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Russia appoints new military commander in Ukraine

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov has been appointed the new commander of Russia’s integrated group of forces in Ukraine, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday. Gerasimov will succeed Sergei Surovikin, commander-in-chief of the Russian Aerospace Forces, who was appointed …

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Classified documents found at Biden think tank

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | A special counsel to U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that classified documents had been found at a private office he used while he was vice president. White House special counsel Richard Sauber said the documents were discovered “when Biden’s attorneys were packing files housed …

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World Athletics publishes timetable for Paris 2024

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The timetable for athletics events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games was published by the sport’s world governing body on Monday. According to the timetable, 48 events will be spread over 11 competition days, starting with the men’s and women’s 20km race walk races on August …

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Iranian speaker holds Trump legally accountable for killing top commander

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | The Iranian parliament speaker said on Monday that former U.S. President Donald Trump and all his “accomplices” must be held legally accountable for the assassination of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, semi-official Tasnim News Agency reported. The “criminal act” of assassinating Soleimani was a “flagrant and …

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Challenges remain despite gas prices drop in Europe

Natural gas prices in Europe have tumbled to levels last seen before Russia sparked a global energy crisis by invading Ukraine Rome, Italy | Xinhua | Helped by mild winter weather and high storage, prices for natural gas in the European Union (EU) have now settled back to levels seen before …

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