MOSCOW (AFP) - The Kremlin has warned that the use of Turkish-made drones could further aggravate the conflict in Ukraine, after Kiev released footage of its military employing the weapons against pro-Russian separatists for the first time ... Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday ... More on this topic. � ....
The global population has doubled in just 40 years and at some point in 2024 Earth will welcome its 8 billionth human inhabitant ... What’s more, he said everyone knew it but no one was talking about it ... .
Quito, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 28th Oct, 2021 ) .Indigenous and rural Ecuadorans blocked roads in several provinces Wednesday on the second day of protests against soaring fuel prices amid a countrywide state of emergency ... "Out with Lasso, out!" the protesters demanded Wednesday, as they blocked key roads ... "It is hurting the people." .. ....
SIBU ... Its inventor hopes the Wondaleaf Unisex Condom will empower people to take better control of their sexual health regardless of their sex or sexual orientation. "It's basically a regular condom with an adhesive covering," said JohnTang Ing Chinh, a gynaecologist at medical supplies firm TwinCatalyst ... Start a Conversation. .
Sudan’s military leader has fired at least six ambassadors, including the envoys to the US, the European Union and France, after they condemned the military’s takeover of the country, an official said. The diplomats had pledged their support for the now-deposed government of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok ... AP/PA Images. / ... Enter email address ... / ... / ... .
Alec Baldwin was handed a gun with a live round in it on a film set in New Mexico, the local sheriff has said. The actor accidentally shot dead cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded the film's director Joel Souza on Thursday ... .
Wellington, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 28th Oct, 2021 ) .New Zealand on Thursday unveiled plans to tentatively reopen its borders amid growing pressure from Kiwis stranded overseas by some of the world's toughest pandemic travel restrictions ... "It's time we reopened to the world ... ....
The European Union’s top court has ordered Poland to pay €1m (£845,000) a day over the country’s longstanding dispute with the bloc over its controversial “disciplinary chamber”. The Wednesday ruling by the Court of Justice came after the EU’s executive commission asked for “financial penalties” to ensure compliance with a ruling from July ... .
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s security operation in Afghanistan became a victim of “mission creep” as the military organization allowed itself to be dragged into helping rebuild the impoverished, conflict-torn country, the official leading a process of drawing lessons from the mission said on Wednesday ... “The insurgency was still gaining strength ... 1.
ActorAlec Baldwin fired a 45 calibre Colt pistol loaded with a live lead bullet in last week’s accidental fatal shooting on the New Mexico set of his movie Rust where filmmakers showed “complacency” toward safety, authorities said yesterday ... “All options are on the table ... Daily Digest Newsletter ... Enter email address This field is required Sign Up ... .
Political changes are taking place in Egypt. PresidentAbdel Fattah al Sisi announced his decision to end the state of emergency, signaling a possible future of political openness and redemocratization. Far beyond a mere change in the structure of the government, ending the state of emergency signifies a consolidation of power by al Sisi ... Tags ... .
THE reports and images emerging from Afghanistan are very disturbing. People selling their belongings and possessions in Kabul to make ends meet is now a common sight but the most disconcerting are reports that impoverished parents are selling off their babies to buy food. Such is the level of desperation in the impoverished country ... .
Taiwan’s president has said she has “faith” the United States would defend the island against a Chinese attack, as Beijing and Washington trade barbs over Taipei’s place on the global stage ... Wu, who was in Austria as part of a European tour on Wednesday, meanwhile said that Taiwan is “constantly facing the onslaught of authoritarianism” ... .
BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Lao police have seized a record haul of illicit drugs in the Golden Triangle region, two security sources in Thailand confirmed on Thursday (Oct 28), in what the United Nations said was Asia's largest single drug bust ever ... The authorities in Laos did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment ... More on this topic. �.