North Korea informs neighboring Japan that it plans to launch a satellite in the coming days

North Korea on Monday notified neighboring Japan that it plans to launch a satellite in the coming days, which could be an attempt to put Pyongyang’s first military reconnaissance satellite into orbit. The Japan Coast Guard said the notice it received from North Korean waterway authorities said the launch window was from May 31 to … Read more

Erdogan wins re-election after presidential run-off: direct results

In December 2002 at the White House, President George W. Bush salutation A rising politician from Türkiye whose new party won a surprising majority in parliament. “Welcome to the home of one of your country’s best friends and allies,” Mr. Bush told politician Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “You are a strategic ally and friend of the … Read more

Erdogan in Turkey seems poised to stay in power after the presidential run-off

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears intent on extending his leadership over the influential NATO member after seeing the strongest challenge to his 20-year rule. Early results from Sunday’s pivotal re-election suggest Erdogan has secured another five years in power after a closely watched vote from Washington and Kiev to Moscow and Beijing. … Read more

The Ukrainians, who are fighting outside Bakhmut, see the retreat of the mercenaries

Anastasia Galushka And May 28, 2023 at 1:00 AM EST Ukrainian soldiers shell enemy trenches in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, on Saturday. (Heidi Levine for The Washington Post). Comment on this storycomment Kostyantynivka, Ukraine – The battle for Bakhmut is not over. From the outskirts of Kostyantynivka, about 12 miles west of Bakhmut, which Russia captured a … Read more

Huge crowds protest shooting in Serbia as Vucic plans new movement | News

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in the Serbian capital for a fourth week, calling for the resignation of President Aleksandar Vucic after mass shootings in and near Belgrade earlier this month. Saturday’s rally came as Vucic stepped down as leader of the Serbian Progressive Party amid plans to form a broader political movement that … Read more

Ukraine says Russia has eased its attacks on Bakhmut to regroup | News of the war between Russia and Ukraine

Ukraine’s defense minister said the Russian offensives had subsided with the “replacement and regrouping of forces” in Moscow. A senior official in Kiev said that Russian forces had temporarily eased their attacks on the besieged city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine to regroup and strengthen their capabilities. Separately, senior Ukrainian officials indicated on Saturday that … Read more

Russian media: Ukraine targets Russian oil pipeline facilities with drones

Russian media said that drones were attacking the infrastructure of the Druzhba pipeline Drones strike remote areas within Russia A person was killed in a bombing near the Ukrainian border Russian forces intercept British Storm Shadow missiles MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine bombed oil pipeline facilities deep inside Russia on Saturday in a series of drone … Read more