STOP THE “SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE AND DEATH” IN UKRAINE, POPE FRANCIS ‘BEGS’ PUTIN

Sun 02 October 2022: Pope Francis said he is haunted by “rivers of blood and tears” and has made a direct appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt the “spiral of violence and death” in Ukraine. In a speech devoted to Ukraine in St. Peter’s Square, the head of the Catholic Church also denounced […]

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS TO SHAPE THE COUNTRY’S FUTURE

Observers are deployed throughout the country to assess the elections. Sun 02 October 2022: Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens head to the polls Sunday to choose lawmakers at the canton, entity, and national levels, as well as the three members of the Presidential Council. More than 5,900 ballot boxes across the country open at 7 a.m. local time (0500GMT) […]

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HIGH RUSSIAN LOSSES ON EXIT FROM LYMAN -BRITISH INTELLIGENCE

Sun 02 October 2022: According to British military intelligence, Russia’s forces are believed to have sustained significant losses as they withdrew from Lyman, a strategically significant town in eastern Ukraine. The British Defence Ministry’s daily brief stated on Sunday that the town in the Donetsk region was “likely being defended by undermanned elements of Russia’s […]

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INDONESIA STADIUM TRAGEDY: AT LEAST 174 KILLED AFTER RIOT AND STAMPEDE (VIDEO)

Sun 02 October 2022: At least 174 people have died in a fatal football stampede after Arema FC lost 3-2 to Persebaya Surabaya in a home game on Saturday night at Kanjuruhan Stadium in East Java, Indonesia, Deputy East Java Governor Emil Dardak told local media on Sunday. A police statement said supporters of the […]

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RUSSIA SAYS ITS TROOPS WITHDREW FROM UKRAINE’S LYMAN TO AVOID ENCIRCLEMENT

Sat 01 October 2022: In order to avoid being surrounded by the Ukrainian army, Russia said on Saturday that its troops had withdrawn from the town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine. “In connection with the creation of a threat of encirclement, allied troops were withdrawn from the settlement of Krasny Liman to more advantageous lines,” […]

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CHECHNYA’S KADYROV CALLS FOR USE OF ‘LOW-YIELD’ NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Sat 01 October 2022: Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Russia’s region of Chechnya, has said that Moscow should consider using a low-yield nuclear weapon in Ukraine after a significant new defeat on the battlefield. In a message on Telegram criticizing Russian commanders for abandoning the east Ukrainian town of Lyman on Saturday, Kadyrov wrote: “In my personal […]

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19 KILLED IN ZAHEDAN ONE OF IRAN’S DEADLIEST CLASHES SINCE PROTESTS BEGAN

Sat 01 October 2022: Iranian protesters and police had a violent confrontation in southeastern Iran, that killed 19 people in one of the deadliest incidents since antigovernment protests began sweeping Iran two weeks ago. The confrontation happened as worshippers from Iran’s Sunni minority left Friday prayers at the Makki Grand Mosque in Zahedan, capital of […]

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ROYAL MAIL STRIKE OVER PAY DISPUTE DISRUPTS DELIVERIES ACROSS UK

Sat 01 October 2022: Royal Mail delivery workers in the United Kingdom went on strike for 48 hours on Friday, citing an escalating pay dispute. Postal deliveries were disrupted across the country as members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) went on strike. According to the union, the walkout by approximately 115,000 of its members […]

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UKRAINE ENCIRCLES THOUSANDS OF RUSSIAN FORCES AROUND LYMAN STRONGHOLD – MILITARY

Sat 01 October 2022: In an ongoing operation, Ukraine has encircled Russian forces around a key Moscow bastion in the eastern town of Lyman, according to a Ukrainian military spokesman on Saturday, Reuters reported. According to Serhii Cherevatyi, spokesman for Ukraine’s eastern forces, Russia’s forces at Lyman totaled between 5,000 and 5,500 soldiers, but the […]

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