21 killed, including 18 children, in shooting at Texas elementary school
May 25, 2022 09:07
A gunman has shot dead 18 young children and three adults at an elementary school in the US State of Texas, in the deadliest US school shooting since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut, in which 20 children and six staff were killed.
Afghan healthcare system collapsing amid US freeze of funds
May 25, 2022 13:31
Afghan health experts have given stern warning about the dire healthcare situation in the country, exacerbated by a medicine shortage linked to the nation’s frozen assets in the United States.
Russia says ready to set up humanitarian corridor for ships leaving Ukraine
May 25, 2022 13:28
Russia has said it is ready to open a humanitarian corridor for ships carrying food to Ukraine to leave the country in return for the lifting of some sanctions.
China says conducted military exercise around Taiwan to warn US
May 25, 2022 11:00
China says its recent military exercise around Chinese Taipei was a “serious warning” to interactions between the United States and the self-ruled island, as tensions continue to grow between Beijing and Washington.
Pakistan’s capital blockaded ahead of rally by ex-PM Khan’s supporters
May 25, 2022 09:39
Pakistan’s authorities have banned a planned mass protest rally organized by former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, closing all roads leading to the capital city of Islamabad.
North Korea launches at least 3 ballistic missiles toward sea, South Korea says
May 25, 2022 09:33
North Korea launched at least three ballistic missiles toward the sea on Wednesday morning local time, according to South Korea’s military.
US pushes Russia towards default by blocking debt payments: Official
May 25, 2022 09:25
A former US sanctions official says the United States is pushing Russia toward default by blocking debt payments, as Washington ups the ante in its economic warfare against Moscow over the conflict with Ukraine.
Most Americans worried about getting poorer: Poll
May 25, 2022 09:19
A recent poll has shown that the majority of Americans believe that their financial situation is worsening amid rising inflation and mounting fears of a looming economic recession