Most power restored in Kyiv as Russian strikes hit southern Ukraine

Most power restored in Kyiv as Russian strikes hit southern Ukraine

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine – Ukrainian officials said on Sunday they had managed to restore most of the power to the capital Kyiv, even as Russian strikes hit towns in southern Ukraine and heavy fighting escalated. continued in the eastern region of Donetsk. Even though parts of Ukraine’s power grid have been hampered by Russian strikes in … Read more

Iran calls for US kicked out of 2022 World Cup after changing Iranian flag on social media to show support for protesters

Iran calls for US kicked out of 2022 World Cup after changing Iranian flag on social media to show support for protesters

CNN — Iranian state media have called for the expulsion of the United States from the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed the Iranian flag on its social media platforms to show support for protesters in Iran. The federation had temporarily displayed the Iranian national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram … Read more

Stop mispronouncing “Turkey”, the country begs the rest of the world

Stop mispronouncing “Turkey”, the country begs the rest of the world

Talking turkey is a pastime in government halls around the world. Yet, what to call Turkey, the country, is something that many cannot agree on. In April, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the international community to recognize his nation by its traditional name, spelled “Türkiye” and pronounced Tour-key-yeh. A name tag His government … Read more

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

CNN — Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei died suddenly at the age of 64, the country’s foreign ministry announced on Saturday. “Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, passed away suddenly today,” the Foreign Ministry said on its official Facebook account, without providing further details on the circumstances surrounding the Minister … Read more

Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

WASHINGTON—The United States has said it will allow Chevron Corp. CLC -0.29% to resume pumping oil from its Venezuelan oil fields after President Nicolás Maduro’s government and an opposition coalition agreed to implement an estimated $3 billion humanitarian aid package and continue dialogue in Mexico City on efforts to organize free and fair elections. Following … Read more