Russia Could See New Wave Of COVID-19 Infections, Health Ministry Says

Russia’s top infectious diseases expert warned of a possible spike in coronavirus cases in the country in the face of a new subvariant. Vladimir Chulanov, the lead infectious diseases specialist of the Russian Health Ministry, said the BQ.1.1 Cerberus subvariant of the omicron strain spread faster than previous subvariants. “The new Cerberus subvariant is a … Read more

Putin Says Russia Will Use AI To Increase Life Expectancy To 80 Years Old

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russia will use artificial intelligence technology to increase average life expectancy to over 80 years. Speaking at the AI ​​Journey conference, Putin said there were already “some positive examples” with their goal of increasing life expectancy. He did not, however, give any specific details. “Healthcare is the most … Read more

US Says China Has Deployed Long-Range ICBMs On Nuclear Submarines

The US has for the first time acknowledged that China has deployed its new JL-3 long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles on six PLA Navy’s Type 094 (Jin-class) nuclear submarines, allowing it to target the US continent from closer to its own shores . According to a report by Bloomberg, Admiral Sam Paparo, the head of the … Read more

Zelensky Says Israel To Consider Ukraine’s Request For Air Defense Systems: Reports

As Ukraine continues to face a barrage of Russian missiles and drone strikes, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has reportedly said that Israel’s prime minister-elect Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to “consider” Kyiv’s request for its much-needed air defense systems. According to the Times of Israel which cited a report by Israeli daily Maariv, Zelensky raised the issue … Read more

Target Says It Lost $400 Million To Shoplifting Over Three Months

“Organized retail theft” cost Target $400 million in the third quarter, the company announced Wednesday. “We know we’re not alone across retail in seeing a trend that I think has gotten increasingly worse over the last 12 to 18 months,” Target Chief Financial Officer Michael Fiddelke told Yahoo Finance. “So, we’re taking the right actions … Read more

French Politician Says Helping Ukraine By Sending Weapons ‘Only Prolong’ The War, Encourage Conflict

A member of the lower house of the French parliament has said that supplying weapons to the Ukrainian army is only prolonging the conflict. Speaking in an interview with the France Inter radio station Tuesday, Marine Le Pen, the National Rally deputy for Pas-de-Calais, said that the war between Russia and Ukraine can only be … Read more

EU Says It Won’t Recognize Russian Passports Issued In Occupied Regions Of Ukraine, Georgia

In a move that will block people from Russian-occupied or recognized territories in Ukraine and Georgia from obtaining a visa or crossing the borders of the Schengen Area, the European Union (EU) has announced that it will not recognize Russian passports issued in these regions . “This decision is a response to Russia’s unprovoked and … Read more

Winter Stalemate May Offer Opportunity For Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks, Says US General

Amid reports of Moscow’s forces retreating from Kherson, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley has said that “well over” 100,000 Russian soldiers may have been killed or wounded in Ukraine. He added that the winter statement may provide an opportunity for talks between the two sides. According to a report … Read more

Global Population To Reach 8 Billion People In November, UN Says

The United Nations is counting down the days until the “Day of Eight Billion.” The global population is expected to reach 8 billion on Nov. 15, according to the organization’s data. “Eight billion people, it is a momentous milestone for humanity,” UN Population Fund chief Natalia Kanem said. “Yet, I realize this moment might not … Read more

Russia Says Ukraine Attack Damaged Kakhovka Dam, Which Zelensky Alleged Moscow Intended To Blow Up

Russia Sunday alleged that a Ukrainian strike had damaged the critical Kakhovka dam on the Dnipro River in the Moscow-occupied Kherson region in southern Ukraine. This comes amid Ukraine’s allegation in mid-October that Russia was planning to carry out a “false flag” terrorist operation to blow up the hydroelectric dam that would cause a “large-scale … Read more