England 3 Wales 0: Rashford at the double, Foden takes a chance, has Bale bowed out?

England 3 Wales 0: Rashford at the double, Foden takes a chance, has Bale bowed out?

Two goals in a minute from Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden helped England end Wales’ resistance to top Group B and set up a round-of-16 date with Senegal. After a dour first half, England were brought to life when Rashford scored a sublime free kick before Foden finished at the far post from Harry Kane’s … Read more

Why the Conflict in Ukraine Won’t End Anytime Soon

Why the Conflict in Ukraine Won’t End Anytime Soon

When Russia invaded Ukraine in February, few observers imagined that the war would still be raging today. Russian planners did not account for the stern resistance of Ukrainian forces, the enthusiastic support Ukraine would receive from Europe and North America, or the various shortcomings of their own military. Both sides are now dug in, and … Read more

The maddening tale of how Russian refugees were treated by ICE is a big problem for the US president.

The maddening tale of how Russian refugees were treated by ICE is a big problem for the US president.

A foreign-policy disaster is looming along the southern US border, involving the treatment of asylum-applicants—not from various South American trouble-spots this time, but rather from Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The appalling details are spelled out in a front-page story by Miriam Jordan in Tuesday’s New York Times. It’s about a married couple, Maria Shemiatina and Boris … Read more

Kids Online Safety Act may harm minors, civil society groups warn

Kids Online Safety Act may harm minors, civil society groups warn

Dozens of civil society groups urged lawmakers in a letter Monday against passing a bill that aims to protect children from online harm, warning the bill itself could actually pose further danger to children and teenagers. The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Democracy & Technology, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Fight for the Future, GLAAD and … Read more

China warns of ‘crackdown’ after weekend of widespread zero-Covid protests

China warns of ‘crackdown’ after weekend of widespread zero-Covid protests

China’s top security body called for a “crackdown” against “hostile forces” on Tuesday, after a weekend of protests in major cities opposing Covid lockdowns and demanding greater political freedoms. The stark warning came after security services were out in force across China following demonstrations not seen in decades, as anger over unrelenting lockdowns fueled deep-rooted … Read more

Air pollution linked to almost a million stillbirths a year Air pollution

Air pollution linked to almost a million stillbirths a year  Air pollution

Almost a million stillbirths a year can be attributed to air pollution, according to the first global study. The research estimated that almost half of stillbirths could be linked to exposure to pollution particles smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5), mostly produced from the burning of fossil fuels. The study covered 137 countries in Asia, Africa … Read more

Air pollution linked to almost a million stillbirths a year Air pollution

Air pollution linked to almost a million stillbirths a year  Air pollution

Almost a million stillbirths a year can be attributed to air pollution, according to the first global study. The research estimated that almost half of stillbirths could be linked to exposure to pollution particles smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5), mostly produced from the burning of fossil fuels. The study covered 137 countries in Asia, Africa … Read more

Pakistan FM travels to Kabul, meets Taliban amid border tensions News

Pakistan FM travels to Kabul, meets Taliban amid border tensions  News

Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan’s minister of state for foreign affairs, has met Afghanistan’s acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in the capital Kabul amid tension over cross-border violence. Tuesday’s visit comes a day after Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) armed group ended a months-long ceasefire with Islamabad raising security concerns about Afghanistan-Pakistan border areas. The TTP, also … Read more

Iranians face retribution after World Cup loss against USA: experts

Iranians face retribution after World Cup loss against USA: experts

Iran’s national soccer team faces retribution in the Islamic Republic after coming up short in Tuesday’s showdown against the United States, experts told The Post. Mike Baker, a former CIA covert operations officer, said the Iranian players are stuck in an “untenable position” after their much-hyped match against the United States, which defeated Iran 1-0 … Read more