Suwalki Gap: NATO concern Russia may take strategic land in Poland and Lithuania

With all eyes on Ukraine, there’s a new potential flashpoint in Europe – a tiny strip of land and a nightmare for NATO that could lead to global war. It’s an idyllic, narrow stretch of land – just 80km wide – made up of gentle, undulating hills, flowing rivers and lush forests in the heart … Read more

Five migrants die in mass attempt to enter Spain’s Melilla

Melilla and Ceuta have the European Union’s only land borders with Africa, making them a magnet for migrants Five migrants were killed and dozens were injured when a huge crowd tried to cross from Morocco into Spain’s Melilla enclave on Friday, the latest migrant tragedy at the doors of Europe. Add 2,000 migrants and over … Read more

Glastonbury 2022: Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at festival

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky urged revellers to band together to try to stop the conflict with Russia. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday put in an appearance at the Glastonbury music festival, urging revellers to band together to try to stop the conflict with Russia. Zelensky made his appeal in English in a recorded video … Read more

Ukraine war: Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has not minced words in criticizing a particular country for its refusal to sanction Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday intensified his criticism of Israel’s refusal to sanction Russia, during an address by the Jewish leader to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Zelensky’s speech four months into Russia’s war on … Read more

EU weighs Ukraine candidacy as Russia inflicts ‘hell’ in east

A partially destroyed educational and laboratory building at a Kharkiv college struck by Russian rocket fire EU leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss making Ukraine a candidate to join the bloc, a “decisive” moment likely to infuriate Russia as its forces battled stiff resistance to advance in the embattled eastern Donbas region. Western … Read more

Russia vs Lithuania: City of Kaliningrad central to Moscow’s threats

The war in Ukraine could very easily spiral into a world war if Russia follows through with threats over a tiny city outside Ukraine. When World War II ended, a tiny part of Europe between Lithuania and Poland was captured by the Red Army and became part of the Soviet Union. The territory bordering the … Read more

At least 1,000 killed in Afghan quake as rescuers scramble for survivors

Damaged houses are pictured following a deadly earthquake in Gayan district in Afghanistan’s Paktika province on June 22, 2022 A powerful earthquake struck a remote border region of Afghanistan overnight killing at least 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more, officials said Wednesday, with the rescuell expected to rise as desperate digrs dig through collapsed dwellings. … Read more

Russian general’s WW3 warning to the UK

He told Russian state TV that the West is playing with fire in blockading Russian exclave Kaliningrad – before firing off a chilling warning. Britain will “physically cease to exist” if the new standoff in Lithuania nuclear Third World War triggers, claimed a retired Russian general and military expert. Lt-Gen Evgeny Buzhinsky told Russian state … Read more

Vladimir Putin heralds ‘new world order’

The Russian tyrant said his country was a “powerful, sovereign nation” and claimed Moscow was entering a new era of dominance. Vladimir Putin last night heralded a “new world order” as he took potshots at the West in a speech to business leaders. The Russian tyrant said his country was a “powerful, sovereign nation” and … Read more

EU backs Ukraine’s ‘European dream’ as Russia cuts gas supplies

Map of Ukraine showing position of military forces in Ukraine as of June 17, 0700 GMT Europe feels a powerful symbol of solidarity with Ukraine on Friday, when Brussels backed Kyiv’s bid for EU candidate status, even as Russia shelled frontline Ukrainian cities and cut back gas supplies to the West. With the European Commission’s … Read more