Scores injured as magnitude-6.3 earthquake hits western Iran

Iran said on Sunday that no fatalities had been reported but that about 200 people were injured after an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near its western border with Iraq, Iranian state TV reported. The tremor was also felt in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and in Kuwait. “About 200 to 210 people have been injured… Read More Scores injured as magnitude-6.3 earthquake hits western Iran

Russia blocks Ukrainian naval vessels from entering Sea of Azov

Russia stopped three Ukrainian navy vessels from entering the Sea of Azov via the Kerch Strait on Sunday by placing a huge cargo ship beneath a Russian-controlled bridge, with officials from both countries accusing the other of provocative behavior. A bilateral treaty gives both countries the right to use the sea, which lies between them… Read More Russia blocks Ukrainian naval vessels from entering Sea of Azov

Thousands hold rally in Spain to protest violence against women

Tens of thousands of protesters, many wearing purple, marched through Madrid and other Spanish cities on Sunday to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Protesters chanted slogans and carried signs reading ‘For Those Who Aren’t With Us’ and ‘Justice’. In Madrid, the protest ended with a reading of the names… Read More Thousands hold rally in Spain to protest violence against women