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9 Russian warplanes destroyed in Crimea blasts: Ukraine

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9 Russian warplanes destroyed in Crimea blasts: Ukraine

Ukraine’s air force said Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a deadly string of explosions at an air base in Crimea, amid speculation the blasts were the result of a Ukrainian attack that would represent a significant escalation in the war. Rising smoke can be seen from the beach at Saky after explosions […]

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Political bigwigs bite the dust in heated battles for seats

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Political bigwigs bite the dust in heated battles for seats

What you need to know: Mr Kimunya (Kipipiri), Mr Kioni (Ndaragwa), Mr Kega (Kieni) and Dr Shaban (Taveta) said their opponents had opened unassailable leads in the National Assembly races. From left: MPs Amos Kimunya (Kipipiri), Kanini Kiega (Kieni) and Jeremiah Kioni (Ndaragwa). Mr Kega, who was seeking a third term, was not lucky as […]

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Russia’s War Against Ukraine: Day 169, August 11 – Update 1

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Russia’s War Against Ukraine: Day 169, August 11 – Update 1

-Russian strikes near Ukraine nuclear plant kill 14 – Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of carrying out rocket strikes that killed 14 civilians in areas near a nuclear power plant, as the G7 warned that Russian control of the facility “endangers the region”. An AFP journalist runs as smoke rises behind after a bombardment in […]

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Donald Trump’s current legal woes, explained

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Donald Trump’s current legal woes, explained

(CNN)The FBI search of former President Donald Trump‘s residence in Florida on Monday signaled an extraordinary escalation of an investigation into the handling of certain documents from his presidency and raises questions about whether his legal exposure extends beyond whether he improperly took government records when he left the White House. Republicans rush to Trump’s defense after […]

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Russian Command Post Destroyed in South Ukraine

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Russian Command Post Destroyed in South Ukraine

Over the past day, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine launched seven strikes on the enemy, eliminating 35 invaders and six pieces of equipment in the south of Ukraine. Image from Ukrinform. “The situation in our operational area remains tense and difficult, but its development is under the control of the defense […]

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Hezbollah warns Israel over border dispute with Lebanon

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Hezbollah warns Israel over border dispute with Lebanon

The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group issued a warning Tuesday to archenemy Israel over the two countries’ maritime border dispute, saying that “any arm” that reaches to steal Lebanon’s wealth “will be cut off.” Lebanese Shiite supporters of Iranian-backed Hezbollah group, beat their chests as they march during the Shiite Muslim holy day of […]

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Switching Sides: The Elusive ‘Russian Legion’ Fighting With Ukraine

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Switching Sides: The Elusive ‘Russian Legion’ Fighting With Ukraine

The Kremlin’s war against Ukraine is one many Russians don’t want to fight. And some are so vehemently opposed that they are apparently prepared to take up arms against their country and fight alongside the Ukrainian army. Freedom of Russia Legion The Kremlin’s war against Ukraine is one many Russians don’t want to fight. And […]

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Pseudo-Referendums in Southern Ukraine – Why Official Annexation is Vital for Putin

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Pseudo-Referendums in Southern Ukraine – Why Official Annexation is Vital for Putin

Despite constant Ukrainian attacks on Russian military bases and the threat of a counter-offensive from Ukrainian troops, the Russian authorities controlling Ukrainian territory are hastily preparing for pseudo-referendums on the accession of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia Regions to Russia. However, there is a possibility that hasty attempts to organize referendums in occupied territories will become […]

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Drills in Taiwan may be preview of Chinese invasion scenario: Experts

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Drills in Taiwan may be preview of Chinese invasion scenario: Experts

Chinese President Xi Jinping may not have been able to stop Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, but he replied by ordering his country’s military to rehearse a much more aggressive step; a blockade crucial to seizing the island by force, security experts say. Fighter jets of the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation […]

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Biden thanks Sisi for ‘central role’ in Gaza ceasefire; calls for probe into civilian casualties

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Biden thanks Sisi for ‘central role’ in Gaza ceasefire; calls for probe into civilian casualties

“I thank President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and the senior Egyptian officials who played a central role in this diplomacy, as well as Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar and his team for helping to bring these hostilities to an end,” Biden said in a statement released by the White House on Sunday. “The US […]

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