Intense diplomatic efforts continue, Pentagon press secretary says

Intense diplomatic efforts continue, Pentagon press secretary says

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said Sunday the Biden administration is continuing a “full-court press” to find a diplomatic solution to the Russia-Ukraine crisis. Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” Kirby said that continuing diplomatic efforts by the US and its NATO allies to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin will guarantee that Putin can’t blame the … Read more

Foul-mouthed parrots return to wildlife park – despite failed efforts to tame their tongues

Foul-mouthed parrots return to wildlife park - despite failed efforts to tame their tongues

A group of parrots removed from public viewing in 2020 for using inappropriate language have returned to a public enclosure. The five African Gray parrots were removed after their swearing and obscenities were noticed by staff members. They were taken to mix with a group of other parrots – all with more political language skills … Read more

Brazilian mudslide death toll rises as rescue efforts ramp up

Brazilian mudslide death toll rises as rescue efforts ramp up

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Biden urges gun control efforts on Parkland shooting anniversary

Biden urges gun control efforts on Parkland shooting anniversary

President Biden said Monday that Congress must act to help Americans “keep each other safe” on the fourth anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which killed 14 students and three staff members. “On this difficult day, we mourn with the Parkland families whose lives were upended in … Read more

Countdown to Russia-Ukraine war as tanks move to border and efforts to stop Moscow fail

Image released by the Ukraine Ministry of Defense on Feb 9, 2022 shows Ukrainian armed forces tanks carried out combat training in an undisclosed location in Ukraine. Ukraine

Russian forces tightened their grip on knitting Ukraine as the knife-edge region faced a nail-biting final countdown to war. Efforts to bring Moscow back from the brink of a bloody invasion appear to be increasingly futile and all-out conflict could break out any moment. Even as world leaders tried to intervene Russian commanders were on … Read more

'World leaders must redouble efforts to find a compromise to get peace for Ukraine'

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The squaring-up over Ukraine could all be part of a massive international gamble by Russia and the West to see who blinks first but all leaders need to find a compromise Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says he has no intention of invading his neighbour ( Image: Sergei Karpukhin/TASS) The threat to Europe that the wrangle … Read more