Top 10 global news: US, NATO’s ‘main threats’ to Russian security, Biden contracts Covid again, and more

Moscow is using Ukraine’s membership of the Western military alliance – the Soviet Union’s Cold War adversary – to justify its special military operations launched on February 24. In another, US President Joe Biden contracted the virus again and returned to self-isolation. .

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Putin signs Russian naval doctrine, says US and NATO ‘key threats’ to national security

According to a new Russian naval strategy that President Vladimir Putin signed on Sunday, America’s drive to dominate the oceans and the growth of NATO pose the biggest threats to Russia. According to the 55-page report, NATO’s military buildup near Russia’s borders and “Washington’s strategic goal of dominating the world’s oceans” pose a threat to national security and prosperity.

Days after recovery, US President Joe Biden contracts Covid again

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Days after recovering from COVID-19, US President Joe Biden contracted the virus again and returned to self-isolation, the White House has said.

Presidential physician Kevin O’Connor said in a memorandum, “This actually represents ‘rebound’ positivity, in which patients who are treated with the drug Paxlovid, like Biden was, clear the virus but test positive. after completing their course.”

Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters hit on Navy Day by Ukrainian drone, five injured

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Navy celebrations in Russia’s annexed Crimea region were hit hard when a Ukrainian drone strike injured five people at the Black Sea headquarters in Sevastopol, authorities said. Mikhail Razvozhayev, who heads the local Russian administration in Sevastopol, posted details of the attack on social media and blamed Ukraine for damages.

Chinese rocket debris crashes into Indian Ocean

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U.S. Space Command officials said debris from China’s Long March 5B rocket “reentered over the Indian Ocean” on Saturday.

“We refer you to the PRC for further details on the technical aspects of re-entry such as potential debris dispersal + impact location,” US Space Command said on its Twitter account.

Prince Charles’ charity accepted donation from Osama bin Laden’s family: report

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Prince Charles’ charity, The Prince of Wales’ Charitable Fund, has accepted a £1million donation from the family of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, according to reports.

The Sunday Times reported that the Princes Charles met Osama’s half-brother Bakr bin Laden and his brother Shafiq in London in 2013, two years after Osama was shot dead by US special forces at a compound near Islamabad in Pakistan.

Lebanon: People line up to buy bread, six loaves sell for $20 on the black market

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Khalil Mansour has to queue for hours every day to buy food for his bankrupt family in Lebanon, and on some days he is unable to do so. Before the 2019 financial crisis, Lebanon had the nickname “Switzerland of the Middle East” for its thriving banking sector. Consequently, the continued shortage of basic foodstuffs has been difficult to bear. 2020 saw Lebanon’s sovereign debt default, and since then the currency has lost around 90% of its value in the illegal market.

Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters hit on Navy Day by Ukrainian drone, five injured

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Navy celebrations in Russia’s annexed Crimea region were hit hard when a Ukrainian drone strike injured five people at the Black Sea headquarters in Sevastopol, authorities said. Mikhail Razvozhayev, who heads the local Russian administration in Sevastopol, posted details of the attack on social media and blamed Ukraine for damages.

Gunmen attack soldiers guarding Guatemalan president near Mexican border, 1 injured

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Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei narrowly escaped after gunmen opened fire on soldiers guarding the leader in a town near the Mexican border. One of the guards would be injured.

The brazen attack took place on Saturday when military officials spotted a vehicle approaching the checkpoint that was being guarded during a visit by Giammattei to the northwest.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga battles injury to clinch India’s 2nd gold medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games and sets new record

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19-year-old weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga produced a brave performance in the men’s 67kg category at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games to extend India’s dominance in weightlifting at the showpiece event. Lalrinnunga struck gold with a record overall lift of 300kg to claim the country’s second gold medal at CWG 2022 so far.

Chris Rock Jokes About Infamous Oscar Slap After Will Smith’s Apology Video

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It seems American comedian Chris Rock isn’t in the mood to talk about Will Smith’s apology video, but he’s still okay with cracking jokes about the Oscars incident. While performing on a stage in Atlanta on Friday night for his “Chris Rock Ego Death World Tour,” he addressed the infamous slap and called out the “Men In Black” actor “Suge Smith.”