The invasion of Ukraine has been going on for more than five months now, and hostilities may continue for quite some time. In military terms, the outcome is still uncertain, but what is already clear is who the big winners and losers of this conflict are. An overview. The winners. For the arms manufacturers, this war is like a gift from heaven ... .
Bamako, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 11th Aug, 2022 ) .Forty-two Malian soldiers died in a sophisticated weekend attack by suspected militants using drones artillery, authorities said Wednesday, the latest violent incident to rock the troubled Sahel country ... On Monday, the army had said 17 soldiers and four civilians had died ... ....
Ukraine said Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a deadly string of explosions at an air base in Crimea that appeared to be the result of a Ukrainian attack, which would represent a significant escalation in the war. Russia denied any aircraft were damaged in Tuesday's blasts — or that any attack took place ... It added ... .
London. The world's biggest ice sheet could cause "several metres" of sea-level rise over centuries if the global temperature rises more than 20C, according to a British study published Wednesday ... Their analysis was published in the scientific journal Nature ... This would represent far less than the ice loss expected from Greenland and West Antarctica ... .
MOSCOW. Russian investigators on Wednesday launched a criminal probe against Marina Ovsyannikova, who denounced PresidentVladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine on live TV, and detained the journalist, her lawyer said ... Three “blood-soaked” toy dolls were laid on the ground in front of her. She now faces up to 10 years in prison, if convicted ... .
KUTUPALONG. Two Rohingya community leaders were shot dead in one of Bangladesh’s refugee camps, police said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of killings in the settlements ...Police have not named any suspects ... .
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared victory over COVID-19 and ordered preventive measures eased just three months after acknowledging an outbreak, claiming the country’s widely disputed success would be recognized as a global health miracle ...South Korean and U.S ... We must counter it toughly,” she said ... .
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian operative has been charged in a plot to murder former Trump administration national security John Bolton in presumed retaliation for a U.S. airstrike that killed a popular and powerful general in the country, the Justice Department said Wednesday ... ____ ... .
Nearly three dozen people have been sickened by a new virus spreading in China — with scientists warning it is too early to tell if it is deadly or spreads among humans. The Langya henipavirus — or LayV — appears to be jumping from animals in parts of China, nearly three years after the coronavirus pandemic started there ... ....
Social unrest has erupted in China after almost $6 billion worth of deposits froze up. Thousands of police were deployed to shut down the protest. Following the protest, hundreds of thousands of Chinese homebuyers refused to pay up to $300 billion worth of mortgages. read full story.