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EU eyes more Ukraine arms aid, big Russia sanctions

The European Union on Friday eyed an extra 500 million euros in military support for Ukraine and fresh sanctions on Russia, as Moscow's war spurred vows to bolster the bloc's Read More

Putin sees some ‘positive shifts’ in Russia-Ukraine talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that there were some "positive shifts" in talks between Russian and Ukraine, two weeks into Moscow's military campaign in the country. "There are certain Read More

UN Security Council to meet Friday on biological weapons at Moscow’s request

The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting Friday at the request of Russia over the alleged development of biological weapons in Ukraine. Russia on Thursday accused the United Read More

Bangladesh, UAE agree to strengthen bilateral relations

Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to further cement the existing bilateral relations between the two countries for mutual benefits. The decision was taken at a bilateral meeting Read More

Putin signs law introducing jail terms for ‘fake news’ on army

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a bill introducing jail terms of up to 15 years for fake news about the Russian army, as Moscow pushes forward Read More

Zelensky condemns NATO for ruling out Ukraine no-fly zone

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky lashed NATO on Friday for ruling out a no-fly zone over his country saying the Western military alliance knew further Russian aggression was likely. Earlier Friday, Read More

Border haats, full time ICP operation at Benapole-Petrapole soon: officials

Bangladesh and India have agreed to open border haats and ensure 24 hours operation of Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Benapole-Petrapole soon to facilitate trade between the two neighbouring countries, Read More

Russian forces attack Ukrainian nuclear plant, blaze extinguished

Russian troops attacked Europe's largest nuclear power plant on Friday, setting part of the Ukrainian facility ablaze in an assault the country's leader branded "nuclear terror" and said could endanger Read More

Biden urges Russia to stop military activities at Ukraine nuclear site

US President Joe Biden on Thursday urged Russia to stop its military activities at a Ukrainian nuclear power plant and to allow in emergency services. Biden joined Ukrainian President Volodymyr Read More

Russia ‘ready’ to continue talks with Ukraine Wednesday evening: Kremlin

The Kremlin said Wednesday that a Russian delegation was ready to continue peace talks with Ukraine as Moscow's invasion of the pro-Western country entered its seventh day. "Our delegation will Read More