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Security situation in Crimea deteriorates for Moscow; pro-Russian breakaway region cozies up to North Korea

Russian military sites in Crimea keep exploding, hinting at growing Ukrainian ambitions and abilities Smoke rises after explosions were heard from the direction of a Russian military airbase near Novofedorivka, Crimea August 9, 2022. Stringer | Reuters Crimea is now at the heart of what appears to be an audacious Ukrainian effort to target Russian […]

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Ukraine Situation Report: U.S. Told Kyiv Russia Planned To Seize Hostomel Airport

Six months into being invaded by Russia, Ukraine has more than managed to hold its own, destroying thousands of pieces of enemy equipment, killing thousands of Russian troops and largely blunting any advances beyond Donbas and the south. But as the Washington Post report shows – in the first in a series of reports – […]

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‘The situation has changed’ Putin and Xi set for ‘extremely worrying’ crunch talks on war

Harry Kazianis described the threat from China as “the biggest national security threat” faced by the West, saying that Xi Jinping is looking for “lots of different asymmetric ways to push back against the United States”. The war strategy expert told Express.co.uk that China is sensing “weakness” from the United States when it comes to […]

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Canada

Temporary foreign workers rescued from abusive situation on P.E.I. farm | CBC News

CBC News has learned details of why nine temporary foreign workers were released from their obligations to a P.E.I. farm business, and has spoken directly with two of those workers. The federal government granted the employees open work permits to enable them to escape an abusive situation, a program that became available in 2019. They […]

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Finance

Chinese economy ‘in desperate situation’

This article is an on-site version of our Disrupted Times newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox three times a week Good evening China today cut a key interest rate as new data confirmed the slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy. The People’s Bank of China unexpectedly reduced the […]

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Technology

Will iOS16’s ‘Unsend Message’ Feature Get You Out of a Sticky Situation? We Tested It

When Apple’s new software update iOS 16 was announced by back in June, the company’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, shared that it would include one of the “most requested features to messages”: functionality to edit or unsend messages. Fast forward to today and, while the new software is still yet-to-be released, […]

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Showbiz

Below Deck Med’s Natasha admits ‘it was wrong’ to keep romance a secret ‘Messy situation’

Natasha Webb and Dave White finally called it quits in the latest episode of Bravo’s hit spin-off Below Deck Mediterranean. Although viewers were glad to see the back of troublesome bosun Raygan Tyler, it was Dave’s relentless pursuit of Natasha coming to an explosive conclusion which sent the drama overboard. Natasha and Dave’s relationship completely […]

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World

Ukraine Situation Flash Update #25 (12 August 2022) – Ukraine

Attachments KEY FIGURES 6,377,256 individual refugees from Ukraine recorded across Europe 3,822,552 refugees from Ukraine registered for Temporary Protection or similar national protection schemes in Europe 10,623,910 border crossings from Ukraine 4,506,002 border crossings to Ukraine ‘ BACKGROUND Since the onset of the Russian invasion, nearly one-third of Ukrainians have been forced from their homes. […]

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Emergency in Ukraine: External Situation Report #19, published 11 August 2022 – Ukraine

According to WHO’s Surveillance System for Attacks on Health Care, there have been 445 attacks on health care, resulting in 105 injuries and 86 deaths, reported between 24 February and 11 August. Attacks on health care include those against health facilities, transport, personnel, patients, supplies and warehouses. These attacks deprive people of urgently needed care, […]

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Life Style

Koffee With Karan ep 6 | Arjun Kapoor says Malaika Arora’s son and him in childhood had same ‘disjointed situation’

Arjun Kapoor appeared on the latest episode of Koffee With Karan with his cousin Sonam Kapoor. During the episode, Arjun spoke in detail about his relationship with Malaika Arora. The actor said that he waited a while before going public with his relationship with Malaika Arora to respect the people around them, as he had […]