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Dmitry Medvedev says ‘Ukraine is definitely Russia,’ presents map showing Ukraine divided between neighbors — Meduza

Addressing participants at a youth festival in Sochi on Monday, Russian Security Council Chairman Dmitry Medvedev presented a map that showed the majority of Ukraine’s territory divided between Russia, Poland, Romania, and Hungary. Only an area approximately the size of Ukraine’s Kyiv region was labeled “Ukraine.” The former Russian president said that the “territory on […]

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UN rights chief says ‘powder keg’ Gaza could ignite wider war

Volker Turk says it is essential to avoid conflagration of conflict, which could have repercussions for region and beyond. United Nations human rights chief Volker Turk says the war in Gaza is a “powder keg” that could ignite a wider conflict with serious repercussions for the Middle East and beyond. In an address to the

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Japan’s Nikkei stock market index passes 40,000 for first time

Nikkei 225 gains as much as 1 percent after last month beating 1989 record. Japan’s benchmark stock market index has smashed the 40,000 mark for the first time, continuing its comeback after decades of stagnation. The Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 40,308.85 during morning trading on Monday, as investors took an upbeat view of

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Haiti violence: Gangs free 4,000 inmates in mass jailbreak

1 hour ago Image caption, Port-au-Prince has descended into violence in recent days Armed gangs have stormed the main prison in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince, releasing many inmates. The vast majority of about 4,000 men held there have now escaped, a local journalist told BBC News. Among those detained were gang members charged in connection with

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Four arrested after Spanish blogger on India motorcycle tour gang-raped

The couple had set up a tent to pass the night in Jharkhand state’s Dumka as seven men attacked them. Indian authorities have arrested four people suspected of being part of a group that gangraped a Spanish tourist and assaulted her partner. The woman – whose identity was not revealed by the authorities – is

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Heavy rains kill 29 in Pakistan as houses collapse, landslides block roads

The majority of deaths reported in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. At least 29 people have been killed and 50 others injured due to heavy rains that swept Pakistan in the past 48 hours, causing several houses to collapse and landslides to block roads, particularly in the northwest. At least 23 rain-related deaths were

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Zelenskyy pleads to West after Odesa attack – DW – 03/03/2024

03/03/2024March 3, 2024 Zelenskyy urges swifter arms deliveries after Odesa attack Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged Western countries to deliver missile defense systems and weapons to Kyiv in his nightly video address. His address came after Russian drone debris hit an apartment block in Ukraine’s southern port city of Odesa, killing several people. An apartment building

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Is Israel’s killing of civilians putting ceasefire talks at risk? | Israel War on Gaza News

Calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza are growing louder. More than 30,000 Palestinians have been killed and tens of thousands injured in Israel’s war on Gaza. The United Nations has warned of famine, and says the healthcare system is on its knees. But nearly five months since the start of the devastating war, there

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