Spain and Morocco aim to restore the difficult relationship at the Rabat summit

Spain and Morocco aim to restore the difficult relationship at the Rabat summit

Spain and Morocco hold first summit in eight years Relations long strained by illegal migration issue Expected to sign up to 20 trade and investment agreements RABAT, 2 February (Reuters) – Spain and Morocco have agreed to put aside their differences, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday, as they seek to mend a … Read more

Ukraine warns Russia that 500,000 troops are gathering at the border for offensive

Ukraine warns Russia that 500,000 troops are gathering at the border for offensive

Ukraine warns Moscow is regrouping hundreds of thousands of troops at the border for a massive new offensive just weeks before the first anniversary of the Russian invasion. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivered a grim message to the West on Thursday when he predicted that the Kremlin was building up its troops to “revenge”. “Now … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy tells Fox News that the Russian offensive has already begun

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy tells Fox News that the Russian offensive has already begun

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Thursday he believes Russia has already launched its expected offensive in the east, but also noted that it is a “complicated” situation. “The situation on the front lines is complicated,” he said in a sit-down interview with Fox News’ Trey Yingst. “Russia is preparing for the rematch. We can … Read more

Putin calls on Stalingrad to predict victory over the ‘new Nazism’ in Ukraine

Putin calls on Stalingrad to predict victory over the ‘new Nazism’ in Ukraine

Russian president speaks in Volgograd Eighty years have passed since the Soviet victory in Stalingrad Putin draws parallels with Russia’s campaign in Ukraine This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. VOLGOGRAD, Russia, Feb. 2 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin summoned the spirit of the Soviet … Read more

Guantanamo detainee Majid Khan is released

Guantanamo detainee Majid Khan is released

Comment on this story Remark A Guantanamo Bay detainee long held on CIA black sites and held for more than 15 years in Cuba’s top security facility was released in Belize on Thursday, the man’s lawyers said. The resettlement of Majid Khan, who signed a cooperation agreement with the government in 2012, marked the first … Read more

Pakistan says the attacker at a mosque wore a police uniform and broke through security on the motorcycle

Pakistan says the attacker at a mosque wore a police uniform and broke through security on the motorcycle

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb. 2 (Reuters) – The suicide bomber who killed more than 100 people this week at a mosque on a police compound in the Pakistani city of Peshawar wore a police uniform and entered the high-security area on a motorcycle, a provincial official said. police chief said Thursday. Moazzam Jah Ansari, police chief … Read more

Russia hits civilian targets again, EU officials visit Kiev

Russia hits civilian targets again, EU officials visit Kiev

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles hit residential areas in an eastern Ukrainian city for the second time in 24 hours on Thursday, as top European Union officials held talks with the government in Kyiv over the war with Russia is approaching the one-year milestone. The latest attacks in Kramatorsk came as rescue crews searched … Read more

There have been attacks in Kramatorsk today. Here are some pictures of the destruction.

There have been attacks in Kramatorsk today.  Here are some pictures of the destruction.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, in Strasbourg, France on January 18. (Philipp von Ditfurth/picture-alliance/dpa/AP) A joint summit between the European Union and Ukraine to be held in Kiev on Friday is “a very strong signal” of support, a senior EU official said in a briefing ahead of the meeting. Speaking to … Read more

Kramatorsk attack: Russian missile attack sends terrified civilians looking for shelter

Kramatorsk attack: Russian missile attack sends terrified civilians looking for shelter

Kramatorsk, Ukraine CNN — A new barrage of rockets swept through the eastern Ukraine city of Kramatorsk on Thursday, sending flames and thick plumes into the sky as screaming civilians rushed for shelter. A CNN team had just arrived and heard the first incoming attack on Kramatorsk. CNN saw the second strike, with two strikes … Read more