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Landslides and floods kill at least 31 in northeast Brazil

Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 29 people in the state of Pernambuco in northeast Brazil on Saturday

Thirty-five dead as heavy rainfall lashes north-eastern Brazil

Downpours batter two cities on Atlantic coast in country’s fourth major flood in five monthsAt least 35 people have died amid heavy rainfall in north-eastern Brazil on Friday and Saturday, as downpours lashed two major cities on the Atlantic coast, in what is the South American nation’s fourth major flooding event in five months.In the state of Pernambuco, at least 33 people had died as of Saturday afternoon, as rains caused landslides that wiped away hillside urban neighbourhoods, according to the state’s official Twitter account. Another 765 people were forced to leave their homes, at least temporarily, according to the state government. Continue reading...

Ukraine war volunteers are coming home, reckoning with difficult fight

Americans and other foreign fighters who’ve taken up arms against Russia describe glaring disparities between what they expected and what they’ve experienced.

BRICS Group Expected To Expand Soon: China

The Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping is expected to begin an expansion process to include new developing country members, according to the Chinese government. China said that...

"We Didn't Ban Planes": US Politician Invokes 9/11 In Defence Of Gun Laws

A Republican Party leader in the United States has rebuffed the idea of gun control after the deadly school shooting in Texas' Robb Elementary with a bizarre justification: Planes weren't banned after...