The court considers whether the US can seize a Russian yacht in Fiji

The court considers whether the US can seize a Russian yacht in Fiji

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – At Lautoka harbor in the heart of Fiji’s sugar cane region, five US federal agents boarded the Russian-owned Amadea, a luxurious superyacht the length of a football field. “They want to take 20 crew and sail east!” the ship’s captain wrote in a frantic May 5 WhatsApp message to lawyer Feizal … Read more

Europe’s push to cut Russian gas faces a race against winter

Europe’s push to cut Russian gas faces a race against winter

While Europeans bask in the warmth of spring, governments are in a race against winter. Europe is trying to cut use of Russian natural gas because of the war in Ukrainebut still find enough fuel to keep the lights on and homes warm before it gets cold again. That has sent officials and utilities racing … Read more

Elections in Lebanon, does political change stand a chance? | Elections News

Elections in Lebanon, does political change stand a chance?  |  Elections News

Beirut, Lebanon – As Lebanon’s election frenzy cools down, the country has awoken to a new chapter in its dizzying political history. After Sunday’s election result, shifts in the balance of power in the country’s 128-seat parliament and its fragile sectarian power-sharing system have occurred. Lawmakers who for many decades were constant variables in Lebanon’s … Read more

The court considers whether the US can seize a Russian yacht in Fiji

The court considers whether the US can seize a Russian yacht in Fiji

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – At Lautoka harbor in the heart of Fiji’s sugar cane region, five US federal agents boarded the Russian-owned Amadea, a luxurious superyacht the length of a football field. “They want to take 20 crew and sail east!” the ship’s captain wrote in a frantic May 5 WhatsApp message to lawyer Feizal … Read more

Twenty-five ethnic Pamiris killed by security forces in Tajikistan protests | Global development

Twenty-five ethnic Pamiris killed by security forces in Tajikistan protests |  Global development

At least 25 people were killed on Wednesday by security forces in Tajikistan during a protest in the autonomous region of Gorno-Badakhshan (GBAO), where the Tajik regime has targeted the Pamiri ethnic minority. The deaths mark an escalation of violence in the region. Conflict between the central government and the Pamiri has continued for decades, … Read more

Ukrainian troops surrendering at Mariupol registered as POWs

Ukrainian troops surrendering at Mariupol registered as POWs

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Hundreds more Ukrainian fighters who made their stand inside Mariupol’s bombed-out steel plant, bringing the total to over 1,700, Russia said Thursday, amid international fears about the fate of the prisoners in Moscow’s hands. The Red Cross worked to register the soldiers as prisoners of war in a step toward ensuring … Read more

Dolphins use healing properties of coral, study suggests

Dolphins use healing properties of coral, study suggests

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN – In the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt, bottlenose dolphins were spotted in 2009 doing something unusual. They lined up to rub their bodies against coral. They were choosy about which type … Read more