Bus crash on Croatia highway kills at least 12 people

ZAGREB: A Poland-registered bus carrying pilgrims to a sanctuary in Bosnia skidded off a highway in northern Croatia early Saturday, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others, police and officials said. Croatian police said on Twitter that “11 people were killed and several injured in the skidding of a bus with Polish number … Read more

Europe’s looming coal crisis – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Go over gas – there is a new energy shortage in the city. While Europe faces its worst energy crisis in decades during the war in Ukraine, national capitals have been scrambling to stock up on gas reserves for the winter. But soon another fuel may also be … Read more

Ukraine, Ukrainian war: EU leaders arrive in Ukraine as war rages, French President Emmanuel Macron addresses crisis

Three major EU leaders have landed in one of Ukraine’s worst-hit cities, sparking an outburst from a high-ranking ally of Vladimir Putin. French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi visited Irpin, a battle-damaged suburb of the Ukrainian capital, on Thursday to show support for the country at war … Read more

As war rages on, Ukraine contemplates years of recovery – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article KYIV – Ukraine’s capital is currently free of Russian troops attacking its borders. But Kiev mayor Vitali Klitschko admits that this does not mean everyone can return safely. It could take “a year” to clean up the explosives in the region, Klitschko recently told a delegation of visiting … Read more

UN sends rescue convoy as Ukraine denies Russian ceasefire at steel plant

Smoke rises from the grounds of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, the site of a planned three-day ceasefire to begin Thursday The United Nations said on Thursday that a new convoy was en route to evacuate civilians from the “hell” of a besieged steel mill in Mariupol, while Ukraine accused Russia of breaking its … Read more