A collection of high-ranking European officials are fed up with the Biden administration for what they view as war profiteering during the conflict in Ukraine. The comments come amid rising gas prices and mounting tension toward US legislation that offers tax credits to those who “Buy American.” ... REUTERS... ....
A two-day-old baby is killed in an attack on a maternity ward in southern Ukraine. Officials say at least 437 children have died since Russia’s invasion began. More than 800 have been injured. How many kids are permanently traumatised is anybody’s guess. Every day, Vladimir Putin gets away with murder ... Every day the killers go unpunished ... Its aim ... Good ... .
China protests. Massive protests erupted in several parts of China in response to the latest restrictions imposed by the government to curb the spread of Covid ... Recalling the incident one of the protesters said that one of his friends had been beaten by the police while two other friends were pepper sprayed ... China eases Covid lockdown restrictions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his country intends to have the world's most powerful nuclear force as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of a new ballistic missile, state media reported ... Mr Kim was pictured in photos posing with scientists, engineers and military officials involved in the test ... .
NASA's Perseverance rover found signs of organic compounds that could indicate there was once life on Mars or at least an environment hospitable for life, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Science on Wednesday. Scientists will need to wait for the rocks to be brought to Earth in order to determine the compounds' orgins.
A landslide triggered by heavy rains on the Italian holiday island of Ischia has dragged cars into the sea, caused houses to collapse, left dozens stranded and several missing. There were deaths feared, but government ministers contradicted themselves over a possible death toll ... [Ciro de Luca/Reuters] ... Ferries to and from Ischia were suspended ... .