Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe's biggest nuclear power plant, compounding fears of a disaster as the U.N. chief said it should be made a demilitarised zone and Ukraine demanded that Russian forces withdraw from it.
- WorldAnalysis: China's Taiwan military drills offer spying opportunity for U.S.
While China's expanded drills surrounding Taiwan have marked an unprecedented military and political warning against outside interference over the island, they opened a window to gather intelligence for the United States and its allies.
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- Macro MattersTroubled UK economy rides out Jubilee disruption, but recession looms
Britain's economy contracted by less than feared in June, when public holidays had been expected to exert a big drag, although sectors most exposed to a worsening cost of living crisis, like retail and restaurants, struggled.
- Ex-cop sentenced to more than 7 years in prison for role in storming U.S. Capitol, article with imageLegal ·
August 12, 2022 · 2:22 AM UTC
A former Virginia police sergeant who joined Donald Trump's supporters in storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, was sentenced to seven years and three months in prison on Thursday, a Justice Department spokesperson said.