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Canada pledges to grant a $200-million loan to Ukraine as G7 summit ends

Munich/IBNS: Canada pledged a $200-million loan through the International Monetary Fund to help the government in Ukraine to meet its urgent liquidity needs as the leaders of the G7 meeting in Germany's Munich ended their annual summit on Tuesday.

Ukraine: Dozens dead and injured as UN condemns ‘utterly deplorable’ shopping centre attack

New York: At least ten people have reportedly been killed by what Ukrainian authorities have said was a Russian missile strike on a crowded shopping centre, and attack which the UN condemned on Monday as “utterly deplorable”.

Ukraine terminates nuclear safety agreements with Russia

Kyiv/UNI/Sputnik: Ukraine terminates two agreements with Russia in the field of nuclear safety, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine said on Monday.

Ukraine: Russian Nobel winner praises UNICEF as ‘excellent’ choice to distribute $103.5 million auction proceeds

New York: The Nobel Peace Prize winner Dmitry Muratov who auctioned off his gold medal to raise money for child refugees on Monday, has told UN News that the record-breaking sale of $103.5 million proved that “sometimes humanity can come together, and show solidarity”.

Ukraine War: Russia becomes biggest oil supplier of China

Moscow/Beijing: Russia has sold crude oil to Beijing at a discounted rate, making it the biggest supplier of oil to China.

Ukraine: UN and partners deliver lifesaving aid to Donetska region

New York: Critical relief supplies for nearly 64,000 people have been delivered to Kramatorsk and Sloviansk, two cities in the Government-controlled areas of the eastern Donetska oblast, or region, in Ukraine, the UN humanitarian agency OCHA reported on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson visits Kyiv once again to meet Zelensky, announces training programme for Ukrainian forces

Kyiv: British PM Boris Johnson visited Kyiv to meet Ukrainian President  Volodymyr Zelensky amid ongoing Russian invasion since February.

UN’s Bachelet concerned over Ukraine orphans ‘deported’ to Russia for adoption

New York: The UN’s top rights official expressed her concern on Wednesday at reports that Ukrainian children have been “forcibly deported” from the country’s embattled eastern regions, and taken to Russia for adoption.

Ukraine and rising global insecurity, test for us all, says UN rights chief

New York: War in Ukraine continues to cause mayhem and “destroy the lives of many”, and it is everyone’s responsibility to limit the global food, fuel and financial crisis” that it has sustained, the UN’s top rights official told the Human Rights Council on Monday, in her last session as High Commissioner.

Death sentence for Ukraine foreign fighters is a war crime: UN rights office

New Delhi: The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Friday condemned the death sentence handed down to three foreign fighters in Ukraine by a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. “Such trials against prisoners of war amount to a war crime,” said OHCHR spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani.

Ukraine: WFP teams up with Uber, in boost for pinpoint aid deliveries

New York: If you’re a Ukrainian living in a hard-to-reach part of a city under fire, the chances of the UN being able to get lifesaving aid to you and your family are improving, thanks to an innovative partnership announced on Wednesday, between the UN World Food Programme (WFP), and global transportation platform, Uber.

Reports of sexual violence in Ukraine rising fast, Security Council hears

New York: Allegations of sexual violence by Russian troops in Ukraine are mounting, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Monday, expressing regret over a stark discrepancy between that painful reality, and the global community’s ambition to end the use of rape as a weapon of war.

Ukraine: After 100 days of war, Guterres calls for end to violence, as UN works to free up vital food and fertilizer exports

New York: As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine entered its 100th day on Friday, António Guterres marked the grim milestone with a renewed call for an immediate end to the violence, while the United Nations kept up its push to secure food and fertilizer exports from the war-torn region to the wider world, amid rising levels of food insecurity.

Ukraine: ‘Perfect storm’ threatens economic devastation in developing world

Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine is causing immense suffering and devastation there, but also creating a “perfect storm” which could devastate the economies of “many developing countries”, the UN chief warned on Wednesday.

Ukraine: At least two children killed in war every day, says UNICEF

New York: In Ukraine, nearly 100 days since the Russian invasion, at least two children have been killed every day with many more injured, UN humanitarians said on Wednesday, the International Day for Protection of Children.