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International - Today’s News

Bidens visit Buffalo to pay respects to victims of racist massacre
# Buffalo
# Buffalo

Bidens visit Buffalo to pay respects to victims of racist massacre

Updated 1 hour ago 8,429 Views 22 Comments

Biden called the racially-motivated killings “antithetical to everything we stand for in America.”

Tiger, Spieth and McIlroy will play together at PGA Championship
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Tiger, Spieth and McIlroy will play together at PGA Championship

3 hours ago 6,877 Views 1 Comment

The trio will start Thursday’s opening round from the 10th tee at 8:10 a.m.

Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant

Updated 3 hours ago 37,394 Views 43 Comments

Ukraine’s defence ministry confirmed the soldiers had left Azovstal, expressing hope for an “exchange procedure.”

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

5 hours ago 17,949 Views 0 Comments

The unnamed Conservative has been urged not to attend Parliament while under investigation.

Germany seeks five-years' jail for ex-Nazi guard, now 101
# Ex-Nazi Trial
# Ex-Nazi Trial

Germany seeks five-years' jail for ex-Nazi guard, now 101

6 hours ago 10,405 Views 0 Comments

Cross-examined about his work at the camp, Schuetz had denied knowledge about what happened there.

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

8 hours ago 6,550 Views 20 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

Eagles Of Death Metal performers give evidence in Paris attacks trial
# Bataclan
# Bataclan

Eagles Of Death Metal performers give evidence in Paris attacks trial

8 hours ago 5,226 Views 0 Comments

Extremist from the so-called Islamic State group stormed their gig at the Bataclan theatre and killed scores of people.

'I think it's an incredibly brave step from him. You hope others will follow his lead'
# Bravo
From The42
# Bravo

'I think it's an incredibly brave step from him. You hope others will follow his lead'

9 hours ago 9,961 Views 2 Comments

David Meyler has praised Jake Daniels following his decision to publicly come out.

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero
# California
# California

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero

9 hours ago 15,614 Views 2 Comments

Dr John Cheng was killed as he stopped a man shooting at worshippers in a Taiwanese church in California.

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol

Updated 12 hours ago 27,480 Views 34 Comments

Liz Truss is expected to declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal.

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts
# Twitter
# Twitter

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts

Updated 13 hours ago 22,976 Views 19 Comments

Musk yesterday responded with a poo emoji after the Twitter CEO defended the social media platform’s handling of bots.

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence

14 hours ago 9,841 Views 5 Comments

The opposition leader had his two-and-a-half year sentence extended after he was found guilty of fraud and contempt of court in March.

Shanghai says 'zero-Covid' achieved but millions still in lockdown
# China
# China

Shanghai says 'zero-Covid' achieved but millions still in lockdown

15 hours ago 6,699 Views 7 Comments

The city of 25 million has been under heavy restrictions since early April.

UK Government set to bring forward Troubles legacy proposals
# Amnesty
# Amnesty

UK Government set to bring forward Troubles legacy proposals

15 hours ago 6,986 Views 7 Comments

It comes the day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Northern Ireland in a bid to restore power-sharing.

Conflict, climate crisis and Covid-19 escalate child malnutrition emergency - UNICEF
# Hunger
# Hunger

Conflict, climate crisis and Covid-19 escalate child malnutrition emergency - UNICEF

16 hours ago 2,627 Views 0 Comments

One in every five deaths around the world in children under age 5 is caused by severe acute malnutrition, according to a new report.

International - Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mon 10:45 PM 21,427 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces

Updated Mon 8:34 PM 22,691 Views 1 Comment

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

Amber Heard feared she would ‘literally not survive’ Johnny Depp relationship
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Amber Heard feared she would ‘literally not survive’ Johnny Depp relationship

Updated Mon 7:45 PM 28,457 Views 0 Comments

A court heard the actress had filed for divorce after violent episodes became more and more normal.

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial

Updated Mon 7:27 PM 50,478 Views 0 Comments

Mrs Rooney was asked about the aftermath of her ‘reveal’ post and Rebekah Vardy’s response.

McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia

Mon 7:00 PM 38,074 Views 32 Comments

The company will retain its trademark in the country.

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'
# Russia
# Russia

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'

Mon 6:56 PM 60,511 Views 29 Comments

The station had broadcast a simulation of Ireland and the UK being destroyed by a nuclear strike.

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay

Mon 6:05 PM 36,610 Views 38 Comments

The 17-year-old player told his story in an interview with Sky Sports.

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

Mon 2:54 PM 18,317 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival
# Cinema
# Cinema

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival

Mon 11:26 AM 6,936 Views 3 Comments

The French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with an event that promises to be something like normal following the pandemic.

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

Mon 9:14 AM 16,932 Views 6 Comments

Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea.

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death

Mon 9:01 AM 9,469 Views 33 Comments

Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

Mon 7:52 AM 26,540 Views 11 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

Mon 7:44 AM 9,115 Views 4 Comments

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

International - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

Sun 7:00 PM 39,687 Views 9 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence

Sun 5:37 PM 32,988 Views 25 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russia must suffer a ‘sustained defeat’ in Ukraine.

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid

Sun 5:07 PM 13,167 Views 10 Comments

The turnaround comes amid soaring political and public support in Sweden for joining the Western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store
# New York
# New York

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store

Updated Sun 4:55 PM 71,970 Views 34 Comments

10 people were shot and killed by an alleged teenage white supremacist in an act one official described as “domestic terrorism, pure and simple”.

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham

Sun 4:08 PM 30,810 Views 43 Comments

Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty to virtually seal the league in a 2-2 draw at the London Stadium.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated Sun 3:25 PM 30,010 Views 31 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral

Sun 1:40 PM 11,638 Views 17 Comments

The annual demonstrations across the occupied West Bank, annexed east Jerusalem and inside Israel came with tensions high over the killing of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
# Russia
# Russia

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

Sun 1:11 PM 13,019 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak

Sun 12:10 PM 13,892 Views 13 Comments

North Korea has no Covid vaccines, antiviral treatment drugs or mass-testing capacity.

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful

Updated Sun 11:45 AM 33,837 Views 44 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister said Ireland is “frustrated” and “dealing with the consequences now of a decision by the British people on our own country”.

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin

Updated Sun 9:50 AM 91,483 Views 139 Comments
  • Contest oganisers the EBU will begin planning with Ukraine but say there are "unique challenges involved".
  • The folk-rap group - as men of fighting age - had to get special permission to leave their country for the contest and are expected home tomorrow.
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