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US judge orders Trump to testify in New York fraud probe

A US judge ruled Thursday that former president Donald Trump and his eldest children must testify under oath in New York's civil probe into alleged fraud at his family business. Read More

Russia announces end of Crimea military drills, troops leaving

Russia on Wednesday said military drills in Moscow-annexed Crimea had ended and that soldiers were returning to their garrisons, a day after it announced a first troop pullback from Ukraine's Read More

Ukraine marks ‘Day of Unity’ as US warns Russian may yet attack

A defiant Ukrainian leader urged citizens to celebrate a "Day of Unity" on Wednesday, as Washington warned once again that Russia remains poised to launch a devastating assault. President Volodymyr Read More

Nord Stream 2 pipeline will ‘end’ if Russia invades Ukraine: Biden

US President Joe Biden made a categorical vow Monday at a meeting with Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz to shut down the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Read More

Japan pledges $2m for Rohingyas on Bhasan Char

The Japan government has decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of total two million USD for supporting displaced "Rohingyas" on Bhasan Char. This contribution includes one million USD to the Read More

UK accuses Moscow of trying to install pro-Russia leader in Ukraine

Britain on Saturday alleged that it had information that Moscow was "looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv" as fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine grow. Tensions have Read More

Coronavirus: Latest global developments

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: - Russia tops Covid daily record - The Russian government reports a record number of new coronavirus cases after the Kremlin Read More

Covid-19 vaccines showed high efficacy against severe Omicron: US data

Covid-19 vaccines and boosters continued to have very high efficacy against severe outcomes during the Omicron wave of the virus, a large real-world study from the US Centers for Disease Read More

US, Russia promise to work to ease Ukraine tensions

Washington and Moscow's top diplomats on Friday agreed to keep working to ease tensions over Ukraine, with the United States promising a written response to Russian security requirements next week Read More

Covid cases ‘drop significantly’ in Africa: WHO

Cases of Covid have plummeted in Africa and deaths are declining for the first time since the Omicron-dominated fourth wave of the virus reached its peak, the UN said Thursday. Read More