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Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky is TIME's 'Person of the Year' 2022

Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of the worn-torn country Ukraine, and “the spirit of Ukraine" have been declared as TIME's 'Person of the Year' 2022 on Wednesday.

Ukraine: ‘Senseless war’ has triggered ‘colossal torment’: Griffiths to Security Council

New York: The torment being unleashed by Russia’s “senseless war”, on the people of Ukraine and beyond, is “colossal”, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday.

Fighting conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine

New York: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been described as a crisis for women and girls, with cases of conflict-related sexual violence on the rise. Hrystyna Kit, co-founder of JurFem, the Ukrainian Women Lawyers Association, has found herself pushing forward against a rising tide of gender-based violence.

Ukraine rights probe condemns 'multiplying' impact of war on children

New York: A top UN Human Rights Council-appointed probe into potential rights abuses linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, outlined on Friday the “devastating” impact of the war on the country’s children.

Ukraine: Missile strikes, summary executions highlight importance of international law

New York: Amidst recent allegations of war prisoners being summarily executed in Ukraine, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk expressed his shock on Friday over unabated human suffering as Russian missile and drone strikes against critical infrastructure continue on a broad scale.

‘Catastophic’ winter in store for Ukraine, warns UN peacebuilding chief, following Russian strikes on critical infrastructure

New York: Addressing the Security Council on Wednesday, Rosemary DiCarlo, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, warned of the devastation caused by Russia’s “relentless attacks” against civilians and critical infrastructure across Ukraine.

European Parliament approves $18.7 bln loan for Ukraine in 2023

Kiev/UNI: The European Parliament Thursday approved an 18 billion euro ($18.7 billion) conditional loan for Ukraine to cover essential public services and rehabilitation of infrastructure throughout next year.

Ukrainian and Russian POWs tortured and ill-treated: OHCHR

New York: Prisoners of war on both sides of the conflict in Ukraine have told UN human rights investigators that they have been subjected to torture and ill-treatment while held captive.

Poland hit amid Russian strikes on Ukraine: Reports

Warsaw: At least two people died as missiles landed in Poland, close to its border with Ukraine, reports say.

General Assembly adopts resolution on Russian reparations for Ukraine

New York: The UN General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution that calls for Russia to pay war reparations to Ukraine, as ambassadors met to resume their emergency special session devoted to the conflict.

Ukraine: UN convoy delivers vital aid to residents of Kherson

New York: Essential supplies have been delivered to thousands of people in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson for the first time since Russia’s invasion of 24 February, UN humanitarians announced on Monday.

Joe Biden raises objection to China's 'coercive aggressive actions toward Taiwan' in his first meeting with Xi Jinping

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden Monday raised objections to China’s "coercive and increasingly aggressive actions toward Taiwan" which according to him undermine peace and stability across the strait in his first face-to-face meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Hollywood star Sean Penn lends Oscar to Zelensky

Kyiv/IBNS: Academy award-winning American actor Sean Penn gave his Oscar to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, the latter has promised to keep it "until we win" the war, as per media reports.

No signs of Russia's pullout from Kherson: Ukraine

Kyiv/UNI: Ukrainian Presidential Advisor Mykhailo Podolyak said that Kyiv sees no signs that Russia's troops are withdrawing from the southern city of Kherson.

US state secy Antony Blinken discusses Russia-Ukraine conflict, with global counterparts

Washington/UNI: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with his French, German and UK counterparts in Germany on Friday, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.