KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of blowing up a major dam in a part of southern Ukraine they control, alerting residents further along the Dnipro River to evacuate and warning of flooding downstream. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called an emergency meeting to deal with the crisis ...Copyright 2023 The Associated Press ... .
KABUL. Around 60 Afghan girls were hospitalisd after being poisoned at their school in northern Afghanistan, police said on Monday ... “Some unknown people entered a girls’ ... school in Sancharak district ... Police silent on identity of culprits, say students are in ‘good’ condition ... No one had been arrested ... .
Colombia's government is embroiled in the biggest scandal since PresidentGustavo Petro came to power last August, after a highly intricate situation involving leaked audios, illegal wiretaps and irregular financing of the president's campaign, were revealed. In recordings published by Semana Magazine on Sunday,...read full story. .
Gary Hershorn/Getty Images A Carnival cruise passenger was arrested by the FBI for sexually abusing his daughter. Justin Sigmon was recorded touching his daughter by a passenger and the ship's CCTV. Sigmon denied touching his daughter inappropriately, and that he would "punch" another man for doing so ... The complaint stated ... ....
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran claimed on Tuesday that it had created a hypersonic missile capable of traveling at 15 times the speed of sound, adding a new weapon to its arsenal as tensions remain high with the United States over Tehran’s nuclear program ...Gen ... That claim, however, depends on how maneuverable the missile is ... .
The state of exception in Honduras has now been in place for six months. But contrary to government claims and National Police figures, the policy has done little to reduce criminal activity in the country. PresidentXiomara Castro first implemented the state of exception in December 2022 and has since extended it...read full story.
The administration of Brazilian PresidentLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva has announced its plan to eliminate deforestation by 2030 as part of an international pledge to protect the environment ... “But rich countries also need to do their part. They were the ones who over the centuries devastated forests the most.”. A plan to tackle deforestation ... .
Dismissing concerns over the in India under Prime MinisterNarendra Modi, the White House on Monday said India is a vibrant democracy and anybody who happens to go to New Delhi can see that for themselves ... “You can do that with friends; you’re supposed to do that with friends,” the White House official said ... "I could go on and on and on ... ....
France's left-wing forces and labour unions will stage another day of strikes on Tuesday to try to derail PresidentEmmanuel Macron's pensions overhaul, insisting that the fight to thwart the changes is not over even after it became law. ...The government says the changes are essential for France's financial health ... .