Russian to Ukrainian soldiers from Maroupol

Sunday  13:35,   17 april 2022

Maroupol, in the south-east of Ukraine, is very close to falling. Russian troops gave the Ukrainian soldiers entrenched in the Azovstal Metallurgical Complex an Ultimatum, 13h local this Sunday, to surrender. © Alexei Alexandrov / Copyright 2022... >>>

Putin sympathizers in Germany: Living in a parallel universe

Sunday  13:26,   17 april 2022

Many migrants from the former Soviet Union living in Germany support Vladimir Putin.As he joined a convoy organized to protest anti-Russian sentiments, he affixed onto the hood of his vehicle a sign emblazoned with the Star of... >>>

Trucks stuck for miles to meet deadline to leave EU

Sunday  13:25,   17 april 2022

An 80km queue formed on the Polish border ahead of a deadline for Russian trucks to leave the EU.In the run-up to the Saturday deadline, the line extended to 80km (60 miles), with some stuck for up the 33... >>>

Biden admin takes premature victory lap on Russian invasion intelligence

Sunday  13:25,   17 april 2022

The Biden administration is taking a victory lap over the U.S. intelligence community’s performance during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine despite the war still raging and U.S. spy agencies overestimating the might of the Kremlin military and... >>>

Pope leads crowds in 1st outdoor Easter Mass since pandemic

Sunday  13:25,   17 april 2022

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic, making Christianity's most joyous day at a time when the war in Ukraine has weighed heavily on his heart. The >>>

War in Ukraine: Russia claims to have "destroyed" a new military factory near kyiv

Sunday  13:20,   17 april 2022

© ARIS Messinis / AFP A Ukrainian soldier controls the passenger on a bridge connecting the village to Stoyanka to kyiv, March 6, 2022. Illustration. The destruction of a new military factory in the suburbs of kyiv was announced this Sunday 17... >>>

FABERGÉ-EI: 4 things that you did not know about it

Sunday  12:55,   17 april 2022

Easter © Getty Images You should know about the Fabergé egg. & 1. Who was actually Peter-Karl Fabergé? © Getty Images Workers in Carl Faberge's Workshop Pierre-Karl Fabergé is quasi, the name is already revealing it, the inventor of the Fabergé ice >>>

Australia says China pact would not end its Solomons security treaty

Sunday  12:10,   17 april 2022

Australia's foreign minister said Sunday that a controversial security deal between the Solomon Islands and China would not spell the end of her country's defence cooperation with the Pacific nation. Marise Payne told national broadcaster... >>>

Can the world's largest commercial plane ever fly again?

Sunday  12:10,   17 april 2022

Ukraine has vowed to rebuild the gigantic Mriya AN-225 airplane after it was destroyed in the Russian invasion. While this would restore a symbol of pride for the country, getting this unique Soviet-era aircraft back in the air will be a... >>>

U.S. grants temporary deportation relief to immigrants from Cameroon

Sunday  12:10,   17 april 2022

U.S. grants temporary deportation relief to immigrants from Cameroon(Reuters) - The Biden administration will grant temporary deportation relief and work permits to Cameroonians living in the United States due to the ongoing conflict between... >>>

China sending up next space station crew in June

Sunday  12:05,   17 april 2022

BEIJING (AP) — China will launch three more astronauts to its newest space station in June after the latest crew returned this weekend following a six-month stay in orbit, an official said Sunday. The crew of Shenzhou 14 will spend six months on the >>>

Pakistan says cross-border attacks from Afghanistan have increased

Sunday  12:05,   17 april 2022

Pakistan says cross-border attacks from Afghanistan have increasedThe incident has increased already simmering tensions between the... >>>

Appeal for records for Manx LGBTIQ+ exhibition

Sunday  12:05,   17 april 2022

Manx National Heritage wants material for an exhibition celebrating the island's LGBTIQ+ history.Manx National Heritage (MNH) wants the items for its "Cabinet of Queeriosity"... >>>