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A major international crisis has erupted as United States soldier Travis King fled to North Korea, creating significant concerns for the US government and sparking heightened tensions between the two nations. The situation has raised questions about the motives behind his defection and the potential national security implications for both countries. Now, US military scrambles to determine fate of soldier who fled to North Korea.
Police commissioner tells CNN about Gilgo Beach serial killings suspect’s family. According to the information provided by the police commissioner, the suspect's family has expressed a mix of emotions in response to the ongoing investigation.
Tragic floods claim lives of 5 in southeastern Pennsylvania, 2 children remain missing identified as Matilda "Mattie" Sheils, 2, and her 9-month-old brother, Conrad Sheils, who vanished after being swept away by turbulent floodwaters during the intense flooding that engulfed parts of the region on Saturday evening.
Late Saturday night, a strong 7.2-magnitude earthquake near Alaska Peninsula triggers brief tsunami warning, approximately 55 miles southwest of Sand Point, Alaska. The quake, initially reported as a 7.4 magnitude by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), occurred at around 10:48 p.m. local time, shaking the region and triggering concerns of a potential tsunami.
A Russian general fired for criticizing military leadership, accuses Shoigu of treason. In a stunning revelation, Major General Ivan Popov, the commander of Russia's 58th Combined Arms Army deployed in Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia region, has accused senior military leadership of treason and claims that he was fired for raising concerns about the challenging conditions faced by Russian forces on the frontline. The recent development comes amidst escalating tensions within the warring factions of Russia's military command.
North Korea fired a Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday, raising concerns about a potential new round of confrontation with Washington and its allies.
Catastrophic flooding swamped Vermont’s capital due to intense storms in Northeast. The torrential rain and excessive rainfall overwhelmed local infrastructure, turning streets into rivers and prompting widespread evacuations and closures. This unforeseen natural disaster has garnered significant attention due to its destructive impact on communities and the challenges it presents for recovery efforts.
The prospect of Russian mercenaries from the notorious Wagner group moving to Belarus has put Poland on high alert. In response to fears of potential trouble, Poland heightens border security amid concerns over Russian Wagner group in Belarus, transforming the once unassuming border with Belarus into a fortified barrier consisting of tall metal fencing, thermal cameras, and spotlights.
After being reported missing, the body of a journalist working for a prominent Mexican newspaper, journalist Luis Sánchez's body found in Nayarit, Mexico, underscoring the risky environment faced by journalists in the country. Luis Martín Sánchez Íñiguez, 59, an esteemed journalist working for La Jornada, had been reported missing earlier in the week, sending shockwaves through the journalism community.
A federal magistrate judge reveals more of Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit used by the FBI to obtain a search warrant for Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald J. Trump's private club and residence in Florida. The newly revealed details provide insights into the surveillance footage and actions of Walt Nauta, a personal aide to Mr. Trump, who was observed moving boxes in and out of a storage room just before federal prosecutors arrived to collect any sensitive records remaining in the former president's possession.
The US Secret Service is currently investigating a concerning incident at the White House. The White House evacuated briefly after cocaine discovery on the premises on Sunday night. The incident occurred in the West Wing, which encompasses significant areas such as the Oval Office and working spaces for presidential aides and staff. As a precautionary measure, a brief evacuation was conducted.
Palestinian gunmen ‘fortified’ Jenin mosque, dug tunnel underneath. This action has raised concerns and drawn the attention of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). IDF has discovered that the mosque in question was fortified by Palestinian gunmen. The report suggests that the gunmen used sandbags and other materials to strengthen the mosque's structure, turning it into a defensive position.
Fierce fighting erupts as Ukraine reports Russian troop advancement on Sunday in several areas in the east of the country. However, Ukrainian forces made some progress in the south. Deputy Defence Minister Ganna Maliar confirmed that Russian troops were advancing near Avdiivka, Mariinka, Lyman, and Svatove.
CIA director met Zelensky on trip to Ukraine. The meeting was significant as it involved discussions with Ukrainian intelligence counterparts and occurred amidst the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War and the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.
A French fighter jet intercept results in drug downpour on countryside region of France over the weekend, leading to a startling sequence of events involving the disposal of suspected drugs. According to security and air force sources, the pilot of the small aircraft resorted to throwing out more than a dozen bags of illicit substances to evade capture.
Protests and unrest erupted in the Paris region overnight after police shot dead a 17-year-old who failed to stop when ordered to by traffic police. The incident, which took place in Nanterre, just west of Paris, made Paris furious as police shoot and kill teenager during traffic stop. This triggered a series of demonstrations and resulted in 31 arrests. The teenager, identified as Nahel, tragically lost his life due to bullet wounds in the chest, despite the intervention of emergency services.
Switzerland, renowned for its stunning Alpine landscapes and diplomatic neutrality, has become a focal point for Russian espionage activities in Europe. The country's main intelligence agency, the NDB, revealed in its annual report, published on Monday, that the Swiss uncover dozens of Russian spies masquerading as diplomats in Alpine nation at the Russian embassy in Bern and its mission to the United Nations in Geneva. This alarming discovery has established Switzerland as a prominent hotspot for Russian intelligence operations on the European continent.
Australia's high court rejects Russia's attempt to stop eviction of embassy from a site in Canberra, the capital city. This decision came after a man who had been occupying the block in a portable cabin as an act of Russian defiance left the premises. High Court Justice Jayne Jagot characterized Russia's legal challenge as weak, stating that a serious question to be tried was difficult to identify.
In a resounding victory, Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has emerged triumphant in the country's second election in a month. Mitsotakis declared that his party, New Democracy (ND), has received a "strong mandate" from the Greek people to pursue a path of rapid change and progress. With the majority of votes counted, ND secured an impressive 40.5% of the vote, a staggering lead of nearly 23 points over the centre-left party Syriza. Addressing his jubilant supporters in Athens, the Greek Elections Mitsotakis celebrates conservative victory and promises reform.
Dozens injured in Central Paris gas explosion and caused significant damage to the surrounding area. About 270 firefighters were dispatched to the site near Rue Saint Jacques in the city's fifth arrondissement and contained the blaze within two hours, according to Paris police chief Laurent Nunez.
Only 12 hours remain to rescue missing Titanic submarine, banging sounds detected, leaving everyone with hope for the rescue mission. The Canadian aircraft, engaged in the search operation, recently detected intermittent "banging" sounds from the vicinity of the sub's last known location in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the US Coast Guard.
In a startling incident, a search operation underway for missing submersible at Titanic wreck site. The vessel's disappearance has raised concerns about the safety of deep-sea exploration and has prompted authorities to mobilize resources to locate the missing submersible and its occupants.
On June 19, 2023, a deadly raid by Israeli forces took place in the Jenin refugee camp, located in the West Bank. Five Palestinians killed in Israeli military raid in Jenin and several others left injured. The incident has further heightened tensions in the region and sparked international concern.
In a high-profile diplomatic effort, Putin meets with African leaders to discuss Ukraine peace plan. The meeting aimed to gather support and engage African countries in finding a resolution to the crisis.