May 21, 2022 09:10 (IST)
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Parts of Delhi, Gurgaon receive heavy rains today | Textile firm BSL Ltd records Rs 11.48 cr PAT in FY22 | Road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu surrenders in Patiala court | Grounded for 3 years, Jet Airways to resume commercial flight operations | Indrani Mukerjea, accused of murdering daughter, leaves jail after 6.5 years

Antony Blinken discusses US diplomats’ return with Ukraine Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed Washington's support to Kyiv in a phone call with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.

UN human rights experts urge United States to ease Afghanistan assets freeze

New York: Alarmed by the critical humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, independent UN human rights experts called, on Monday, for the United States to end its freeze on Afghanistan’s foreign assets.

Vladimir Putin not yet invited to Covid Summit: Kremlin

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet received an invitation to participate in the global summit on the situation with the coronavirus pandemic, which will be held in a video format, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.

Pentagon warns against China-Solomon Islands security deal

Washington: The United States Defence Department has expressed concern over the possible security pact between China and the Solomon Islands and said it leaves the door open for deployment of Chinese military forces to the Pacific nation.

US human rights report mentions China's violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet

Washington: The US State Department has released a report where it has described China’s abuses targeting Uyghurs, Hongkongers and Tibetans as among some of the worst human rights violations around the world.

Ahead of no-trust vote, Imran Khan urges people to hit streets for protecting Pakistan's sovereignty

Islamabad/IBNS: A day ahead of facing the no-trust vote, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday asked the people to hit the streets on Sunday and peacefully protest against an "imported government".

US Deputy NSA conveyed 'clearly' to India of consequences of violating sanctions: White House

Washington/New Delhi/UNI: US Deputy NSA Daleep Singh during his visit last week conveyed "clearly" to India what the consequences would be of violating the US sanctions on Russia, and also "making clear" that the US does not think India should increase imports of Russian fuel and other commodities.

US govt to provide USD 204 million in assistance to Afghans

Washington/Kabul: The United States has announced it will provide an  additional humanitarian assistance of  nearly $204 million to the people of Afghanistan.

Three stooges working with foreign powers want to oust me, will fight till end: Imran Khan

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on the verge of losing his post after failing to prove a majority in the assembly, on Thursday urged the youth of the nation to not "crawl like ants" and alleged that "three stooges" working with foreign powers want to oust him of power.

Vladimir Putin a 'butcher', Ukraine war is Russia's 'failure': Joe Biden

Warsaw/IBNS: As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues for a month now, United States President Joe Biden has called the Russian leader "a butcher" who "cannot remain in power", said reports.

US, UK, other nations condemn Taliban govt's decision not to re-open secondary schools for Afghan girls

Kabul: Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom, USA and several other nations condemned the Taliban’s decision not to re-open secondary schools to Afghan girls.

Ukraine calls on China to condemn 'Russian barbarism'

Kyiv/IBNS: Ukraine has urged China to join the West in condemning the "Russian barbarism" after the United States warned Beijing of consequences if it backed Moscow's attack on Kyiv, reports said.

China-US should share world responsibilities: Xi Jinping tells Joe Biden over Ukraine crisis

Beijing/IBNS: Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Friday called US president Joe Biden and said war is "in no one's interest" amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine which has resulted in a huge global crisis.

UK, US, France request UNSC meeting on Ukraine

Six countries - including the United Kingdom, France, and the United States - have requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Ukraine, the UK permanent mission to the UN said.

Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelensky addresses US lawmakers, appeals for greater Western intervention

Washington/IBNS: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday made an emotive appeal to United States lawmakers for greater Western intervention against the Russian attack.