Ukraine: Severodonetsk ‘completely under Russian occupation’

“The [Russians] named commander. But the city is so destroyed that it will be difficult for people to cope with this situation,” said the head of the military administration, Oleksandr Striuk. Regional military officials said on Friday that the last troops in Severodonetsk had been ordered to withdraw as it was impossible to continue defending … Read more

Matildas loses 7-0 to Spain, coach Tony Gustavsson criticized for tactics, team selection

Australian rules football fans wondered what the Matildas were up to when they took an odd approach during a “heartbreaking” loss to Spain. The Matildas have come under fire for their approach to a friendly against Spain after a shocking 7-0 loss on Sunday morning (AEST). The match in Huelva, in southwestern Spain, was part … Read more

Wimbledon 2022: Novak Djokovic ends the mystery of the Covid vaccination with one word

As the mystery surrounding Novak Djokovic’s immediate tennis future continues, the Serb put an end to any debate with a forceful response. Novak Djokovic repeated his hard-line refusal to get vaccinated against covid-19 as he resigned himself to sitting out the final Grand Slam of the season at the US Open. Djokovic was deported from … Read more

Fall of Severodonetsk is Russia’s biggest victory since Mariupol | News

Russian forces fully occupied Severodonetsk, the eastern Ukrainian city’s mayor said, confirming the biggest setback on Ukraine’s battlefield for more than a month after weeks of fighting to hold the strategic city and the last symbol of the Ukrainian resistance. Russian missiles also rained down on western, northern and southern parts of the country on … Read more

Crowds take part in the Sarajevo Gay Pride Parade

Crowds marched through the streets of Sarajevo on Saturday, June 25, as the Bosnian capital hosted its annual gay pride parade. This video, captured by Twitter user @sanjinbuzo, shows people holding up colorful banners in downtown Sarajevo. The first Bosnian Gay Pride parade took place in the capital in 2019. Credit: @sanjinbuzo via Storyful

Crowds take part in the Sarajevo Gay Pride Parade

Crowds marched through the streets of Sarajevo on Saturday, June 25, as the Bosnian capital hosted its annual gay pride parade. This video, captured by Twitter user @sanjinbuzo, shows people holding up colorful banners in downtown Sarajevo. The first Bosnian Gay Pride parade took place in the capital in 2019. Credit: @sanjinbuzo via Storyful

UN human rights chief urges leaders to ‘turn the page on rhetoric’ — Global Issues

The four-day mission marked the first visit by a UN High Commissioner for human rights in more than two decades, noting that some of the same rights challenges of that time persist today. Ms Bachelet hailed an “unprecedented ruling” handed down this week, which convicted three people of hate speech for singing songs that threaten … Read more

EU leaders address inflation and energy shocks from Russia war

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, left, speaks with Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a panel discussion at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, June 24, 2022. Leaders of the The EU discussed economic issues at their summit in Brussels on Friday amid inflation, high energy prices and a cost-of-living crisis. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys) … Read more

Central banks try to control inflation | Business and Economy

Of: counting the cost We take a look at what’s behind the rising cost of living and the steps lawmakers are taking. The cost of living continues to rise and central banks have sprung into action. The US Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the Swiss National Bank all raised their key interest rates, … Read more

Professional League: No increase in the number of clubs

Professional League: No increase in the number of clubs Saturday – 26 Dhu al-Qi’dah 1443 AH – 25 June 2022 AD Edition No. [ 15915] Riyadh: “Middle East” Informed sources in the Saudi Professional League told Asharq Al-Awsat that nothing was discussed about increasing the number of Saudi League clubs next season, and that the … Read more