Month: December 2022

Soccer Star Says His Family Stopped From Leaving Iran for Supporting Protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A prominent former soccer player in Iran who has expressed support for anti-government protests said his wife and daughter were prevented from leaving the country on Monday after their plane made an unannounced stopover en route to Dubai. Ali Daei, who had his own passport briefly confiscated earlier this year, […]

Nepal’s Revolving Door Produces a New Leader but No Hoped-For Change

The former leader of a decade-long Maoist rebellion was elected prime minister by Nepal’s Parliament on Monday, a move that kept the old guard in power despite growing calls for change and was welcomed in China as it competes for influence in the Himalayan nation. The former rebellion leader, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, 68, emerged as […]

British Columbia Bus Crash Leaves 4 Dead and Dozens Injured

Four people were killed and dozens of others were injured after a bus rolled over on an “extremely icy” highway in British Columbia on Christmas Eve, the authorities said. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the bus crashed around 6 p.m. local time on Highway 97C east of Merritt, about 170 miles northeast of Vancouver. […]

Pope Francis’ Christmas Address Bemoans ‘Grave Famine of Peace’

Pope Francis used his Christmas address from a balcony overlooking a crowded St. Peter’s Square on Sunday to call for “concrete gestures of solidarity” with besieged Ukrainians living through the holiday “in the dark and cold, far from their homes due to the devastation caused by 10 months of war.” Lamenting that the “icy winds […]

Christmas in Ukraine: Flickering Lights, Patriotic Trees and Hope for Peace

KYIV, Ukraine — Hundreds of missiles and drones aimed at Ukraine’s energy infrastructure have left millions of people without power — and dozens of cities without Christmas lights. It was no accident that the wave of attacks came before the holidays and in the darkest and coldest time of year, said Denys Shmyhal, Ukraine’s prime […]

Putin Wants Fealty, and He’s Found It in Africa

BANGUI, Central African Republic — In early March, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine entered its third week, a Russian diplomat nearly 3,000 miles away in the Central African Republic paid an unusual visit to the head of this country’s top court. His message was blunt: The country’s pro-Kremlin president must remain in office, indefinitely. To […]

Storm Batters Canada, Leaving Thousands Without Power

Every province and territory in Canada issued an emergency weather warning on Saturday, as winter storms left thousands without power, grounded hundreds of flights and caused the pileup of dozens of cars on a highway in Ontario. Even Canadians accustomed to the cold and the vagaries of Arctic weather systems found themselves contending with a […]

At Least 7 Killed in Kherson Shelling, Fueling Anger Over Christmas Strikes

Bridget Brink, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, condemned the “brutal” strike on a city whose citizens had “already suffered so much” when retreating Russian forces cut off power and water to Kherson on their way out. “Truly horrific, especially on Christmas Eve,” she tweeted. Russia’s war in Ukraine is now fought in two largely separate […] girişrestbetcdn.combetturkeygiris.orgbetvolem.comtipobetm.comsahabetgir.orgtarafbetgiris.infomatadorbetvip.comKralbetDeneme Bonusu Veren SitelerSupertotobethack forumXumabetbetpas