Russia puts general Aleksandr Dvornikov in charge of Ukraine invasion: reports

Russia puts general Aleksandr Dvornikov in charge of Ukraine invasion: reports

Russia has put general Aleksandr Dvornikov in charge of its invasion in Ukraine as Moscow’s forces regroup after failing to capture the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, according to the BBC and The New York Times. The BBC was first to report Saturday that the general was appointed to head Russia’s ongoing assault on Ukraine, citing … Read more

Macron faces a tough fight as France votes on Sunday

Macron faces a tough fight as France votes on Sunday

Macron leads in opinion polls but Le Pen closes in Voting starts at 0600 GMT, exit polls due at 1800 GMT PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) – France votes on Sunday in the first round of a presidential election, with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen posing an unexpected threat to President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election hopes. Until … Read more

Thousands of civilians flee Ukraine’s east ahead of feared fight

Thousands of civilians flee Ukraine’s east ahead of feared fight

KYIV, Ukraine— Amid signs that atrocities and fighting were likely to intensify as the war in Ukraine entered its seventh week, President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday warned of a “hard battle” ahead, with Russian forces amassing in the east for a new offensive. Thousands of terrified civilians were fleeing the eastern Donbas region, expected to … Read more

Russian troops dug trenches in Chernobyl’s highly radioactive ‘red forest’

Russian troops dug trenches in Chernobyl’s highly radioactive ‘red forest’

Russian forces have vacated the area surrounding Chernobyl, but Ukrainian officials are now sounding the alarm that troops were likely exposed to high amounts of radiation after they intentionally disturbed radioactive dust, reports said Saturday. Workers at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster, have warned for weeks that … Read more

What led to leader Imran Khan’s downfall in Pakistan? | Imran Khan News

What led to leader Imran Khan’s downfall in Pakistan?  |  Imran Khan News

Imran Khan’s tumultuous term as prime minister of Pakistan has ended, following weeks of high political drama and days of constitutional chaos. The Supreme Court’s landmark verdict late on Thursday restored a parliament that Khan had sought to disband and mandated a vote of no confidence that he sought to avoid. Khan was effectively left … Read more

Julian Lennon sings ‘Imagine’ for Ukraine fundraiser

Julian Lennon sings ‘Imagine’ for Ukraine fundraiser

Julian Lennon broke his longstanding vow never to perform his father’s most iconic solo song, “Imagine,” during a benefit for Ukrainian refugees Saturday. “Today, for the first time ever, I publicly performed my Dad’s song, ‘Imagine’,” Lennon, 59, wrote on YouTube. “The song reflects the light at the end of the tunnel, that we are … Read more