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Russia May Have Won Mariupol But Can It Control All Of Donbas?

Russia May Have Won Mariupol But Can It Control All Of Donbas?

The strategic port city of Mariupol now with Russian troops, but Moscow's ambition of getting the entire Donbas region may not be easy as NATO stands firmly behind Ukraine.

19 May 2022
Turkey Still Sceptical About Wider NATO, Gives Mixed Signals In Meeting With US

Turkey Still Sceptical About Wider NATO, Gives Mixed Signals In Meeting With US

In a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the UN, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu affirmed his country's support for NATO's 'open-door'...

19 May 2022

Sweden Joins Finland To Seek NATO Membership In Historic Move Prompted By Russian Invasion

The move drew strong objections from Turkey, a key NATO member who declared the two nations should not be allowed to join because they have been too lax in...

Finland, Sweden Move Closer To Seeking NATO Membership Amid Ukraine Russia's Invasion

Finland, Sweden Move Closer To Seeking NATO Membership Amid Ukraine Russia's Invasion

President Vladimir Putin has already warned his Finnish counterpart on Saturday that relations would be “negatively affected”.

15 May 2022

NATO Sees Russia's War Faltering, Mulls Expanding Alliance

A senior NATO official says Russia's military advance in Ukraine appears to be faltering and he expressed hope that Kyiv can win the war.

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12 May 2022
Finland's Leaders Call For NATO Membership 'Without Delay'

Finland's Leaders Call For NATO Membership 'Without Delay'

The dramatic move by Finland was announced by President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin. It means that Finland is all but certain to join NATO,...


04 May 2022
India And The Nordic Countries Discuss Ukraine, Express Concern Over Humanitarian Crisis

India And The Nordic Countries Discuss Ukraine, Express Concern Over Humanitarian Crisis

Innovation, green technology and sustainable development dominated the discussions. The joint statement issued at the end of the summit implied as the war in...


02 May 2022
Finland And Sweden To Apply For NATO Membership Later This Month Following Ukraine Invasion

Finland And Sweden To Apply For NATO Membership Later This Month Following Ukraine Invasion

If invading Ukraine was  Vladimir Putin’s bid to halt NATO expansion, it has not happened. The astute Putin appears to have further endangered Russia’s...


27 April 2022
US Urges Allies To Equip Ukraine With More Arms Amid Fears Of Prolonged War

US Urges Allies To Equip Ukraine With More Arms Amid Fears Of Prolonged War

Ukraine war: Two months into the fighting, Western arms have helped Ukraine stall Russia's invasion, but the country's leaders have said they need more support...


23 April 2022
What Is The Way Ahead For Hazaras Under The Taliban Regime?

What Is The Way Ahead For Hazaras Under The Taliban Regime?

Now as the American and NATO forces are out of Afghanistan and the Taliban grip control over the country, who are to be held accountable for the deadly attacks...


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20 April 2022
 Ukraine Appeals For Weapons From 'Reluctant' Bulgaria, President Cites Dangers Of Being In War

 Ukraine Appeals For Weapons From 'Reluctant' Bulgaria, President Cites Dangers Of Being In War

The ruling coalition in Sofia is blocked by the Socialist party which opposes any military aid to Ukraine, leaving Bulgaria as the only EU member, besides...


15 April 2022
Five Ways How Ukraine Has Defended Itself Against Russian Invasion So Far

Five Ways How Ukraine Has Defended Itself Against Russian Invasion So Far

Ukraine has so far defended itself because of a great resolve to fight, Western support in form of weapons and training, and poor Russian war efforts.


11 April 2022
Cuban Envoy To India Says Ukraine Crisis Must Be Seen In Light Of NATO Expansion

Cuban Envoy To India Says Ukraine Crisis Must Be Seen In Light Of NATO Expansion

"It is difficult to make a serious assessment of the situation without looking at the back years when NATO decided to go to east. Cuban position has remained...


08 April 2022
Back To Square One: Taliban Goes Back On Its Promises To The International Community

Back To Square One: Taliban Goes Back On Its Promises To The International Community

The Taliban are now conducting sweeping house to house operations in Kabul, in the name of tightening security in the capital city.


07 April 2022
Ukraine Seeks Arms From NATO As Fight Looms On Eastern Front

Ukraine Seeks Arms From NATO As Fight Looms On Eastern Front

In Brussels, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba urged NATO to provide more weapons for his war-torn country to help prevent further atrocities like those...


05 April 2022
US Seeks Russia’s Suspension From UN Human Rights Council: US Ambassador

US Seeks Russia’s Suspension From UN Human Rights Council: US Ambassador

Observing that 140 member states have already voted to condemn Russia over its unprovoked war and the humanitarian crisis it has unleashed upon the people of...


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02 April 2022
US Holds Russia Responsible For Ukraine War, Says Its Aggression Has Left Millions Homeless

US Holds Russia Responsible For Ukraine War, Says Its Aggression Has Left Millions Homeless

US said it is the aggression of Russia and its President Vladimir Putin that has left millions of people displaced, homeless; has targeted civilians, hospitals...


01 April 2022
Russia Hands Back Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Back To Ukrainians

Russia Hands Back Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Back To Ukrainians

Russian withdrawal took place amid growing indications the Kremlin is using talk of de-escalation in Ukraine.


31 March 2022
Ukraine War: Russia Repositioning Operations To Donbas, Not Reducing, Says NATO

Ukraine War: Russia Repositioning Operations To Donbas, Not Reducing, Says NATO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg Russian military is not withdrawing but repositioning to regroup, resupply and reinforce its offensive in the Donbas...


30 March 2022
Russia Hits Near Kyiv, Other City Despite Vows To Scale Back

Russia Hits Near Kyiv, Other City Despite Vows To Scale Back

The British Defence Ministry said heavy losses have forced some Russian units to return to Belarus and Russia to regroup but that Moscow would likely...


29 March 2022
Taliban Hard-Liners Bring Back Old Repressive Regime In Afghanistan

Taliban Hard-Liners Bring Back Old Repressive Regime In Afghanistan

The repressive edicts have banned girls from going to school beyond the sixth grade while women are barred from boarding planes if they travel unaccompanied by...


25 March 2022
Ukraine Says 300 Killed In Russian Air Strike, Hunger Grips Cities

Ukraine Says 300 Killed In Russian Air Strike, Hunger Grips Cities

Ukraine War: The reported death toll came a day after US President Joe Biden and allied leaders promised that more military aid for Ukraine is on the way.


24 March 2022
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi Visits Afghanistan To Meet Taliban

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi Visits Afghanistan To Meet Taliban

China has not shown any inclination to recognize the Taliban government but has avoided criticizing the new rulers despite their repressive rules directed...


24 March 2022
NATO: 7,000 To 15,000 Russian Troops Dead In Ukraine

NATO: 7,000 To 15,000 Russian Troops Dead In Ukraine

NATO estimated that 7,000 to 15,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in four weeks of war in Ukraine, where fierce resistance from the country's defenders has...


21 March 2022
Ukraine Conflict: President Zelenskyy Denounces Russian Bombing Of School Sheltering 400 People

Ukraine Conflict: President Zelenskyy Denounces Russian Bombing Of School Sheltering 400 People

'We know that we will certainly shoot down the pilot who dropped that bomb, like about 100 other such mass murderers whom we already have downed', sais...


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