Friday May 27, 2022

Zelensky warns civilian casualties may be higher in other liberated cities after Bucha

Bodies found in the town of Bucha were gathered to be buried on Monday. (Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Ukrainian officials showed international media the removal of five bodies from a basement in Bucha, a suburb of Kyiv recently retaken by Ukrainian forces. A CNN team visited the basement and saw the bodies before removal. They […]

Taliban nixes higher education for Afghan girls

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — In a surprise decision the hardline leadership of Afghanistan’s new rulers has decided against opening educational institutions to girls beyond Grade 6, a Taliban official said Wednesday on the first day of Afghanistan’s new school year. The latest setback for girls’ education is certain to receive widespread condemnation from the international community […]

Oil heads higher as Ukraine tensions escalate — price depends on what happens next

Oil prices are rapidly heading toward $100 US a barrel, but analysts say the chances of crude smashing that threshold greatly depends on what happens next in Ukraine. The potential for a war in eastern Europe has made energy prices volatile over investor fears that conflict between Russia and Ukraine could disrupt supplies. Russia produces […]

100 Millionaires And Billionaires Sign Open Letter Pleading For Higher Taxes

More than 100 millionaires and billionaires from nine nations have signed an open letter pleading for increased taxes on the wealthy to begin to address the “injustice” of tax systems around the world. The “injustice baked into the foundation of the international tax system has created a colossal lack of trust between the people of […]

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