Defenders of Ukrainian steel mill declare mission complete after fighters evacuated to Russia-controlled areas

Defenders of Ukrainian steel mill declare mission complete after fighters evacuated to Russia-controlled areas

Efforts were underway Tuesday to rescue the last of the defenders inside the Azovstal steel plant in the ruined port city of Mariupol after Ukrainian officials said the fighters had “completed their mission” and there was no way to free the plant by military means. The Ukrainian military avoided using the term “surrender” to describe … Read more

Ukraine ends Mariupol battle, evacuates fighters from Azovstal steel plant

Ukraine ends Mariupol battle, evacuates fighters from Azovstal steel plant

Placeholder while article actions load Ukrainian fighters have ended their weeks-long defense of a besieged steel plant in the strategic port city of Mariupol, as hundreds of combatants — dozens of them seriously wounded — were evacuated from the complex Monday. “Ukraine needs Ukrainian heroes alive,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his nightly address, as … Read more

Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, Prime Minister tells crisis-hit nation

Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, Prime Minister tells crisis-hit nation

Ranil Wickremesinghe, appointed prime minister on Thursday, said in an address to the nation the country urgently needed $75 million in foreign exchange to pay for essential imports. “At the moment, we only have petrol stocks for a single day. The next couple of months will be the most difficult ones of our lives,” he … Read more

Ukrainian troops evacuate from Mariupol, ceding control to Russia

Ukrainian troops evacuate from Mariupol, ceding control to Russia

Ukrainian soldiers, many wounded, bussed to Russian-held towns ‘Defenders of Mariupol are heroes of our time’- Ukraine military Putin says he sees no threat from Finland, Sweden joining NATO Explosions hit Lviv, fighting near Kharkiv continues KYIV/NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine, May 17 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday it was working to evacuate all remaining troops … Read more

Iran protests continue into second week as State Department tweets message of support for protesters

Iran protests continue into second week as State Department tweets message of support for protesters

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Protests in Iran continued Monday as more Iranians took the streets to show their disdain for the regime in Tehran. Over the weekend reports said up to five people were killed following a crackdown by authorities. A semi-official government news agency put the number of dead from … Read more

Elisabeth Borne: France names first female Prime Minister in 30 years

Elisabeth Borne: France names first female Prime Minister in 30 years

Paris CNN  —  Elisabeth Borne has been named the new Prime Minister of France, the first time in 30 years that a woman has held the position. Borne will replace Jean Castex in the role, the Elysée Palace said in a statement on Monday, becoming only the second woman ever to serve as Prime Minister … Read more

North Korea has an “explosive” COVID outbreak and 0% vaccination rate

North Korea has an “explosive” COVID outbreak and 0% vaccination rate

North Korea officially claimed zero COVID-19 cases until last Thursday. Now, Pyongyang says 1.2 million people have feverish, COVID-like symptoms, 50 people have died and the entire country is under lockdown. Why it matters: North Korea has a 0% vaccination rate and meager health facilities, and it was already struggling to feed its population. Leader … Read more

Queen Elizabeth news – Prince Harry & Meghan Markle are ‘being forced to accept a downgrade’ as they attend Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth news – Prince Harry & Meghan Markle are ‘being forced to accept a downgrade’ as they attend Jubilee

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s luxury California mansion DOUBLES in value Prince Harry and Meghan have earned a staggering £12 million in the past two years – by doing nothing more than staying at home. Their luxury Montecito mansion, which they bought for £11.93 million ($14.6 million) in June 2020, has more than doubled in value … Read more