Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following its latest wave of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to an export ban list and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile attacks in Ukraine, killing at least 11 people on Thursday, following … Read more

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Rockets from Gaza have raised alarm in Israeli communities Cross-border gunfire followed an Israeli raid in the West Bank Israeli raid kills at least nine Palestinians Violence has increased in the West Bank over the past year JERUSALEM/GAZA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Israeli fighter jets struck Gaza on Friday night in retaliation for two rockets … Read more

One person dies in attack on Azerbaijani embassy in Iran | News

One person dies in attack on Azerbaijani embassy in Iran |  News

A guard is killed and two others injured by a man armed with an assault rifle, according to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry. A guard was killed in an attack on Azerbaijan’s embassy in Iran, the country’s foreign ministry said. “The attacker broke through the guard post, killing the security chief with a Kalashnikov assault rifle,” … Read more

One person killed in armed attack on Azerbaijani embassy in Iran | News

DEVELOPING STORYDEVELOPING HISTORY, The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said a guard was killed in the attack. A guard was killed in an armed attack on the Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran, the Iranian capital, the country’s foreign ministry said. “The attacker broke through the guard post, killing the security chief with a Kalashnikov assault rifle,” he said. … Read more

US extends shelter program for Hong Kong residents

Washington CNN — The Biden administration will continue to grant sanctuary to some Hong Kong residents, extending a program allowing them to stay in the United States without fear of deportation for another two years. President Joe Biden issued a memorandum on Thursday “ordering an extension and extension of the postponement of the deportation of … Read more

Israeli troops kill 7 Palestinian gunmen and 2 civilians in clash in Jenin, Palestinians say

JENIN, West Bank, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Israeli commandos killed seven gunmen and two civilians in a raid on a burning town in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian officials said, sparking fears of further outbreaks after the most great death. toll in years of fighting. The Palestinian Authority said it was ending its … Read more

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

STOCKHOLM, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish hopes of early NATO membership have hit a snag in the form of objections from Turkey, which holds a veto over membership. military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how to proceed in Madrid last June, but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Sweden, in … Read more

EU wants to send more people back to Africa, Middle East and Asia

STOCKHOLM, Jan 26 (Reuters) – European Union immigration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination within the bloc so they can return more people without asylum in Europe to their country of origin, including Iraq. Three years after the 27 EU countries agreed to restrict visas for countries deemed unable to … Read more

Thousands gather for ‘Invasion Day’ protests on Australia’s public holiday

SYDNEY, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Thousands of Australians marked the country’s National Day celebrations on Thursday with rallies in support of Indigenous people, many of which mark the anniversary of the day a British fleet sailed into port of Sydney as “the day of the invasion”. In Sydney, the capital of New South Wales – … Read more

From China to Japan, a deadly cold grips East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new normal’

hong kong CNN — A deadly cold spell gripping East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall wreaked havoc on travel during the New Year’s holiday. Lunar year, with climate experts warning that such extreme weather events have become the “new normal”. Japanese officials said the four … Read more