Dom Phillips family bids farewell to British journalist murdered in the Amazon

Dom Phillips family bids farewell to British journalist murdered in the Amazon

NITEROI, Brazil – The family of Dom Phillips on Sunday bid farewell to the British journalist, who was killed earlier this month along with Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the Amazon. Phillips’ wife Alessandra Sampaio, siblings Sian and Gareth, and brother-in-law Paul Sherwood attended the 57-year-old’s funeral in Niteroi near Rio de Janeiro. “Today … Read more

G7 launches $600bn infrastructure plan to counter China | News

G7 launches $600bn infrastructure plan to counter China | News

The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have pledged to raise $600bn in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project. US President … Read more

Ukraine: Russian warplanes pound Kyiv after weeks of calm | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine: Russian warplanes pound Kyiv after weeks of calm | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian air strikes hammered Ukraine’s capital Kyiv for the first time in weeks, slamming into an apartment block and kindergarten and killing at least one person with others trapped in destroyed buildings. Up to four explosions shook central Kyiv in the early hours of Sunday. “The Russians hit Kyiv again. Missiles damaged an apartment building … Read more

G7 leaders discuss price cap on Russian oil over Ukraine invasion | Russia-Ukraine war News

G7 leaders discuss price cap on Russian oil over Ukraine invasion | Russia-Ukraine war News

G7 leaders meeting in Germany discuss plans to reduce Russian revenues from oil exports amid a surge in energy prices. Leaders of Group of Seven (G7) nations have discussed plans to cap the price of Russian oil in order to put the squeeze on Moscow, which is benefiting from soaring energy prices, and cut off … Read more

Horror on Oslo Pride day as gunman goes on deadly rampage at gay bar

Security forces stand at the site where several people were injured during a shooting outside the London pub in central Oslo, Norway on Saturday.

Security forces stand at the site where several people were injured during a shooting outside the London pub in central Oslo, Norway on Saturday. (Javad Parsa, NTB via Reuters ) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes OSLO — Terrified revellers at a gay bar in Oslo hid in a basement and desperately called loved ones as … Read more

Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Iran after MBS visit | Politics News

Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Iran after MBS visit | Politics News

The Iraqi leader is trying to facilitate the re-establishment of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Tehran, Iran – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi arrived in Tehran on Sunday at the head of a high-level delegation to hold talks with Iranian officials following a visit to Saudi Arabia. Iranian state media showed al-Kadhimi, who was … Read more

Taliban call for unfreezing of bank funds after deadly earthquake | Taliban News

Taliban call for unfreezing of bank funds after deadly earthquake | Taliban News

Aid groups said that, in the past, Taliban authorities tried to divert aid to areas and people that supported their views. Afghanistan’s Taliban administration has called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on the country’s central bank assets as the country deals with the aftermath of an earthquake that killed … Read more

Calls for a probe after 23 people die in attempt to enter Melilla | Refugees News

Calls for a probe after 23 people die in attempt to enter Melilla | Refugees News

Human rights groups have called for an investigation after at least 23 people died while attempting to scale a border fence between between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Africa. Authorities in Morocco and Spain said the individuals died as a result of a “stampede” with about 2,000 people trying to climb … Read more

Russia to send Belarus nuclear-capable missiles within months | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia to send Belarus nuclear-capable missiles within months | Russia-Ukraine war News

Putin has several times referred to nuclear weapons since his country invaded Ukraine on February 24 in what the West has seen as a warning not to intervene. Russia will supply Belarus with missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads after the president complained about nuclear-armed NATO flights coming close to the Belarusian border. President Vladimir … Read more

Thousands of protesters arrive as G7 convenes in Germany | Food News

Thousands of protesters arrive as G7 convenes in Germany | Food News

The agenda of the summit in Munich includes Russia’s war on Ukraine, climate change, energy and a looming food security crisis. About 4,000 protesters gathered in Munich as the Group of Seven (G7) leading economic powers prepared to hold their annual gathering in Germany’s Bavarian Alps. Organisers said they hoped to mobilise up to 20,000 … Read more