Russia sanctions, energy, food security among top topics at 2022 G7 Summit

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich democracies met for their three-day annual summit this week at a luxury castle resort in the Bavarian Alps in southern Germany. Here are some of the highlights on what the G7 agreed on Tuesday, the final day of the summit: RUSSIA SANCTIONS “We will explore further measures to… Read More Russia sanctions, energy, food security among top topics at 2022 G7 Summit

Western nations pledge more support and weapons for Ukraine

Western nations on Monday pledged unwavering support for Ukraine in the war with Russia, including more sanctions on Moscow and much-needed air defence systems, as Russian forces closed in on the last big city still held by Ukrainian troops in eastern Luhansk province. Leaders of the Group of Seven major democracies, meeting at a summit… Read More Western nations pledge more support and weapons for Ukraine

American leaders unveil plan to tackle regional migrant crisis

U.S. President Joe Biden and fellow leaders from the Western Hemisphere on Friday rolled out a new set of measures to confront the regional migration crisis, seeking to salvage an Americas summit roiled by division. Biden’s aides had touted the migration declaration as a centerpiece of the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas, and 20 countries… Read More American leaders unveil plan to tackle regional migrant crisis

Three dead, fourteen injured following shooting in Chattanooga

Three people were dead and 14 wounded after a shooting near a bar in Chattanooga, Tennessee, police said on Sunday, adding that two people died from gunshot wounds and one person died from injuries after being struck by a vehicle while fleeing the scene. Three victims were injured as they attempted to flee and were… Read More Three dead, fourteen injured following shooting in Chattanooga

At least three dead, eleven injured following mass shooting in Philadelphia

A mass shooting in Philadelphia left at least three people dead and 11 others wounded, police said on Sunday in the latest case of gun violence in the United States after recent massacres in Texas, New York and Oklahoma where dozens died. Multiple shooters opened fire in Philadelphia’s busy South Street area, which has multiple… Read More At least three dead, eleven injured following mass shooting in Philadelphia

North Korea test-fires three ballistic missiles

North Korea fired three missiles on Wednesday, including one thought to be its largest intercontinental ballistic missile, after U.S. President Joe Biden ended an Asia trip where he agreed to new measures to deter the nuclear-armed state. South Korea’s deputy national security adviser, Kim Tae-hyo, said the North also appeared to have conducted multiple experiments… Read More North Korea test-fires three ballistic missiles

Nineteen children, two teachers killed as gunman opens fire at elementary school in Texas

A teenage gunman murdered at least 19 children and two teachers after storming into a Texas elementary school on Tuesday, the latest bout of gun-fueled mass killings in the United States and the nation’s worst school shooting in nearly a decade. The carnage began with the 18-year-old suspect, identified as Salvador Ramos, shooting his own… Read More Nineteen children, two teachers killed as gunman opens fire at elementary school in Texas