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Ukraine’s Zelensky vows ‘victory’ on visit to liberated Kharkiv region

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday promised "victory" on a visit to the strategic city of Izyum that was recently recaptured from Russia by Kyiv's army in a lightning counter-offensive. Read More

Queen Elizabeth II dies aged 96

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history and an icon instantly recognisable to billions of people around the world, died on Thursday. She was 96. Buckingham Palace announced Read More

Bangladesh saw massive HR violation during post ’75 military regimes: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh had witnessed gross violation of human rights during the long military regimes after 1975 carnage. "We're even barred from seeking justice," she said Read More

Cheney defeat marks Trump’s win over traditional conservatism

Republican scion Liz Cheney's primary defeat to a hardline Trumpist rival underlines the dramatic shift the party has undergone under the former president as he pulls it away from mainstream Read More

UN chief Guterres to meet Zelensky, Erdogan in Lviv

UN chief Antonio Guterres will meet the leaders of Ukraine and Turkey in Lviv on Thursday, following a deal reached last month that allowed the resumption of grain exports after Read More

Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing

British author Salman Rushdie, whose writings have made him the target of Iranian death threats, was on a ventilator and could lose an eye after he was repeatedly stabbed at Read More

‘Top secret’ documents seized in raid on Trump home

FBI agents seized records marked "top secret" during their search of former president Donald Trump's Florida estate, according to documents made public Friday in a probe that includes possible violations Read More

Nuclear weapons a ‘loaded gun’, UN chief warns in Hiroshima

"Humanity is playing with a loaded gun" as crises with the potential for nuclear disaster proliferate worldwide, UN head Antonio Guterres said in Hiroshima on Saturday, the 77th anniversary of Read More

China to stage major drills around Taiwan after Pelosi visit

China is due on Thursday to kick off its largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan, in a show of force straddling vital international shipping lanes following a visit to the self-ruled Read More

US ratifies Finland, Sweden accession to NATO

The US Senate ratified the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO Wednesday, strongly backing the expansion of the transatlantic alliance in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Read More