Wednesday, May 18, 2022

World News

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Updated 5 hours, 45 minutes ago

Tom Cruise and 'Top Gun: Maverick' touch down in Cannes

Cruise hadn't been to the festival in three decades

Updated 1 day, 4 hours ago
War Crimes Watch: Targeting schools, Russia bombs the future

In Chernihiv alone, the city council said only seven of the city’s 35 schools were unscathed

Updated 2 days, 6 hours ago
Russia runs into more obstacles in Ukraine, on global front

Ukrainian troops repulsed Russia's attempted advances and even rolled back the front lines in places

Updated 3 days, 23 hours ago
Hungary's military finds mission in life for abused dog

During an on-site inspection, the officers found Logan confined to a one-meter (3-foot) chain and suffering from malnourishment

Updated 5 days, 6 hours ago
Russia takes losses in failed river crossing, officials say

Britain’s Defense Ministry said that Russia lost “significant armored maneuver elements"

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
Finland moves toward joining NATO amid Russian threats

NATO's funneling of weapons and other military support to Ukraine already has been critical to Kyiv's surprising success

Updated 1 week ago
Ukraine shuts off Russian pipeline amid talk of annexation

Russia has repeatedly used annexation or recognition of breakaway republics as tactics

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
United Nations races to rescue civilians from Mariupol plant

Some 2,000 Ukrainian fighters, by Russia’s most recent estimate, are holed up in the vast maze of tunnels and bunkers beneath the Azovstal steelworks

Updated 2 weeks ago
Sinn Fein eyes historic win in Northern Ireland election

Northern Ireland’s power-sharing system, created by the 1998 peace agreement, ended decades of Catholic-Protestant conflict

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Ukrainian fighters: Russian forces storming Mariupol plant

Mariupol has come to symbolize the human misery inflicted by the war

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Civilians rescued from Mariupol steel plant head for safety

At least some of the civilians were apparently taken to a village controlled by Russia-backed separatists

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Ukrainians plead for Mariupol rescue; Russian advance crawls

An estimated 100,000 civilians remain in the city

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Ukraine cracks down on 'traitors' helping Russian troops

Offenders face up to 15 years in prison for collaborating with Russian forces

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
US Army 'returns' cake to Italian woman for 90th birthday

The event marked the anniversary of the day the 88th Infantry Division fought its way into the city on April 28, 1945

Updated 3 weeks ago
Russia strikes back by cutting off gas to 2 NATO nations

The tactic could eventually force targeted nations to resort to gas rationing