Kyiv sees high risk of attack on western Ukraine from Belarus

Ukraine sees a high risk of an attack on western Ukraine’s Volyn region being launched from Belarus, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office has said.

The Russian invasion has mostly focused on northern, southern, and eastern areas of Ukraine, though missiles last week also hit the Yavoriv military base, close to the Polish border.

BREAKING: North Korea fires multiple-rocket launcher, South Korea says

No-trust vote: PM Imran warns opposition it would ‘lose this match badly’

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday fired a broadside at the opposition that has filed a no-trust motion against him in the National Assembly, warning them that “you are going to lose this match badly.”

The premier faces a major threat in the National Assembly as his fate is set to be decided in a no-trust resolution amid a number of own party’s MNAs turning against him and indicating that they would vote against him — something that he and his ministers allege has been due to bribes offered by the opposition alliance.

The Kashmir Files’ shows half truth, claims Chhattisgarh CM

Amid the ongoing debate over Hindi film “The Kashmir Files”, which is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Hindus in 1990s, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has claimed the movie portrays half truth and only shows violence without conveying any message.

Baghel was talking to reporters late Wednesday night after watching the movie at a multiplex here along with his cabinet colleagues and other MLAs.

“…the film shows half truth. It does not suggest any solution and no attempt is made in this direction. It does not have any message and only shows violence which does not make any sense,” Baghel said when asked for his reaction to the movie.

General: Iran, Israel missile strikes put US troops at risk

The exchange of missile strikes by Iran and Israel in Iraq and Syria puts US forces at risk, the top US commander for the Middle East said, just days after an Iranian missile barrage struck near the US Consulate complex in northern Iraq.
Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie told Pentagon reporters that over the past six months Iran has attacked US forces and facilities a number of times, but “very good action on the part of commanders on the ground” had thwarted any US casualties.
“Had US casualties occurred, I think we might be in a very different place right now,” said McKenzie.

Saudi FM meets Ukraine envoy in Riyadh, expresses support for de-escalation in war

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Saturday met with Bektum Rostam, a special envoy of the Ukrainian president in Riyadh, the Kingdom’s foreign ministry said.

During the meeting, they discussed the crisis in Ukraine, and Prince Faisal stressed the Kingdom’s support for all that contributes to reducing the escalation, protecting civilians, seriously seeking negotiated political solutions, and all international efforts to resolve the crisis politically.

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka cancels school exams over paper shortage

Sri Lanka has cancelled exams for millions of school students in the Western Province as the country ran out of printing paper with Colombo short on dollars to finance imports, according to officials.

Education authorities said the term tests, scheduled a week from Monday, were postponed indefinitely due to an acute paper shortage as Sri Lanka contends with its worst financial crisis since independence in 1948.

Brazil Supreme Court judge bans Telegram messaging app

A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has ordered the shutdown of popular messaging application Telegram in the country, effectively banning one of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro‘s favourite communication channels ahead of elections later this year.

In a decision published on Friday, Judge Alexandre de Moraes ordered the app blocked immediately across the South American nation, citing Telegram’s failure to comply with orders from Brazilian authorities and remove messages found to contain disinformation.

Russians push deeper into Mariupol as locals plead for help

Russian forces pushed deeper into Ukraine’s besieged and battered port city of Mariupol on Saturday, where heavy fighting shut down a major steel plant and local authorities pleaded for more Western help.

The fall of Mariupol, the scene of some of the war’s worst suffering, would mark a major battlefield advance for the Russians, who are largely bogged down outside major cities more than three weeks into the biggest land invasion in Europe since World War II.


Business ideas in Kashmir: Amazing guide for 2022

While researching and presenting ‘Business ideas in Kashmir’ to you, we searched the web right away. But we were not satisfied by the answers there. It was less about ‘entrepreneurship‘ and more about what already Kashmiris are doing.

But still, we will mention these opportunities here as they can cultivate huge profits also. Then we will continue the article forward.

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Coalition in Yemen stops multiple Houthi attacks targeting Saudi Arabia

Yemen’s Houthi militia launched a combination of missile and drone attacks on various targets in southern and western Saudi Arabia on Saturday, all of which were stopped by air defenses of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, state media reported early Sunday.

Targeted in the “a hostile attempt” were a water desalination plant in Al-Shaqeeq, a facility run by oil company Aramco in Jazan, a power station in the southern Dhahran al Janub city, a gas station in the city of Khamis Mushayt, and an Aramco plant in Yanbu, coalition statements carried by state media said.

Shiv Sena activists protest in Jammu, seek restoration of statehood to J&K

A group of Shiv Sena activists held a protest here on Saturday in support of their demand for restoration of statehood and special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

The protest by Shiv Sena activists at Bari Brahmana area on the outskirts of the city was led by the party’s J&K unit president Manish Sahni and coincided with the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

“We staged this peaceful protest to press for restoration of statehood and special status to Jammu and Kashmir. By special status, we mean reservation to local youth in government jobs and in admission to educational institutions,” Sahni told reporters.

China reports first COVID-19 deaths in more than a year

China’s health authorities reported two COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, the first since January 2021, as the country battles its worst outbreak in two years driven by a surge in the highly transmissible omicron variant.

The deaths, both in northeastern Jilin province, bring the country’s coronavirus death toll to 4,638.

Cancer treatment gets delayed in Kashmir due to infra, manpower shortage

Cancer treatment is getting delayed in Kashmir due to infrastructure and manpower shortage.

The patients end up spending a long time waiting for the treatment to start due to inadequate manpower and infrastructure for the load of thousands diagnosed with malignancies every year.

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