Airstrikes hit central and coastal regions of Syria early Saturday, killing four soldiers and wounding one, the Syrian military said, blaming Israel for the strikes.
Christians in Communist-run China faced potentially more difficulties Monday after China’s Communist Party on Sunday formally reelected Xi Jinping, the party’s general secretary, for another five years.
Russian missiles crashed into infrastructure targets across Ukraine Tuesday, leaving many without electricity and running water ahead of winter in the wartorn nation.
Ukraine said Monday that Russian strikes, involving drones and drones, killed at least seven people, including a couple in the capital Kyiv.
Kyiv said Friday that the United States and Germany have agreed to deliver sophisticated anti-aircraft systems to Ukraine to counter attacks by Russian missiles and kamikaze drones. It comes as Russia steps up attacks after losses on the battlefields.
Russia has expressed anger that the United Nations general assembly condemned its annexation of Ukrainian territories and warned that admitting Ukraine into the NATO military alliance would lead to World War III. The statements came as Ukraine’s state emergency service said it is actively searching for people trapped under rubble after another Russian strike in the country’s south, while Turkey sought an opening for peace talks.
Member states of the U.S.-led NATO military rushed Wednesday to deliver advanced air defense weapons to Ukraine, where numerous people died in massive Russian missile strikes.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was to ask the Group of Seven (G7) of the world’s leading economies to urgently supply Ukraine with air defense weapons, as Russia again rained down cruise missiles on his nation.
Authorities say a massive wave of Russian missile strikes on cities across Ukraine, including the capital, killed at least 11 people and injured dozens more. Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed the strikes saying they were in response to an attack on a bridge linking Russia and occupied Crimea and warned of more violence.
Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s capital Kyiv and several other cities across the country, killing at least eight people and injuring many more, authorities and witnesses said.
Authorities say at least 17 people have been killed by Russian shelling of a residential area in Ukraine’s south-eastern city of Zaporizhzhia.
A U.S. aircraft carrier strike group has concluded several days of drills alongside Japan and South Korean warships that drew heavy protest from an increasingly bellicose North Korea.
The deputy leader of the so-called “Islamic State” in Syria and a senior weapons smuggler were among the targets killed in a pair of military operations in Syrian-government controlled areas in the country’s north.
President Biden lashed out at a federal appeals court on Wednesday, after it ruled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was illegally implemented by the Obama administration.
The upper house of the Russian parliament voted Tuesday to approve the incorporation of four Ukrainian regions into Russia. Tuesday’s vote came after Ukrainian troops retook more territory in the areas annexed by Russia.
As Ukraine prepared for a possible nuclear attack from Russia, the former director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency warned Moscow that such a strike would mean the end of much of Russia’s military.
A senior Israel Defense Forces officer told reporters on Thursday that the military has identified that Hezbollah and other Iran-backed militias in Syria are beginning to withdraw from the region following a series of airstrikes attributed to Israel in recent weeks.
Small businesses, truckers, and the rail industry are warning that a major economic fallout would occur if railway unions follow through with a strike beginning Friday, including further supply chain delays, increased inflation, lost jobs and shuttered businesses.