In Bafel, near Breda, the Netherlands, a group of 16 cyclists from Hofstraten was attacked by a car. Two cyclists were injured. A 72-year-old man broke his collarbone and was taken to the hospital. "There may...
In a speech on Victory Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended the Ukrainian invasion as a necessary and appropriate response to threats from Ukraine and the West. "The danger increased day by day. Russia preemptively rejected the invaders."...
Finland has decided to join NATO, a Western military alliance. Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced this at a press conference. Congress has not yet approved the government's decision, but it seems to be formal. ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin defended the Ukrainian invasion in his Victory Day speech as a necessary response to threats from Ukraine and the West. There were no major new announcements such as mobilization or declaration of war. On...
Former French Prime Minister François Fillon was sentenced to one year in prison for falsifying public funds. But maybe he shouldn't go to jail. His wife received two years of probation. ...
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has offered to resign from his brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The public has been protesting for weeks the resignation of the brothers responsible for the economic crisis. The resignation comes after a clash...
During an unannounced visit to the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, President Charles Michel of the European Council had to hide for a while due to a Russian missile attack. Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine. In Mariupol, Russian troops...
Russian President Vladimir Putin's Victory Anniversary speech had unexpected results. The week had speculated on May 9th as the day he would add fuel to the fire, but he just repeated why his country invaded Ukraine and never mentioned...
At least 41 people were killed in a riot between Ecuadorian rival gangs in Ecuador. More than 200 prisoners were able to escape in the turmoil, about half of them have been recaptured since then. Prison riots are...
Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, won a landslide in the Philippine Presidential Election. This victory, which was chased by the country after the 1986 uprising, is a great boost to the Marcos family,...

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