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Ukraine prisoner of war trials in Mariupol could be a war crime: OHCHR

New York: The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) expressed concern on Tuesday after photos and videos released on social media appeared to show metal cages being built in the philharmonic hall in the devastated Ukrainian city of Mariupol, apparently to house prisoners of war (POWs) during an upcoming “show trial”. 

Mariupol evacuations ‘a glimmer of hope’ in Ukraine war

New York: The United Nations continues to explore all options to reach civilians affected by Russia’s brutal assault on Ukraine, deputy humanitarian affairs chief Joyce Msuya said in an update to the Security Council on Thursday.

Ukraine: UN chief condemns school attack; welcomes new evacuees from Mariupol

Secretary-General António Guterres said on Sunday that he was appalled by an attack on a school in Bilohorivka, eastern Ukraine, where many people were sheltering from the ongoing fighting.

Mariupol steel works convoy: UN aids arrivals after journey 'from hell'

New York: In Ukraine on Tuesday, UN humanitarians began to help the first evacuees arriving from Mariupol’s devastated Azovstal steel works, more than two months since Russia’s invasion began, and said that they would do everything possible to assist those still trapped.

20 civilians evacuated from heavily battered steel plant in Ukraine's Mariupol: Report

Mariupol/IBNS: At least 20 civilians, including several children, were able to leave a badly hit steel plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Saturday.

Russia agrees ‘in principle’ to UN and Red Cross involvement in evacuations from Mariupol

New York: Russia has agreed “in principle” to UN involvement in the evacuation of citizens from the last remaining holdout in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, following a meeting between Secretary-General António Guterres and President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday.

Russia in control of Mariupol: Vladimir Putin

Moscow/UNI: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday hailed the "successful liberation" of Mariupol, almost two months after he invaded Ukraine on Feb 24 at dawn in a surprise attack.

Ukraine rejects Russian deadline to surrender in Mariupol

Kyiv: The Ukrainian forces besieged in Mariupol city have rejected Russia's demands to surrender and continue to resist the assault, top Ukrainian official said on Sunday.

Ukraine: Hundreds more reach safety after fleeing besieged Mariupol

New York: In Ukraine, humanitarians said on Wednesday that hundreds of people have managed to reach safety after fleeing Mariupol, where there’s also been condemnation for the killing of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius, as he tried to escape from the besieged and battered city a few days ago.

Ukraine: No ‘plan B’ for evacuation of shattered Mariupol, say humanitarians, as Friday attempt fails

New York: Efforts to help thousands of desperate residents flee the embattled Ukrainian city of Mariupol continued on Friday, as humanitarians warned that there is “no Plan B”, after weeks of constant shelling since the Russian invasion on 24 February.

Russian forces turns Mariupol into dust: Ukraine

Mariupol: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday said the city of Mariupol in Ukraine, which has been invaded by Russian forces, has been turned to 'dust'.

UN alarm over mounting Ukraine casualties, amid desperate scenes in Mariupol

New York: Ongoing violence in Ukraine has left millions of people “in constant fear” of indiscriminate shelling, the UN warned on Friday, as efforts continued to reach the country’s most vulnerable populations, one month on from the Russian invasion.

Ukraine Conflict: About 130,000 civilians still held hostage in Mariupol

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Up to 130,000 civilians are being held hostage by Ukrainian nationalists in Mariupol, the head of the Russian National Defense Control Center, Mikhail Mizintsev, said on Sunday.

Mariupol's seige will be remembered for centuries: Volodymyr Zelensky

Kyiv/UNI: The Russian attacks on the besieged city of Mariupol is an "act of terror" and will be "remembered for centuries", Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday.

Ukraine: Over 9,000 people leave Mariupol

Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that more than 9,000 people were able to leave the besieged port city of Mariupol to safer places, The Khaleej Times reported.