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

Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

CNN — A week-long early voting period begins Saturday in select Georgia counties as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half post-Thanksgiving sprint for their Dec. 6 election. Unlike the 2021 runoff, Senate control is not at stake, with Democrats having already won 50 seats and Vice President Kamala Harris … 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

Taiwan local elections presented as a message for China and the world

Taiwan local elections presented as a message for China and the world

Polls opened on Saturday in Taiwan in local elections that President Tsai Ing-wen touted as sending a message to the world about the island’s determination to defend its democracy in the face of growing bellicosity from China. Local elections, for city mayors, county chiefs and local councilors, are apparently about national issues such as the … Read more