Russians leaving landmines in streets, Zelenskyy says

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russia is leaving a treacherous landscape in its wake as the invading forces retreat from around Kyiv, boobytrapping streets and civilian homes. “They are mining the whole territory, they are mining homes, mining equipment, even the bodies of people who were killed,” Zelenskyy said in a video address late Friday. … Read more

Steve Forbes slams Biden admin’s ‘morally reprehensible’ lack of action against Putin

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Forbes Media Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes said on Friday the Biden administration is “morally reprehensible” in how it is handling the Russia-Ukraine war. “The fact of the matter is the administration is not doing all it can to enable Ukraine to win this war. Ukraine, properly armed, would … Read more

Shanghai separates COVID-positive children from parents in virus fight

SHANGHAI, April 2 (Reuters) – Esther Zhao thought she was doing the right thing when she brought her 2-1/2-year-old daughter to a Shanghai hospital with a fever on March 26. Three days later, Zhao was begging health authorities not to separate them after she and the little girl both tested positive for COVID-19, saying her … Read more

U.S. commits $300 million in military hardware, weapons to Ukraine

The US Defense Department on Friday announced it will fulfill a virtual wish list for forces battling Russia’s Ukrainian invasion. The promised goods, worth an estimated $300 million in additional assistance to Ukraine, include laser-guided rocket systems; previously announced armed drones as well as Puma and counter-unmanned drones; armored off-road vehicles; ammunition; machine guns; night-vision … Read more

Some Russian troops still in Chernobyl exclusion zone, Ukraine says

A general view shows the New Safe Confinement (NSC) structure over the old sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in Chernobyl, Ukraine November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register April 1 (Reuters) – Some Russian troops were still in the “exclusion … Read more

Sri Lankan President declares state of emergency following violent protests over economic crisis

The state of emergency came into effect on April 1, according to an official gazette issued Friday, and allows authorities to arrest and imprison suspects without warrants. Rajapaksa said the decision to impose the state of emergency was made in the “interests of public security, the protection of public order and the maintenance of supplies … Read more

Russian missiles strike several Ukrainian cities – local officials

LVIV, Ukraine, April 2 (Reuters) – Russian missiles hit two cities in central Ukraine early on Saturday, damaging infrastructure and residential buildings, the head of the Poltava region said. “Poltava. A missile struck one of the infrastructure facilities overnight,” Dmitry Lunin wrote in an online post. “Kremenchuk. Many attacks on the city in the morning.” … Read more