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UN summit returns in person to world of divisions

The UN General Assembly is back in person after the pandemic disruption but in a world as full of crises as ever, with the war in Ukraine set to pit Read More

Outrage as Ukraine finds mass grave near liberated Izyum

Western leaders voiced revulsion and outrage Thursday after Ukraine found a mass grave outside the formerly Russian-occupied city of Izyum and said that almost all of the exhumed bodies showed Read More

Not inviting Russia to queen’s funeral ‘blasphemous’: Moscow

Moscow on Thursday criticised the decision not to invite Russia to Queen Elizabeth II's funeral, as relations between the two countries have been at a breaking point since the Ukraine Read More

White House announces $600 mn in new military aid for Ukraine

The White House on Thursday approved a new package of up to $600 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, as Washington moves to support Kyiv's counteroffensive against Russia's invasion Read More

Putin, Xi hail ‘great power’ ties at talks defying West

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met for their first face-to-face talks since the start of the conflict in Ukraine on Thursday, hailing their strategic ties in Read More

Putin says ‘priority’ to send Ukraine’s grain to countries in need

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday told UN chief Antonio Guterres during a phone call that the "priority" should be to send Ukrainian grain to countries in greatest need, the Read More

Ukraine has recaptured ‘2,000’ km of territory: Zelensky

Ukraine's army has recaptured around "2,000 kilometres of territory" in September, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced Saturday, adding that the Russian army was doing the right thing in fleeing the counter-offensive. Read More

Charles III proclaimed king vowing to follow ‘inspiring’ queen

With a trumpet fanfare and gun salutes, Charles III was officially proclaimed king at a pomp-filled ceremony on Saturday, at which he pledged to emulate his late mother Queen Elizabeth Read More

Bangladesh declares 3-day state mourning for Elizabeth II

Bangladesh today declared three days of state mourning in honour of Queen Elizabeth II following her death. From September 9 to September 11, the national flag will be kept at Read More

Sheikh Hasina, Modi inaugurate Maitree Power Plant

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi today jointly inaugurated Unit-I of Maitree Power Plant, a 1320 (660x2) MW super critical coal-fired thermal power plant at Rampal, Read More