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Guterres hails ‘critical step forward’ on resuming Ukraine grain exports

New York: The UN chief on Wednesday described progress between Russia and Ukraine on allowing the resumption of grain exports during UN-brokered talks in Türkiye, as a “ray of hope to ease human suffering and alleviate hunger around the world.”

Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil, gas manufacturers, prohibits some gold products import

Ottawa/IBNS: A new round of Canada’s sanctions against Russia has been announced by foreign affairs minister, Mélanie Joly, including industrial oil and gas manufacturing in an effort to limit Moscow’s ability to wage war in Ukraine

Ukraine, Russia both claim control over Lysychansk

Kyiv/UNI: Both Ukraine and Russia have claimed that they have control over Ukraine's eastern city of Lysychansk, BBC reported on Sunday.

Ukraine conflict: Russian missile strikes kill 21 in Odesa region

Odesa: Overnight Russian missile strike has left 21 people  ,including one child, dead in Odesa region of Ukraine, media reports said.

UK vows £1bn in military support to Ukraine

Madrid/UNI: The UK will provide an additional £1 billion in military aid to Ukraine in its fight against Russia, the Government committed during the NATO summit in Madrid.

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.