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

Five former Memphis police officers charged with the murder of Tire Nichols

Five former Memphis police officers charged with the murder of Tire Nichols

Jan 26 (Reuters) – Five former Memphis police officers were charged on Thursday with the murder of black motorist Tire Nichols from injuries he sustained in a violent encounter following a traffic stop, prosecutors said. Nichols, a 29-year-old father, died while hospitalized on January 10, three days after the confrontation when he was arrested by … 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

US claims to have ‘hacked hackers’ to bring down ransomware gang, helping 300 victims

WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The FBI revealed on Thursday that it secretly hacked into and disrupted a prolific ransomware gang called Hive, a maneuver that helped the bureau stop the group from raising more than $130 million in Ransomware demands from over 300 victims. . At a press conference, US Attorney General Merrick Garland, … Read more

Factbox: FACTBOX Georgia on his mind: Donald Trump troubled by other legal setbacks

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Donald Trump may soon find out whether he or associates will be charged or cleared of wrongdoing in a Georgia investigation into his efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat, one of a series of legal threats that weigh on the former American Republican. President: Georgia election tampering probe On Tuesday, … 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

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

At least one dead and several injured in machete attack on churches in southern Spain

Machete-wielding man attacks two churches in Spain Leaves at least one dead, several injured The High Court is investigating a case labeled as ‘terrorism’ MADRID, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Spanish authorities said they were investigating what they called a “terrorist” incident after a machete-wielding man attacked several people at two churches in the city port … Read more

Meta will restore Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc said on Wednesday it would reinstate former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts in coming weeks after a two-year suspension following the riot murderous Capitol Hill on January 6, 2021. . Restoring his accounts could give a boost to Trump, who announced in November that he … Read more