China, Russia veto US UN bid to punish North Korea

People watch a TV screen showing a news broadcast with archival footage of a North Korean missile test, at a train station in Seoul on May 25, 2022, after North Korea fired three ballistic missiles according to the South Korean military China and Russia on Thursday vetoed a U.S. offer to the United Nations to … Read more

Texas Massacre Parents Question ‘Belated’ Police Response

Texas town of Uvalde mourns 19 children and two teachers killed in latest US shooting Witnesses to the Texas school shooting on Thursday questioned the early police response to the massacre, as bereaved parents said they pleaded with officers to storm the building and arrest the bloodshed – in vain. Texas Department of Public Safety … Read more

Ukraine says war in east is at ‘maximum intensity’

Ukraine said on Thursday the war in the east of the country had reached its fiercest level yet as it urged Western allies to match words with support against invading Russian forces. The Kremlin on Thursday accused Western countries of blocking ships carrying grain from leaving Ukrainian ports, dismissing accusations that Russia was to blame.

Ukraine says war in east is at ‘maximum intensity’

Ukraine said on Thursday the war in the east of the country had reached its fiercest level yet as it urged Western allies to match words with support against invading Russian forces. The Kremlin on Thursday accused Western countries of blocking ships carrying grain from leaving Ukrainian ports, dismissing accusations that Russia was to blame. … Read more

Ukraine says war in the east is at ‘maximum intensity’

Ukraine said on Thursday the war in the east of the country had reached its fiercest level yet as it urged Western allies to match words with support against invading Russian forces. The Kremlin on Thursday accused Western countries of blocking ships carrying grain from leaving Ukrainian ports, dismissing accusations that Russia was to blame. … Read more

‘Nightmare’ as gunman murders 19 kids and two teachers in Texas

Officers stand outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 25, 2022 after the massacre A tight-knit Latino community in Texas was wracked with grief on Wednesday after a teenager wearing a bulletproof vest walked into an elementary school and killed 19 children and two teachers – the latest spasm in America’s gun violence … Read more

‘Nightmare’ as gunman murders 19 kids and two teachers in Texas

Officers stand outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 25, 2022 after the massacre A tight-knit Latino community in Texas was wracked with grief on Wednesday after a teenager wearing a bulletproof vest walked into an elementary school and killed 19 children and two teachers – the latest spasm in America’s gun violence … Read more

‘Nightmare’ as gunman murders 19 kids and two teachers in Texas

Officers stand outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 25, 2022 after the massacre A tight-knit Latino community in Texas was wracked with grief on Wednesday after a teenager wearing a bulletproof vest walked into an elementary school and killed 19 children and two teachers – the latest spasm in America’s gun violence … Read more

Gunman kills 19 children and two teachers at Texas elementary school

Robb Elementary teaches more than 500 students, mostly Hispanic and economically disadvantaged A teenage gunman killed at least 19 young children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday, prompting furious President Joe Biden to speak out against the US gun lobby and promise to end the national cycle of mass shootings. The … Read more

Fighting rages as Russia eyes protracted war in Ukraine

Russia is now focused on securing and expanding its gains in the eastern Donbass region Russia signaled on Tuesday that it was preparing for a long war in Ukraine as the conflict entered its fourth month with heavy fighting in the east but signs of some normality returning elsewhere. “We will continue the special military … Read more