War between Russia and Ukraine at a glance: what we know on day 344 of the invasion | Ukraine

War between Russia and Ukraine at a glance: what we know on day 344 of the invasion |  Ukraine

Russia is planning a major offensive to mark the one-year anniversary of the war in Ukraine on February 24, Russian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said. Speaking to French media, Reznikov warned that Russia would call on a large contingent of mobilized troops. Referring to Russia’s general mobilization of 300,000 conscript soldiers last September, he claimed … Read more

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

CNN — Andrew Tate, the controversial former kickboxer turned social media influencer, and his brother Tristan have lost their appeal and will be held in Romania on charges of human trafficking and rape, CNN affiliate Antena 3 reported Wednesday. The brothers will remain in the custody of the Bucharest police until February 27, reported Antena … Read more

Russia advances in eastern Ukraine, attack on apartments kills civilians

Russia advances in eastern Ukraine, attack on apartments kills civilians

Russian strike destroys apartment building; 3 dead – officials Zelenskiy gives a gloomy assessment of the Russian offensive in the east Zelenskiy promises more anti-corruption measures New Russian offensive could begin on February 24 – Minister of Ukraine KYIV, Feb. 2 (Reuters) – Fighting on the frontlines in eastern Ukraine “has toughened” as Russian troops … Read more

Australia will not print King Charles III on $5 notes, removing monarchy from banknotes

Australia will not print King Charles III on  notes, removing monarchy from banknotes

Neil Cavuto and Ashley Webster of FOX Business discuss Queen Elizabeth II’s impact on the nation’s finances. Australia’s central bank announced on Thursday that it will replace the image on the $5 note with an indigenous design instead of a portrait of King Charles III after switching currency with the late Queen Elizabeth II. The … Read more

The Philippines grants the US more access to bases amid concerns about China

The Philippines grants the US more access to bases amid concerns about China

Philippines, US agree to add four locations under EDCA Agreement comes about amid tensions in the South China Sea, over Taiwan EDCA allows US access to Philippine military bases MANILA, Feb. 2 (Reuters) – The Philippines has granted the United States expanded access to its military bases, its defense chiefs said on Thursday, amid mounting … Read more

How to get away from the cruise ship crowds

How to get away from the cruise ship crowds

Canadian Tammy Cecco was not a fan of cruising. “The thought of being on a ship with thousands of other people and not being able to get out,” she said, “I wanted to avoid.” That didn’t change when Cecco, a travel magazine publisher, boarded a surprise cruise her husband had booked to renew their vows … Read more

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The United States and the Philippines on Thursday announced plans to expand the U.S. military presence in the Southeast Asian nation, with access to four additional bases, to counter China’s increasingly aggressive moves against Taiwan. to startle and in the disputed South China Sea. The agreement was reached while US Secretary … Read more