Russia Ukraine latest news: Putin ‘forces troops with chronic health problems into battle’

Smoke fills the street after a Russian missile strike on a residential area in Kiev For free real-time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox, sign up for our breaking news emails Sign up for our free emails with the latest news Many Russian troops are forced to serve in Ukraine with “serious” health … Read more

China sentences Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years for rape

A Chinese court has sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years in prison for rape. Most important points: The court convicts Kris Wu of raping three women The pop star was also found guilty of “gathering a crowd to engage in sexual promiscuity”. In China, rape is punishable by up to 10 years … Read more

Trump angrily posts Thanksgiving message: ‘Give me liberty or give me death’

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email Former President Donald Trump launched a Thanksgiving diatribe on social media, lashing out at one of the prosecutors investigating allegations of misconduct, including tax fraud. “The Manhattan DA case should never … Read more

Ukrainian Zelensky urges European unity; Russian reservists suffer heavy casualties

‘We share your pain’: Putin meets mothers of Russian soldiers President Vladimir Putin met with the mothers of Russian soldiers who fought in Ukraine on Friday and told them that he and his country shared their pain. Sitting with the group of women around a table with tea and cake, Putin said he understood that … Read more

Trump News Today: Kanye West Describes Mar-a-Lago Screaming Match As E Jean Carroll Files New Rape Lawsuit

Kanye West releases 2024 campaign video after meeting with Trump Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email Disgraced rapper and anti-Semite Kanye West has continued to describe his visit to Mar-a-Lago this weekend, claiming that Donald Trump yelled … Read more

Man barely survives a 40-metre fall in Bali

A tourist in Bali has survived a massive cliff fall after attempting somersault. The man posed for photos on the edge of the cliff while in Nusa Penida before doing a somersault and landing some 40 meters below. Police said a tour guide took pictures of the man at the popular tourist destination before his … Read more

People in Kiev collect rainwater to survive as Russia continues to focus on energy systems

Residents of the bombed capital of Ukraine grabbed empty bottles in search of water and thronged cafes for power and heat on Thursday. They defiantly switched to survival mode after new Russian missile strikes had plunged the city and much of the country into darkness a day earlier. In scenes that are hard to believe … Read more

With a record number of covid cases, China is trying to close an immunity gap

Comment on this story Remark A coronavirus outbreak on the verge of becoming the largest of the pandemic in China has exposed a critical flaw in Beijing’s “zero covid” strategy: a massive population with no natural immunity. After months of only occasional hot spots in the country, most of the country’s 1.4 billion people have … Read more

War between Russia and Ukraine at a glance: what we know on day 275 of the invasion | World news

Russia risked causing a “nuclear and radioactive catastrophe” by launching attacks that disconnected all of Ukraine’s nuclear power plants from the power grid for the first time in 40 years, Ukraine’s chief of nuclear energy said. Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday that three nuclear power plants on territory held by Ukrainian troops have been shut … Read more

San Francisco police want permission to use robots with lethal force

The San Francisco Police Department has requested the use of robots capable of “lethal force” in high-risk scenarios. A policy paper obtained by The Verge document showed the department’s plan for its platoon of 17 robots going forward. Under the proposal, the department plans to use them for “training and simulations, criminal arrests, critical incidents, … Read more