‘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

Fighting rages as Russia eyes protracted war in Ukraine

In Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv, the metro reopened on Tuesday after months of use as a bomb shelter 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 … Read more

kyiv court convicts Russian of war crimes as Zelensky woos Davos

Map of Ukraine showing the position of military forces in Ukraine as of May 23, 07:00 GMT A Ukrainian court on Monday found a young Russian soldier guilty of war crimes for killing a civilian and sentenced him to life in prison, in the first such verdict since the invasion of Russia three months ago. … Read more

Russia presses Donbass as Ukraine takes center stage in Davos

Polish President Andrzej Duda said there could no longer be “business as usual” with Russia, after the discovery of massacres of civilians in Ukraine, attributed to Russian troops, in an address to the Ukrainian parliament. On Sunday, Russian forces continued their bombardment of frontline Ukrainian towns, seeking to gain military momentum as kyiv’s diplomatic counteroffensive … Read more

Ukraine orders end to Mariupol defense

Ukraine on Friday ordered its last troops holed up in Mariupol’s beleaguered Azovstal steelworks to lay down their arms after nearly three months of desperate resistance against a fierce Russian onslaught. Russia’s flattening of the strategic port city has prompted multiple war crimes charges, including a deadly attack on a maternity hospital, and Ukraine has … Read more

Biden leaves for Asia under Ukraine, North Korea’s nuclear shadows

Joe Biden, flanked by Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, at the White House on May 19, 2022 – the United States has given its full support to Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO President Joe Biden left for South Korea and Japan on Thursday to consolidate American leadership in … Read more

Ukrainian steel troops surrender as Russian soldier apologizes

US President Joe Biden receives Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at the White House Russia said on Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian troops surrendered to the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol this week, showing some emerging on crutches after a desperate battle that has become emblematic of the nearly three-month-old war. … Read more

Biden visits the site of a racist shooting

US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed at the site of the last deadly mass shooting in the United States on Tuesday, warning that the white supremacist ideology motivating … Read more