WASHINGTON - The United States and Iraq are expected to formalize the end of Washington's combat mission in Iraq by the end of the year and continue the transition toward training and advising Iraqi forces, US officials said on Thursday ... "The mission doesn't change ... .
Russia and China are betting that autocracy will beat democracy. That’s according to US PresidentJoe Biden. But apart from generating headlines, his explosive claim seems to have little to do with the reality in either country. Not only is lumping the two states together a mistake, so too is the act of contrasting the two ideologies ... autocracy.
Lil Uzi Vert is out here buying an actual planet, just so you know (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images). Lil Uzi Vert is just days away from becoming the first-ever human being to own a whole planet. Yes, you read that right ...Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, the Kill V. Maim singer shared a photo of WASP-127b, a gas giant exoplanet larger than Jupiter ... .
New York [US], July 23 (ANI). The United Nations on Thursday warned that terrorist organisations - Islamic State (ISIS) and Al Qaeda pose a growing threat in much of Africa... The report warns that Africa is now "the region most affected by terrorism" -- with al Qaeda and ISIS-aligned groups inflicting higher casualties there than anywhere else ... (ANI) ... .
Wildfires are raging throughout Russia, overwhelming an overstretched firefighting service, and leaving desperate locals with little choice but to defend themselves however they can. The summer may not set a record for forest fires in recent memory — that was likely set in 2003... In Yakutia, many towns have been blanketed in a layer of smoke ... .
Malaysian police hit on a novel way to dispose of more than 1,000 bitcoin-mining machines seized in raids -- they crushed the devices using a steamroller ... The 1,069 mining machines were laid out in a car park of a police station in Miri last week and crushed with a steamroller.
Hungary’s Viktor Orban has accused the European Union of engaging in an “ideological war” after the bloc sought to delay talks over his country’s recovery plan, amid ongoing disagreement about Budapest’s new anti-LGBTQ+ law ... “Corruption is often cited as an issue, but we were already close to an agreement.
Glasgow, the host city of the Cop26 climate change summit, has told leaders that efforts to stop global warming will fail unless the world's poorest see the benefits of such policies ... Cop26. John Kerry says climate action must go beyond Paris deal ... "It can't be about just telling our poorest residents what they have to give up ... .
A priest told mourners at a memorial service for slain President Jovenel Moise that too much blood is being shed in Haiti as authorities warned of more violence ahead of his funeral. The Rev. Jean-Gilles Sem spoke to dozens of people wearing white T-shirts emblazoned with Moise’s picture on Thursday ... “We’re tired.” ... Go in peace.
Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min has signed a new four-year deal that will keep him at the club until 2025, the Premier League team said on Friday ... "It's like home, especially with the fans, the players, the staff. There was no decision. It was easy ... .