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Ukraine war: Zelensky to address G7 as Russian missiles hit cities

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky is expected to urge delivery of more heavy weapons when he addresses the G7 group of wealthy nations later. It follows...

Putin urged to hold ‘direct, serious negotiations’ with Zelensky

The leaders of France and Germany have urged Russia's Vladimir Putin to hold "direct serious negotiations" with Ukraine's president, the German chancellor's office...

US seizes Iranian oil cargo near Greek island

The United States has confiscated an Iranian oil cargo held on a Russian-operated ship near Greece and will send the cargo to the United...

Ukraine says Russia shells more than 40 towns in Donbas push

Russian forces shelled more than 40 towns in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, Ukraine's military said, threatening to shut off the last main escape route...

Russia declares travel ban on 963 Americans including Biden

Russia said on Saturday it had so far banned 963 Americans from entering the country - including previously announced moves against President Joe Biden...

North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles COVID-19

North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of...

Putin’s Victory Day speech gives no clue on Ukraine escalation

President Vladimir Putin exhorted Russians to battle in a defiant Victory Day speech on Monday, but was silent about plans for any escalation in...

State of emergency declared in Sri Lanka as strike halts country

Sri Lanka’s president has declared a state of emergency for the second time in five weeks, giving security forces sweeping powers as a nationwide...

Biden announces new $150 million weapons package for Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new $150 million weapons package for Ukraine on Friday, providing additional artillery munitions, radar and other equipment in...

Poland and Bulgaria face Russian gas cut as Ukraine crisis escalates

Russia will on Wednesday stop supplying gas to Poland and Bulgaria, the two NATO and EU members said, an escalation in the deepening rift...