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Two Russian men flee forced military service by boating to Alaska (110)
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2 Russians seek asylum after reaching remote Alaskan island (11)
World 2 Russians seek asylum after reaching remote Alaskan island Russians, seeking asylum in the U.S., wait near the San Ysidro Port of Entry into the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, March 17, 2022. The Russians who have been camped several days at the busiest U.S border crossing with Mexico, have gently been urged them to leave by Tijuana officials.
Putin says war to 'stabilise', Ukraine presses counterattack (11)
KYIV, Ukraine, Oct 6, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he expected the situation to "stabilise" in Ukrainian regions annexed by the Kremlin after Moscow suffered military setbacks and lost several key towns to Kyiv. He also ordered his government to seize control over Europe's largest nuclear power plant in the Russian-controlled region of Zaporizhzhia, with
President Biden responds as oil prices move higher amid OPEC+ production cut (12)
October 5, 2022, 10:18 PM President Biden responded to the rise in oil prices following OPEC+'s announcement that it plans to cut production by 2 million barrels a day.Video Transcript DAVE BRIGGS: Let's get you up to speed now on the story moving the markets, and of course, that energy sector Seana just told us about.
Tension escalates as North Korea fires two more short-range missiles (4)
Just two days after launching an intermediate-range missile that triggered alarms in Japan, North Korea fired two more short-range ballistic missiles into the Pacific Ocean Thursday. Б─²The South Korean military detected two short-range ballistic missiles fired from the Samseok area in Pyongyang, North Korea, fired toward the East Sea at around 6:01 a.m.
Oct 06, 2022 EU hits Putin's Russia hard with new sanctions (5)
The European Commission announced on Thursday that it welcomes the Council's adoption of an eighth package of hard-hitting sanctions against Russia for its aggression against Ukraine. The package - which has been closely coordinated with our international partners - responds to Russia's "continued escalation and illegal war against Ukraine, including by illegally annexing Ukrainian territory based
Messi says Qatar World Cup will "surely" be his last (8)
ANI 07 Oct 2022, 06:18 GMT+10 New Delhi [India], October 7(ANI): Argentine superstar Lionel Messi made a big announcement saying that the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar will "surely" be his last. "It's my last World Cup, surely," said Lionel Messi. The 35-year-old will be playing in his fifth World Cup.
Biden Warns Risk of Nuclear ‘Armageddon' Closest Since Cuban Missile Crisis, Says Putin is ‘Not Joking' (11)
By Kipp JonesOct 6th, 2022, 9:42 pm Twitter share button President Joe Biden cautioned Thursday the world is currently closer to nuclear "armageddon" than at any point since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis. The president was speaking at a closed fundraiser for Senate Democrats Thursday evening when he made the comment, according to the Associated Press.
Swedish investigators: ‘Gross sabotage' of Nord Stream pipelines (2)
Swedish prosecutors said on Thursday that they are now sure that explosions caused the holes that caused underwater leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines. Ivan Kolekevski 6 October, 2022 18:49 epa09357251 Two police cars leaves the area at Hallby Prison outside Eskilstuna, Sweden, 21 July 2021, after two inmates had taken staff members hostage who were later released.
[Editorial] Substantial response (14)
South Korea, US fire missiles; US aircraft carrier redeployed after NK provocation By Korea Herald Published : Oct 7, 2022 - 05:30 The South Korean military and United States Forces Korea each fired two ground-to-ground missiles into the eastern sea of South Korea on Wednesday, a day after North Korea launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile. The Army Tactical Missile System missiles hit mock targets precisely and