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Border talks between Armenia, Azerbaijan to resume ‘soon’

Brussels: The Border Commissions of Armenia and Azerbaijan will hold their first meeting in the coming days, European Council President Charles Michel said here on Monday. "The first joint meeting of the Border Commissions will take place on the inter-state...

Biden unveils Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Tokyo: US President Joe Biden, along with representatives from partner countries, on Monday launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) for prosperity, an initiative that also includes India. The launch also saw the presence of Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and...

Time for appeasing North is over, says South Korea

Seoul: The time of appeasing North Korea is over and any new talks between Seoul and Pyongyang can be initiated only by Kim Jong Un, South Korea's new conservative President Yoon Suk Yeol said on Monday. CNN quoted the President...

Biden supports Japan becoming UNSC Permanent Member

Tokyo:  Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday said that US President Joe Biden has assured support to Tokyo's interest in becoming a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Speaking at a joint press conference after bilateral...

Sri Lanka starts nationwide raid on those hoarding fuel

Colombo: Sri Lankan police on Sunday started a nationwide raid on those hoarding diesel or petrol for resale, a police spokesman told journalists in Colombo. Police spokesman Nihal Thalduwa said they had received information that a large number of those...

Moscow bans Biden, Trudeau’s wife from entering Russia

Moscow: In response to the growing number of sanctions being imposed on Russia for invading Ukraine, Moscow on Saturday banned US President Joe Biden, his relatives and Canadian Prime Minister's wife Sophie Trudeau from entering Russia. The Foreign Ministry said...

Diplomacy only way to end Ukraine war: Zelenskyy

Kyiv: Ukraine will have a bloody victory but the Russian invasion will only end with diplomacy, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on the occasion of his third anniversary as President. In an interview broadcasted on Saturday, he said, "We did not...

Russia declares victory of Azovstal steel plant

Kyiv: Russia declared victory over the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol saying the last fighters defending the city's steel plant have now surrendered. “Underground structures of Azovstal where militants were hiding are now under full control of Russian armed forces,”...

Ukraine Army orders troops at Azovstal factory to stop fighting

Kyiv: Ukrainian army has ordered its remaining troops holed up in Mariupol's besieged Azovstal steel works to stop fighting, a commander of a battalion leading the trapped units said Friday, The Khaleej Times reported.  The commander of the unit Denys...

China’s State Council appoints John Lee as Hong Kong’s Chief Executive

Beijing: The State Council, China's cabinet, decided at a meeting Friday to appoint John Lee as the sixth-term chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).  Lee will assume office on July 1, 2022. Premier Li Keqiang presided...
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Senior IAS officer Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed as Delhi LG

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind appointed senior IAS officer Vinai Kumar Saxena as the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of...
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