Iran protests spread to over 100 Iranian cities Protests continue to grow following the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old who police arrested and allegedly beat to death for violating strict laws requiring women to cover their hair. (Credit: MEK) NEWYou can
The U.S. and NATO forces plan to conduct large-scale military exercises starting next week as a Pentagon spokesperson says officials see “no sign of deescalation” from Russia. The naval exercises, called Neptune Strike 22, will occur in the Mediterranean and last
A new report details the wild garden party British government employees held at Downing Street the night before Queen Elizabeth buried her husband during strict COVID-19 lockdown protocols. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced a quickly spiraling disaster for his administration
The State Department has considered pulling families of diplomats out of Ukraine over fears of a Russian invasion, according to reports. Russia has amassed a force of around 100,000 troops near Ukraine’s border as talks continue between the Russian Foreign Ministry and
Daily new coronavirus infections in Russia reached an all-time high Friday and authorities blamed the highly contagious omicron variant, which they expect to soon dominate the country’s outbreak. Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova on Friday noted “intensive spread of the omicron variant”
Top diplomats from the U.S. and Russia held talks in Geneva on Friday, with no significant progress despite both sides remaining positive in the face of escalating tensions. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke for
The family of an American student who died following detainment by North Korea should receive $240,000 from seized assets, a New York court ruled. University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, 22, died in 2017 after falling into a year-long coma following brain
For Boris Johnson, facts have always been flexible. The British prime minister’s career is littered with doctored quotes, tall tales, exaggerations and mistruths. When called out, he has generally offered an apologetic shrug or a guilty grin, and moved on. Plenty of
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defied calls to resign in a feisty performance Wednesday in Parliament – but it may be too little to prevent a push by his Conservative Party’s lawmakers to oust him over a series of lockdown-flouting government parties.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will attempt to end all COVID-19 restrictions by March after insisting that the nation’s omicron surge has peaked. The United Kingdom has already lifted some restrictions, with Scotland reopening nightclubs and lifting hospitality limits as of Jan.
China on Friday criticized Washington for imposing sanctions on Chinese companies the U.S. says exported missile technology, and accused the United States of hypocrisy for selling nuclear-capable cruise missiles. The United States announced penalties on three companies it said were engaged in