Timeline: Week 23 of Russia’s war in Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Timeline: Week 23 of Russia’s war in Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Al Jazeera looks at the main events that marked the 23rd week of the war in Ukraine: July 27 In Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk province, Russian forces focus on attacking Siversk and Bakhmut. Ukrainian general staff report unsuccessful Russian attempts to attack Verkhnokamyanske, east of Siversk. The general staff also say Ukrainian forces repelled Russian efforts … Read more

Dick Cheney Torches Donald Trump

Dick Cheney Torches Donald Trump

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Huge relief as Ukrainian grain shipped out, but the food crisis isn’t going anywhere

Huge relief as Ukrainian grain shipped out, but the food crisis isn’t going anywhere

Millions of people have been pushed into hunger as the Russian blockade fueled soaring grain commodity prices, which reached record highs this year as more than 20 million metric tons of Ukrainian wheat and corn remained trapped in Odesa. All these interacting factors “are going to remain for some time,” Laura Wellesley, a senior research … Read more

UN chief criticizes `grotesque greed’ of oil companies

UN chief criticizes `grotesque greed’ of oil companies

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief sharply criticized the “grotesque greed” of oil and gas companies on Wednesday for making record profits from the energy crisis on the back of the world’s poorest people, “while destroying our only home.” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it was “immoral” that the largest energy companies in the … Read more

China sanctions Pelosi, sends 100 warplanes to Taiwan drills

China sanctions Pelosi, sends 100 warplanes to Taiwan drills

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday that more than 100 warplanes and 10 warships have taken part in live-fire military drills surrounding Taiwan over the past two days, while announcing sanctions on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her visit to the self-governing island earlier this week. The official Xinhua News Agency said Friday that … Read more