Judges in Florida and Kentucky have moved to block those states from enforcing bans or restrictions on abortion after the US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe vs Wade decision.
Businessinsider.co.za | Satellite images taken after Ukraine regained control of Snake Island showed destruction left behind by Russian troops
Russia said its troops had left the island as a “gesture of goodwill.” Ukraine said their missile campaign drove them out.
Businessinsider.co.za | Texas educators’ group suggests slavery be taught as ‘involuntary relocation’ to 2nd graders
The group proposed that students compare “journeys to America,” including the “involuntary relocation of African people during colonial times.”
The environmental impacts from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could be felt far longer than the war itself.
Businessinsider.co.za | North Korea says ‘alien things’ near the South Korean border are to blame for its 1st Covid-19 outbreak
Residents have been warned to “vigilantly deal with alien things coming by wind and other climate phenomena and balloons” along the borders.
The suspected driver of a truck packed with dozens of migrants who died in blazing heat during a Texas smuggling attempt was allegedly under the influence of methamphetamine when police encountered him, a US lawmaker told Reuters.
No deaths or serious injures are reported, but authorities are searching for people who may be missing.
Businessinsider.co.za | Fire raging toward Machu Picchu, and authorities say it’s ‘not been possible to get it under control’
The fire has been hard to combat because Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world, is so remote, authorities told Reuters.
At least 17 people have been killed and dozens wounded in missile strikes on Ukraine’s Odessa region, a day after Russian troops abandoned positions on a strategic island.
Businessinsider.co.za | Trump’s Truth Social struggled to hire tech workers because it wanted right-wing staffers
Trump Media and Technology Group screened workers for their political views and avoided left-wing job candidates, sources told Reuters.
Businessinsider.co.za | People are waiting in line for days to get gas in Sri Lanka as the country’s economic crisis deepens
Sri Lanka is facing one of the worst economic crises in modern history, with its government lacking the funds to buy even one tanker of oil in May.
Two teenagers bonded over high school Model United Nations. A decade later, one is in self-exile. The other waits for her and their other friends to return to the Hong Kong they once knew.
Russia’s economy is weathering sanctions over the war in Ukraine, but tough times may be ahead, according to an assessment from experts.
Businessinsider.co.za | As Sweden’s and Finland’s NATO bids move forward, the alliance is already eyeing their fighter jets
Sweden and Finland will bring “quite a bit of capability and capacity to the alliance from Day One,” the US’s top general in Europe said this spring.
New Zealand has become more sensitive to threats from the far right after a white supremacist killed 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch in 2019.
Griner, 31, was arrested on Feb. 17, after authorities at a Moscow area airport allegedly found cannabis vape cartridges in her luggage
More than 300,000 civilians were killed in one decade in Syria, the “highest estimate yet of conflict-related deaths” in a civil war that started in 2011, according to the United Nations.
Video of the pre-dawn attack showed the charred remains of buildings in the Ukrainian port city.
The ex-security chief was essentially handpicked by Beijing and is set to prioritise law enforcement.
The court said Nupur Sharma’s comments sparked religious and diplomatic tensions for India.
China’s president says the “one country, two systems” framework is working — even as recent changes have all but eliminated dissenting voices in the territory.