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  • 'I mean Ukraine': Former U.S. president George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified'

    'I mean Ukraine': Former U.S. president George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified'

    Bush made the comments in a speech during an event in Dallas on Wednesday, while he was criticizing Russia's political system."The result is an absence of checks and balances in Russia, and the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq,” Bush said, before correct...

  • Rangers boss Van Bronckhorst defends Ramsey after penalty miss

    Rangers boss Van Bronckhorst defends Ramsey after penalty miss

    Ramsey, on loan from Juventus, was brought on in the 117th minute with the game level at 1-1 but had his spot kick saved by Kevin Trapp as Eintracht won 5-4 on penalties to end their 42-year wait for a European title.Rangers were bidding for their first European trophy in 50 year and could have clin...

  • Explainer: Why monkeypox cases are rising in Europe

    Explainer: Why monkeypox cases are rising in Europe

    The virus spreads through close contact, both in spillovers from animal hosts and, less commonly, between humans. It was first found in monkeys in 1958, hence the name, although rodents are now seen as the main source of transmission.The outbreaks are raising alarm because the disease mostly occurs...

  • Teen pilot reaches Kenya in round the world quest

    Teen pilot reaches Kenya in round the world quest

    Mack Rutherford, who has British and Belgian nationality, started his journey near the Bulgarian capital Sofia in March.He is looking to clinch a Guinness World record currently held by compatriot Travis Ludlow, who was 18 when he completed a circumnavigation last year.

  • Russia uses new generation of laser weapons in Ukraine

    Russia uses new generation of laser weapons in Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin in 2018 unveiled an array of new weapons including a new intercontinental ballistic missile, underwater nuclear drones, a supersonic weapon and a new laser weapon.Little is known about the specifics of the new laser weapons. Putin mentioned one called Peresvet, named after a...

  • I need a shot of tequila for my knee pain, Pope Francis jokes

    I need a shot of tequila for my knee pain, Pope Francis jokes

    While his popemobile stopped in St. Peter’s Square at his last general audience, a group of Mexican seminarians shouted out to him, asking how his leg was doing.A flare up of pain in his knee and existing leg problems have forced the pope to use a wheelchair at times recently.

  • Seville ready to host thousands of fans ahead of Europa League final

    Seville ready to host thousands of fans ahead of Europa League final

    But unlike most days of the year, thousands of football fans clad in either blue or black jerseys could be seen packed into the bars and restaurantsThousands of Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt fans made their presence felt in southern Spain's largest city ahead of Wednesday's Europa League final

  • Biden approves redeployment of some ground troops to Somalia

    Biden approves redeployment of some ground troops to Somalia

    Prior to Trump's withdrawal, the United States had about 700 troops in Somalia focused on helping local forces defeat the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgency.

  • Some Ethiopians claim forced recruitment by Tigrayan forces

    Some Ethiopians claim forced recruitment by Tigrayan forces

    The war in northern Ethiopia since late 2020 has killed thousands of civilians and uprooted millions, triggering famine and devastating infrastructure, though it has garnered less attention globally than other conflicts, such as the war in Ukraine.

  • Indian court limits Muslim gatherings at mosque after Hindu idols found, lawyer says

    Indian court limits Muslim gatherings at mosque after Hindu idols found, lawyer says

    The judge at the court in Varanasi - Hinduism's holiest city and the site of the historic Gyanvapi mosque - ruled that Islamic gatherings there should be limited to 20 people, lawyer H. S. Jain said.