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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
Washington/Kabul: The United States has announced it will provide an additional humanitarian assistance of nearly $204 million to the people of Afghanistan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington/IBNS: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday made an emotive appeal to United States lawmakers for greater Western intervention against the Russian attack.