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Shoigu Says Russia Has No Need to Use Nuclear Weapons in Ukraine

Shoigu Says Russia Has No Need to Use Nuclear Weapons in Ukraine

Russia has "no need" to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, its defense minister said on Tuesday, describing media speculation that Moscow might deploy nuclear or chemical weapons in the conflict as "absolute lies".

Militant Group Claims to Have Killed Wagner Mercenaries in Mali

Militant Group Claims to Have Killed Wagner Mercenaries in Mali

An Al-Qaeda-affiliated militant group claimed to have killed four mercenaries from the Russian private security group Wagner in an ambush in central Mali, the SITE Intelligence monitoring group said Monday. GSIM, the main militant alliance in the Sahel, said it ambushed a group of Wagner soldiers

Russian Shells Slam into Eastern Ukraine; 3 Dead, 20 Hurt

At least three Ukrainian civilians have been killed and 20 others wounded in the latest artillery barrages from the Russian military, Ukrainian officials said Monday.

Fireworks Blast at Yerevan Market Kills 1, Injures 20

Fireworks Blast at Yerevan Market Kills 1, Injures 20

A strong explosion at a fireworks storage area tore through a market in Armenia's capital on Sunday, killing at least one person, injuring 20 others and setting off a large fire. The city mayor’s office said there were an unknown number of people trapped under rubble.

Salman Rushdie ‘On the Road to Recovery,’ Agent Says

Salman Rushdie ‘On the Road to Recovery,’ Agent Says

Salman Rushdie is "on the road to recovery," his agent confirmed Sunday, two days after the author of "The Satanic Verses" suffered serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in upstate New York.

UN-Chartered Ship in Ukraine Readying for Journey to Africa

UN-Chartered Ship in Ukraine Readying for Journey to Africa

The United Nations-chartered ship MV Brave Commander will depart Ukraine for Africa in coming days after it finishes loading more than 23,0000 tons of wheat in the Ukrainian port of Pivdennyi, a UN official said.

Man who Attacked Salman Rushdie Charged with Attempted Murder, Assault

Man who Attacked Salman Rushdie Charged with Attempted Murder, Assault

The man suspected of attacking novelist Salman Rushdie on Friday has been charged with attempted murder and assault, US prosecutors said on Saturday. "The individual responsible for the attack yesterday, Hadi Matar, has now been formally charged with Attempted Murder in the Second Degree and Assa

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