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Relentless: Russia squeezes Ukrainian strongholds in east

Sievierodonetski and Lysychansk are the last areas under Ukrainian control in Luhansk, one of two provinces that make up the region.

27 May 2022 5:02 pm
Turkey seeks concrete action from Sweden, Finland for NATO bids

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO last week, seeking to boost security following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

27 May 2022 4:39 pm
Sri Lanka crisis: Refugees in Tamil Nadu were dreaming of returning to the island nation

Life in Tamil Nadu is fairly secure, but it is the refugee tag that prompts Sri Lankan Tamils to consider returning home

27 May 2022 4:14 pm
U.S., Germany to boost cooperation on shift to clean energy

The deal will see U.S. and Germany work together to develop and deploy technologies that will speed up that clean energy transition, particularly in the area of offshore wind power, zero-emissions vehicles and hydrogen.

27 May 2022 4:04 pm
Explained | The 1996 Dunblane massacre that led to stricter gun laws in the U.K.

On March 13, 1996, an armed man named Thomas Hamilton killed 16 children and one teacher when he opened fire inside a primary school in Dunblane, Scotland.

27 May 2022 2:48 pm
Hong Kong's incoming leader John Lee to travel to Beijing

A government statement confirmed that Mr. Lee will go to Beijing with his private secretary and press secretary, as well as his wife.

27 May 2022 12:14 pm
Donald Trump loses appeal, must testify in New York civil probe into his business practices

New York Attorney General says investigation has uncovered evidence Donald Trumps company, the Trump Organisation, used fraudulent or misleading valuations of assets to get loans and tax benefits

26 May 2022 9:15 pm
Israel President calls for 'renewable' Middle East shaped by trust

Together, we can shape not only a new Middle East but a renewable Middle East, Israel President Isaac Herzog said in a special address at the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

26 May 2022 4:06 pm
Death toll from Iran tower block collapse rises to 18

City governor Ehsan Abbaspour said 37 people were rescued from the rubble and taken to city hospitals for treatment, with most of them now discharged.

26 May 2022 2:12 pm
'Horrifying' conspiracy theories swirl around Texas school shooting

Misinformation and conspiracy theories about deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, began to spread online only hours after the carnage

26 May 2022 8:09 am
26 May 2022 8:09 am
Real Madrids Benzema needs final triumph to make Champions League his own

Benzemas 49 goals in 52 games dwarfs Mohamed Salahs 33 in 59

25 May 2022 11:12 pm
A look at some of the deadliest U.S. school shootings

In the deadliest attack in a decade, a teen gunman opened fire on May 24 at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children

25 May 2022 5:04 pm
Russia-Ukraine crisis live updates | 200 bodies found in basement in Mariupols ruins

Here are the latest developments from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict

25 May 2022 8:14 am
When two largest economies confront, its difficult for Pakistan to take sides on binary choices are you with us or against us: Hina Rabbani Khar

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan was speaking at a session on the geopolitical outlook at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022

24 May 2022 6:12 pm
Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of waging 'total war'

Russian forces have intensified efforts to encircle and capture Sievierodonetsk and neighboring cities, the only part of the Donbas' Luhansk region

24 May 2022 6:06 pm
Explained | Why is there a shortage of baby formula in the U.S.?

The shortage of baby formulaa special FDA-approved diet for infantsin the U. S. was triggered by a disruption in the supply chain and the closing of a factory owned by Abbott Laboratories

24 May 2022 4:03 pm
Chinese FM Wang Yi to visit Solomon Islands amid security pact worry

Wang will be the highest-ranking Chinese representative to visit the country since the two nations formalised diplomatic relations 32 months ago, the Solomon Islands Foreign Affairs Ministry said

24 May 2022 2:06 pm
Chinese premier congratulates Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on election victory

China stands ready to work with Australia to learn from the past, look to the future and push forward the sound and stable development of a bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership by adhering to the principles of mutual respect and win-win results, Li said

24 May 2022 1:06 pm
Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices; petrol at all-time high of Rs. 420, diesel Rs. 400 per litre

The decision to raise the Octane 92 petrol price by 24.3% or 82 Sri Lankan rupees and diesel by 38.4% or 111 Sri Lankan rupees per litre was taken by the state fuel entity, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation

24 May 2022 12:08 pm