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Iran Revolutionary Guard colonel is shot dead in Tehran

Tehran's reaction, as well as the style of the brazen killing, raised the possibility of a link with other motorbike slayings previously attributed to Israel.
Col. Hassan Sayyad Khodaei
Col. Hassan Sayyad Khodaei

Kim Jong Un, other North Koreans attend large funeral amid Covid outbreak worry

The country's official news agency said Kim attended the funeral of Hyon Chol Hae, a Korean People’s Army marshal who played a key role in grooming him as the next leader.
Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un

Russian soldier sentenced to life in prison in Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since invasion

Sgt. Vadim Shyshimarin, 21, admitted to shooting an unarmed 62-year-old man in the head in a village in northeastern Ukraine in the early days of the war.
Image: Sentencing Hearing For Russian Soldier Accused Of War Crime
Image: Sentencing Hearing For Russian Soldier Accused Of War Crime
2h ago

At least 8 dead after severe storms in Canada

Emergency crews were racing to restore power to half a million people following the powerful thunderstorms in Ontario and Quebec.
City of Mississauga
City of Mississauga

His photos once showed a Mariupol full of life. Now they bring tears to his eyes.

“A small boy wrote that his city has died,” Evgeny Sosnovsky said. “That’s all.”
Damage in Mariupol, Ukraine.
Damage in Mariupol, Ukraine.
6h ago

Russian offensive turns to key Donbas city, with heavy shelling 

"Only Ukraine has the right to decide about its future.Only Ukraine has the right to decide for itself,” Polish President Andrzej Duda tells Ukrainian lawmakers.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, foreground, and Polish President Andrzej Duda walk, during their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, foreground, and Polish President Andrzej Duda walk, during their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
23h ago

Taliban enforce face-cover order for female TV anchors

The Information and Culture Ministry previously announced that the policy was “final and non-negotiable.”
Image: TOPSHOT-AFGHANISTAN-MEDIA-WOMEN-RIGHTS-TALIBAN
Image: TOPSHOT-AFGHANISTAN-MEDIA-WOMEN-RIGHTS-TALIBAN

Shanghai reopens some public transport, still on high Covid alert

Shanghai’s lockdown and curbs in other cities have battered consumption, industrial output and other sectors of the Chinese economy in recent months.
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Activist crashes red carpet at Cannes Film Festival to protest Ukraine sexual violence

The unidentified woman is an activist with SCUM, a French collective of radical feminists, the group said in an Instagram post Friday.
A protestor is removed from the red carpet
A protestor is removed from the red carpet

Biden signs $40 billion Ukraine aid package as Russia steps up assault in the east

“Look forward to new, powerful defense assistance,” Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. “Today it is needed more than ever.”
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Image: TOPSHOT-UKRAINE-RUSSIA-CONFLICT
2d ago

Australia votes for new government as PM Morrison admits defeat

Polling had pointed to a tight race, but with a Tokyo summit looming Scott Morrision conceded the vote to the opposition Labour party.
Image: Australians Vote In 2022 Federal Election
Image: Australians Vote In 2022 Federal Election