Ukraine President Zelensky tells West ‘Stop playing’ with Russia, end war

Ukraine President Zelensky tells West ‘Stop playing’ with Russia, end war

President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the West to stop playing around with Russia and impose tougher sanctions on Moscow to end its “senseless war” in Ukraine, adding his country would remain independent, the only question was at what price. Zelensky’s criticism of the West has mounted in recent days as the European Union moves slowly towards … Read more

Seth Green’s animated show in crisis after scammer stole and sold copyright character Bored Ape

Seth Green’s animated show in crisis after scammer stole and sold copyright character Bored Ape

Actor Seth Green has fallen victim to a bizarre theft which saw a copyrighted digital artwork of a monkey stolen from him by scammers – plunging an upcoming TV series featuring the creature into chaos. The actor, 48, was using the artwork – which is known as a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) – of an animated … Read more

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road | Business and Economy News

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road |  Business and Economy News

As petrol prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

As playoff run ends, Luka Doncic says improving his defense can take Dallas Mavericks ‘to the next level’

As playoff run ends, Luka Doncic says improving his defense can take Dallas Mavericks ‘to the next level’

SAN FRANCISCO – Luka Doncic’s initial reaction to the end of the longest playoff run of his young NBA career was to express disappointment in himself. “I do not like losing, especially like this,” Doncic said after the Dallas Mavericks were eliminated Thursday night with a 120-110 Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors. … Read more

China’s Pacific tour sparks hopes, fears in tiny island nations | Business and Economy News

China’s Pacific tour sparks hopes, fears in tiny island nations |  Business and Economy News

At a carefully choreographed press conference in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a promise that will be bookmarked by diplomats and analysts in capitals around the world. Beijing, he said, had “no intention” of building a military base in the Pacific nation. A month after China and the … Read more

China’s Pacific tour sparks hopes, fears in tiny island nations | Business and Economy News

China’s Pacific tour sparks hopes, fears in tiny island nations |  Business and Economy News

At a carefully choreographed press conference in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a promise that will be bookmarked by diplomats and analysts in capitals around the world. Beijing, he said, had “no intention” of building a military base in the Pacific nation. A month after China and the … Read more

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road | Business and Economy News

As petrol prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

‘I’m 22, I lost 22’: Gaza bombing survivor paints to grieve loss | Gaza News

Gaza City – “I am 22, I lost 22 people”. Zainab al-Qolaq’s words opened her first art exhibition in Gaza, with nine paintings that depict her tragic story. Al-Qolaq lost 22 members of her family, including her mother, her only sister and two of her brothers, during the Israeli military offensive on Gaza last May. … Read more

Gambian government says it will prosecute exiled ex-ruler Jammeh | Courts News

The Gambian government has said it will prosecute former President Yahya Jammeh for murder, rape, torture and other alleged crimes committed during his more than 20-year rule. The Ministry of Justice said on Wednesday that it accepted all but two of the 265 recommendations made by a commission that probed alleged crimes committed by the … Read more