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Europe / The Times of India

Ukraine needs to face reality and talk to Putin: Zelenskyy

There are things to discuss with the Russian leader. I'm not telling you that to me our people are eager to talk to him, but we have to face the realities of what we are living through, Zelenskyy said in an address to an Indonesian think tank.

27 May 2022 3:01 pm
Russian shelling kills nine in Kharkiv: Regional governor

Nine people were killed in fresh Russian shelling on Ukraine's second city Kharkiv Thursday, a regional official said, where many have returned after Russia's attempts to capture the eastern city were repelled. Russian shelling in Kharkiv today left nine civilians dead, regional governor Oleg Sinegubov said on social media. A five-month-old child as well as her father were among the dead, while her mother was gravely wounded, he added.

27 May 2022 2:05 am
More UK Conservatives pull support from Boris Johnson over 'partygate'

A day after the report was published, describing a boozy culture at his Downing Street office during lockdowns, Conservative lawmakers John Baron, David Simmonds and Stephen Hammond said they could no longer support the prime minister.

26 May 2022 9:21 pm
Russian shelling kills at least four in Ukraine's Kharkiv

At least four civilians were killed and several wounded in Russian shelling of the city of Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine on Thursday, local authorities said.

26 May 2022 7:10 pm
Two Russian soldiers plead guilty in second war crimes trial in Ukraine

At the trial in the Kotelevska district court in central Ukraine, state prosecutors asked for Alexander Bobikin and Alexander Ivanov to be jailed for 12 years for violating the laws of war. A defence lawyer asked for leniency, saying the two soldiers had been following orders and repented.

26 May 2022 4:30 pm
Rights group: Bulgaria uses police dogs in migrant pushbacks

Human Rights Watch said that the migrants reported being beaten, robbed and stripped.

26 May 2022 3:06 pm
Dozens of Europe-bound migrants missing off Tunisia's coast

The International Organization for Migration said 30 people were rescued and 75 people were unaccounted for after the boat sank off the city of Sfax in southern Tunisia.

26 May 2022 2:46 pm
The end of fish and chips? Rising prices threaten a British tradition

A third of fish and chip shops are at risk of going bust this year due to a perfect storm of price pressures, according to insolvency firm Company Debt. In just a year, prices for Britain's favourite fish - cod and haddock - are up 75%, sunflower oil is up 60%, and flour is up 40%, Company Debt said. Inflation reached a 40-year peak of 9% in April, the highest in the G7, and is projected to rise further. British consumers are more pessimistic than peers in Europe, leading to criticism of both go

26 May 2022 11:41 am
G7 scrambles to keep climate agenda on track as Ukraine war roils energy supplies

Energy, climate and environment ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries want to reaffirm a commitment to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius and protect biodiversity at the May 25-27 meeting. The group will also consider committing to a phase-out of coal power generation by 2030, according to a draft communique seen by Reuters.

26 May 2022 9:06 am
Moldova's pro-Russian former president Dodon detained, says he is innocent

Moldova's pro-Russian former president Dodon detained, says he is innocent

25 May 2022 4:03 pm
Russia says Ukraine war slowdown is deliberate, Zelenskyy mocks 'pathetic' comments

Russia says Ukraine war slowdown is deliberate, Zelenskyy mocked the comments as pathetic lies designed to hide a disastrous campaign.

25 May 2022 3:19 pm
Locals 'apprehensive' in Moscow-run Ukraine region

In Ukraine's only region fully controlled by Russian troops, Moscow-backed officials are pushing for formal annexation while those still living there say they are apprehensive about the future.

25 May 2022 8:18 am
'Who can stop this war?': Fear and fury in Ukrainian trenches

I have lost a lot of friends, a Ukrainian soldier who uses the nom de guerre Gere said before hopping into an armoured vehicle and rolling off toward the Russian line of fire. I want to avenge their deaths, the 23-year-old said.

24 May 2022 2:31 pm
Duterte hits Putin: 'I kill criminals, not children, elders'

Outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sharply criticized Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the killings of innocent civilians in Ukraine, saying while the two of them have been tagged as killers, I kill criminals, I dont kill children and the elderly.Duterte, who openly calls Putin an idol and a friend, voiced his rebuke for the first time over Russias invasion of Ukraine.

24 May 2022 9:27 am