CNN team visits key city of Lyman, hours after Ukraine regains control from Russian forces | CNN

Lyman, Ukraine CNN – The ghostly emptiness of the streets of Lemon The city has strategic importance in eastern Ukraine. There are no signs of Russian army Sunday at all – some damaged Russian tanks, or Russian dead, or Russian prisoners. Members of the Ukrainian National Guard from the Dnipro-1 unit roam some streets in … Read more

Four occupied Ukraine regions begin vote on joining Russia

Four parts of Russian-occupied Ukraine have begun holding referendums, which Kiev denounced as illegal, paving the way for Moscow to formally annex about 15 percent of Ukrainian territory. Voting will continue until September 27 in the self-proclaimed “Independent Republic”, which has been under the control of Moscow-backed separatists since 2014, as well as in the … Read more

Myanmar junta detains former UK ambassador Vicky Bowman | CNN

CNN – The of the United Kingdom The former ambassador to Myanmar has reportedly been detained by the country’s military personnel. According to local media outlets and a person in Yangon with knowledge of the situation, Vicky Bowman was detained on Wednesday night along with her husband, Myanmar national Haten Lin. Myanmar’s military government has … Read more

Myanmar junta detains former UK ambassador Vicky Bowman | CNN

CNN – The of the United Kingdom The former ambassador to Myanmar has reportedly been detained by the country’s military personnel. According to local media outlets and a person in Yangon with knowledge of the situation, Vicky Bowman was detained on Wednesday night along with her husband, Myanmar national Haten Lin. Myanmar’s military government has … Read more

N Korea fires cruise missiles, as US and Seoul prepare for drills

South Korea said it was investigating the launch after detecting two missiles fired into the sea from North Korea’s west coast. North Korea has fired two cruise missiles into the sea, according to South Korean officials, in Pyongyang’s first weapons test since early last month. “Early this morning, we found that North Korea fired two … Read more

5 things to know for August 17: Primaries, Covid, Hearing aids, Water cuts, Ukraine | CNN

CNN – High inflation and rising interest rates are fueling fears of an imminent recession. But Warren Buffett – one of the most savvy investors of all time – is still betting on the US economy. Buffett has cut stakes in companies such as Kroger and General Motors, while market watchers say he wants to … Read more

He was abducted and tortured by Russian soldiers. Then they started using his Instagram to push pro-Kremlin propaganda | CNN

Lviv, Ukraine CNN  —  Before the war broke out, Igor Kurayan, a 55-year-old from the southern Ukrainian port city of Kherson, shared frequent gardening updates on social media. His feeds were full of palms, pomegranate trees, marigolds, bamboo and avocados, grown at his home and small business near the Black Sea. He called it his … Read more

Rockets strike near base holding US troops in Syria without causing injuries | CNN Politics

CNN – Several rockets were fired near a military base in northeastern Syria on Monday night, but no US troops were injured, US officials and the US-led coalition said in a statement. There were no casualties or injuries in the attack on the Green Village base near the Iraqi border, according to Maj. Gen. John … Read more

Russia blames sabotage as blasts rock another military facility in Crimea | CNN

evacuation train departs from Pokrovsk, eastern Ukraine, on August 2.” class=”gallery-image__dam-img”/> Photos: Russia invades Ukraine Photos: Russia invades Ukraine Kostiantyn Liberov/AP Ukrainian State Emergency Service firefighters attend to a fire at an oil depot in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, on August 2. Russian missile strike in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, on August 1.” class=”gallery-image__dam-img”/> Photos: Russia invades Ukraine Stanislav … Read more

Chinese research ship Yuan Wang 5 docks at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port | CNN

CNN – A Chinese research vessel docked to the south Sri Lanka The port Beijing leased from the government on Tuesday, officials said, after India expressed security concerns about the presence of the ship in nearby waters. Port workers in Hambantota gave a rousing welcome to the Yuan Wang 5, hoisting the flags of Sri … Read more