As the world’s attention focuses on the unfolding emergency in the Gaza Strip, a senior UN aid official on Tuesday urged the Security Council not to overlook the equally “brutal and far-reaching” crisis in Ukraine.
The so-called elections held by Russia in occupied areas of Ukraine “have no legal grounds”, a senior political affairs official said on Friday, reiterating UN’s commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is planning to visit Russia and meet the country's President Vladimir Putin, media reports said.
Beijing: China has warned that NATO's ''continued incursion'' into the East Asia-Pacific and its ''interference'' in internal affairs will ''inevitably'' take away peace and stability in the region, after the possible opening of a NATO office in Japan came to light.
The UN chief António Guterres said that large-scale strikes by the Russian military on the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and other locations on Monday, were deeply shocking and represented “another unacceptable escalation” of the war.
New York: Russia on Friday vetoed a Security Council resolution which described its attempts to unlawfully annex four regions of Ukraine earlier in the day with a formal ceremony in Moscow, as “a threat to international peace and security”, demanding that the decision be immediately and unconditionally reversed.
New York: The attempted destruction of Ukraine’s historic culture by invading Russian forces, will have a devastating impact on the pace of recovery in the post-war era, an independent UN human rights expert warned on Wednesday.
Moscow/IBNS: In a new ultimatum for Ukraine, Russia on Tuesday called on its neighbouring country's forces to "immediately" lay down arms and give up resistance.
Istanbul/IBNS: Ukraine's top negotiator said that enough progress has been made at talks that took place in Turkey on Tuesday to resolve the conflict with Russia and also to enable a meeting between the presidents of the two nations.
Kyiv/UNI: The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has claimed that "certain units" of Russia's military are withdrawing from battlefronts in the capital, Kyiv, and from the northern city of Chernihiv.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States is going to allocate an additional $100 million in security aid to Kyiv amid Russia's ongoing special military operation in Ukraine, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
Athens/UNI/Sputnik: The Greek government on Friday said that Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky will make a virtual address to the Greek Parliament at an unspecified time.
Brussels/IBNS: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday urged NATO to provide Kyiv with unrestricted military aid as the Russian attack continues for a month now.
Kyiv/IBNS: Two superpowerful bombs rocked Mariupol in Ukraine as authorities made a fresh attempt at rescuing civilians from the besieged port city which has suffered innumerable shelling since Russia's invasion, media reports said on Tuesday.
Kyiv/IBNS: At least 21 people were killed and 25 others injured on Thursday when Russian forces shelled a town in eastern Ukraine, media reports said.