North Korea criticizes the United States for its decision to send tanks to Ukraine

North Korea criticizes the United States for its decision to send tanks to Ukraine

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday condemned the United States’ decision to provide Ukraine with advanced battle tanks to help fight the Russian invasion, saying Washington was stepping up a sinister “war by proxy” aimed at destroying Moscow. Comments from the influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un underscored the … Read more

Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

CNN — The Justice Department announced new arrests on Friday in connection with a plot to kill a New York-based journalist and human rights activist critical of the Iranian government. The three indicted men, believed to be part of an Eastern European criminal organization with ties to Iran, face charges of murder-for-hire and money laundering … Read more

Israeli discovery fights antibiotic resistance by ‘biting bacteria to death’

Israeli discovery fights antibiotic resistance by ‘biting bacteria to death’

Israeli scientists have developed a substance that overcomes antibiotic resistance by ‘stinging bacteria to death’, researchers from Ben-Gurion University told The Times of Israel on Friday, in a breakthrough that could help combat a major threat to global health. The substance contains “nano-needles” that have a lethal effect on bacteria, and will be developed into … Read more

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. Rome CNN — The Ponte Vecchio, a magnificent centuries-old bridge spanning the Arno River in the Italian city of … Read more

JCVI Statement on COVID-19 Immunization Program for 2023: November 8, 2022

JCVI Statement on COVID-19 Immunization Program for 2023: November 8, 2022

Insight Since the first COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for use in the UK in December 2020, the focus of the COVID-19 vaccination program has been and continues to be the reduction of serious illness (hospitalization and mortality) in the population, while protecting the NHS. As the transition continues from pandemic emergency response to pandemic recovery, … Read more

Russians react with defiance, anger and concern as a new phase of war looms

Russians react with defiance, anger and concern as a new phase of war looms

Tightly controlled Russian state media reacted angrily to deliveries of Western tanks promised to Ukraine this week – and that anger is shared by some Moscow residents. Ukrainian tanks “will get in the way of our troops,” Sergei told CNN in the Russian capital. “But we will win regardless. It only escalates the conflict,” he … Read more