Russia-Ukraine war

Zelenskyy praises IOC for supporting bans on Russian sport

Zelenskyy met in Kyiv on Sunday with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach and praised 'his unwavering position' on sports sanctions against Russia and its ally Belarus.

published on : 4th July 2022

Putin declares victory in embattled Donbas region of Luhansk

Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Putin in a televised meeting Monday that Russian forces had taken control of Luhansk.

published on : 4th July 2022

Russian hockey star detained for allegedly dodging military draft

One-year military service is mandatory in Russia but is relatively unpopular, and many now fear it due to the prospect of being sent to Ukraine.

published on : 4th July 2022

France suspends expulsions of foreign students fleeing Ukraine

The French government has introduced a moratorium for students until September, which means that foreign students do not need to leave the French territory until the new university year.

published on : 4th July 2022

Inflation in 19 countries using euro hits record 8.6 per cent

Annual inflation in the eurozone surged past the 8.1% per cent recorded in May, according to the latest numbers published Friday by the European Union statistics agency, Eurostat.

published on : 1st July 2022

China rebukes NATO for 'Cold War mentality'

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said NATO should give up zero-sum game and the practice of creating enemies, and not try to mess up Asia and the whole world after disrupting Europe.

published on : 29th June 2022

Volodymyr Zelenskyy pushes for fuller NATO embrace, more arms to defeat Russia

Zelenskyy asked for more modern artillery systems and other weapons and warned the leaders that they either had to provide Ukraine with the help or face a delayed war between Russia and themselves.

published on : 29th June 2022

If Putin were a woman, there would be no Ukraine war: British Prime Minister

British PM Boris Johnson said that Putin's invasion of Ukraine is 'a perfect example of toxic masculinity', and called for better education of girls and 'more women in positions of power' worldwide.

published on : 29th June 2022

Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

Zelensky's speech four months into Russia's war on Ukraine comes amid a fresh political crisis in Israel that will likely see Naftali Bennett replaced as PM by Foreign Minister Yair Lapid within days.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Indian economy to grow by 7-7.8 per cent in FY23 despite global headwinds: Experts

India's economy grew 8.7 per cent in the last fiscal (2021-22) against a 6.6 per cent contraction in the previous year.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Fall in exports, slowdown drag down Steel Stocks 

The positive side is that steel consumers, notably in the automobile and construction sectors will gain from this steep decline in prices, he added.

published on : 21st June 2022

A Russian offer to med students back from war-hit Ukraine

It has come as a huge relief to the students who were staring at a bleak future with the National Medical Council regulations denying them the opportunity to continue studies in India.

published on : 13th June 2022

Ukraine to get word on EU hopes next week: Bloc's chief von der Leyen

Shortly after Russia's February invasion, Zelensky started pushing for Ukraine's rapid admission into the European Union and has demanded an answer on its candidacy before the end of this month.

published on : 11th June 2022

Ukraine: Russia said to be using more deadly weapons in war

Both sides have expended large amounts of weaponry in what has become a grinding war of attrition for the eastern region of coal mines and factories known as the Donbas.

published on : 11th June 2022

Biden says Ukraine's Zelensky 'didn't want to hear' warnings about invasion

The warnings were met with disbelief and even veiled criticism from some European allies, who at the time felt the United States was being too alarmist.

published on : 11th June 2022
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