Hurricane Ian has evolved into a major hurricane as it nears landfall over western Cuba on its way to the southern U.S. state of Florida.
Forecasters at the Miami-based National Hurricane Center say Ian is moving over the Caribbean Sea carrying maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers an hour, making it a Category 3 storm on the center's five-level scale that measures a storm's maximum sustained wind speed and d
Western nations would 'swallow? Russia's use of nuclear weapons against its neighbor, Dmitry Medvedev said
NATO would not intervene if Moscow used nuclear weapons against Ukraine, Dmitry Medvedev has said, claiming that Kiev's Western backers would be unwilling "to die in a nuclear apocalypse" for the country.
However, the former Russian president said it was highly unlikely that the condit
The US is cautious, while the EU is running low on arms, a European official told the agency
There's no sign that Kiev's backers in the US and EU will be stepping up weapons deliveries to Ukraine in response to the partial mobilization in Russia, Bloomberg has reported.
Officials in Kiev say they need more multiple rocket launch systems and tanks to resist what they called an "escalation" b
MOSCOW, Russia: Employees at Russian airlines and airports have begun receiving army draft orders, as reported this week by the daily Kommersant newspaper.
The draft notices were delivered following President Vladimir Putin's partial military mobilization.
The newspaper further reported that employees of five airlines, including Russia's Aeroflot, along with staff at ten airports received their notices wi
Ukrainian female fighters who recently met with U.S. State Department officials and members of Congress said they witnessed war crimes committed by Russia during its war on Ukraine. During an interview with VOA, two Ukrainian warriors detailed personal stories and firsthand information on atrocities committed by Russian troops.
United Nations investigators have said there is evidence that Russian forces who invad
Tokyo - Japan will hold an elaborate state funeral Tuesday for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one of modern Japan's most influential leaders, who was assassinated in July.
Hundreds of foreign dignitaries are expected to attend the ceremony at central Tokyo's Nippon Budokan arena, a reflection of Abe's broad popularity overseas.
Internationally, Abe won praise for his cooperation and friendship, especiall
united nations - Haiti's foreign minister urged the U.N. Security Council Monday to sanction criminal gangs fueling violence and chaos in his country.
"This is a real step in the right direction to bring an end to the phenomenon of insecurity in the country," Jean Victor Geneus told the 15-nation council.
Mexico and the United States are working on a draft resolution to sanction the gangs who have been seek
Almost from the very invention of cinema, the U.S. has had a popular stereotype of a "Russian bad guy", while the subject of the Cold War enthralled many generations of directors. However, everything changes - Russians have also become good guys, while Moscow is no longer filmed in fake pavilions. Let's take a look at the top 50 feature films about or staged in Russia in chronological order. 1. Anna Karenina, 1935<
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"The sheer number of you who took part in this debate points to the importance that the general debate holds in international affairs," said Csaba Korosi.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday granted Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden, the former American security contractor who leaked information about top-secret documents detailing government surveillance programs and then fled the U.S. to escape prosecution.
Snowden, 39, was one of 75 foreigners granted citizenship by the Russian leader but says he has no intention of renouncing his U.S. citizenship. Ru
Seoul, South Korea - North Korea and China resumed freight train service Monday following a five-month hiatus, South Korean officials said, as the North struggles to revive an economy battered by the pandemic, U.N. sanctions and other factors.
The reopening came after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month made a dubious claim to have overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and ordered an easing of the restrictions gu