KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing an unarmed civilian. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin could get life in prison for shooting a a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head through an open car window in the northeastern Sumy region on Feb ... He falls ... .
BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance stands ready to seize a historic moment and move quickly on allowing Finland and Sweden to join its ranks, after the two countries submitted their membership requests ... “I warmly welcome the requests by Finland and Sweden to join NATO ... 24 ... ___ ... ___ ... .
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. As part of the plea deal, Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane, along with J ... ___ ... .
20% off on a #NeverAgain book bundle. The selection includes Ito Ang Diktadura , the Tagalog translation of Equipo Plantel’s Así es la Dictadura, or This is a Dictatorship ... Under Marcos’s two-decade rule, thousands were killed, tortured and “disappeared”.
AFP. A view shows the Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol on May 10, 2022 ... "Unfortunately, military unblocking is impossible in this situation. There can be no other formula of salvation than the one currently in use ... .
OugadougouRescue workers have found no survivors in a rescue chamber deep inside a flooded zinc mine in Burkina Faso, the government and the mine owner said on Tuesday, all but extinguishing hope that eight missing miners could still be alive after a month ... Read More ... 11 of 22 Chinese miners trapped in gold mine rescued, ten others dead ... .
BY KIRUBEL TADESSE – What if Facebook suspends Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s account? The PM has over 4 million people following him on the platform. More importantly, the page serves as a de facto office for state media organizations which broadcast every message the PM posts there ... Facebook is too big to govern ... This could soon change ... ....
Today, as the world produces more food than ever before, more than one in ten people on Earth are hungry. But the hunger of almost 1 billion people is taking place at the same time corporate food producers sell the food, manipulating production and prices which reap enormous profits ... In “Stuffed and Starved,” Raj Patel writes ... .
Brussels last night threatened an all-out trade war against the UK after Liz Truss outlined plans to rewrite parts of the Brexit deal to protect the Northern Ireland peace process... The legislation will also introduce fines for firms caught smuggling goods into the single market by the back door. RELATED ARTICLES ... .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Investigators probing the crash of a China Eastern Airlines jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action taken on the flight deck, with no evidence so far of a technical malfunction, two people briefed on the matter said ... officials’ preliminary assessment. Boeing Co, the maker of the jet, and the U.S ... .
Sweden and Finland’s historic bids to become NATO members have hit a roadblock after top Turkish officials took a tough stance against a Nordic expansion of the transatlantic alliance ... All 30 NATO members must unanimously give the green light for the two historically neutral countries to join the alliance ... “How can we trust them?” ... What is next? ... .