Hong Kong offers air tickets to attract new tourists

Hong Kong offers air tickets to attract new tourists

Hong Kong will offer air tickets and vouchers to lure tourists to the international financial hub, rushing to catch up with other popular travel destinations in fierce regional competition. During the pandemic, the city has largely aligned with mainland China’s “zero-COVID” strategy and relaxed its entry rules months slower than rivals such as Singapore, Japan … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy told Fox News that the Russian offensive has already begun

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy told Fox News that the Russian offensive has already begun

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Thursday he believed Russia had already begun the planned offensive in the east, but also noted that it was a “complicated” situation. “The frontline situation is complicated,” he said in an interview with Fox News’ Trey Yingst. “Russia are preparing for the rematch. We can feel it.” “I think … Read more

Spain and Morocco want to reset their difficult relations at the summit in Rabat

Spain and Morocco want to reset their difficult relations at the summit in Rabat

Spain and Morocco hold their first summit in eight years Relations long strained by the issue of illegal immigration Expected to sign up to 20 trade and investment agreements RABAT, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Spain and Morocco have agreed to put aside their differences, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday, as they seek … Read more

Ukraine warns Russia to mass 500,000 troops on border for offensive

Ukraine warns Russia to mass 500,000 troops on border for offensive

Ukraine is warning that Moscow is gathering hundreds of thousands of troops on the border for a massive new offensive, just weeks before the first anniversary of the Russian invasion. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky sent a clear message to the West on Thursday when he predicted that the Kremlin would build up its forces for … Read more

Putin invokes Stalingrad to predict victory over ‘new Nazism’ in Ukraine

Putin invokes Stalingrad to predict victory over ‘new Nazism’ in Ukraine

Russian President speaks in Volgograd 80 years have passed since the Soviet victory at Stalingrad Putin draws a parallel with the Russian campaign in Ukraine This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. VOLGOGRAD, Russia, Feb 2 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin evoked the spirit of the … Read more

Pakistan says mosque suicide bomber wore police uniform and breached motorbike security

Pakistan says mosque suicide bomber wore police uniform and breached motorbike security

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The suicide bomber who this week killed more than 100 people at a mosque inside a police compound in the Pakistani city of Peshawar was wearing a police uniform and entered the high motorcycle security, provincial police. the police chief said Thursday. The suicide bomber behind Monday’s attack had … Read more

Kramatorsk attack: Russian missile strike sends terrified civilians rushing for shelter

Kramatorsk attack: Russian missile strike sends terrified civilians rushing for shelter

Kramatorsk, Ukraine CNN — A new barrage of missiles ripped through the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Thursday, sending flames and thick plumes into the air as screaming civilians rushed to find shelter. A CNN crew had just arrived on the scene and heard the first incoming strike on Kramatorsk. CNN saw the second … Read more

There were attacks in Kramatorsk today. Here are some photos of the devastation.

There were attacks in Kramatorsk today.  Here are some photos of the devastation.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, in Strasbourg, France, on January 18. (Philipp von Ditfurth/picture-alliance/dpa/AP) A joint European Union-Ukraine summit to be held in Kyiv on Friday is “a very strong signal” of support, a senior EU official said in a briefing ahead of the meeting. Speaking to reporters in Brussels this … Read more

US military arrests smuggling vessel and seizes $33 million worth of drugs in Gulf of Oman

US military arrests smuggling vessel and seizes  million worth of drugs in Gulf of Oman

The US military stopped a smuggling vessel in the Gulf of Oman this week, uncovering $33 million worth of methamphetamine and hashish. US Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Emlen Tunnell stopped the alleged fishing vessel in international waters near the coast of Bahrain. US forces boarded the vessel and seized 4,000 kilograms of hashish and 512 … Read more