Chernihiv residents never gave in amid death, destruction and Russian atrocities

Chernihiv residents never gave in amid death, destruction and Russian atrocities

Nina Pinchuk, left, checks on the soup she made to feed hundreds of people taking refuge from the Russian bombardment in bomb shelters in Chernihiv, Ukraine. ‘When it got loud, we crouched – but we kept cooking,’ she says.ANTON SKYBA/The Globe and Mail Deep below the classrooms of a vocational school, hundreds of Ukrainians clung … Read more

Trudeau hesitant to expel Russian diplomats due to likely cost of retaliation from Moscow

Trudeau hesitant to expel Russian diplomats due to likely cost of retaliation from Moscow

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rises during Question Period, April 5, 2022 in Ottawa.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Russian diplomats in Canada are spreading propaganda about Moscow’s assault on Ukraine, but he is hesitant to expel them because he’s concerned retaliation from the Kremlin would undermine the information-gathering work performed by the … Read more

North Korea threatens nuclear ‘annihilation’ if South pre-emptively attacks – National

North Korea threatens nuclear ‘annihilation’ if South pre-emptively attacks – National

The sister of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, announced on North Korean airwaves that the country would use its nuclear capabilities to “annihilate” the South Korean military if the country launched a pre-emptive attack. Besides being the Supreme Leader’s sister, Kim Yo Jong is an influential member of the North Korean government, holding senior … Read more

Canada joins calls to remove Russia from UN Human Rights Council over ‘heinous’ acts – National

Canada joins calls to remove Russia from UN Human Rights Council over ‘heinous’ acts – National

Canada has joined its allies calling for Russia to be suspended the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) over the war in Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said on Tuesday that Russia should not sit on the council due to “war crimes” it’s reportedly committed since invading Ukraine on Feb. 24. “With ongoing reports … Read more

Author of ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ now on trial for husband’s murder – National

Author of ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ now on trial for husband’s murder – National

A self-published romance writer who once wrote an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband” is now on trial for the alleged murder of her husband. Nancy Crampton-Brophy, 71, has been accused of fatally shooting her husband, Daniel Brophy, 63, in June of 2018. She was arrested and charged with the murder three months after … Read more

Zelenskyy shows UN graphic video highlighting ‘terrible’ Russia war crimes in Ukraine – National

Zelenskyy shows UN graphic video highlighting ‘terrible’ Russia war crimes in Ukraine – National

WARNING: This post contains images and descriptions of graphic content. Discretion is advised. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday that “accountability must be inevitable” for Russia as he accused invading Russian troops of committing “the most terrible war crimes” since World War Two. Zelenskyy showed a short video of … Read more

Ever Forward, ‘cousin’ ship to Ever Given, still stuck after 3 weeks – National

Ever Forward, ‘cousin’ ship to Ever Given, still stuck after 3 weeks – National

After three weeks stuck in the Chesapeake Bay, the massive container ship Ever Forward still isn’t free. Despite the ongoing dredging and tugging, the ironically named ship has yet to budge, so officials are moving on to plan B — unload the Ever Forward’s nearly 5,000 shipping containers to refloat the vessel. The container ship … Read more

Ukrainians near Kyiv deal with the carnage of what Russia left behind

Ukrainians near Kyiv deal with the carnage of what Russia left behind

Ivan Volodymyrovych, 27, a farm manager of an agricultural company, stands near an unexploded rocket in Kyiv oblast on April 4 .ANTON SKYBA/The Globe and Mail Ivan Volodymyrovych has only had a few nights of quiet sleep since Russian forces fled, taking with them the artillery and rocket launchers that had for weeks brought the … Read more

3 dead after shootout, police chase at Mexican beach resort – National

3 dead after shootout, police chase at Mexican beach resort – National

Three people have been left dead after a shooting at a beachside restaurant in the resort town of Acapulco, in Mexico’s Guerrero state. The prosecutor’s office for Guerrero state said two gunmen arrived at Playa Manzanillo around 3:40 pm, entered the restaurant, and shot and killed two men inside. Police chased the perpetrators down the … Read more

Large-Scale Study Confirms Which Type of Immunity Best Protects Against COVID

Large-Scale Study Confirms Which Type of Immunity Best Protects Against COVID

People with the “hybrid immunity” of having been both fully vaccinated and previously infected with COVID-19 have the strongest protection against the virus, two new studies said on Friday. After two years of a pandemic that has seen nearly 500 million people infected and billions vaccinated, the studies highlighted the importance of getting jabbed for … Read more