Thousands of troops have died, billions of dollars in military hardware wasted and entire cities subjected to relentless bombardment – and more than four months on, Russia’s fierce military campaign in Ukraine continues unabated. Forecasts on when the war will end differ widely ... “[Perhaps] the latter is not very far.” ... He continued ... .
The German government Thursday presented plans to make it easier for transgender people to legally change their first name and gender, ending the current rules which require an expert assessment and court authorization ... Commenting on the proposed law, Federal Minister of Justice Dr ... ....
Mullah Haibatullah Akhunzada, the reclusive supreme leader of the Taliban, has attended a major gathering of religious leaders and elders in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul... The arrival on Friday of Akhunzada, who had not been filmed or photographed in public since the group returned to power in August last year, was broadcast on state radio ... .
Rescuers in north-east India were trying to save dozens of people trapped by a landslide after pulling 13 soldiers and five civilians alive from the debris on Friday. The landslide in Manipur state on Wednesday buried an under-construction railway yard under tonnes of debris, killing at least 16 people ... ....
The inventor of the world’s first cellphone says he’s stunned by how much time people now waste on their devices, telling users to “get a life.”.Martin Cooper, 92, made the declaration during an interview with “BBC Breakfast” on Thursday, responding to a co-host who claimed she whiled away upwards of five hours per day on her phone ... 'GET A LIFE!!!'.
KHARTOUM. Sudanese protesters rallied again Friday and security forces fired tear gas at them, a day after a mass demonstration drawing tens of thousands was met with the deadliest violence so far this year ... "We call for retribution!" ... The latest crackdown defied calls for calm from the international community ... Start a Conversation. .
A 28-year-old Texas man accused of orchestrating the horrific smuggling operation that killed 53 migrants this week frantically texted the driver when the truck went off the radar and later admitted to a confidential informant he had no idea the air conditioning had failed in the sweltering big-rig, the feds say ... “I go to the same spot.” ... “Wya?” ... .
Humble pie appears be on the menu for Anthony Albanese as he pledges to smooth over a cancelled submarine project that left the French seething despite Australia paying millions in compensation ... In refusing to rule out offering an apology during their lunch at the Elysee Palace Mr Albanese said bridges still needed to built ... RELATED ARTICLES ... as... .