US-led coalition forces have begun a 'real attack' on the centre of Baghdad. The BBC reports that fighting is going on close to the River Tigris. American tanks can be seen in the city centre and automatic weapons fire can also be heard. AP reports that US troops have captured key buildings in the centre of Baghdad, including the presidential palace and the information ministry building. A US flag has been raised over Saddam Hussein's palace.
The behavior of the Russian inspector satellite, which was launched in the autumn of 2017, puzzles military officials in the United States
Ukrainian bloggers draw a parallel between the events in East Timor and the Crimea. Any comparison has a right to exist, but a detailed analysis of the situation does not give a promising forecast to Ukraine
Vladimir Putin is planning to attend the wedding ceremony of Austria's Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl on the way to Berlin