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US to impose sanctions on Putin and Lavrov

The United States said Friday it would impose sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, following similar announcements by Britain and the European Union in the Read More

Ukrainian and Russian forces fight over capital Kyiv

Ukrainian soldiers repulsed a Russian attack in the capital, the military said early Saturday, only hours after President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that Moscow would attempt to take Kyiv before dawn. Read More

Attacks across Ukraine as dozens die in Russian invasion

Invading Russian forces pressed deep into Ukraine as deadly battles reached the outskirts of Kyiv and the West responded with punishing sanctions. Russian missiles and shelling rained down on Ukrainian Read More

Russia invasion will leave Putin a ‘pariah,’ Biden says

Russia's Vladimir Putin will become "a pariah on the international stage" following his country's invasion of Ukraine, US President Joe Biden said Thursday, revealing he had "no plans" to talk Read More

Malaysia keen to recruit more manpower from Bangladesh

Visiting Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Zuraida Kamaruddin today said her country is keen to recruit more workers from Bangladesh particularly for its plantation sector. She said this Read More

US sanctions cut Russia off from Western financing

US sanctions against Russia announced Tuesday include steps to starve the country of financing, although they did not go as far as some observers had expected. Washington's announcement came after Read More

Moscow must fully comply with UN charter: Guterres

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged Russia to fully comply with the global body's charter, condemning Moscow's recognition of the "independence" of two breakaway Ukrainian regions. "The principles of Read More

Putin orders Russian military to act as ‘peacekeepers’ in Ukraine regions

President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russia's military to act as peacekeepers in two breakaway regions of Ukraine, just hours after he recognised them as independent. Putin's recognition of the Read More

War fears mount as Putin to oversee drills, Zelensky to meet allies

Russia's leader will oversee major military drills on Saturday, further escalating tensions after Washington said Moscow would invade within days, and Ukraine's president headed to Europe to drum up support. Read More

US challenges Russia to step back from Ukraine attack

The United States said Thursday that Russia is on the verge of unleashing a massive military attack against Ukraine, dismissing Moscow's claim to be pulling forces back, as artillery fire Read More