At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded while US sappers destroyed missiles and shells in Baghdad.
On Saturday morning, US sappers set out to destroy the missiles and shells left by the retreating Iraqi army. Witnesses said there must have been a mistake in calculations of the American military since some of the munitions detonated and the explosion fragments reached well into Zafraniya, a residential area 15 kilometers away from the center of Baghdad, causing serious damage.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary
The Central Bank of Turkey announced measures to protect the financial market of Turkey against the background of the collapse of the Turkish lira and conflict of interests with the United States of America