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Ukraine war: Kyiv officials dispute Joe Biden’s claim Zelensky ‘didn’t want to hear’ warnings that Putin would invade

Ukraine war: Kyiv officials dispute Joe Biden’s claim Zelensky ‘didn’t want to hear’ warnings...

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One Ukrainian official said Biden’s words were “not quite true”, while another stated that the phrase “did not want to hear” probably needs...
As major powers fight, the rest of the world must learn to help themselves

As major powers fight, the rest of the world must learn to help themselves

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With Europe preoccupied by war, the US riven by domestic politics, China struggling with Covid-19, and corporate titans hedging their bets, emerging economies...
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.
Indonesia’s Joko Widodo plans to lift palm oil export ban in relief to global markets

Indonesia’s Joko Widodo plans to lift palm oil export ban in relief to global...

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The ban has rattled global vegetable oil markets that were already struggling after the war in Ukraine removed a big chunk of sunflower...
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.
Russian oligarch’s yacht seized in Fiji on US request

Russian oligarch’s yacht seized in Fiji on US request

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US Justice Department said Fijian authorities served a search warrant freezing the yacht, which earlier was prevented from leaving the South Pacific nation....
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: 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-China relations: Ukraine casts long shadow as National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan meets Beijing’s foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi

US-China relations: Ukraine casts long shadow as National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan meets Beijing’s...

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China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi has met US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan in Rome as the war in Ukraine threatens to become...