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Volodymyr Zelenskyy has announced he will replace his defence minister – marking the biggest political shake-up in Ukraine since the start of Russia’s invasion in February 2022. In his nightly video address to the nation, the Ukrainian president said he would dismiss defence minister Oleksii Reznikov and ask parliament this week to replace him with
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Ten days after India’s success in landing the first ever spacecraft on the southern side of the moon, the country has launched ‘Aditya L1’, its first mission to study the sun. The spacecraft was launched on the polar satellite launch vehicle rocket, from Sriharikota on the eastern coast of India at 11.50am local time. According
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Spain’s women’s football coach has described the World Cup kissing row as “a real nonsense” that has “tarnished a well-deserved victory” for the players and the country. Jorge Vilda told Spanish sports site La Marca: “The events that have taken place since Spain won the Women’s World Cup for the first time in its history
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The president of Spain’s football federation has refused to resign after he kissed a Women’s World Cup champion after the final last weekend. Luis Rubiales, 46, grabbed player Jennifer Hermoso and kissed her on the lips during the awards ceremony following Spain’s 1-0 victory over England on Sunday in Sydney, Australia. Ms Hermoso, a 33-year-old
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More than two months have passed since Yevgeny Prigozhin’s ill-fated rebellion against Moscow. Despite President Putin surviving the biggest challenge to his authority to date, Prigozhin had defied expectations and survived the immediate post-coup purge. However, it now appears that Yevgeny Prigozhin was living on borrowed time. Read more: Ukraine war latest Has Prigozhin’s demise
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Ukraine claims it has raised its national flag in Crimea after conducting a “special operation” in the Russian-occupied territory overnight. The raid was carried out by Ukrainian navy and military intelligence with the country saying “all goals and tasks have been completed”, Ukrainian intelligence said in a Telegram statement on Thursday. Ukraine has not made
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