Fate of Ukraine’s second biggest power plant in balance after Russian advance

Russian-backed forces say they have taken power plant Ukraine does not confirm Vuhlehirsk facility’s capture Says fighting under way nearby in eastern Ukraine Russia cut back gas flows to Europe in energy stand-off Polish PM says Russia can’t be trusted on grains deal KYIV, July 27 (Reuters) – The fate of Ukraine’s second biggest power … Read more

In fighting gun crime, Canada has an American problem

OTTAWA/TORONTO, July 27 (Reuters) – A Texas man bought dozens of guns from licensed dealers in the state before illegally reselling at least 16, US officials say. Twelve were traced to crimes committed in America. The other four were traced to crimes in Canada. The case of the 31-year-old, indicted last month on charges that … Read more

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for one-building desert city The Line

Written by Jack BantockBenjamin Brown, CNN Saudi Arabia has unveiled designs for its ambitious urban project “The Line,” touted as a one-building city in the desert which will stretch over 106 miles and ultimately house 9 million people. Part of the Neom project, a grandiose scheme years from completion, the proposed futuristic city will be … Read more

‘The Russians have nothing equivalent’: How HIMARS helps Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

The M142 HIMARS, the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems supplied to Ukraine by the United States, have become a symbol of Russian vulnerability. In the occupied southern Kherson oblast, posters appeared in July featuring a picture of a HIMARS system and words threatening retribution on the Russians for “looting, killing, rape, destruction”. Now, the Eastern … Read more