So, now it is out in the open. The GermanForeign Minister has stated that we are at war with Russia. The mainstream media was too concerned with the usual dross to notice, but this means that World War III has officially started ... ‘Homeowner’s fury over sofa wedged in stairs’ and ‘BBCNews Presenter gets emotional in last ever sign off’ ... Seriously ... ....
The battle on the front lines in eastern Ukraine "has become tougher" as Russian forces push for gains that they could show on the first anniversary of their invasion on Feb. 24, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a sombre assessment. ...Bakhmut has suffered persistent Russian bombardment for months. ... IOSAndroid ... .
Southwest of the city of Bakhmut, Ukrainian soldiers Andriy and Borisych live in a candle-lit bunker cut into the frozen earth. For several weeks they have been confronting hundreds of fighters belonging to the Russian private military contractor Wagner throwing themselves against Ukrainian defenses ... “We were fighting for about 10 hours in a row.
Tehran. International nuclear monitors have started conducting unannounced inspections at a uranium enrichment site in Iran after it hiked levels closer to weapons-grade last year ... Iran says its nuclear work is for peaceful purposes but Western and regional countries say it’s aiming to build an atomic weapon ... .
Water scarcity is a growing problem. It can be demand-driven, typically caused by population growth, and supply-driven, typically caused by decreasing amounts of fresh water often resulting from climate change or a result of societal factors such as poverty ... The Dam is being built by Ethiopia on the Nile River and is fiercely opposed by Egypt ... ....
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One month after Wael Sawan became chief executive of Shell, he has announced record-breaking profits for the oil and gas giant this morning (2 February). adjusted profits for 2022 rose to $39.9bn – more than double the $19.3bn the company made in the 2021 financial year ... Domestic suppliers, meanwhile, are at the other end of the supply chain.
In an interview with the Austrian daily eXXpress, Viktor Orban, Hungary's Prime Minister said he was convinced that the current political system in Europe would collapse within this decade. “The gap is growing, the alienation between Hungary and the EU is progressing,” said the Hungarian leader ... more migration. And about gender ... “In this decade.
U.K.Prime MinisterRishi Sunak has angry unions to the left of him, anxious Conservative Party lawmakers to the right and, in the middle, millions of voters he must win over to avert electoral defeat ... 25 ... Easier said than done ... “What I think you can hold me to account for is how I deal with the things that arise on my watch.” ... The U.K ... U.K.
The president of the European Commission urged the EU to take “immediate action” Wednesday on migration, including the reinforcement of infrastructure at land border between Türkiye and Bulgaria. ... 9 - 10, she said ... .