Russia on Wednesday said it was using a new generation of powerful lasers in Ukraine to burn up drones, deploying some of Moscow’s secret weapons to counter a flood of Western arms.Russian PresidentVladimir Putin in 2018 unveiled an intercontinental ballistic missile, underwater nuclear drones, a supersonic weapon and a laser weapon ... “Yes ... Tags ... .
A Hong Kong-flagged sailboat is reported to have come under attack on Thursday off the coast of war-torn Yemen, though the circumstances of the incident remained unclear, officials said ... It said an investigation was ongoing into the incident, without elaborating ... The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... The U.S ... (AP). .
Health authorities in North America and Europe have detected dozens of suspected or confirmed cases of monkeypox since early May, sparking concern the disease endemic in parts of Africa is spreading ... .
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since the start of the war in Ukraine testified Thursday that he shot a civilian on orders from two officers and pleaded for his victim's widow to forgive him. Sgt ... 28, four days into the Russian invasion ... Shishimarin pleaded guilty to the charges during Wednesday's hearing ... .
FRANKFURT, Germany — Shots were fired in a school in Germany on Thursday, injuring one person in the northern city of Bremerhaven, police said, adding that they had arrested the suspected gunman. The incident happened at the LloydGymnasium, a secondary school in the centre of Bremerhaven, local police said in a statement ... .
China’s top diplomat again warned the US over its increased support for Taiwan, showing the island democracy remains a major sticking point between the world’s biggest economies as Beijing sent more military aircraft toward the island. ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... (Bloomberg). .
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The battle that turned Mariupol into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering drew toward a close as Russia said nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who held out inside a pulverized steel plant had surrendered ... Some were taken by the Russians to a former penal colony in territory controlled by Moscow-backed separatists ... Gen ...The U.S ... .
By Brian Chappatta . Bloomberg. Elon Musk spent Wednesday on Twitter, announcing his political switch from Democrat to Republican, trashing ESG and replying to several users of the social-media website he’s agreed to buy ... Read more. Feds investigating Tesla crash that killed 3 in Newport Beach ... Wednesday was no exception ... .
The United Nations has warned that the war in Ukraine has helped to stoke a global food crisis that could last years if it goes unchecked, as the World Bank announced an additional $12bn in funding to mitigate its “devastating effects” ... He compared their use to propaganda efforts by Nazi Germany promoting a “wunderwaffe” or “wonder weapon” ... ....
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