Tensions continue to mount on Wednesday as fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine persist globally. Russia has denied it is planning to invade despite massing an estimated 100,000 troops along the border. Here’s the latest.
President Joe Biden will speak with European leaders on Monday to discuss the ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, including Russia’s military buildup on Ukraine’s borders, the White House said.
On January 14, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano erupted near Tonga, sending ash, steam and gas up to 10.5 miles (17 km) into the air.
Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke exercised special powers to cancel tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa for a second time on Friday, saying it was “in the public interest to do so.”
A fire has destroyed a South African government building in Cape Town on Sunday. No causalities have been reported as the country’s national assembly has been “burned down” after sprinkler systems failed as a fire burned in two separate areas of the precinct. A suspect, who is in his 50s, has been arrested in connection with the parliament fire and is expected to appear in court on Tuesday. According to local media, the fire is under control but continues to burn. “The entire chamber where the members sit… has burned down,” parliamentary spokesman Moloto Mothapo said, adding that the blaze
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai told Singaporean newspaper Lianhe Zaobao on Sunday that her allegation of sexual abuse had been misinterpreted.
Families and community members are mourning after local police said the death toll from the tragic event on Thursday has risen to five while several other children remained in hospital in a critical condition.
The former Myanmar leader, who was ousted by the military in a coup in February, was sentenced to four years in prison by a court on Monday on the first two of the at least 11 charges against her, according to a government spokesperson.
Only people who are vaccinated against COVID-19, or have recovered, will be allowed to go to restaurants, pubs, cinemas, gyms, cultural events, and non-essential shops.
World leaders from over 100 countries have promised to end and reverse deforestation by 2030 in a landmark agreement. The deal is officially set to be announced by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Nov. 2 at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland.
Tata Sons acquired Air India for Rs.18000 crore, which is roughly $2,386,872,000 ($2 billion) which the center announced on Friday, Oct. 8, making it so that the conglomerate regained control of the debt-laden airline nearly 70 years after its nationalisation.