It would be really difficult to believe that the United States is not in a proxy war with Russia if reports that it plans to send anti-ship missiles to Ukraine are true ... Deliveries of powerful anti-ship weapons are being discussed.” ... would be sending those anti-ship missiles, Kirby was more ambiguous..
Iran will avenge the killing of a Revolutionary Guards colonel who was shot dead in Tehran, President Ebrahim Raisi has said. Col Hassan Sayad Khodayari was killed on Sunday outside his home by assailants on motorcycles. Iran blamed “elements linked to the global arrogance”, its term for the US and its allies including Israel... Raisi said ... Photograph ... .
US PresidentJoe Biden said Monday that he would use force to defend Taiwan if it was attacked by China, appearing to signal a shift away from Washington’s decades-long policy of so-called strategic ambiguity towards the East Asian democracy ... This is the third time that Biden, 79, has made such a statement ... .
24. Russia has also lost 2,206 vehicles, 13 ships and light boats, 476 unmanned aerial vehicles along with 119 cruise missiles, the statement added ... The true toll is believed to be much higher ... *Writing by Ali Murat Alhas .
MONTERREY, Mexico — For thousands of migrants who have waited for months in northern Mexico, Monday was supposed to mark the moment when the U.S. government finally dropped a pandemic-era policy that has largely prevented them from seeking asylum in the United States... agents to quickly turn back over a million migrants to Mexico and other countries ... .
Kyiv. A Ukrainian court sentenced a Russian soldier to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed civilian in the first war crimes trial arising from Russia’s Feb. 24 attack ... 28 after being ordered to shoot him ... .
GENEVA. Russia’s war in Ukraine has pushed the number of forcibly displaced people around the world above 100 million for the first time ever, the United Nations said Monday ... The “alarming” figure must shake the world into ending the conflicts forcing record numbers to flee their own homes, the UNHCR said in a statement ... “The world is falling apart.”.
I have not even sat down to my lunch with Petro Poroshenko and already I’m feeling outmanoeuvred ... ... While Ukraine has soldiers and volunteers, it doesn’t have enough weapons – though it has begun to produce its own cruise missiles and anti-ship Neptunes, Poroshenko says, which he notes proudly “did the miracle on the Russian cruiser Moskva” ... ... .
As the fuel crisis is worsening in Sri Lanka, tragedy struck a family after a two-day-old infant died as her father could not find petrol for his tuk-tuk to take her to the hospital in the island nation's Central Highlands region ... Also, READ. Bharat Bandh on May 25. Who’s demanding it and why ... . .
Greece has said it has prevented about 600 migrants from crossing the Aegean into its territorial waters from neighbouring Turkey, according to the state broadcaster and other media. A spokesman for the Greek coastguard on Monday told the AFP news agency that five sail boats and four dinghies had set off from the Turkish coast early in the morning ... .
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