Russia Should Attend Second Ukraine Summit, Says Zelensky Amid Raging War

“Russian representatives should be at the second summit,” Zelensky told a press conference (File) Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday that Russia should be represented at a second summit aiming to secure lasting peace with the Kremlin, after more than two years of war. Dozens of world leaders voiced support for a just peace … Read more

Russia To US After Trump Attack

Donald Trump has been injured in an assassination attempt Moscow: Moscow called on the United States Sunday to “take stock” of its “policies of incitement to hatred”, while using the assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump to denounce support for Ukraine.  Addressing “those who vote in the United States to supply arms” to Kyiv, … Read more

China warns NATO not to stir ‘chaos’ in Asia – National

China accused NATO on Thursday of seeking security at the expense of others and told the alliance not to bring the same “chaos” to Asia, a reflection of its determination to oppose strengthening ties between NATO members and Asian nations such as Japan, South Korea and the Philippines. The statement by a Foreign Ministry spokesperson … Read more

Russian missile attack on Ukraine’s largest hospital complicates treatment of kids with cancer

KYIV, Ukraine — The National Cancer Institute in Kyiv was busier than usual after a Russian missile struck Ukraine’s largest children’s hospital this week, forcing the evacuation of dozens of its young patients battling cancer. Russia’s heaviest bombardment of the Ukrainian capital in four months severely damaged Okhmatdyt Children’s Hospital on Monday, terrorizing families and … Read more

UK PM Starmer Vows Robust Ukraine Support On International Debut

Starmer will meet later with Biden at the White House. Washington: New Prime Minister Keir Starmer promised Wednesday to keep up Britain’s steadfast support for Ukraine and gave his blessing for strikes inside Russia with British missiles as he made his international debut at a NATO summit in Washington. Starmer’s unstinting message of continuity on … Read more

UK PM Keir Starmer Tells Joe Biden UK Support For Ukraine “Unwavering”

The leaders discussed their shared commitment to the special relationship between the UK and US. London: UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer told US President Joe Biden on Friday that British support for Ukraine’s war with Russia was “unwavering”, in a first call hours after Britain’s new leader took charge. “The leaders reiterated their steadfast commitment … Read more

Russian Strike On Ukraine Town Kills 7, Zelensky Asks Allies For More Weapons

Kyiv: A Russian strike on the south Ukrainian town of Vilniansk killed at least seven people, Kyiv said, in an attack that came hours after Russia said a Ukrainian drone killed five people on its border village.  Both countries said two children were killed in each attack, in a deadly day in the more than … Read more

Russia Releases 10 Ukrainian Civilian Prisoners: Volodymyr Zelensky

Some of those released have been in prison since 2017. Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday 10 civilians, including a politician and two priests, taken prisoner in Russia and Belarus had been freed in a deal mediated by the Vatican. Russia and Ukraine have exchanged hundreds of prisoners throughout their two-year conflict, typically in … Read more

Russia Jails Teacher For 20 Years For ‘High Treason’

The teacher will spend 5 years in jail and 15 more in a “strict-regime penal colony”. (Representational) Washington: A Russian military court has jailed a teacher for 20 years on “high treason” charges for sending money to Ukraine, with the defendant saying colleagues reported him to authorities. Russia has unleashed a mass crackdown on dissent … Read more

Biden goes straight from G7 to Hollywood fundraiser, balancing geopolitics with his reelection bid

WASHINGTON — Flying through the night across nine time zones, from southern Italy to Southern California, President Joe Biden will shift focus from Russia’s challenge of Western unity to raking in big bucks for his reelection campaign at a Hollywood fundraiser featuring George Clooney and Julia Roberts. Biden went straight from the Group of Seven … Read more