Hiroshima prays for peace, fears new arms race on atomic bombing anniversary

Reuters 08/06/2022

TOKYO  – Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Saturday as the city marked the 77th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, with officials including the United Nations Secretary General warning of a new arms race following Russia’s invasion…

If Putin was a woman, there would be no Ukraine war—UK’s Johnson

Agence France Presse 06/30/2022

BERLIN — Russian President Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman, according to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “If Putin was a woman, which he obviously isn’t, but if…

Explosions heard in Ukraine capital Kyiv, other cities

Agence France Presse 02/24/2022

KYIV — Explosions rang out before dawn Thursday in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv and several cities near the frontline and along the country’s coast, after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation. AFP correspondents also heard blasts in…

Oil prices break $100 on Russian ‘military operation’ in Ukraine

Agence France Presse 02/24/2022

HONG KONG — Oil prices soared past $100 for the first time in more than seven years on Thursday after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “military operation” in Ukraine, apparently realizing fears he would invade. Brent surged…

Russia’s Putin announces military operation in Ukraine

Agence France Presse 02/24/2022

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “military operation” in Ukraine on Thursday and called on soldiers there to lay down their arms, defying Western outrage and global appeals not to launch a war. Putin made…

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