Poland denied the German air defense system.

Poland denied the German air defense system.

Germany offered to send an anti-missile system to Poland, but the Polish government wants it to go to Ukraine, a proposal that is not likely to be accepted by Berlin. Poland’s surprising response to Berlin’s offer was welcomed by Ukraine, which is desperate to protect its airspace because of Russian missiles. Critics of the populist … Read more

The daily record shows that China expands lockdowns.

The daily record shows that China expands lockdowns.

In a city where factory workers clashed with police this week, the number of COVID-19 cases hits a daily record. People in eight districts of Zhengzhou were told to stay home for five days starting Thursday, except to buy food or get medical treatment. The city government ordered mass testing to destroy the virus. Zhengzhou … Read more

Pope Francis compared Ukrainian war to Soviet famine.

Pope Francis compared Ukrainian war to Soviet famine.

Pope Francis compared Russia’s war in Ukraine to the famine of the 1930s, which killed millions of Ukrainians and was engineered by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. The square in Vatican City is named Francis Square. The famine of 1932 and 1933 was designed by Stalin to consolidate his power over Ukraine as he worried about … Read more

UN: Children in Haiti are hit by Cholera.

UN: Children in Haiti are hit by Cholera.

The number of children in Haiti who are claiming a growing number of children because of a surge in malnutrition is growing. According to the United Nations agency, about 40% of the country’s 11 million inhabitants are children, with 9 out of 10 cases reported in areas where people are starving. According to the Haitian … Read more

A teen was killed in a bomb blast in Jerusalem.

A teen was killed in a bomb blast in Jerusalem.

Two explosions at bus stops on Jerusalem’s outskirts killed one person and wounded at least 14 others on Wednesday, according to Israeli police. The Canadian ambassador to Israel said the dead person was a young Canadian. “Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the young Canadian who died in this morning’s terror attack … Read more