Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday the situation in Donbas will radically change from the legal point of view, including in the security domain, after the referendum on joining Russia. "The situation will change radically from a legal point of view, from the point of view of international law ... .
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President Putin’s declaration of partial mobilisation is a sign of the utter failure of Russia’s Ukraine strategy since February’s invasion ... It is also because he feared – rightly – a backlash from the Russian public.
Cubans have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in a groundbreaking national referendum, the country's National Electoral Council announced Monday. Voters in Sunday’s referendum approved a new 100-page family code ... On Monday, PresidentMiguel Díaz-Canel celebrated the measure's passage, tweeting, "Love is now the law." ... .
TikTok is facing the prospect of a £27m fine for failing to protect the privacy of children, the UK’s data watchdog has said. An investigation conducted by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found the video-sharing app may have breached data protection law between May 2018 and July 2020 ... He said the ICO had several ongoing investigations ... .
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The war in Ukraine and its global fallout transfixed the meeting of world leaders at the U.N.General Assembly this year. When it wasn’t out front, it lurked in the background of virtually every speech ... And U.N ... He warned of starvation, destabilization of nations, riots, and mass migration if help doesn't arrive quickly ... U.S ... ___.
An Arizona woman is accused of smuggling hundreds of illegal immigrants into the US after they coughed up as much as $15,000 a pop to get across the border, authorities say ... The caller said there were “multiple people kidnapped including her husband,” police said ... ....
En los cuatro territorios ucranianos que Rusia busca anexionarse el "sí" llevaba clara ventaja en seudoreferendos rechazados por Ucrania y Occidente. Jornada de votación del seudoreferendo en Donezk... Al mismo tiempo comenzó el recuento en las regiones cuatro regiones ucranianas concernidas por los referendos de anexión a Rusia ... Putin ... . .
The US urged the Iranian government to respect women's freedoms Tuesday amid days of ongoing mass protests. The demonstrations were triggered by the Sept. 16 death of Mahsa Amini, who died after being taken into police custody for alleged violations of Iran's mandated Islamic dress code ... "Women in Iran have the right to wear what they want ... .
A Spanish court has ruled that Colombian superstar Shakira should stand trial for alleged tax fraud. The singer is accused of having pretended that, while living in Spain, she pretended to live elsewhere ... .
BEIRUT, Lebanon—. Lebanon’s parliament speaker on Tuesday summoned lawmakers for a session this week to elect the country’s next president, offering a glimmer of hope for a political step forward even as chaos roils this Mideast nation. Parliament is to convene on Thursday, according to a memo from the speaker, Nabih Berri... .
“The dinosaurs didn’t have a space program to help them know what was coming, but we do,” NASA’s senior climate adviser Katherine Calvin said, referring to the mass extinction 66 million years ago believed to have been caused by a major asteroid impact, volcanic eruptions or both.