July 25, 2024, 6:50 am

Russia bans Moscow Times newspaper

Sarakhon Desk
  • Update Time : Thursday, July 11, 2024

DW

Russia has declared the English-language newspaper The Moscow Times an “undesirable organization.” Cooperating with the outlet can entail sentences of up to five years in prison. The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office on Wednesday banned the online newspaper The Moscow Times.

Russian authorities are cracking down further on Western media outlets operating in the country, as the invasion of Ukraine continuesImage: Alexander Zemlianic

The website was blocked in Russia for allegedly discrediting the country’s military shortly after the start of Kremlin-backed invasion of Ukraine.

At NATO summit, allies move to counter Russia, bolster Ukraine

Reuters

 The United States will start deploying longer range missiles in Germany in 2026, the two countries announced at a meeting of the NATO alliance on Tuesday, a major step aimed at countering what the allies say is a growing threat Russia poses to Europe.

 

Israeli forces come under mortar fire amid withdrawal from Shujayea area

Monitors

Israeli forces continued to come under mortar and small arms fire on Wednesday from Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) fighters in Gaza City’s Shujayea neighbourhood, despite Israel declaring that its operation against Palestinian armed resistance in the area had ended, war monitors report.

 

Xi meets Bangladeshi PM, bilateral ties elevated

Xinhua

China and Bangladesh on Wednesday elevated their relations to a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

 

China and Bangladesh have always respected and supported each other, treated each other as equals and cooperated for win-win results since the establishment of diplomatic ties, setting an example of friendly exchanges and mutually beneficial cooperation between countries, especially among Global South countries, Xi said.

 

Biden’s political position is rapidly deteriorating as critical news conference looms

CNN

A staggering 24 hours that cracked the political foundation of Joe Biden’s reelection bid leave him facing the most high-pressure presidential news conference in modern history on Thursday.

The stakes for Biden’s solo appearance at the conclusion of the NATO summit multiplied by the hour as his political position unraveled at a dignity-sapping rate. Supporters from Congress to Hollywood warned that he needed to step aside for the sake of party and country, and former Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a clear signal that a recalcitrant president should rethink his options.

 

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