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"He Just Started Shooting": Harrowing New Accounts Of US School Massacre

"He Just Started Shooting": Harrowing New Accounts Of US School Massacre

Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 28, 2022, Uvalde, United States

Fresh harrowing accounts emerged Saturday of the ordeal faced by survivors of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, fanning public fury over the massacre even as the deeply traumatized town prepared for a visit on Sunday by US President Joe Biden.

Shanghai Moves Towards Reopening As Beijing Plans To Ease Covid Curbs

Shanghai Moves Towards Reopening As Beijing Plans To Ease Covid Curbs

Reuters | Saturday May 28, 2022, Shanghai

The Chinese metropolis of Shanghai inched further towards a gradual reopening from two months of grinding COVID-19 lockdown, while officials in Beijing prepared to ease curbs in parts of the capital, saying on Saturday the outbreak was under control.

BRICS Group Expected To Expand Soon: China

BRICS Group Expected To Expand Soon: China

Asian News International | Saturday May 28, 2022, Beijing

The Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping is expected to begin an expansion process to include new developing country members, according to the Chinese government. China said that Beijing will actively promote the expansion of BRICS

"When 9/11 Happened, We Didn't Ban Planes": US Politician's Bizarre Defence Of Gun Laws Irks Internet

"When 9/11 Happened, We Didn't Ban Planes": US Politician's Bizarre Defence Of Gun Laws Irks Internet

Edited by Diksha Rani | Saturday May 28, 2022

A Republican Party leader in the United States has rebuffed the idea of gun control after the deadly school shooting in Texas' Robb Elementary with a bizarre justification: Planes weren't banned after the 9/11 terror attacks.

Putin Warns Germany, France Against Sending More Weapons To Ukraine

Putin Warns Germany, France Against Sending More Weapons To Ukraine

Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 28, 2022, Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday warned the leaders of Germany and France against ramping up arms supplies to Ukraine, saying they could further destabilise the situation in the pro-Western country.

Ireland Confirms Its First Case Of Monkeypox

Ireland Confirms Its First Case Of Monkeypox

Reuters | Saturday May 28, 2022, Dublin

Ireland has confirmed its first case of monkeypox, the country's health agency said on Saturday.

Elon Musk Says Recession "A Good Thing", Predicts How Long It Will Last

Elon Musk Says Recession "A Good Thing", Predicts How Long It Will Last

Edited by Diksha Rani | Saturday May 28, 2022

Billionaire Elon Musk, who previously predicted an economic recession, has claimed that it is actually a good thing, a necessary "rude awakening" after a lax attitude from the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We Will Not Give In": Ukraine Shelter Residents Mark Each Day With Cross

"We Will Not Give In": Ukraine Shelter Residents Mark Each Day With Cross

Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 28, 2022, Kutuzivka, Ukraine

"We put a cross for every day spent here alive," says Nadia Ryjkova, 76, in a dark underground shelter in the northeastern Ukrainian village of Kutuzivka, where she lives with about 50 people.

Ex-Ukraine President Says Blocked From Leaving War-Torn Country

Ex-Ukraine President Says Blocked From Leaving War-Torn Country

Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 28, 2022, Kyiv

The former president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, said Saturday he was barred from leaving the country, accusing the government of breaking a so-called political ceasefire in place since Russia invaded.

Monkeypox Cases Spread "Tip Of The Iceberg," Says WHO: 10 Points

Monkeypox Cases Spread "Tip Of The Iceberg," Says WHO: 10 Points

NDTV News Desk | Saturday May 28, 2022, New Delhi

The European Union's disease agency that the number of monkeypox cases has reached 219 outside of countries where the virus usually circulates. The World Health Organisation has warned of more cases in coming days.

Russia Fires "Invincible" Hypersonic Missile, Hits Target 1,000 Km Away

Russia Fires "Invincible" Hypersonic Missile, Hits Target 1,000 Km Away

Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 28, 2022, Moscow

Russian forces Saturday announced a latest successful test of their Zircon hypersonic cruise missile as Moscow steps up its Ukraine offensive.

US Zoo Celebrates Birth Of Critically Endangered Red Wolf Pup

US Zoo Celebrates Birth Of Critically Endangered Red Wolf Pup

Edited by Diksha Rani | Saturday May 28, 2022

A photo of a pup, from the critically endangered species red wolf, is going viral on social media. It shows the pup sleeping beside the mother wolf and has been shared on Twitter by the Roger Williams Park Zoo in the United States.

Irish Man Loses His Memory 10 Minutes After Having Sex With Wife: Report

Irish Man Loses His Memory 10 Minutes After Having Sex With Wife: Report

Asian News International | Saturday May 28, 2022, Limerick, Ireland

In a bizarre incident, an Irish man was rushed to a hospital with short-term amnesia after having sex with his wife. The case analyzed in the Irish Medical Journal, the doctors explained that gender was the trigger for Transient Global Amnesia (TGA).

Russia Confirms Capture of Eastern Ukraine Town Lyman

Russia Confirms Capture of Eastern Ukraine Town Lyman

Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 28, 2022, Moscow

Russia's army Saturday confirmed it had seized the strategic town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine, on the road to two key cities still under Kyiv's control.

Russian Army Captures Strategic Ukrainian Town Of Lyman

Russian Army Captures Strategic Ukrainian Town Of Lyman

Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 28, 2022, Moscow

Russia's army on Saturday confirmed it had seized the strategic town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine, on the road to two key cities still under Kyiv's control.