MOSCOW, Russia--The US has been “actively recruiting” terrorists to fight in Ukraine, Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) claimed on Tuesday, saying that it illustrates Washington’s readiness “to use any means to achieve its geopolitical goals.”
MOSCOW, Russia--Western politicians speculated on people's natural concern about climate issues, downplaying the importance of traditional energy and overestimating the role of alternative energy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting on the development of the oil industry on Tuesday.
WARSAW, Poland--Poland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has expressed “disappointment” that some EU member states are willing to pay for Russian gas in roubles, amid reports that the European Commission has proposed ways to allow them to do so without breaking sanctions.
NEW YORK, U.S.--Countries taking part in the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour this week in South Africa, are being urged to do more to end child labour by 2025.
NEW YORK, U.S.--China was “shocked and outraged” by the suicide bombing attack in Karachi that killed three Chinese nationals and a Pakistani national, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told his Pakistani counterpart on May 16.
MARYLAND, U.S.--Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG-73) transitioned the Taiwan Strait Tuesday, the Navy announced in a release.
LONDON, UK--More than 2 million adults in the UK have gone without food for a whole day over the past month because they cannot afford to eat, according to a survey revealing the “catastrophic” impact of the cost of living crisis.
Foreign Firms Refute ‘Investor Flight’ Hype; Temporary Disruptions Do Not Represent Long-Term Outlook
BEIJING, China--Stringent anti-epidemic measures adopted in some key Chinese cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in hopes of curbing the rapid spread Omicron variant and bringing back sound bounce after a temporary economic shock, may inevitably hurt some foreign firms' performance, yet some Western media outlets are exaggerating the situation, hyping the "investor flight" theory, warning that such measures will result in a large-scale retreat of foreign firms and undermine China's attractiveness in the long run, which Chinese experts and industry players have dismissed.
MOSCOW, Russia--The Kiev regime plans another false-flag operation involving civilian deaths in Ukraine’s western regions on May 8 in order to put the blame for indiscriminate missiles strikes on the Russian Armed Forces, for this purpose, Ukrainian forces are expected to fire a Tochka-U tactical ballistic missile at public gatherings in the Lvov and Volyn regions, Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, chief of Russia’s National Defense Management Center, said on Saturday.
NEW YORK, US.--Journalists and media workers are facing “increasing politicization” of their work and threats to their freedom to simply do their jobs that are “growing by the day”, said the UN chief, marking World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, U.S.--The number of people facing acute food insecurity, requiring urgent life-saving food assistance and livelihood support, continues to grow at an alarming rate, according to a joint UN report released on Wednesday.
PRAGUE, Czechia--Slovakia and Hungary say they will not support sanctions against Russian energy, including on oil imports, which the European Union has indicated it is on the cusp of proposing to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine.
NEW YORK, U.S.--The United Nations has condemned a deadly explosion at a Sufi mosque in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on Friday, which reportedly killed at least 10 people and injured up to 15 more, many of them seriously.
MOSCOW, Russia--The Russian Federation's Joint Coordination Headquarters for Humanitarian Response, in cooperation with the authorised federal executive authorities, continues to carefully record the continuing egregious facts of the inhumane treatment of civilians by Kiev authorities.
Putin Warns ‘Outside Forces’ Over Ukraine, Promises ‘Lightning-speed’ Response With ‘Most Advanced Weaponry’
MUMBAI, India--Warning “outside forces” against interfering in the Ukraine conflict, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday promised a “lightning-speed” response to such actions with the use of Russia’s “most advanced weaponry”.
NEW YORK, U.S.--While the world has been distracted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Turkey, a member of the NATO alliance, has been busy harassing another NATO member, its Western neighbor, Greece.
NEW YORK, U.S.--Human activity and behaviour is contributing to an increasing number of disasters across the world, putting millions of lives in danger, together with a wide range of social and economic gains over recent decades, a new UN report published on Tuesday warns.
SOKOTO, Nigeria--Britain’s Westminster Magistrate’s Court issued a formal order on Wednesday to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face espionage charges.
WASHINGTON, U.S.--As they watch Russia unleash total war against a European neighbor, Sweden and Finland seem to agree: It’s finally time to join NATO.