UK response to Salisbury poisonings has Russia ‘indulgent’, Irish PM says | Economic news

Britain’s response to the Salisbury poisonings has “satisfied” Moscow and demonstrated European complacency over the security threat posed by Vladimir Putin, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has said. Russian agents attempted to assassinate a former Soviet spy Sergei Skripal with the nerve agent Novichok in the Wiltshire town in March 2018. Mr Skripal, his daughter … Read more

Russia launches new offensive, seeks sanctions relief to free Ukraine’s food supply routes

Invasion Day 91 Updates Severodonetsk remains under attack from the east, according to Ukrainian officials. Zelensky addresses Davos rally, reiterates willingness to negotiate with Russia. Russia wants sanctions relief in exchange for access to food supply corridors. Russia will remove the upper age limit for military service. The United States will not extend the waiver … Read more

Pakistani police decide to stop ex-PM Khan’s banned rally

Placeholder while loading article actions ISLAMABAD – Pakistani police fired tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing supporters of defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan as they gathered for marches planned for Wednesday in central Islamabad for a rally which he hopes will bring down the government and force a snap election. The marches raised fears … Read more

India sentences Kashmir rebel Yasin Malik to life imprisonment | Conflict News

A court in New Delhi, the Indian capital, sentenced Yasin Malik, emblematic leader of separatist Kashmir, to life imprisonment in a case of financing “terrorism”. Malik, one of the main rebel leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir, is the leader of the now outlawed Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF). The group renounced violence in 1994. The … Read more

Pfizer offers to sell drugs to poorer countries without profit

Published on: 05/25/2022 – 14:03Amended: 05/25/2022 – 14:08 US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said on Wednesday it would sell its patented drugs on a not-for-profit basis to the world’s poorest countries, as part of a new initiative announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “Now is the time to start bridging this gap” between people … Read more

How Ukraine uses incredible ‘kamikaze’ Switchblade drones as they crash into Putin’s tanks at 115 mph

UKRAINE received deadly Switchblade “kamikaze” drones that can fly over a Russian tank for 40 minutes before hitting at 115 mph. The United States is sending 10 state-of-the-art Switchblade 600 drones – nicknamed “flying shotguns” – to Ukraine as part of its new $300 million military assistance program. 7 Ukraine receives Switchblade 600 “kamikaze” dronesCredit: … Read more

Chanting ‘We will, we will stop you’, climate change activists disrupt Shell shareholders’ meeting; some stuck to the seats

London – Oil giant Shell was forced to temporarily suspend its annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday when it was disrupted by climate change activists. Proceedings at the central London venue were halted around half an hour after they began. “Stop fooling yourself into saying you’re doing no harm,” protesters shouted at shareholders, according to … Read more

France: Climate protesters block TotalEnergies meeting

Environmental activists from Greenpeace France and other organizations demonstrate in front of a building hosting the annual general meeting of shareholders of TotalEnergies, Wednesday May 25, 2022 in Paris. Activists were demonstrating against the company’s environmental policies and also demanding that TotalEnergies withdraw from Russia. (AP Photo/Nicolas Garriga)

fbi: FBI counts 61 ‘active shooter’ incidents last year, up 52% ​​from 2020

The United States saw 61 “active shooter” incidents last year, a sharp increase in the number of attacks, casualties and geographic distribution from 2020 and the highest tally in more than 20 years, a the FBI reported Monday. The 2021 total, spread across 30 states, was 52% higher than 2020 and about double each of … Read more