Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: Suspect arrested after failed assassination attempt on Argentine vice president

CNN — A man was arrested after trying to shoot Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina’s vice president and former president, at close range outside her home in Buenos Aires on Thursday. Video of the incident shows the vice president smiling as she walks past a crowd of people. A man in the crowd then rushes … Read more

Ukraine: Kyiv displays captured tanks on Independence Day as Ukrainians cast wary eye on Russia

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — Ukraine’s Independence Day, which Wednesday marks 31 years since the country voted to break with the Soviet Unionis expected to be a grim affair as officials warn that Russia could carry out missile attacks on Ukrainian cities. While previous years have been marked by celebrations and parades, Wednesday’s commemoration comes exactly … Read more

Americans urged to leave Ukraine amid fears of further Russian attacks

CNN — The US government urges Americans to Ukraine leave the country immediately, warning that Russia intensifies its efforts to launch attacks against civilian infrastructure and government installations ahead of Ukraine’s Independence Day. Wednesday anniversary – which commemorates 31 years since Ukraine severed ties with the Soviet Union – also marks six months since Russia’s … Read more

Imran Khan: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Investigated by Police Under Anti-Terror Law

Islamabad CNN — Pakistani Authorities are investigating whether former prime minister Imran Khan violated anti-terror laws and banned him from speaking live on television, in moves likely to stoke tensions between Khan, who maintains popular support for mass, and the coalition government. According to police documents seen by CNN, police opened an investigation after Khan … Read more

Ukraine grain deal ‘lays foundation for permanent peace environment’, Turkey says

CNN — Some 27 ships loaded with grain left Ukrainian Black Sea ports since August 1 under a United Nations-brokered export deal with Turkey, which laid “the foundations for a permanent environment of peace”, Turkey’s defense minister said in a speech on Saturday. . “Since August 1, a total of 53 vessels have sailed for … Read more

Kenya elections 2022: Kenyans vote in a race too close to be announced

CNN — Kenyans head to the polls on Tuesday in crucial elections as incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta prepares to hand over power to a new leader. About 22 million Kenyans have registered to vote, the country’s electoral body (IEBC) saidand polls opened from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time (11 p.m. ET Monday to … Read more