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EU Foreign Ministers Confident That Latest Sanctions Against Russia Will Be Ready Soon

The foreign ministers of Austria and Estonia have spoken about the prospect of an upcoming sixth EU sanctions package against Russia, with Austrian Foreign Minister Alexa...

President Kim Mobilizes North Korea's Military In Response To Covid-19 Outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has mobilized the military to respond to the country's first officially acknowledged outbreak of Covid-19, as the impoverished nation scr...

Ruble Up Against Dollar, Euro As Foreign Currency Trading Starts On Moscow Exchange

The ruble strengthened against the dollar and the euro as foreign currency trading started on Moscow Exchange on Monday compared with previous closing. As of 10:20 am Mos...

Russia Cautions NATO On Membership For Sweden And Finland

The North Atlantic Alliance should be under no illusion Russia will put up with Sweden and Finland’s membership, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on ...

China Expresses Protest To G7 Over Statement On Taiwan, Xinjiang, Foreign Ministry Says

China’s authorities express protest to the states of the Group of Seven (G7) over their statement on Taiwan and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Chinese Foreign Mi...

Document On Restoring Iran Nuke Deal Is At High Readiness - Deputy Foreign Minister

The document for returning to full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for the settlement around the Iran nuclear program is at a high level ...

Somali Re-Elects President, 5 Years After He Was Voted Out

Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was re-elected as the East African country’s head of state on Sunday. In the election for the country’s highest office, ...

One Dead, 4 Critically Injured In California Church Shooting

One person was killed and four others were gravely injured in a mass shooting at a church in Laguna Woods, California. It was the second mass shooting in 24 hours, follow...

Finland Will Apply To Join NATO, Leaders Say, Ditching Decades Of Neutrality Despite Russia's Threats Of Retaliation

Finland's government announced Sunday it will apply to join NATO, ditching decades of wartime neutrality and ignoring Russian threats of possible retaliation as the Nor...

China Tensions Loom As Japan's Okinawa Marks 50 Years Since US Handover

The Japanese island chain of Okinawa marked the 50th anniversary on Sunday of the end of US occupation and its return to Japan with ceremonies and celebrations amid growi...

I8-Year-Old Opens Fire In A Supermarket In New York , Kills 10

A heavily armed 18-year-old white man shot 10 people dead on Saturday at a Buffalo, New York grocery store in a “racially motivated” attack that he live-streamed on c...

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Dies Aged 73

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates President whose modernization policies helped transform his country into a regional powerhouse, died on Frida...

Invasion: EU Announces $520m To Buy Weapons For Ukraine

The EU plans to provide another 500 million euros ($520m) for weapons and other military equipment for the Ukrainian armed forces. The EU Foreign Affairs Chief, Josep Bor...

Situation In Afghanistan Cannot Be Allowed To `Collapse’ - Lavrov

The situation in Afghanistan cannot be allowed to collapse, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a news conference in Dushanbe. "The situation cannot be allowed...

West Will Seek New Ways To Put Pressure On Russia, It Should Be Opposed - PM Mishustin

The West will seek new ways to put pressure on Russia and reduce its revenues, it is necessary to be prepared for any development of the situation and work out solutions ...

Reports About Possible Halt In Gas Supplies To Finland From May 13 Are A Hoax - Kremlin

There are no plans to stop Russian gas supplies to Finland from Friday, May 13, reports from Finnish media are "another newspaper hoax", Russian presidential spokesman Dm...

Press Review: What Finland’s Pursuit Of NATO Membership Means And Siemens To Exit Russia

Helsinki is expecting to apply for NATO membership, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced on May 12. Russia immediately reacted to the...

Japan To Prohibit Exports Of High-Tech Equipment To Russia

Japan is expanding the list of goods and technologies, whose exports to Russia are prohibited over the situation around Ukraine, the Japanese ministry of economy, trade a...

North Korea Announces First Covid Deaths Amid 'Explosive' Outbreak

North Korea has announced an "explosive" Covid-19 outbreak that has likely killed six people and infected more than 350,000, according to state media, prompting fears of ...

Russia Is Using Energy As "A Weapon," German Vice Chancellor Says

German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Robert Habeck accused Russia on Thursday of using energy "as a weapon," following an announcement by the Russian government o...

Russia Will Be "Forced To Take Retaliatory Steps" If Finland Joins NATO, Russian Foreign Ministry Says

Finland "must be aware of the responsibility and consequences" of joining NATO, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement Thursday, adding that Russia "will be forc...

West Ready To Sacrifice Rest Of The World For Global Domination, Putin Says

The culpability for the global consequences of sanctions against Russia, including possible hunger in a number of countries, rests with Western countries who for the sake...

Kremlin Sees No Attempts To Restore Dialogue Between Russia And US In Past Two Months

Russia has attempted to discuss its security guarantees, but no one would listen, and no moves have been made to restore dialogue between Moscow and Washington since the ...

Kremlin Warns Against Attempts To Interfere In Russia’s Special Operation In Ukraine

Moscow will be ready to give the most resolute response, if any side ventures to interfere in Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry P...

‘Don’t Lie To Yourselves’: Potential Russia-NATO Conflict Can Go Nuclear, Medvedev Warns

Flooding Ukraine with weapons increases the odds of a conflict between Russia and NATO, which can turn into a nuclear war, Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council ...

Russia Does Not see Central Asia As Geopolitical Struggle Arena - Speaker

Russia has not and does not regard Central Asia as an arena for geopolitical confrontation and is interested in the development of all Central Asian states, Federation Co...

Finland's Leaders Announce Support For NATO Membership, Moving Nation Closer To Joining Alliance

Finland's president and prime minister announced their support for joining NATO on Thursday, moving the Nordic nation which shares an 800-mile border with Russia one st...

North Korea Declares 'Major National Emergency' As They Identified First Case Of Covid-19, State Media Reports

North Korea has identified its first ever case of Covid-19, according to state media, which called the situation a "major national emergency." It's unclear how many infec...

Passenger Plane Catches Fire During Takeoff In Southwestern China

A Tibet Airlines plane caught fire after skidding off the runway in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing on Thursday morning. All 113 passengers and nine crew membe...

Lisa Cook Becomes First Black Woman On US Federal Reserve’s Board

Lisa Cook, an economics professor at Michigan State University, was confirmed by the United States Senate to serve on the Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday. She is the fir...

Moscow Carefully Sizing Up NATO’s Force Posture Along Russia’s Border, Says Kremlin

Moscow is carefully sizing up everything touching upon NATO’s force posture along Russia’s borders, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, comme...

Russia Hopes West Should Stop Promoting Unipolar World After Operation In Ukraine - Lavrov

Russia hopes that after its targets of the current special military operation in Ukraine are reached, the West will halt its drive for the ‘unipolar world’ and stop v...

If Finland Applies To Join NATO, It Will Be "For The Security" Of Its Citizens, Prime Minister Says

If Finland applies to join NATO it will be "for the security" of its citizens, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said Wednesday. Speaking during a joint press conference...

I’m Okay With Going To -H-e-l-l, If...... - Elon Musk

CEO of Tesla, Inc, the US electric vehicle and clean energy company, Elon Musk, says he does not have an issue with going to hell when he dies. The billionaire businessma...

Bill Gates Tests Positive For COVID, Says He’s Fortunate To Be Vaccinated

Billionaire businessman and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has stated that he tested positive for COVID-19. This was announced on Tuesday by Gates in a post on Twitt...

Russia, Algeria Plan To Sign Document Confirming New Quality Of Relations - Lavrov

Russia and Algeria plan to sign a treaty confirming a new quality of bilateral relations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday. "All these years we have...

Lithuania Declares Russia A Perpetrator Of Terrorism

The Lithuanian Parliament on Tuesday passed a resolution declaring Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a "genocide" and Russia a perpetrator of terrorism. In the resolution, t...

Russia’s Economy Is "Clearly In Recession" And Facing 20% Inflation, US Treasury Secretary Says

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that Western sanctions have delivered a powerful blow to Russia’s economy following the invasion of Ukraine. “Their...

UN General Assembly Elects Czech Republic To Replace Russia On The Human Rights Council

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) met on Tuesday to elect the Czech Republic to replace Russia on the Human Rights Council, with 157 votes in favor and 23 absten...

Senior Diplomat Blasts Borrell’s Idea On Seizing Russian Reserves To Rebuild Ukraine

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell’s proposal on seizing Russia’s frozen foreign exchange reserves and using them for rebuilding Ukraine is an unlawful act that un...

Russia Called On West For Honest Dialogue But All In Vain, Says Putin

Russia was calling on the West for an honest dialogue but all in vain because NATO countries did not want to hear it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the Victory...

Moscow To Maintain Contacts With UN On Humanitarian Issues In Ukraine - Deputy Minister

The Russian side will maintain contacts with the UN on humanitarian problems in Ukraine, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said on Monday. "Our contacts continue,"...

Russian People Will Never Give Up Love For Country, Traditional Values - Putin

Unlike the West, the Russian people will never give up their love for the country, faith and traditional values, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a Victory Day pa...

EU Should Consider Using Russian Foreign Exchange Reserves To Rebuild Ukraine - Josep Borrell

The European Union should consider using billions of dollars’ worth of Russian foreign exchange reserves to rebuild Ukraine after the war, the bloc’s top diplomat Jos...

Putin tries to defend Ukraine invasion in Victory Day speech

In a speech marking Russia's Victory Day on Monday, President Vladimir Putin sought to link his country's struggle against Nazi Germany in World War Two with his invasion...

"We Will Win" Says Zelensky In His Own Victory Day Message

As Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his Victory Day speech in Moscow on Monday, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky released his own video message. We are ...

IPOB Not On List Of Terrorist Groups - UK

The United Kingdom (UK) has clarified that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not a proscribed organisation in the UK. The British government described the reports...

US Did Not Provide "Specific Targeting Information" For Russian Warship, Pentagon Says

The Pentagon denied providing "specific targeting information" to Ukraine to sink the Moskva, a Russian guided-missile cruiser that was the flagship of Moscow's fleet in...

India And France Look To Play A "Constructive Role" In Ukraine

India and France have agreed to "intensify coordination" regarding responses to the war in Ukraine, a joint statement from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Fre...

Finland’s Decision On NATO Membership Expected To Be "Much Clearer" By Mid-May, Says Senior Western Diplomat

Finland’s decision on NATO membership is expected to be “much clearer” before May 17 when the country’s president will visit Sweden, according to a senior Wester...

Russia Accuses Ukrainian Of Using "Black Magic" To Consecrate Their Weapons

Ukrainian troops have been accused of using ‘black magic’ at a military headquarters in Ukraine so as to increase the damage felt by Russian troops. Found on the wall...

Russia Bans Entry Of 63 Japanese Citizens, Including Prime Minister

Russia "indefinitely" banned 63 Japanese citizens including Prime Minister Fumio Kishida from entry, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported Wednesday. Members...

Italy PM Urges ‘Stronger’ EU To Expand Eastwards

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Tuesday said the EU needs to emerge stronger from the historic challenges thrown up by the war in Ukraine, including by expanding e...

Two Dead In Central China Building Collapse

At least two people have died in a building that collapsed in central China, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday, four days into a rescue operation searching for...

Denmark Justice Minister Resigns To Prompt Cabinet Reshuffle

Denmark announced a Cabinet reshuffle on Monday, following the resignation of Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup to become the new head of the Danish Brewers’ Association....

West Encouraging Kiev To Attack Russia With NATO-Supplied Weapons, Says Diplomat

MOSCOW, April 28. /TASS/. Western countries are openly calling on Ukraine to attack Russian territory using the weapons they supply to Kiev, Russian Foreign Ministry Spok...

Russian Embassy Blasts US For Ignoring Global Commitments To Continue Work On Bioweapons

The US expert community "has been increasingly rigorous in its efforts to analyze" the evidence uncovered by the Russian armed forces about "the Pentagon’s illegal mili...

Polish PGNiG Confirms Complete Halt In Gas Supplies By Gazprom

WARSAW, April 27. /TASS/. Polish energy company PGNiG confirmed a complete halt in gas supplies by Gazprom under the Yamal contract, the company announced on Wednesday on...

Canadian Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To Recognize “Acts Of Genocide” Committed By Russia

The Canadian House of Commons voted unanimously on Wednesday to recognize “acts of genocide” being committed by Russia in Ukraine.  “By unanimous consent, it was r...

NATO Head Expects Finland And Sweden Accession Process To "Go Quickly" If They Apply To Join

Should Finland and Sweden decide to apply to NATO, the accession process would “go quickly” and interim measures would be put in place until they become formal member...

Germany Must "Try The Unrealistic'' To Break Away From Russian Gas, Says Vice Chancellor

Germany's Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Robert Habeck has said that his government's goal must be to ensure independence from Russian energy supplies, even if it ...

Russian Energy Giant Confirms Suspension Of Gas To Poland And Bulgaria For Refusing To Pay In Rubles

Gazprom halted gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria on Wednesday after both countries refused to pay the Russian energy giant in rubles, the company said in a statement. ...

Russia Trying To "Blackmail" The Bloc With Gas - Ursula Von Der Leyen

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen accused Russia of trying to “blackmail” the bloc with gas, after Russian energy giant Gazprom halted supplies to ...

Elon Musk Buys Twitter

Twitter said Monday it has agreed to sell itself to Elon Musk, who will take the company private in a deal valued at around $44 billion. The deal caps off a whirlwind new...

Japanese World Oldest Person Dies At 119

A Japanese woman certified the world’s oldest person has died at the age of 119, local officials said Monday. Kane Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, in the southweste...

Putin Just Lost An Opportunity To Gain A Major Ally In The West

With Marine Le Pen's loss in the runoff of the French presidential election on Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin may have just lost his best shot at getting a m...

Zelensky Thanks US For "Unprecedented Assistance" To Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday he appreciated "the unprecedented assistance of the United States to Ukraine." Zelensky's office issued a statement fol...

Putin Congratulates Macron On French Election Win

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as President of France in a statement Monday.  “I sincerely wish you success in your ...

Tyson Fury Beats Dillian Whyte, Remains Undefeated

Two-time heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has defended his title after beating compatriot, Dillian Whyte, by knockout. Whyte was knocked out in the fourth round after ta...

UN Secretary-General Will Meet With Putin On April 26 In Moscow

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres “will be received by President Vladimir Putin” on Tuesday April 26 after having a working meeting and lunch with th...

UK Prime Minister Won't Press India's Modi To Take Harsher Stance On Ukraine

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson played down the prospects of getting India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a harsher stance on Ukraine, during the first leg...

Biden Administration To Detail How Ukrainian Refugees Can Enter US

The Biden administration is expected soon to announce new details on how Ukrainian refugees would be able to seek entry into the United States on humanitarian grounds, a ...

Prime Ministers Of Spain, Denmark Arrive In Kyiv To Meet With Zelensky

The Prime Ministers of Spain and Denmark arrived in Kyiv on Thursday to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, their respective offices said. After arriving ...

Greek Authorities To Release Seized Russian Tanker

A Russian crude oil tanker seized last week by Greek authorities will be released, a government spokesperson confirmed on Thursday. Greece impounded the tanker with 19 Ru...

War In Ukraine 'Can End In Direct Talks' Between Putin, Zelensky, Ukrainian Official Says

A top Ukrainian official said Thursday that the war in Ukraine "can end in direct talks" between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Put...

Germany Will Provide Training And Maintenance To Ukrainian Military - Annalena Baerbock

Germany will provide training and maintenance to the Ukrainian military, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said in Latvia Wednesday. Baerbock said that while “o...

Russian Billionaire Slams War In Ukraine, Urges West To "Stop This Massacre"

Russian billionaire Oleg Tinkov has blasted Russia's war in Ukraine, calling on the West to do more to "stop this massacre." Tinkov, who was among the 65 individuals and ...

"History Will Not Forget The War Crimes" Committed In Ukraine - European Council President

"History will not forget the war crimes" committed in Ukraine, President of the European Council Charles Michel said Wednesday. Pictures posted to Michel's social media...

Conflict In Ukraine Comparable To "Darkest Pages" Of European History - Belgian Prime Minister

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo has said that Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is “comparable to the darkest pages in our European history” and that it is ...

Netherlands Will Send "Heavier Material" To Ukraine, Prime Minister Says

The Netherlands will send “heavier material” to Ukraine, “including armored vehicles," Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Tuesday. In a tweet, Rutte said that he and...

Denmark To Increase Gas Production In North Sea To Reduce Russian Dependency - Mette Frederiksen

Denmark will increase its natural gas production in the North Sea “for a limited time period,” to reduce its dependency on Russian energy, Danish Prime Minister Mett...

Greece Seizes Russian Tanker Following EU Sanctions

Greek authorities have seized a Russian tanker off the southern coast of the Greek island of Evia, a spokesperson for the country's Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insul...

China Tells Russia It Will Strengthen "Strategic Cooperation" Regardless Of International Landscape

China says it will "continue to strengthen strategic coordination" with Russia, regardless of how the "international landscape may change," according to a statement relea...

Moscow Continues Diplomatic Retaliation And Expels Bulgarian Embassy Employees

Moscow is expelling employees of the Bulgarian embassy, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday. "Atanas Krastin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipot...

Ukrainian Marine Commander Sends Open Letter To Pope Francis: Mariupol Is "-H-e-l-l On Earth"

The commander of the Ukrainian Marine unit in the besieged city of Mariupol wrote a letter to Pope Francis appealing for him to save the people remaining in the city unde...

Around 200,000 Russian Jobs At Risk Following Exit Of Foreign Companies, Moscow Mayor Says

Around 200,000 people are at risk of losing their jobs in the Russian capital following foreign companies leaving the country, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said in a blog...

Fuel Subsidy Puts Nigerian Economy At High Risk Says World Bank

The World Bank has disclosed that increasing fuel subsidy puts the Nigerian economy at a high risk as subsidy payments could significantly impact public finance and pose...

Pope Cried Over Children Killed In Russian Invasion - Ukrainian Lawmaker

A member of Ukraine's parliament who met Pope Francis this weekend said the pontiff was overcome with emotion when told about the children who had died during Russia's in...

The World Should Be Prepared For Possibility Putin Could Use Nuclear Weapons - Zelensky

Zelensky said in an exclusive interview from the office of the president in Kyiv on Friday that Putin could turn to either nuclear or chemical weapons because he does not...

Russia Will Redirect Energy Exports To Its South And East In The Near Future - President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia is looking to focus its exports on "the fast-growing markets" to the country's south and east in the near futur...

The War In Ukraine Could Be Devastating For Global Food Security

A visit to the Philips Atakele Bakery in Lagos, Nigeria where the intense work was, until recently, profitable and worthwhile. However, rising inflation in Nigeria and th...

Netherlands Instructs Firms Not To Pay For Russian Gas In Rubles

The Dutch government has instructed energy companies in the Netherlands not to pay for Russian gas in rubles in accordance with European Union sanctions, spokesperson for...

UN Warns World Is On The Brink Of A "Perfect Storm" As Ukraine War Escalates Multiple Global Crises

The United Nations Secretary-General has warned that the world is on the brink of a "perfect storm" as the war in Ukraine exacerbates an already struggling global economy...

Discussions With Russia "Ongoing," Ukraine Presidential Advisor Says, With Focus On Guarantors

Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak said in televised remarks that consultations were "ongoing" on a potential roadmap to peace, but added that a sticking p...

Austria's Nehammer says he visited Putin to look him in the eyes and confront him

Austria’s Chancellor Karl Nehammer said on Wednesday he decided to go to Moscow to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin with what he saw in Ukraine.  “I made th...

Switzerland Adopts Latest Round Of EU Sanctions Against Russia And Belarus

Switzerland has adopted the latest round of EU sanctions against Russia and Belarus, "in light of Russia’s continuing military aggression against Ukraine and reports of...

It's "Not Possible" To Cut Off All Russian Gas Right Now - Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer said that cutting off Russian gas right now is "not possible" and that the European Union must look at sanctions that hurt Russia more t...

The Pentagon Is Meeting Today With Top Weapons Makers To Discuss Capacity Needed To Support Ukraine

The Pentagon is convening a meeting of its top weapons makers Wednesday to discuss the industry’s capacity to support Ukraine in a protracted war with Russia, according...

Biden's "Genocide" Declaration Not Expected To Trigger Immediate Changes To US Policy

US President Joe Biden's declaration that the atrocities now underway in Ukraine are a "genocide" is not expected to trigger any immediate changes to US policy toward the...

Sweden Will Make A Decision On NATO Membership After Serious Analysis, Prime Minister Says

Sweden would make a decision on a possible NATO membership only after serious analysis of the situation and considering its best interest, Swedish Prime Minister Magdalen...

Russia’s Military Goals In Ukraine Are "Noble" And Will Be Achieved - President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country's military goals in Ukraine are "noble" and will be achieved, according to Russian state news agency TASS. Speaking ...

Obama Says Putin Acting In Newly "Reckless" Manner

Russian President Vladimir Putin is acting in a newly reckless manner with the invasion of Ukraine, former US President Barack Obama said in an interview that aired Tuesd...

World Trade Organization Cuts Global Trade Growth Forecast Amid War In Ukraine

The World Trade Organization has sharply cut its outlook for global trade this year following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, warning the world "must brace for the fallou...

Rape And Sexual Violence Allegations In Ukraine Must Be Investigated, UN Says

There are increasing reports of rape and sexual violence being used against women and children in Ukraine, the executive director of UN Women said Monday, adding the alle...

Nokia Announces It Will Exit The Russian Market

Nokia has officially announced its exit from the Russian market. "It has been clear for Nokia since the early days of the invasion of Ukraine that continuing our presence...

Nearly Two-Thirds Of Ukrainian Children Now Displaced, Says UNICEF

Nearly two-thirds of Ukrainian children are now displaced due to the ongoing conflict, UNICEF has said. UNICEF's emergency programs director Manuel Fontaine told the UN...

"All Options Are On The Table" For The West’s Response If Russia Uses Chemical Weapons

"All options are on the table" for how the West will respond if Russia uses chemical weapons in Ukraine, Britain’s junior Armed Forces minister said Tuesday. It comes ...

Leaders Must Make 'Any Kind Of Effort' To Ease Situation In Ukraine, Says Czech Minister

The Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavsky said leaders must make “any kind of effort which would lead to at least some easing of the situation" in Ukraine. Spe...

Kremlin Warns Again Against Further NATO Expansion

As Finland and Sweden consider joining NATO, the Kremlin has warned Monday that expanding the alliance won't bring any more stability to Europe. "We have repeatedly said ...

German Forces Prepare First Evacuation Flight For Injured Ukrainians

German armed forces, the Bundeswehr, are preparing the first evacuation flight carrying injured Ukrainian civilians since the beginning of the Russian invasion, a spokesp...

Austrian Chancellor will tell Vladimir Putin the truth about the war, "eye to eye"

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer intends to tell Russian President Vladimir Putin “the truth” about the war in Ukraine during their face to face meeting in Moscow on...

Volodymyr Zelensky Asks South Korea For Weapons

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has used his address to South Korea's parliament on Monday to ask for weapons to aid his country's defense against Russia -- even t...

Russian Invasion Will Shrink Ukraine’s Economy By Half, World Bank Estimates

The World Bank has warned Ukraine’s economy will shrink by half this year because of the Russian invasion. In an economic update of the region, the World Bank said Sund...

New Zealand To Send Hercules Aircraft, Personnel To Europe To Aid Ukraine

New Zealand will deploy a C-130H Hercules transport aircraft and 50 support personnel to Europe on Wednesday for two months, a statement from the New Zealand government...

EU Discussing A Sixth Package Of Sanctions Against Russia, Danish Foreign Minster Says

The European Union is “already discussing a sixth package of sanctions” in an effort “to keep increasing pressure on Russia to stop the war,” Danish Foreign Minis...

One Week To 28th Birthday, Nigerian National Stabbed To Death In US By American Girlfriend

Christian Toby Obumseli, a young Nigerian man based in Miami, United States, has been killed by his white girlfriend, Courtney Tailor, in their home. The incident happene...

Actor Will Smith Banned From Attending Oscars For 10 Years After Slapping Chris Rock On Stage

Will Smith has been banned from attending the Academy Awards for the next decade after slapping Chris Rock during the ceremony last month. On Friday, the Academy of Motio...

Canada To Restrict Non-Resident Nigerians, Others From Buying Houses

The Canadian government has revealed that it will restrict foreign nationals including Nigerians from acquiring ‘non-recreational, residential property in Canada for a...

Over 30 Killed In Russian Rocket Strike At Railway Station In Ukraine

At least 39 people were killed and dozens wounded when rockets hit a train station in the city of Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine. Donetsk regional governor said thousands ...

US Senate Confirms First Black Woman As Supreme Court Justice

History was made on Thursday, April 7 as the United States Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court. The S...

Ghana Bans Spending In Foreign Currencies, Says Cedi Is Sole Legal Tender

The government of Ghana has banned spending and transacting businesses in foreign currencies in the country. This was contained in a statement issued on Thursday b...

UN General Assembly Suspends Russia From Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly voted Thursday to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council as punishment for the invasion of Ukraine. Of the 193 members of the asse...

Ex-Burkina Faso President Jailed For Life Over Thomas Sankara’s Murder

A military court in Burkina Faso on Wednesday handed down a life term to former president Blaise Compaore over the 1987 assassination of revolutionary leader Thomas Sanka...

Colorado Signs Abortion Bill Into Law

The United States Governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, on Monday signed groundbreaking legislation safeguarding women’s right to abortion. The Reproductive Health ...

North Korea Opposes War But Would Use Nuclear Weapons If South Korea Attacks - Kim Yo Jong

Kim Yo Jong, the sister of leader Kim Jong Un, on Tuesday, said North Korea opposes war but would use nuclear weapons if South Korea attacks. [caption id="attachment_1...

Zelensky Says Ukraine Wants To "Show The World" What Happened In Bucha

Ukraine wants to "show the world" what happened in Bucha, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, vowing that the country will "not pause" until it finds those acco...

Ukrainian President Zelensky Visits Bucha

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has visited Bucha, agency video shows, after images of civilian bodies found strewn across a street sparked international outrag...