Posts by Newsmaker

US promises Ukraine swift munitions delivery as Russia advances on battlefield

US promises Ukraine swift munitions delivery as Russia advances on battlefield

George Mallory’s final Everest letter gave ’50 to 1’ odds against reaching top

George Mallory’s final Everest letter gave ’50 to 1’ odds against reaching top

International flotilla hopes to break Israel’s blockade on Gaza

International flotilla hopes to break Israel’s blockade on Gaza

A group of activists hopes to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza with a flotilla of vessels carrying aid. It is...

EU may suspend TikTok’s new rewards app over risks to kids

EU may suspend TikTok’s new rewards app over risks to kids

LONDON — The European Union on Monday demanded TikTok provide more information about a new app that pays users to watch...

Connected Africa Summit addressing continent’s challenges, opportunities and bridging digital divides

Connected Africa Summit addressing continent’s challenges, opportunities and bridging digital divides

Nairobi, Kenya — Government representatives from Africa, along with ICT (information and communication technology) officials, and international organizations have gathered in...

UK police charge two men with spying for China

UK police charge two men with spying for China

LONDON — British police on Monday charged two men with spying for China, including one reported to have worked as a...

US mulls sending more military advisers to Ukraine

US mulls sending more military advisers to Ukraine

Pentagon — The United States may send additional military advisers to its embassy in Kyiv to advise and support the Ukrainian...

Greek, Turkish officials meet in Athens as part of efforts to improve often strained ties

Greek, Turkish officials meet in Athens as part of efforts to improve often strained ties

Athens — Delegations from Greece and Turkey were meeting in Athens on Monday as part of long-standing efforts to improve often...

New EU spending rules bring back debt discipline focus

New EU spending rules bring back debt discipline focus

Brussels, Belgium — With an energy crisis and record high inflation in the EU’s rearview mirror, Brussels believes the time has...

UK’s Sunak promises to start Rwanda flights in 10-12 weeks

UK’s Sunak promises to start Rwanda flights in 10-12 weeks

London — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledged on Monday to start sending asylum seekers to Rwanda within 10 to 12...

Kurdish separatists, water issues loom large in long-awaited Erdogan visit to Iraq

Kurdish separatists, water issues loom large in long-awaited Erdogan visit to Iraq

BAGHDAD — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Iraq Monday for his first official visit in more than a decade...

Ukraine reports downing 5 Russian drones as US Senate nears vote on aid bill

Ukraine reports downing 5 Russian drones as US Senate nears vote on aid bill

US House approves aid to Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan

US House approves aid to Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelming passed a $95 billion foreign aid bill on Saturday. The measure now...

Protesters in Paris take stand against racism, Islamophobia, violence

Protesters in Paris take stand against racism, Islamophobia, violence

Ukraine’s salt mines become explorable in Minecraft game 

Ukraine’s salt mines become explorable in Minecraft game 

A Ukrainian version of the Minecraft game features Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly, and other celebrities from...

Polish voters choose mayors in hundreds of cities in runoff election  

Polish voters choose mayors in hundreds of cities in runoff election  

WARSAW — Polish voters are casting ballots Sunday to choose mayors in hundreds of cities and towns where no candidate won...

Zelenskyy: More US weapons gives Ukraine ‘a chance’ to defeat Russia 

Zelenskyy: More US weapons gives Ukraine ‘a chance’ to defeat Russia 

Residents of 4 Serb-majority municipalities vote on Albanian mayors’ fates 

Residents of 4 Serb-majority municipalities vote on Albanian mayors’ fates 

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Residents of four Serb-majority municipalities are casting their votes Sunday on removing their ethnic Albanian mayors from office...

Mutiso Munyao gives Kenya another London Marathon win after tribute to Kiptum

Mutiso Munyao gives Kenya another London Marathon win after tribute to Kiptum

London — Alexander Mutiso Munyao delivered another win for Kenya on a day the London Marathon remembered last year’s champion Kelvin...

Doctors display ‘PillBot’ that can explore inner human body

Doctors display ‘PillBot’ that can explore inner human body

vancouver, british columbia — A new, digestible mini-robotic camera, about the size of a multivitamin pill, was demonstrated at the annual...

Apple pulls WhatsApp and Threads from App Store on Beijing’s orders

Apple pulls WhatsApp and Threads from App Store on Beijing’s orders

HONG KONG — Apple said it had removed Meta’s WhatsApp messaging app and its Threads social media app from the App...

Once foreign aid bill signed, this is how US can rush weapons to Ukraine

Once foreign aid bill signed, this is how US can rush weapons to Ukraine

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon could get weapons moving to Ukraine within days once Congress passes a long-delayed aid bill. That’s because...