Conflict

Ukraine War Squeezes Food Supplies, Drives Up Prices, Threatens Vulnerable Nations

Kicking off a three-day meeting on Friday on the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its wider impact on food and energy prices, the head of the UN agriculture agency...

Ukraine Begins First War Crimes Trial Of Russian Soldier

Ukraine has started its first war crimes trial since the beginning of Russia's invasion, with a 21-year-old soldier appearing in the dock accused of killing an unarmed civilian. Vadim Shishimarin appeared at...

Military Rescues Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister As Violent Clashes Leave Seven Dead

Sri Lanka's outgoing Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was rescued in a pre-dawn military operation Tuesday, hours after his resignation, as violent clashes between pro and anti-government protesters left several dead and...

Guterres In Ukraine: War Is ‘Evil’ And Unacceptable, Calls For Justice

UN Secretary-General António Guterres visited sites of suspected war crimes in Ukraine on Thursday, where he condemned the “evil” acts committed against civilians and urged criminal accountability. The UN chief’s visit to...

Taiwan Investigates Local TV Network Over False Reports Of Chinese Invasion

The Taiwanese government is investigating a local TV news station after it aired alarming false reports of a Chinese invasion against the self-ruled island. During a Wednesday morning newscast on the government-affiliated...

Ukraine Attention Shows Bias Against Black Lives, WHO Chief Says

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says the world does not give equal attention to emergencies affecting black and white people. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said only a fraction of the...

Ukraine Conflict Putting Global Trade Recovery At Risk: WTO

The war in Ukraine has created immense human suffering but it is also putting the fragile recovery of global trade at risk, and the impact will be felt across the planet,...

Biden Says It’s “Become Clearer” That Putin Is Committing “Genocide” In Ukraine

US President Joe Biden reiterated his assessment that Russia has committed genocide in Ukraine, telling reporters gathered on the tarmac in Des Moines, "I called it genocide because it's become clearer...

UN Chief Bemoans Fallout From War In Ukraine: “This Must Stop!”

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lamented the fallout from the war in Ukraine, saying he had asked the Coordinator of the UN's global humanitarian work to explore a possible humanitarian...

UN Warns That Ukraine War Will Hit Developing Countries Hard

The United Nations has warned that the war in Ukraine will have a devastating effect on developing countries, intensifying as the conflict persists. The warning came in a new report from the...

Parts Of Ukraine Running Out Of Food

Some towns in Ukraine don’t have more than three or four days’ worth of food, the aid agency Mercy Corps said Tuesday, warning that the humanitarian system in the country “is...

UNHCR Condemns ‘Discrimination, Violence And Racism’ Against Some Fleeing Ukraine

The head of UN refugee agency UNHCR, spoke out on Monday against the “ugly reality” that some refugees fleeing across the Ukraine border, and Third Country Nationals, have been subjected to...

Joint Diplomatic Mission Op-Ed: “We All Stand With Ukraine”

People across the globe have been shocked and moved by the harrowing scenes from Ukraine. Whole cities are being destroyed by Russian missiles, with hospitals, apartment buildings and railway stations reduced...

Biden On Putin: ‘I Think He Is A War Criminal’

President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a "war criminal" Wednesday, a rhetorical leap that came as civilian deaths mount in Ukraine. It was the harshest condemnation of Putin's actions from...

UN Chief Raises Concern Over Hunger ‘Hurricane’ Linked To Russia-Ukraine Conflict

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has raised concern over what he described as a hunger hurricane resulting from the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. "We must do everything possible to avert...

Fox News Cameraman And Ukrainian Journalist Killed In Kyiv

A cameraman and a journalist working for Fox News have been killed in Ukraine, staff at the US network say. Pierre Zakrzewski, 55, and Oleksandra Kuvshinova, 24, were killed when their vehicle...

Russia TV Anti-War Protester Has Been Found

A lawyer for the Russian television editor who held up an anti-war sign during a live broadcast on Monday confirmed to CNN that they have found Marina Ovsynnikova and she is in...

Russia, Ukraine Report Progress In Peace Talks

Ukraine and Russia have reported making significant progress in their ongoing peace talks over the weekend. Ukrainian negotiator Mykhailo Podolyak believes the two sides will get results in days. But he clarified that...

US Journalist Killed By Russian Forces In Ukraine

Russian forces killed award-winning American journalist Brent Renaud in the Ukrainian city of Irpin, police in Kyiv said in social media posts on Sunday. According to CNN, police posted a photo of...

Ukrainians In Martinique Urge End To Russian Invasion Of Their Country

On Saturday, Ukrainians living in Martinique and their supporters held a demonstration in Fort-de-France calling for an end to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, drawing condemnation from...

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