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The cargo ships carrying over 160,000 tonnes of corn and other foodstuffs left Chernomorsk and Odesa, heading for Turkey, Italy and China under an international deal struck in July.
About 60 people were evacuated from their homes due to the amount of smoke.
Four children killed on Saturday as tensions escalate
Transport secretary Grant Shapps has pledged to create a “death by dangerous cycling” law that will treat killer cyclists the same as motorists.
Some 80,000 tourists are stranded in the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya, after authorities declared it a COVID-19 hot spot and imposed a lockdown
World 1500metre champion Jake Wightman failed to make it a golden double this summer amid a shock result in the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. In a world-class field which included the men who finished second, third and fourth in the Olympic final last summer: Timothy Cheruiyot, Josh Kerr and Abel Kipsang, all were upstaged by Ollie Hoare. Wightman, whose father Geoff was commentating on the race as he had done his world title win in Eugene, had to make do with the bronze with Kenya Cheruiyot with the silver.
Dozens of people were injured after a lightning strike started a significant fire at an oil tank in Matanzas, Cuba, on Friday, August 5, according to officials.Matanzas government officials reported that 77 people were injured and 17 people were still missing as of Saturday morning. The President’s office confirmed that the missing people are firefighters who were working near the blaze.“Extinguishing the fire may still take time, but recovery strategies are already being outlined,” said Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez. He also thanked several other nations, including Mexico and Venezuela, for providing aid, and the United States for “technical advice.”The fire currently threatens power supply for the island, which was already experiencing an energy crisis that led to government scheduled power outages that began last week, reports said.The Office of the President said this drone footage was captured in the early morning hours on Saturday. Credit: Cuba President’s Office via Storyful
Anthony Blinken, US secretary of state, has called for issues between China and Taiwan to be resolved peacefully.Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island earlier this week has been condemned by China, as relations between Washington and Beijing plummeted to their worst level in years."The differences between Taiwan and the mainland need to be resolved peacefully," Mr Blinken said."What we've seen China do over the last few years is move away from a peaceful resolution of differences to doing so coercively and potentially forcefully."
Erik ten Hag's reign as Manchester United manager got off to a nightmare start as Brighton registered their first ever victory at Old Trafford with a 2-1 win on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.
Jurgen Klopp has admitted his Liverpool side were far from their best in their opening-day draw against Fulham. The Reds, who came second in the Premier League last season, were heavy favourites against their newly-promoted opposition but could have easily lost the game."We are used to more dominance and we never could get that because we just played not good enough, not quick enough, not precise enough, all these kinds of things," Klopp said. He also suggested dropping two points is "punishment" for the poor performance.
A motorcylist has been rushed to hospital after colliding with a car on Kilburn High Road. Police officers and the London Ambulance Service were called to the scene at 9.04am to reports of a collision involving a car and moped.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service would like to hear the public's views on 999 cover proposals for the next three years
By Kathleen Nutt
‘I protested a little – not too much,’ ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ star said
The UK is bracing itself for another heatwave next week, with some parts of the country seeing temperatures nudge towards the mid-30s.
Brazilians go to the polls in October, and they´ll have a choice between reelecting Jair Bolsonaro, or bringing back former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Some pregnant women denied usual choice as supplies of epidural kits and alternative drug both run low
Follow day 10 at the 2022 Commonwealth Games with 45 gold medals up for grabs
The site is not far from another village and an aged care centre that were both hit by flooding in February
An 11-year-old girl has died after going missing at a water park in Windsor, Thames Valley Police have confirmed.Emergency services were called at around 3:55pm on Saturday to reports of the girl getting into difficulty at Liquid Leisure near Datchet.She was found around 5:10pm and rushed to Wrexham Park Hospital, where she later died.The child had been with a group of friends celebrating another girl's birthday at the park when she disappeared.Her death is being treated as unexplained and an investigation has been launched.