Third launch attempt for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft

The Starliner is due to dock with the ISS about 24 hours after launch and deliver over 500 pounds (226 kg) of cargo – including food and provisions such as clothing and sleeping bags for the current crew on the station. American aerospace giant Boeing is making a third attempt to reach the International Space … Read more

Ukrainian steelworks troops surrender as Russian soldier apologizes

US President Joe Biden welcomes Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson to the White House Russia said on Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian soldiers surrendered this week at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, showing some emerging from crutches after a desperate battle that has become emblematic of the nearly three-month war. The … Read more

Tom Cruise brings his passion for the big screen to Cannes

Tom Cruise spoke about his passion for cinema as he made his first visit in 30 years to the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday for the release of “Top Gun: Maverick”. The French Air Force’s screening team streaked across the sky on the red carpet as the stars headed for the screening of the long-awaited … Read more

Tom Cruise brings his passion for the big screen to Cannes

Tom Cruise spoke about his passion for cinema as he made his first visit in 30 years to the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday for the release of “Top Gun: Maverick”. The French Air Force’s screening team streaked across the sky on the red carpet as the stars headed for the screening of the long-awaited … Read more

Russian pleads guilty, Ukraine holds first war crimes trial

A 21-year-old Russian soldier pleaded guilty Wednesday to the cold-blooded murder of a Ukrainian civilian, as Kiev began a court settlement over alleged atrocities after nearly three months of war. Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since the February 24 Russian invasion came as President Vladimir Putin was also forced to reckon with the prospect of … Read more

Biden attacks white supremacist ‘poison’ after racist shooting

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden on Tuesday called what he called the “poison” of the white supremacist ideology behind a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and said racism was being … Read more

Biden visits racist shooting site

US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed on Tuesday at the site of America’s latest mass shooting, warning that the white supremacist ideology that motivates the alleged shooter … Read more

Biden visits racist shooting site

US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed on Tuesday at the site of America’s latest mass shooting, warning that the white supremacist ideology that motivates the alleged shooter … Read more

Sweden enters ‘new era’ with NATO offer

Sweden will apply for NATO membership, says Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson Sweden officially announced on Monday that it will apply for NATO membership as a deterrent against Russian aggression, entering a “new era” and reversing two centuries of military non-alignment. “The government has decided to inform NATO that Sweden wants to become a member … Read more

NATO guarantees unlimited military support to Ukraine against Russia

A destroyed Russian tank stands next to a destroyed house in the village of Mala Rogan, east of Kharkiv, Ukraine. NATO on Sunday pledged unlimited military support to Ukraine, while Finland hailed its “historic” bid to join the alliance and Sweden’s ruling party said it supported a joint application for membership. Sweden’s ruling party said … Read more