KYIV (Reuters) – Britain has accused the Kremlin of wanting to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine, and said Russian intelligence officers had been in contact with former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for a military offensive ... Murayev also poured cold water on the claim in comments to the Observer newspaper. WHO IS YEVHEN MURAYEV?.
RuptlyRuptly is live from Paris on Saturday, January 22, as Yellow Vests hold a new round of protests against the COVID-19 ‘vaccine pass' and other measures taken by the French government in order to try to curb the ongoing spread of the virus.
Police have fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters near the European Commission’s headquarters in Brussels after a protest involving some 50,000 people opposing COVID-19 restrictions turned violent ... Some protesters let off fireworks as police advanced in force into a nearby park where large groups of demonstrators had gathered ... .
Nevertheless, speculation soon ran rife that they were all examples of a single “syndrome,” and that American diplomats were being targeted by some sort of unknown microwave emitter designed to fry peoples’ brains.
OUAGADOUGOU. Gunfire rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday, the government said, but it denied the military had seized power ... (0500 GMT), a Reuters reporter said. The reporter later saw soldiers firing into the air in the camp, and the air base close to Ouagadougou airport ... STREET PROTESTS ... .
At least 120 people have been killed in ongoing battles between US-backed, Kurdish-led forces and ISIL (ISIS) fighters after an attack on a Syrian prison ... ISIL claimed responsibility for the prison break on its Amaq media mouthpiece on Friday ... Al Jazeera could not independently verify the authenticity of the footage ... Freeing comrades ... .
The temperature is dropping to below zero in western Afghanistan and Delaram Rahmati is struggling to find food for her eight children. Since leaving the family home in the country’s Badghis province four years ago, the Rahmatis have been living in a mud hut with a plastic roof in one of Herat city’s slums ...There are no jobs ... Photograph ... Photograph ... .
Ancon, Peru, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 23rd Jan, 2022 ) .Thousands of barrels of crude oil that were spilled off Peru's central coast have taken a grim toll. dead birds adrift in the sea and irate fishermen stuck on the docks ... For fisherman Bernardo Espinoza, the disaster couldn't have come at a worse time ... ....