Ukraine’s president has called on the West to impose a blanket travel ban on Russians, an idea that has found support among some European states but angered Moscow which pressed on with a fierce military offensive in eastern Ukraine.
French marine experts attempted yesterday to rescue a beluga whale that swam up the Seine river and return it to the sea, officials said, a complex and risky operation for an animal already sick and malnourished.
Former president Donald Trump said Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump’s removal of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort.
Cubans awoke to massive blackouts yesterday, with 40% of the country’s main fuel storage facility destroyed by what officials said was the worst fire in its history.
Liz Truss, the frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, stuck to her plan to cut taxes to help households cope with a looming 230% leap in energy prices, despite warnings that lower taxes won’t help those facing increased poverty and destitution.
Taiwan’s foreign minister yesterday said China was using the military drills it launched in protest against US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit as a game-plan to prepare for an invasion of the island.
Sri Lanka's state-run electricity monopoly will raise tariffs by a stinging 264 percent for people consuming the least, it announced Tuesday, while higher users will face a smaller increase
Tens of thousands of users reported being unable to access various Google services on Monday night, according to outage monitor Downdetector.