More than 6.3 million Ukrainians have fled their country since Russia first invaded in late February 2022. The European Union has welcomed Ukrainian refugees, allowing them to enter its 27 member countries without visas and live and work there for up to three years ... But there is still an uncomfortable reality ... Photo ... Not the first time ... Photo ... Photo ... ....
VeteranPalestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by an armor-piercing projectile fired directly at her head by an Israeli sniper, Palestinian attorney general Akram Al-Khatib said Thursday ... Al-Khatib noted that other journalists who were accompanying Abu Akleh were also "deliberately" targeted by gunfire ... .
The new leader of ISIS has been captured in a police operation in Turkey after just 2 months in the job, according to local media. ... On Thursday, a Turkish news website OdaTV reported that Turkish security forces had arrested Abu Hassan in a "top secret" operation in the capital led by the Istanbul police and counter-terrorism units ... .
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China and Russia have vetoed an effort to tighten United Nations sanctions on North Korea after a spate of missile launches this year, in the first split among the five veto-wielding permanent members of the UN’s most powerful body since it began sanctioning Pyongyang in 2006... If anything, DPRK has been emboldened.” ... .
Texas police faced angry questions Thursday over why it took an hour to neutralize the gunman who murdered 19 small children and two teachers in Uvalde, as video emerged of desperate parents begging... .
The head of the World Bank has warned that Russia's invasion of Ukraine could cause a global recession as the price of food, energy and fertiliser jump. David Malpass told a US business event on Wednesday that it is difficult to "see how we avoid a recession" ...GDP, or Gross Domestic Product, is a measure of economic growth ... More on this story ... .