Russia has declared victory in its months-long operation to capture the strategic port of Mariupol after Ukraine ordered the last of its troops holed up in the city's Azovstal steelworks to lay down their arms ... The verdict is due Monday ... Smoke rises at a warehouse after shelling in Severodonetsk ... "Attempts to attack Donbas continue ... 'End of operation'.
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Is Vladimir Putin losing the information war with Ukraine?. Well, it depends on who you ask. It’s never easy to measure such things, but here are a few numbers. While 141 countries in the UN voted to condemn Russia’s aggression, the number of African, Middle Eastern and South American countries who have imposed sanctions on Russia is 0 ... ... .
Turkey claims Greece violated its airspace twice this week, and that it had replied to those violations Friday “based on reciprocity and in accordance with” the Turkish Air Force’s rules of engagement ... Bilgic accused Greece of trying to mislead international public opinion ... .
An extremely complex heart transplant was performed at Hadassah Hospital on Friday when a 76-year-old patient needed one and all the common procedures that the hospital usually provides did not suit the treatment that was required. The patient arrived at Hadassah a few weeks ago with a severe heart defect and suffered from a severe vascular disease.
Apple’s rumored first step into AR and VR has been hush-hush, but a new report indicates that the mixed-reality headset may be getting closer to its grand unveiling. As reported by Bloomberg, Apple’s board got a sneak peek at the company’s upcoming mixed-reality headset at a quarterly meeting ... 🥽 ... ....
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Chinese engineers will take the ideas of a research paper and turn it into the world's largest 3D-printed project. Popular Mechanics. Within two years, officials behind this project want to fully automate the unmanned construction of a 590-foot-tall dam on the Tibetan Plateau to build the Yangqu hydropower plant -- completely with robots ... .