Oil facility fire jeopardizes Cuba’s frail electric system

HAVANA (AP) — A deadly fire that began at a large oil storage facility in western Cuba spread on Monday, threatening to plunge the island into a deeper energy crisis as it forced officials to shut down a key thermoelectric plant. Flames around dawn enveloped a third tank that firefighters had tried to cool as … Read more

After ceasefire, battered Palestinians recall Israeli ‘massacre’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Gaza – Only two hours separated the killing of Hamed Najim, 17, and three of his cousins ​​at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, and the announcement of a ceasefire with Israel. Israel and the Palestinian armed group Islamic Jihad declared a truce late on Sunday after three days of heavy Israeli … Read more

Russia, Ukraine open to IAEA visit after Zaporizhzhia strike

Comment on this story comment Diplomats raised the alarm Monday over reported shelling at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine, urging Russian and Ukrainian forces to halt the fighting and allow United Nations inspectors access to the site. A series of blasts hit the plant on Friday, causing some damage and partially disconnecting the … Read more

Married woman in China who dated 18 men at once arrested for scamming them out of $300,000

To fund her lavish lifestyle, a married woman in China reportedly conned almost 20 men into giving her a total of 2 million yuan (approximately $296,256) since 2017. The 29-year-old woman, surnamed Wu, began luring men into fake marriage agreements in 2017, even allegedly dating 18 men at once, reported Shanghai TV. Wu would reportedly … Read more

Senior Commander of Putin’s Elite Special Forces Killed in Ukraine: Report

The Russian military has reportedly suffered a major casualty in the form of a decorated senior military officer. Lieutenant Colonel Nikolay Gorban, 36, head of the 4th Department of the Special Operations Department of Russia’s Federal Security Service, was reportedly killed “somewhere in Ukraine on August 2,” InformNapalm reporter Anton Pavlushko said in a Sunday … Read more

Exclusive: Russia starts stripping jetliners for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are stripping jetliners to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The steps are in line … Read more

World War II bomb detonated after washing up in Italy’s dried-up River Po

Italian military safely detonated an unexploded World War II bomb that was uncovered in the drought-stricken River Po amid the historic heat wave in Europe. The 1,000-pound US-made bomb was spotted in the dried-up river by fishermen on July 25 near the northern village of Borgo Virgilio, close to the city of Mantua. Colonel Marco … Read more

CWG 2022 Comes To An End In Birmingham With Glittering Closing Ceremony

CWG 2022 came to an end in Birmingham with glittering closing ceremony.© AFP Commonwealth Games 2022 Closing Ceremony Highlights: The Commonwealth Games 2022 came to an end on Monday after a glittering closing ceremony at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. The Games flag was lowered and handed over Victoria, Australia which host the … Read more