President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has directly called on his US and Chinese counterparts to join his latest summit for peace in Ukraine. Speaking from Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine on Friday, Mr Zelenskyy announced a “global peace summit”, co-hosted by Switzerland, starting on 15 June. He claimed 80 countries have already confirmed their attendance. But he said:
The 73-year-old British man who died from a suspected heart attack after “sudden extreme turbulence” on a London-Singapore flight has been named as Geoff Kitchen. Dozens more were injured in the incident, with passengers describing people being “launched into the ceiling” and overhead lockers. Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 from Heathrow was forced to make an
A helicopter carrying Iran’s president has been involved in a “hard landing”, Iranian state TV has said. President Ebrahim Raisi was travelling in the aircraft in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province at the time. Rescue teams are reportedly heading to the scene. State TV said the incident happened near the city of Jolfa, about 375 miles