Monday, May 23, 2022

World

May 23, 2022

Iranian president vows revenge for killing of Revolutionary Guard

Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi is accusing “imperialist powers” of being behind the assassination.

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi
May 23, 2022

Ukraine’s Zelensky urges ‘maximum sanctions’ against Russia over invasion

Mr Zelensky is calling for stricter sanctions, including an oil embargo and complete withdrawal of foreign companies.

May 23, 2022

Peter Obi visits Downing Street ahead of presidential primaries

He disclosed his London trip on Monday morning, days before he is expected to slug it out with other presidential aspirants at the convention of the main opposition party in Abuja.

Peter Obi/PDP
May 23, 2022

Putin’s War: Ukrainian military warns of activities on Belarusian border

Early in the invasion, Russian troops were allowed to use Belarus territory as a deployment area for the attack.

Belarusian military
May 23, 2022

Portugal reports 14 new confirmed monkeypox cases

With the health authorities’ new figure, the total tally of confirmed monkeypox cases now stands at 37.

Monkeypox
May 23, 2022

Eight more ministers sworn into Sri Lanka’s new cabinet

Sri Lanka has seen weeks of public protests due to a shortage in essential supplies including food and medicines.

Sri Lanka President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa
May 23, 2022

War Crime: Russian soldier bags life imprisonment in Ukraine

In Ukraine’s first war crimes trial, the 21-year-old Russian soldier was convicted of killing a 62-year-old Ukrainian.

Vadim Shyshimarin
May 23, 2022

Russian soldier gets life imprisonment in first Ukraine war crimes trial

A 21-year-old Russian soldier has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting a civilian to death in Ukraine’s first war crimes trial.

Vadim Shyshimarin
May 23, 2022

Russia-backed mayor of Ukrainian town injured in attack

Russia’s appointed mayor of the small town of Enerhodar in southern Ukraine was seriously injured in an explosive attack on Sunday, local military forces announced.

Andrei Shevchik
May 23, 2022

Afghanistan launches polio vaccination targeting 9.9 million children

The Ministry of Public Health of the Afghan caretaker government has launched a nationwide polio vaccination campaign.

Afghan kids