Sudan British Embassy Abandons Elderly Couple

An 85-year-old British citizen in Sudan was shot by snipers, and his wife then died of starvation after the British embassy in Sudan abandoned them, Britain’s BBC broadcaster reported Friday.

US Fears Ukraine War Spreading To Russia

The United States expressed concern Thursday about growing evidence that U.S. military equipment provided to Ukraine is used to carry out attacks inside Russian territory amid fears it could lead to a nuclear confrontation.

Iran unveils new ballistic missile with 2,000 km range 

Iran has unveiled the Khaibar, a new ballistic missile that has a range of 2,000 km and is capable of carrying nuclear warheads, i24News reports. Iran has increased the scope of its ballistic missile program despite the concerns of Western powers, and following the collapse of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Iran nuclear deal.

Russia, China set to ink bilateral pacts despite Western criticism

Russia and China are set to sign a set of bilateral agreements on Wednesday during the Russian prime minister’s trip to Beijing as the two giant neighbors pledge closer cooperation even as the West remains critical of their ties amid the war in Ukraine.

Super Typhoon Mawar hits Guam

The US Pacific territory of Guam was hit on Wednesday with Super Typhoon Mawar, the strongest storm to impact the area in decades, the Associated Press reports. US President Joe Biden has approved an emergency declaration that will mobilize aid to the territory.

Catholic Priest Kidnapped In Nigeria

There were concerns Tuesday about the whereabouts of a Catholic priest who was kidnapped in Nigeria‘s southeastern Imo State, several sources confirmed.

Iranian official threatens war if nuclear sites attacked

An Iranian official said on Tuesday that an attack on nuclear facilities would mean a widespread war that Israel would bear responsibility for. Speaking to the Qatari-based Al Jazeera network the official said Israeli threats would not change the course of things.

Russia ‘Defeats Insurgents’ Killing Scores Of Fighters

Moscow said Tuesday it had pushed back armed insurgents who crossed the border from Ukraine to launch attacks in Russia’s Belgorod region in the deadliest cross-border confrontation since the war began 15 months ago.

Chiefs of US, British and French navies transit through Strait of Hormuz to deter Iran from attacking ships

In an extremely rare joint move, the respective chiefs of the US, British and French navies transited through the Strait of Hormuz aboard the USS Paul Hamilton American warship on Friday in a signal to Iran to cease attacking foreign ships passing through this waterway, the Associated Press reports. A strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, the Hormuz is one of the world’s most strategically critical waterways.

Belarus Pardons Leading Opposition Activist

A leading Belarusian opposition activist who was detained after his Ryanair flight was forced to land in the capital Minsk says he has been pardoned following mounting Western pressure.

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