Death toll from explosion at Havana hotel rises to 40

10.05.2022 [14:17]
More bodies were pulled from the ruins of a luxury hotel in Cuba’s capital Monday, bringing the official death toll of a powerful explosion at the iconic building to 40, according to AP. Dr. Julio Guerra, chief of hospital services at the ...

Zombie computer - a gadget taken out of your control

10.05.2022 [13:56]
The zombie computer, computer or personal computer (PC) connected to the Internet and taken over by a computer worm, virus, or other “malware.” Groups of such machines, called botnets (from a combination of robot and network), often ...

UK: Queen to miss State Opening of Parliament

10.05.2022 [09:50]
Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the State Opening of Parliament on Tuesday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Charles, prince of Wales and heir to the throne, will take her place. Prince William, second in line to the throne ...

US first lady Jill Biden pays unannounced visit to Ukraine

09.05.2022 [16:19]
The US first lady on Sunday made a surprise visit to Ukraine on the occasion of Mother's Day, according to Anadolu Agency. In an unannounced visit to western Ukraine, Jill Biden met Ukraine's first lady Olena Zelenska at a school now being used as temporary housing for displaced Ukrainians in the city of Uzhhorod ...

Early voting in Australia election under way

09.05.2022 [15:19]
Early voting in crucial elections in Australia began on Monday, ahead of nationwide polling on May 21, the election commission said, Anadolu Agency reports. According to the Australian Electoral Commission, more than 500 early voting centers have been established across the country for a two-week early voting period ...

Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

09.05.2022 [12:31]
A strong earthquake jolted Taiwan on Monday, the self-ruled island's weather bureau announced, Anadolu Agency reports. According to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau, the 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook the island at around 2.23 p.m. (0623GMT). The epicenter ...

Шестой пакет санкций Евросоюза по-прежнему заблокирован

09.05.2022 [11:47]
Европейская комиссия в своем информационном бюллетене сообщила, что Будапешт в очередной раз заблокировал введение шестого пакета санкций против Москвы. Как сообщает АЗЕРТАДЖ, данный пакет предусматривает поэтапное введение эмбарго на нефть и нефтепродукты из РФ. При этом, напомним, для особо ...

Gucci stores to accept cryptocurrencies in US

08.05.2022 [19:18]
Italian luxury brand Gucci will start accepting payments in cryptocurrencies in some of its stores in America, BBC reports. Customers will be able to pay using a number of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. The service will be rolled out later this month at some of its flagship outlets ...

Ukraine says all women, children, elderly evacuated from Mariupol plant

08.05.2022 [12:44]
All women, children, and the elderly have been evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol, an Ukrainian official said Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. “This part of the Mariupol humanitarian operation has been completed," Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk ...

Five people killed by fires in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region

08.05.2022 [11:57]
Five people have been killed by fires in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region, the regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said in a statement on Saturday, according to TASS. "Twenty buildings are on fire in the Nikolsk settlement, where two people have been killed, according to preliminary reports ...

Egypt’s military says officer and 10 soldiers killed in militant attack in Sinai

07.05.2022 [20:07]
The Egyptian military has said that one officer and 10 soldiers died in an attack by militants on a water facility in the Sinai Peninsula. Five more personnel were wounded in Saturday's attack, it added, according to MENA. In a statement posted on Facebook, the military spokesman said the attackers ...

Death toll climbs to 22 from Havana hotel blast

07.05.2022 [17:38]
The death toll from a powerful explosion at a luxury hotel in central Havana climbed to 22, with 64 people injured, said the Cuban Presidential Office in an update on Friday evening, according to Xinhua. A previous report said at least 18 people were killed and over 50 others hospitalized ...

Emmanuel Macron inaugurated for second term in office

07.05.2022 [17:21]
French President Emmanuel Macron has been inaugurated for a second term during a ceremony on Saturday at the Elysée presidential palace, according to Euronews.Macron was reelected for five years on 24 April in a runoff that saw him beat out far-right rival Marine Le Pen ...

22 dead, dozens injured after explosion at historic Havana hotel

07.05.2022 [12:41]
At least 22 people have been killed and more than 70 injured after a large explosion ripped through a historic hotel in Havana, the Cuban government has said, according to Al Jazeera. In a series of tweets on Friday afternoon, President Miguel Diaz-Canel’s office said preliminary investigations ...

Musk aims to quintuple Twitter's revenue to $26.4 billion by 2028 –NYT

07.05.2022 [12:40]
Elon Musk is aiming to increase Twitter’s annual revenue to $26.4 billion by 2028, up from $5 billion last year, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing a pitch deck presented by the world’s richest man to investors, according to Euronews ...

Japan, Britain agree in principle on defense pact

07.05.2022 [09:42]
Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and his British counterpart Boris Johnson have agreed in principle on a pact that would facilitate bilateral defense cooperation, according to NHK World-Japan. The two leaders met in London on Thursday ...

At least three killed in suspected terror attack in Israel

06.05.2022 [16:41]
At least three people were killed and four injured in a suspected terror attack in the central Israeli city of Elad on Thursday, according to Israel's emergency response services, CNN reports. Police said the incident, which took place on Israeli Independence Day, involved two suspected ...

US President Joe Biden taps first black woman to serve as White House spokeswoman

06.05.2022 [12:41]
US President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that Karine Jean-Pierre will be the first black woman to serve as the White House's chief spokesperson, according to Anadolu Agency. Jean-Pierre will replace outgoing ...

Scientists discover bizarre 'worm-like' aurora stretching halfway across Mars

06.05.2022 [11:48]
On clear Martian nights, long, snake-like ribbons of light may streak through the sky for thousands of miles. It's a pretty sight, according to new observations from the United Arab Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) — and it represents a strange new type of aurora never seen before on any planet ...