In the slopes overlooking downtown Medellin, Colombia’s second-largest city, gun-toting gangs reign over vast stretches of neighbourhoods, overseeing the local drug trade, demanding extortion fees from businesses and enforcing rules about who comes and goes on their turf ... “We want to start down a different path ... Fredy Builes/Reuters] ... .
Colombian President Gustavo Pedro on Saturday said four children who survived a plane crash have been found alive in the country's Amazon rainforest after five weeks of an intense search operation ... The siblings, who appear gaunt in the photo, were alone when searchers found them and are now receiving medical attention, Petro told reporters ... ....
Turkish security forces seized $1 billion of counterfeit money in Istanbul, and arrested six people involved in the operation, including one Ghanaian and three Swedish nationals, the Governor's office said on Friday. Gendarmerie forces tracked...read full story. .
Russian PresidentVladimir Putin said that Ukrainian troops have started a long-expected counteroffensive and were suffering “significant” losses in their efforts to punch through Moscow’s defence lines in Ukraine... “But the Ukrainian troops haven’t achieved their stated tasks in a single area of fighting,” he said ... https.//t.co/ilySwoUjWw ... .
UNITED NATIONS — The humanitarian situation in Ukraine is “hugely worse” than before the Kakhovka dam collapsed, the U.N.'s top aid official warned Friday ... “This is a viral problem,” he said in an interview with The Associated Press. “But the truth is this is only the beginning of seeing the consequences of this act.” ... to help flood victims.
In a surprising turn of events, Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis has been accused of using artificial intelligence-generated images in a smear campaign against his rival, former PresidentDonald Trump. This incident highlights the growing trend of AI-generated deep fakes being utilized in political advertisements and movements ... ....
The global crypto market cap dropped more than 5% over the past 24 hours. BTC’s price lost a key support level over the past 24 hours and may soon drop to $23.8K ... At press time, BTC’s price was down 5.80% over the past 7 days.