Saudi Arabia executes 81 men in one day, the biggest mass execution in decadesBy TRN Online
Saudi Arabia executed 81 men on Saturday, including seven Yemenis and one Syrian, for terrorism and other offences including holding "deviant beliefs," authorities said, in the biggest mass execution in decades.
Man stabs 2 workers at New York’s MoMA and fleesBy RSS
A man stabbed two employees multiple times inside the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Saturday afternoon, leaping over a reception desk to attack them after he was denied entrance for previous incidents of disorderly conduct, authorities said.
Russians strike near Kyiv, block aid convoy; port city reelsBy The Rising Nepal
Russian forces pounded the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Saturday, shelling its downtown as residents hid in an iconic mosque and elsewhere to avoid the explosions. Fighting also raged in the outskirts of the capital, Kyiv, as Russia kept up its bombardment of other cities throughout the country.
Fighting rages outside Kyiv, Ukraine says it hopes humanitarian corridors can openBy TRN Online
Fighting raged northwest of Kyiv on Saturday, with the bulk of Russian ground forces 25 km (16 miles) from the centre of the Ukrainian capital, while several other cities were encircled and under heavy shelling, the UK Defence Ministry said.
Top 10 pictures of the week from around the worldBy BBC
A selection of powerful news photographs was taken around the world this week.
China-U.S. cooperation benefits both countries, world: Chinese premierBy TRN Online
Getting the China-U.S. relations right bears on people's wellbeing of both countries, Li made the remarks at a press conference after the conclusion of China's annual national legislative session.
Number of refugees from Ukraine has reached 2.5 million, says UNBy TRN Online
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said Friday that the number of people who have fled from Ukraine has now hit 2.5 million. "The number of refugees from Ukraine — tragically — has reached today 2.5 million," Grandi said on his official Twitter account.
Russian Embassy in US lashes out at Meta for okaying hate speech against RussiansBy TRN Online
"We demand that the US authorities stop the extremist activities of Meta and take measures to bring the perpetrators to justice," the statement said, "Users of Facebook and Instagram did not give the owners of these Internet platforms the right to determine the criteria of truth and pit nations against each other," the Russian Embassy tweeted.
Global pandemic death toll is three times higher than reported Covid-19 deaths suggest, study findsBy TRN Online
Globally, official reports through the end of 2021 show that 6 million people have died directly because of Covid-19. But researchers estimate in a new study that from the start of 2020 through the end of 2021, there have been at least 18 million more deaths than researchers would typically expect over the course of two years.
Russians keep pressure on Mariupol; massive convoy breaks upBy The Rising Nepal
Russian forces kept up their bombardment of the port city of Mariupol on Thursday, while satellite photos showed that a massive convoy that had been mired outside the Ukrainian capital split up and fanned out into towns and forests near Kyiv, with artillery pieces moved into firing positions.
China's top political advisory body wraps up annual sessionBy TRN Online
A resolution on a work report of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee, a resolution on a report on how the proposals from political advisors have been handled since the previous annual session, a report on the examination of new proposals, and a political resolution on the fifth session of the 13th CPPCC National Committee were approved at the meeting.
Russia, Ukraine foreign ministers meet as war enters third weekBy TRN Online
Russia's war in Ukraine entered the third week on Thursday with none of its stated objectives reached, despite thousands of people killed, more than two million made refugees and thousands cowering in besieged cities under relentless bombardment.
South Korea elects opposition conservative Yoon Suk Yeol to be next presidentBy TRN Online
Conservative Yoon Suk Yeol is set to become South Korea's next president after Lee Jae-myung, from the ruling Democratic Party, conceded defeat.
Modi's BJP winning big in India's largest state election, count showsBy TRN Online
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is set to keep control of India's most populous state with a big majority, according to the count on Thursday of a state assembly vote that could offer clues to the national mood before a 2024 general election.
Airstrike hits Ukraine maternity hospital, 17 reported hurtBy The Rising Nepal
A Russian airstrike devastated a maternity hospital Wednesday in the besieged port city of Mariupol amid growing warnings from the West that Moscow’s invasion is about to take a more brutal and indiscriminate turn. Ukrainian officials said the attack wounded at least 17 people.
China provides humanitarian aid supplies for UkraineBy TRN Online
At the request of the Ukrainian side, the Red Cross Society of China will provide humanitarian aid supplies to the Ukrainian Red Cross Society, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
Changing snowfall makes it harder to fight fire with fireBy The Rising Nepal
Dripping flaming fuel as they go, a line of workers slowly descends a steep, snow-covered hillside above central Colorado’s South Platte River, torching piles of woody debris that erupt into flames shooting two stories high.
Russians pressure Ukrainian cities as fighting continuesBy The Rising Nepal
Kyiv residents awoke Wednesday to an air raid alert urging them to get to bomb shelters as quickly as possible over fears of incoming Russian missiles, while the strategic port city of Mariupol remained encircled as a humanitarian crisis grew.
Suffering goes on in encircled Mariupol as evacuation failsBy RSS
Corpses lie in the streets of Mariupol. Hungry people break into stores in search of food and melt snow for water. Thousands huddle in basements, trembling at the sound of Russian shells pounding this strategic port city.