Zelenskyy says U.S., China statement on nuclear threats ‘weighty statements’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy makes a surprise visit to Kherson on November 14, 2022, in Kherson, Ukraine. | Photo Credit: Getty Images Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said late on Monday that he welcomed the statements from the United States and China from the Group of 20 meeting on the inadmissibility of threats to use nuclear […]

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Russia owes ‘whole world’ for environment damage: Ukraine

Ruslan Strilets, Ukraine’s minister of environmental protection and natural resources, speaks at the Ukraine Pavilion during the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, on November 14, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. | Photo Credit: AP Russia must take responsibility for the environmental damage caused by its invasion of Ukraine, Kyiv’s Environment Minister Ruslan Strilets said on November […]

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Southeast Asian leaders call for unity amid global tensions

Participants included U.S. President Joe Biden, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and others Participants included U.S. President Joe Biden, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and others Cambodian leader Hun Sen called for unity on November 13, 2022, telling a gathering including Russia, China and the […]

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Kherson | The city of fire and fury 

Ukrainian forces, who lost the southern provincial capital in the early days of the war, took it back in a prolonged, bloodied counter-offensive Ukrainian forces, who lost the southern provincial capital in the early days of the war, took it back in a prolonged, bloodied counter-offensive On September 30, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin combatively […]

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Morning Digest | Situation on LAC stable but unpredictable, says Army chief; India seeks COP27 deal to ‘phase down’ all fossil fuels, and more

Situation on LAC stable but unpredictable: Army chief The situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China in eastern Ladakh is “stable but unpredictable”, Army chief General Manoj Pande said on Saturday. He said five of the seven friction points had been resolved and the focus was now on the remaining two. He said there […]

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India can buy as much Russian oil as it wants, outside price cap, says Yellen

India will only need to avoid Western financial, maritime services bound by the cap says U.S. Treasury Secretary; stresses goal is to drive global oil prices lower while curbing Russia’s revenues India will only need to avoid Western financial, maritime services bound by the cap says U.S. Treasury Secretary; stresses goal is to drive global […]

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Russia says it has completed Kherson withdrawal

Russia ordered the withdrawal on Wednesday after it said it attempts to maintain its position and supply troops were “futile” Russia ordered the withdrawal on Wednesday after it said it attempts to maintain its position and supply troops were “futile” Russia’s defence ministry said on Friday it had completed the withdrawal of troops from the […]

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Ukraine war’s environmental toll to take years to clean up

Environmental damage caused by Ukraine’s war is mounting, and experts warn of long-term health consequences for the population Environmental damage caused by Ukraine’s war is mounting, and experts warn of long-term health consequences for the population Olga Lehan’s home near the Irpin River was flooded when Ukraine destroyed a dam to prevent Russian forces from […]

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Vladimir Putin will not attend G20 summit in Bali: Russian embassy

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will lead the Russian delegation to the G20, said Yulia Tomskaya, the embassy’s chief of protocol Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will lead the Russian delegation to the G20, said Yulia Tomskaya, the embassy’s chief of protocol Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the G20 leaders’ summit on the Indonesian resort […]

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