Race to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative leader most diverse in British political history

Race to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative leader most diverse in British political history

Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the start of a cabinet meeting in Downing Street in London on July 5.POOL/AFP/Getty Images Britain’s Conservative Party has long been seen as a bastion of privilege – largely made up of white, upper-class men. But the race to succeed Boris Johnson as leader has become the … Read more

At least 21 dead after missiles strike Odesa apartment block, amid calls for Moscow to be named a state sponsor of terrorism

At least 21 dead after missiles strike Odesa apartment block, amid calls for Moscow to be named a state sponsor of terrorism

A Ukrainian State Emergency Service firefighter works to extinguish a fire at a damaged residential building in the town of Serhiivka, about 50 kilometers southwest of Odesa, Ukraine, on July 1.Nina Lyashonok/The Associated Press On Friday, it was Odesa’s turn. Two missiles arced across the sky to strike an apartment block and a seaside hotel … Read more