Ukraine’s Zelensky: Any Russian victory could be dangerous

ON A TRAIN FROM SUMY TO KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned Tuesday that unless his people win a protracted battle in a key eastern city, Russia could begin building international support for a deal that could require Ukraine to make a deal. unacceptable compromises. He also invited the leader of China, … Read more

The Army is quickly planning new ads after the arrest of Jonathan Majors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army is scrambling for new recruiting ads to run during the NCAA Final Four basketball games this weekend after it was forced to pull ads featuring actor Jonathan Majors following his arrest. last saturday Army leaders were excited to feature the majors in ads as a key part of their new … Read more

France sees new pension protests and the police prepare for violence

Paris (AP) – Protests and strikes against unpopular pension reforms resumed across France on Tuesday, with police security stepped up amid government warnings that radical protesters intended to “destroy, injure and kill.” Concerns that violence could disrupt the protests led to what Interior Minister Gérald Darman described as an unprecedented deployment of 13,000 officers, almost … Read more

Kim wants North Korea to produce more nuclear material for bombs

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called on his nuclear scientists to increase production of weapons-grade material to make bombs for his growing arsenal. North Korean photos of the meeting also showed a small new tactical warhead, possibly designed to fit several delivery systems developed in recent years to overwhelm … Read more

Russia says it is testing anti-ship missiles in the Sea of ​​Japan

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s Defense Ministry says Moscow has test-fired anti-ship missiles in the Sea of ​​Japan. The ministry said on Tuesday that two boats launched a simulated missile attack on a mock enemy warship about 100 kilometers (60 miles) away. According to the ministry, two Moskit cruise missiles hit the target successfully. The Moskit, … Read more

Ukraine demands an emergency UN meeting on Putin’s nuclear plan

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine’s government called an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Sunday to “prevent nuclear blackmail from the Kremlin” after Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed plans to deploy tactical atomic weapons in Belarus. One Ukrainian official said that Russia “took Belarus as a nuclear hostage”. An explosion deep inside Russia … Read more

A new Russian campaign is trying to attract men to fight in Ukraine

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Ads promise cash bonuses and attractive benefits. Recruiters make cold calls to eligible men. Recruitment agencies cooperate with universities and social services to attract students and the unemployed. A new campaign is underway this spring across Russia, looking for new troops to supplement their forces for the war in Ukraine.. As … Read more

Honduras cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, recognizes China

BEIJING (AP) – Honduras has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the Latin American country said Saturday, recognizing “only one China in the world.” The announcement, posted on Twitter by the Honduran Foreign Ministry and also reported by China’s CCTV, comes amid rising tensions between Beijing and the United States, including China’s increasing autonomy over Taiwan. … Read more

Hungary: Criticism makes cooperation with the West difficult

United Nations (AP) – The West’s constant criticism of Hungary on issues of democracy and culture is turning the small European state into a right-wing government unwilling to offer support in practical matters, especially in building NATO against Russia, Hungary’s foreign minister said. Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó in an interview with the Associated Press … Read more

Darcelle, the world’s oldest working drag queen, has died aged 92

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Walter Cole, better known as the iconic drag queen who performed for decades as Darcelle XV and a fearless advocate for Portland’s LGBTQ+ community, has died of natural causes in Portland, Oregon. He was 92. Darcelle, who died on Thursday, was crowned the world’s oldest working driver in 2016 in the … Read more