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Ukraine war highlights G7’s role as geopolitical linchpin

Ukraine war highlights G7’s role as geopolitical linchpin

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Despite criticism from some quarters that it should stick to economics, the G7 has often been at its best during turbulent times. The...
Ukraine war: Rabat urges ‘fair trial’ for Moroccan appealing death penalty

Ukraine war: Rabat urges ‘fair trial’ for Moroccan appealing death penalty

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From left, Britons Aiden Aslin, Shaun Pinner and Moroccan Brahim Saadoun, captured by Russian forces during a military conflict in...
Ukraine war ‘could take years’, Nato chief warns

Ukraine war ‘could take years’, Nato chief warns

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The Nato chief’s comments came amid intensified Russian assaults after the EU recommended granting Ukraine candidate status to join the bloc.
Ukraine war: Germany and Netherlands to drill for gas in North Sea after Russia cuts supply

Ukraine war: Germany and Netherlands to drill for gas in North Sea after Russia...

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The controversial plan is not new, but has taken on urgency after Gazprom said it would halt flows to the Dutch over their...
‘Now I am a beggar’: fleeing the Russian advance in Ukraine

‘Now I am a beggar’: fleeing the Russian advance in Ukraine

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Yana Skakova broke down in tears as she described how her husband stayed behind to take care of their house and animals, and...
Ukraine war: Turkey’s Erdogan talks to Nato hopefuls Sweden and Finland, urges an end to support for ‘terror’ groups

Ukraine war: Turkey’s Erdogan talks to Nato hopefuls Sweden and Finland, urges an end...

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Erdogan has objected to the two Nordic nations becoming members of Nato over their failure to address Turkey’s terror-related concerns.
Russia to cut electricity to Finland amid Ukraine tensions, Nato bid

Russia to cut electricity to Finland amid Ukraine tensions, Nato bid

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The Finnish electricity network operator says it will be able to make do without Russian power with help from Sweden and Norway.
Biden’s Ohio moment just a mirage of bipartisanship with Republicans

Biden’s Ohio moment just a mirage of bipartisanship with Republicans

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The US president’s plan to increase domestic manufacturing was a rare moment of cross-party cooperation which is likely to be fleeting. With Republicans...
Indonesian women in Ukraine escape Russian bombings, but refuse to leave their Ukrainian husbands

Indonesian women in Ukraine escape Russian bombings, but refuse to leave their Ukrainian husbands

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At least eight people, including a mother and a child, were killed in the Russian missile attack that day in the port city,...
At least 5 dead in Ukraine’s Kharkiv city as Mariupol teeters on brink

At least 5 dead in Ukraine’s Kharkiv city as Mariupol teeters on brink

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The key port city of Mariupol appeared on the brink of falling to Russian forces on Sunday after seven weeks under siege
Russia warns US of ‘unpredictable consequences’ if it gives Ukraine advanced weapons

Russia warns US of ‘unpredictable consequences’ if it gives Ukraine advanced weapons

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Moscow said in a diplomatic note such shipments were ‘adding fuel’ to the situation.
Russia says Ukraine hit homes in cross-border attack, threatens retaliation

Russia says Ukraine hit homes in cross-border attack, threatens retaliation

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Officials say 7 people were injured in a helicopter strike on residential buildings in Bryansk, while the governor of Belgorod says villages there...
Ukraine war: Russia admits Black Sea flagship Moskva ‘seriously damaged’ by blast

Ukraine war: Russia admits Black Sea flagship Moskva ‘seriously damaged’ by blast

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Russia’s Moskva missile cruiser gained notoriety early in the war when it called on Ukrainian border troops defending the strategic Snake Island to...
Ukraine war: failure of the West’s ‘ecumenical peace’ could spill over to Taiwan

Ukraine war: failure of the West’s ‘ecumenical peace’ could spill over to Taiwan

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The war in Ukraine reflects a breakdown of the Western management of ecumenical peace in Europe since the end of the Cold War....
Ukraine war: celebrity-backed global campaign raises US$11 billion for refugees

Ukraine war: celebrity-backed global campaign raises US$11 billion for refugees

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The funds will be used to help more than 10 million people displaced within and outside the war-torn country.
Over 70 Russian soldiers exposed to radiation at Chernobyl: Ukraine official

Over 70 Russian soldiers exposed to radiation at Chernobyl: Ukraine official

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Troops are being treated in Belarus after apparently suffering from radiation after digging around grounds of the plant, the site of a 1986...
Ukraine war: Vladimir Putin ‘isolated’, may have put advisers under house arrest, Joe Biden says

Ukraine war: Vladimir Putin ‘isolated’, may have put advisers under house arrest, Joe Biden...

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US President Joe Biden said Russian leader Vladimir Putin may have fired some of his advisers or put them under house arrest, and...
US, Arab states, Israel hold landmark meeting in desert kibbutz

US, Arab states, Israel hold landmark meeting in desert kibbutz

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the top diplomats of Israel and four Arab states held a landmark meeting on Monday to...
Russian threats against Ukraine could push Finland and Sweden toward NATO

The US and EU must unite to stop Putin

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Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinDefense & National Security — Biden huddles with allies in Europe On The Money — Unemployment claims at lowest level since late...
New Zealand’s 17-hour flights from New York, among longest in the world

New Zealand’s 17-hour flights from New York, among longest in the world

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New Zealand’s flagship airline said Wednesday it has started selling tickets for direct flights to and from New York, a new route that...