Clashes in Pakistan as defiant Imran Khan begins march to capital | Imran Khan News

Police fire tear gas and baton-charge Khan’s supporters to block them from reaching Islamabad for a protest rally already banned by the government. Clashes have been reported in Pakistan after authorities blocked roads leading to the capital, where a defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party is planning to hold a major rally to demand […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 88 | Russia-Ukraine was News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 88th day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Sunday, May 22. Get the latest updates here. Fighting Russia pounded Ukrainian forces with air strikes and artillery in the east and south, targeting command centers, troops, and ammunition depots, the […]

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Finland against hosting nuclear weapons, NATO military bases: PM | NATO News

Sanna Marin says Helsinki does not want its membership bid to result in a scaled-up military footprint. Finland is opposed to NATO deploying nuclear weapons or setting up military bases on its territory even if it succeeds in its bid to become a NATO member, Prime Minister Sanna Marin has said. Marin told the Italian […]

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Counterattack: Russian troops pushed back to the border – Kyiv | Russia-Ukraine was News

If confirmed, it would suggest a counteroffensive by Ukrainian soldiers is having increasing success in expelling Russian forces from the northeast. Ukraine says troops defending the country’s second-largest city Kharkiv have pushed Russian forces back and advanced as far as the border with Russia. Fighting was reported near Kharkiv on Monday in what interior ministry […]

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In giant leap forwards, scientists grow plants in Moon soil | Space News

The breakthrough experiment sees seeds germinate in lunar samples collected during NASA’s Apollo missions decades ago. Scientists have for the first time grown seeds in lunar soil collected by US space agency NASA’s long-ago moonwalkers, an achievement that heralds the promise of using earthly plants to support human outposts on other worlds. Researchers in the […]

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Sri Lanka gives emergency powers to army, police after violence | Military News

The government authorizes military and police to arrest people without warrants a day after the deadly violence and the PM’s resignation. Sri Lanka has granted its military and police emergency powers to arrest people without warrants after a day of violence that killed seven people and injured more than 200 and resulted in the resignation […]

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‘Stand to the end’: Can diplomacy rescue Ukrainian defenders? | Russia-Ukraine was News

Diplomatic efforts are under way to save Ukrainian fighters holed up inside a steelworks in Mariupol after they pledged to fight Russian forces to the death as battles continue to increase in ferocity. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in a late-night video address that Ukraine was working on a diplomatic effort to save the defenders […]

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Indiana, Ohio primaries: Trump nod strong, Dems stay in center | Elections News

The first round of primaries ahead of the November midterm elections offered early indications of the US political temperature. The first round of primary elections before November’s midterm elections in the United States has offered glimpses of the direction in which the country’s two major parties are heading. The polls in the states of Ohio […]

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Taliban supreme leader makes rare appearance to mark Eid al-Fitr | Taliban News

Haibatullah Akhunzada appeared for only the second time since taking control of the Taliban in 2016 and hailed the ‘security’ situation in Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s supreme leader Haibatullah Akhunzada appeared for only the second time since taking control of the Taliban in 2016 to tell worshipers celebrating Eid al-Fitr that the Taliban had achieved freedom and […]

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UN boss tours destroyed Ukrainian towns ahead of Zelenskyy talks | Russia-Ukraine was News

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations secretary-general, has called for accountability after touring devastated areas near Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, where Russia has been accused of committing war crimes. The visit on Thursday, Guterres’ first to Ukraine since Russia’s invasion in late February, comes two days after he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, where he […]

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