Koran burned in front of the Danish mosque and the Turkish embassy | News on Islamophobia

Koran burned in front of the Danish mosque and the Turkish embassy |  News on Islamophobia

An anti-Islam activist burned copies of the Muslim holy book near a mosque in Copenhagen and outside the Turkish embassy in Denmark. Rasmus Paludan, a far-right activist who holds both Danish and Swedish citizenship, had previously infuriated the Turkish government by staging a Koran-burning protest in Sweden on January 21. On Friday, he replicated the … Read more

Ukrainian War: Zelensky’s message for Holocaust Memorial Day, Wagner deserters ‘shot down’

Ukrainian War: Zelensky’s message for Holocaust Memorial Day, Wagner deserters ‘shot down’

Russia takes war to ‘different stage’ EU official says Moscow has stepped up its invasion of Ukraine by launching indiscriminate attacks on civilians and portraying the conflict as a fight against the West, according to a senior EU official. Stefano Sannino, secretary general of the European Union’s External Action Service, said on Friday that Russia … Read more

Gunman kills at least 7 in attack in East Jerusalem | Israelo-Palestinian conflict

Gunman kills at least 7 in attack in East Jerusalem |  Israelo-Palestinian conflict

The shooting follows a deadly Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank on Thursday in the Jenin refugee camp in which nine Palestinians were killed. A gunman opened fire and killed at least seven people at an East Jerusalem synagogue before being shot, raising fears of a new round of deadly violence between Israelis and … Read more

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. Rome CNN — The Ponte Vecchio, a magnificent centuries-old bridge spanning the Arno River in the Italian city of … Read more

Tension but calm after the deadly Jenin raid that triggered an exchange of rocket fire between Israel and Gaza | Palestinian territories

Tension but calm after the deadly Jenin raid that triggered an exchange of rocket fire between Israel and Gaza |  Palestinian territories

Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories remained tense but calm after an exchange of rocket fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel sparked by a deadly raid in the West Bank. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) entered the Jenin refugee camp in the north of the occupied territory at around 07:00 (0500 GMT) on Thursday. … Read more

Shooting attack on Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran kills security chief

Shooting attack on Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran kills security chief

CNN — A gunman entered the Azerbaijani embassy in the Iranian capital and killed one person on Friday, the foreign ministries of Iran and Azerbaijan confirmed in separate statements, citing different motives for the attack. deadly attack. Police and security forces arrested the attacker, who is currently under investigation, according to Iran’s Foreign Ministry. The … Read more

North Korea criticizes the United States for its decision to send tanks to Ukraine

North Korea criticizes the United States for its decision to send tanks to Ukraine

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday condemned the United States’ decision to provide Ukraine with advanced battle tanks to help fight the Russian invasion, saying Washington was stepping up a sinister “war by proxy” aimed at destroying Moscow. Comments from the influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un underscored the … Read more

Russians react with defiance, anger and concern as a new phase of war looms

Russians react with defiance, anger and concern as a new phase of war looms

Tightly controlled Russian state media reacted angrily to deliveries of Western tanks promised to Ukraine this week – and that anger is shared by some Moscow residents. Ukrainian tanks “will get in the way of our troops,” Sergei told CNN in the Russian capital. “But we will win regardless. It only escalates the conflict,” he … Read more

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. Roma (CNN) — The Ponte Vecchio, a magnificent centuries-old bridge spanning the Arno River in the Italian city … Read more

WHO updates list of essential medicines for radiological and nuclear emergencies

WHO updates list of essential medicines for radiological and nuclear emergencies

The World Health Organization (WHO) today updated its list of medicines that should be stockpiled for radiological and nuclear emergencies, along with policy advice for their appropriate management. These stocks include drugs that prevent or reduce radiation exposure, or treat injuries once exposure has occurred. “In the event of a radiological emergency, people can be … Read more