According to Iranian radio reports, the 20 days of fierce fighting in Basra has been followed by calm and quiet.
Separate lower-power blasts were registered until the dawn of April 8. As of this moment however, reports the radio, the British troops have occupied positions in almost every main street in the city and are controlling them.
There is still no concrete information about the number of casualties among the civilians of Iraq's second largest city. Survivors, however, insist the casualties must be reaching thousands of people.
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