Russia kills 14 in hospital attack in eastern Ukraine | Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia has accused the Ukrainian army of deliberately attacking a hospital in a Russian-held area of ​​eastern Ukraine in what it called a war crime that killed 14 people and injured 24 patients and members of the medical staff. There was no immediate response to Ukraine’s allegations on Saturday. The attack hit a hospital in … Read more

Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto speaks during a press conference January 25. (Gints Ivuskans/AFP/Getty Images) Finland’s foreign minister does not expect progress on his country’s and Sweden’s NATO membership bids before Turkey’s May elections, but says Scandinavian countries remain on track eventually join the military alliance, Finnish state broadcaster Yle reported on Saturday. “In my … Read more

Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country after Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport for months after authorities refused to accept them. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. Lee … Read more

Flybe flights canceled after British airline ceases operations

London CNN — British airline Flybe has “ceased operations” and canceled all scheduled flights, the company and Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Saturday. “Flybe, which operated scheduled services from Belfast City, Birmingham and Heathrow to UK airports and to Amsterdam and Geneva, has ceased operations,” the CAA wrote in a statement. “We urge … Read more

Flybe flights canceled after British airline ceases operations

London CNN — British airline Flybe has “ceased operations” and canceled all scheduled flights, the company and Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Saturday. “Flybe, which operated scheduled services from Belfast City, Birmingham and Heathrow to UK airports and to Amsterdam and Geneva, has ceased operations,” the CAA wrote in a statement. “We urge … Read more

Pope clarifies comments on homosexuality and sin in memo

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has clarified his recent comments on homosexuality and sin, saying he was simply referring to official Catholic moral teaching which teaches that any sexual act outside of marriage is sinful. And in a note Friday, Francis recalled that even this black-and-white teaching is subject to circumstances that could completely eliminate … Read more

The brutality of Russian Wagner gives him the lead in the war in Ukraine

Fierce battles in eastern Ukraine have cast a new spotlight on Russia’s Wagner Group, a private military company run by a rogue millionaire with longtime ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Wagner spearheaded the revival of the stalled Russian offensive in Donetsk province, eastern Ukraine. The fierce house-to-house fighting produced some of the bloodiest encounters … Read more

Western allies to deliver 321 tanks to Ukraine: top diplomat

CNN — Western countries will deliver more than 300 tanks to Ukraine, Kyiv’s ambassador to France announced on Friday. “To date, many countries have officially confirmed their agreement to deliver 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine,” Vadym Omelchenko told French TV channel and CNN affiliate TV BFM. He did not specify which countries would supply the … Read more

Russian ‘megalomania’ in Ukraine war cited at death camp memorial | news from the world wars

The director of the Auschwitz camp memorial equated Nazi crimes in World War II with Russian forces currently in Ukraine. The director of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp memorial has compared the recent killing of people in Ukraine by Russian forces to similar suffering suffered during World War II. On the 78th anniversary of the … Read more

North Korea condemns US shipment of battle tanks to Ukraine | Russo-Ukrainian War

Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean leader’s influential sister, has accused the United States of waging a “proxy war” against Russia. The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has condemned the US decision to provide Ukraine with advanced battle tanks to help fight Russian forces, accusing Washington of crossing a “red line” … Read more