May 23, 2024

Kenyan mountaineer dies on Everest as he attempts to summit without supplemental oxygen

Tents of mountaineers are pictured at Everest base camp in the Mount Everest region of Solukhumbu district on April 18, 2024. (Purnima Shrestha/AFP via Getty Images) […]
May 23, 2024

Ukrainian colonel presses for more US arms as his brigade battles Russian onslaught: Reporter’s notebook

ABC News (NEAR KHARKIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s 57th Motorized Brigade is one infantry unit among many battling the new Russian offensive North of Kharkiv, and it […]
May 22, 2024

UNRWA suspends aid to Rafah citing ‘insecurity, lack of supplies’ amid Israel-Hamas war

Jonathan Raa/NurPhoto via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) announced Tuesday it […]
May 22, 2024

US says Israel has made ‘refinements’ to Rafah assault strategy to reduce risks of civilian harm after Biden demands

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden’s national security adviser said Wednesday that Israel has made “refinements” to its military operations in and around Rafah […]
May 22, 2024

Biden’s military pier to deliver aid to Gaza off to slow start

Fogbow (LONDON) — With the crisis in Gaza worsening, a private humanitarian group staffed with former military and intelligence officials stumbled upon a surprising hurdle in […]
May 22, 2024

Utah woman describes ‘terror’ at seeing stepson detained and beaten after DRC coup attempt

ARSENE MPIANA/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The family of a U.S. national detained in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after a failed coup […]
May 22, 2024

Twenty in ICUs after deadly turbulence on Singapore Airlines flight, Bangkok officials say

Officials enter the Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER airplane parked on the tarmac at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok on May 22, 2024. (Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty […]
May 22, 2024

Israel-Gaza live updates: Three European countries to recognize Palestinian state

Palestinians look at the rubble of a family house that was hit overnight in Israeli bombardment in the Tal al-Sultan neighbourhood of Rafah in southern Gaza […]
May 22, 2024

Pentagon: Russia likely launched counter space weapon into low Earth orbit last week

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder holds a press conference at the Pentagon on Oct. 31, 2023 in Arlington, Virginia. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) […]
May 21, 2024

One dead, six critically injured amid ‘severe’ turbulence on Singapore Airlines flight, carrier says

Thinkstock Images/Getty Images (LONDON) —  One person died and dozens of others were left injured after a Singapore Airlines flight encountered “severe” turbulence, the airline said […]