KYIV (Reuters) – Britain has accused the Kremlin of wanting to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine, and said Russian intelligence officers had been in contact with former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for a military offensive ... Murayev also poured cold water on the claim in comments to the Observer newspaper. WHO IS YEVHEN MURAYEV?.
RuptlyRuptly is live from Paris on Saturday, January 22, as Yellow Vests hold a new round of protests against the COVID-19 ‘vaccine pass' and other measures taken by the French government in order to try to curb the ongoing spread of the virus.
OUAGADOUGOU. Gunfire rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday, the government said, but it denied the military had seized power ... (0500 GMT), a Reuters reporter said. The reporter later saw soldiers firing into the air in the camp, and the air base close to Ouagadougou airport ... STREET PROTESTS ... .
The rise and fall of ‘Havana Syndrome’ is a story of lazy assumptions and sloppy reporting ... But now the CIA admits Moscow wasn’t actually behind “Havana Syndrome.” The story fits a disturbingly familiar pattern of misinformation. With each passing week, the list of discredited allegations against Russia grows and grows ... And so on ... .
At least 120 people have been killed in ongoing battles between US-backed, Kurdish-led forces and ISIL (ISIS) fighters after an attack on a Syrian prison ... ISIL claimed responsibility for the prison break on its Amaq media mouthpiece on Friday ... Al Jazeera could not independently verify the authenticity of the footage ... Freeing comrades ... .
The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate. Murayev is head of the small pro-Russian party Nashi, which currently has no seats in Ukraine’s parliament ...U.S ... .
The temperature is dropping to below zero in western Afghanistan and Delaram Rahmati is struggling to find food for her eight children. Since leaving the family home in the country’s Badghis province four years ago, the Rahmatis have been living in a mud hut with a plastic roof in one of Herat city’s slums ...There are no jobs ... Photograph ... Photograph ... .
Ancon, Peru, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 23rd Jan, 2022 ) .Thousands of barrels of crude oil that were spilled off Peru's central coast have taken a grim toll. dead birds adrift in the sea and irate fishermen stuck on the docks ... For fisherman Bernardo Espinoza, the disaster couldn't have come at a worse time ... ....
Italian parliamentarians will begin casting their votes for a new president on Monday after scandal-plagued Silvio Berlusconi abandoned his dream of becoming the next head of state ...The winner of the seven-year mandate requires a two-thirds majority in the first three rounds of voting; from the fourth, an absolute majority is sufficient ... Editorial ... .
(CNN)Francis Ngannou beat Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 on Saturday night to retain his heavyweight title and unify the division. Hampered by knee injuries -- which he revealed after the fight -- Ngannou, known for being one of the sport's biggest punchers, relied on his wrestling and ground game against Gane ... Read More ... "It's been a very tough training camp.