World  /  Published 12.08.22

Crimea: Russia suffers loses

With satellite images showing at least eight wrecked warplanes after explosions at a Russian air base in Crimea, President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine said late on Wednesday that Moscow’s moun...
By Richard Perez-Pena & Christiaan Triebert in New York

World  /  Published 11.08.22

Israel, Palestine talk casualties

As the cleanup in Gaza continues from last weekend's brief conflict with Israel, another battle has continued over which side caused the casualties, after Israel said misfiring rockets from the Pa...
By Reuters in Gaza

Places  /  Published 11.08.22

The World War story of this most familiar of Kolkata memorials

Its location on the sprawling Maidan, and proximity to the football ground meant that there were times — until the mid-1960s — when ticketless spectators used to climb it to watch the matc...
By Somen Sengupta

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.22

Letters to the editor: The looming danger of nuclear muscle flexing

Critical lesson   Sir — The brutalities of World War II are recalled every year in August on the anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. These incidents n...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.22

Storm shelter

Sometimes, when I think of India on the day it was born, August 15, 1947, I have the image of people starting to erect a huge,open-sided tent over a large mass of suffering human beings. The tent is m...
By Ruchir Joshi


World  /  Published 08.08.22

Italy: WW2 bomb detonated

People evacuated, traffic halted The surrounding area, home to about 3,000 people, had to be evacuated as a precaution before the detonation. Local airspace was shut down and all traffic on nearby ro...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 08.08.22

N-radiation sensors hit

Ukraine said on Sunday that renewed Russian shelling had damaged three radiation sensors and hurt a worker at the Zaporizhzhia power plant, in the second hit in consecutive days on Europe’s larg...
By Reuters in Kyiv

World  /  Published 08.08.22

Cold War-style diplomacy in Africa

When secretary of state Antony J. Blinken arrives in South Africa on Sunday, he will become the third high-ranking American official to have visited the African continent in two weeks. He is also hot...
By Ruth Maclean in New York

World  /  Published 05.08.22

Europe's nuclear plant under threat

Experts say that Ukraine's occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant — Europe's biggest — is "extremely vulnerable" to meltdown after the head of the International Atomic...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 04.08.22

Ukraine migration largest since WW2

The merciless accounting that measures the losses from Russia’s invasion now includes about 6.2 million Ukrainian refugees elsewhere in Europe, according to the UN, and another 6.3 million &ldqu...
By Marc Santora, Peter Baker, Richard Pérez-Peña in New York


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