“Winnie the Pooh” has been pulled from Hong Kong cinemas

HONG KONG — Public screenings of a slasher film starring Winnie the Pooh were abruptly halted in Hong Kong on Tuesday, sparking debate over growing censorship in the city. Film distributor VII Pillars Entertainment announced on Facebook that on Thursday, “Winnie the Pooh. “blood and honey” has “with great regret” been canceled in Hong Kong … Read more

Countries have been urged to rally behind Ukraine’s judicial investigations

LONDON — Ukrainian justice officials and the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor on Monday appealed to countries around the world to boost funding and support for the world court’s investigation into alleged war crimes in Ukraine to ensure Russia is held accountable. Justice ministers from more than 40 countries traveled to London to attend a joint … Read more

The number of victims of a strong earthquake in Ecuador has reached 14, in Peru – 1

QUITO, Ecuador — A powerful earthquake hit southern Ecuador and northern Peru on Saturday, killing at least 15 people and leaving others trapped in rubble, as rescue teams battled debris-strewn streets and downed power lines. The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 6.8 earthquake centered just off the Pacific coast about 50 miles (80 kilometers) … Read more

A Danish prince is moving to the US for a position as a defense industry attaché

Prince Joachim of Denmark is moving to the United States in September to take up the post of Defense Industry Attaché at the Danish Embassy in Washington. COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Denmark’s Prince Joachim is moving to the United States to take up the post of defense industry attaché at the Danish Embassy in Washington, D.C., … Read more

Seoul. North Korea launched another missile into the sea

South Korean officials say North Korea has fired another ballistic missile toward its eastern waters, the third such test this week. SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired another ballistic missile toward its eastern waters on Thursday, South Korean officials said, the third such test this week. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the … Read more

China says AUKUS is on a “dangerous path” with nuclear infrastructure deal

BEIJING — The United States, Australia and the United Kingdom are taking “an even more wrong and dangerous path for their geopolitical interests”, China’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday, responding to a deal under which Australia would buy nuclear-powered attack submarines from China. The US will modernize its fleet. Spokesman Wang Wenbin said the agreement, … Read more