DR Congo says more than 270 killed in massacre by rebels | Conflict News

DR Congo says more than 270 killed in massacre by rebels |  Conflict News

Democratic Republic of the Congo says ‘children were killed’ in attack it blames on rebels in country’s restive east. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has said 272 civilians were killed in a massacre in the eastern town of Kishishe last week, raising the death toll from a previous estimate of 50. The new … Read more

As many as 13,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed in war: Help | Russia-Ukraine war News

As many as 13,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed in war: Help |  Russia-Ukraine war News

The latest figures follow a lightning counteroffensive in Ukraine’s northeast and south that won back large tracts of territory. As many as 13,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in battle since Russia invaded the country nine months ago, according to an official in Kyiv. The comments from Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr … Read more

US and France pledge Ukraine support amid Russia’s ‘brutal’ war | Russia-Ukraine war News

US and France pledge Ukraine support amid Russia’s ‘brutal’ war |  Russia-Ukraine war News

US and French presidents vow to hold Russia accountable for ‘atrocities and war crimes’ in its invasion of Ukraine. The United States and France have promised to maintain support for Ukraine against Russia’s ongoing invasion, stressing that those responsible for attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in the war-torn country must be held accountable. In … Read more

Loot Boxes Would Be For Adults Only If Australian Bill Passes

Loot Boxes Would Be For Adults Only If Australian Bill Passes

Image: Blizzard Following the example set by governments in places like Belgium and the Netherlandsan Australian politician has put forward a bill that would, if passed into law, massively restrict the use of loot boxes in video games aimed at children. Federal politician Andrew Wilkie, an independent, introduced the bill into parliament yesterday. Proposing that … Read more

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power | Russia-Ukraine war News

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power |  Russia-Ukraine war News

The Ukrainian city of Kherson has faced multiple attacks for the second day in an escalation of shelling since Russia withdrew from the city two weeks ago following an eight-month occupation. Ukrainian officials said Russia continued to bombard Kherson on Friday and that at least 10 people were killed in the previous day’s attacks. Yaroslav … Read more

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power | Russia-Ukraine war News

More shelling in Kherson as Ukraine gradually restores power |  Russia-Ukraine war News

The Ukrainian city of Kherson has faced multiple attacks for the second day in an escalation of shelling since Russia withdrew from the city two weeks ago following an eight-month occupation. Ukrainian officials said Russia continued to bombard Kherson on Friday and that at least 10 people were killed in the previous day’s attacks. Yaroslav … Read more

There was nothing I could do about Putin – POLITICO

There was nothing I could do about Putin – POLITICO

Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she no longer saw any possibility of influencing Russian President Vladimir Putin toward the end of her term in office. In an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel, Merkel talked about her final encounters with Putin, saying that throughout her farewell visit to Moscow in August 2021 she … Read more

Ukraine raids 1,000 year old Russia-backed Kyiv monastery | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine raids 1,000 year old Russia-backed Kyiv monastery |  Russia-Ukraine war News

SBU intelligence service says the raid was to investigate suspicions of Russia using the complex for sabotage and to store weapons. Ukraine’s security service and police have raided a 1,000-year-old Orthodox Christian monastery in Kyiv to counter suspected “subversive activities by Russian special services”. The sprawling Kyiv Pechersk Lavra complex – or Kyiv Monastery of … Read more

Ukraine raids 1,000 year old Russia-backed Kyiv monastery | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine raids 1,000 year old Russia-backed Kyiv monastery |  Russia-Ukraine war News

SBU intelligence service says the raid was to investigate suspicions of Russia using the complex for sabotage and to store weapons. Ukraine’s security service and police have raided a 1,000-year-old Orthodox Christian monastery in Kyiv to counter suspected “subversive activities by Russian special services”. The sprawling Kyiv Pechersk Lavra complex – or Kyiv Monastery of … Read more

Boston Dynamics Sues Ghost Robotics Over Robot Dog Plagiarism

Boston Dynamics Sues Ghost Robotics Over Robot Dog Plagiarism

Boston Dynamics’ Spot threateningly inspecting a tunnel in Pompeii this summer. Image: Andreas Solaro (Getty Images) Boston Dynamics wants to ensure its place in the creepy robot dog market. The tech company has filed a complaint against Philadelphia-based Ghost Robotics claiming that the latter has infringed on Boston Dynamics’ patents. The complaint, which was obtained … Read more