Russia is baffled by the “expensive” fight for Bakhmut, Ukraine

The Russian military is pouring its resources into capturing the small city of Bakhmut, baffling intelligence analysts who say the city in eastern Ukraine is of little strategic importance. Russian forces are trying to encircle the city in the Donetsk region, one of four regions Russia has claimed as its own. But Bakhmut, which had … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former intelligence chief as new army chief

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – Pakistan On Thursday, former intelligence chief Lieutenant-General Syed Asim Munir was named army chief in the South Asian country, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid a heated debate over the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s top general and former head of the Internal Intelligence … Read more

Revealing the stories of the Ukrainian resistance after the withdrawal of Kherson

near the city of Kherson, Ukraine CNN – Two Russian soldiers were walking down a Kherson street on a spring evening in early March, just days after Moscow captured the city. The temperature that night was still below zero and the electricity went out, leaving the town in complete darkness as the soldiers returned to … Read more

G20, APEC and ASEAN: World leaders have wrapped up three summits in Asia – with Russia firmly on the sidelines

Bangkok, Thailand CNN – The big three tops world leaders What has happened across Asia in the past week has made one thing clear: Vladimir Putin Marginalized now on the world stage. Putin who Attack on Ukraine For the past nine months, the European country has devastated and disrupted the global economy, refusing to attend … Read more

Russell Wayne Newcomb, MD | Idaho

Twin Falls – Russell Wayne Newcomb was born on March 12, 1935, in Pocatello, Idaho, to Wayne and Marjorie “Peg” Newcomb. He grew up on a farm near Diclo with two younger brothers, Bruce and Mark. He attended primary school in Diclo and Burleigh and graduated from Robert High School in 1953. He graduated from … Read more

South Korean officials say North Korea is launching intercontinental ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan

Seoul, South Korea CNN – North Korea On Friday, it launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), in the second missile test by the Kim Jong Un regime in two days, in actions described as unacceptable by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The ICBM was launched at around 10:15 a.m. local time from Sunan District in … Read more

Before Xi’s meeting, Biden invites China – Politico

PHnom Penh, Cambodia – US President Joe Biden offered a full US commitment to Southeast Asian nations on Saturday, pledging at a Cambodia summit to help stand against China’s growing dominance in the region – without mentioning the other superpower by name. Chinese President Xi Jinping was not in the hall at the summit of … Read more

Kherson: No water, no electricity, no internet – only ecstasy in the newly liberated Ukrainian city

Kherson, Ukraine CNN – For eight months, the residents of the Ukrainian city of Kherson have been living under brutal Russian occupation. But on Friday, Ukrainian forces overran the city and Russian forces retreated to the east. Residents have no water, no internet, and little power. But as the CNN crew rolled into town on … Read more

Biden arrives in Cambodia to meet Asian allies before Xi’s meeting

Phnom Penh, Cambodia CNN – President Joe Biden arrived in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday morning local time For a series of summits and meetings Between the President of the United States and the leaders of Southeast Asian countries. Come weekend of meetings in Cambodia before The G20 summit expected next week In Indonesia, where he … Read more

White House gets ‘Goldilocks’ jobs report as they look to offset the economy

CNN – As White House officials prepare for the latest jobs report ahead of the midterm elections due to be released Friday morning, the last thing they want to see is the explosive employment number. It is the political paradox that overshadowed the last major A piece of economic data before Election Day – One … Read more