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India defends wheat exports ban at UN with COVID-19 barbs

19 May 2022

India
India defends wheat exports ban at UN with COVID-19 barbs

India on Wednesday defended its wheat export ban decision before the United Nations, claiming the move will actually aid poor and needy countries in crisis situations.

Coup to overthrow Putin underway: Ukraine amid 'ill health' reports

16 May 2022

World
Coup to overthrow Putin underway: Ukraine amid 'ill health' reports

A top Ukrainian defense official has stated that a coup to depose Russian President Vladimir Putin is currently underway and cannot be stopped.

Wheat exports: Minister responds to G7 nations' criticism on ban

15 May 2022

Business
Wheat exports: Minister responds to G7 nations' criticism on ban

India's move to ban wheat exports drew criticism from the Group of Seven (G7) nations saying such steps might be unproductive and worsen the situation of rising commodity prices.

Ukraine: India to reopen embassy in Kyiv from May 17

14 May 2022

World
Ukraine: India to reopen embassy in Kyiv from May 17

India has announced that its consulate in Ukraine will reopen on Tuesday in the country's capital of Kyiv, the Ministry of External Affairs stated.

Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

14 May 2022

Business
Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of its efforts to limit hike in domestic prices.

Russia defending 'motherland' in Ukraine, says Putin on Victory Day

09 May 2022

World
Russia defending 'motherland' in Ukraine, says Putin on Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the annual grand parade commemorating Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II on Monday, saying the Russian military in Ukraine was protecting the "motherland" from an "absolutely unacceptable threat."

India wants Russian crude oil for less than $70/barrel: Report

04 May 2022

Business
India wants Russian crude oil for less than $70/barrel: Report

In the light of extremely harsh Western economic sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, India is reportedly persuading Moscow to provide further discounts on crude oil.

Russia-Ukraine war: Explosions rock Kyiv again during UN chief's visit

29 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Explosions rock Kyiv again during UN chief's visit

In the boldest attack the Ukrainian capital has faced since Russian forces retreated weeks ago, Moscow bombarded targets across several Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, during United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's visit on Thursday.

2 Russian oligarchs and their families found dead: Details here

25 Apr 2022

World
2 Russian oligarchs and their families found dead: Details here

In a shocking development, two Russian oligarchs—Vladislav Avayev and Sergei Protosenya—and their families were found dead in Russia and Spain, respectively, within a span of 24 hours last week.

Russia-Ukraine war: UN chief to meet Putin, Zelenskyy next week

23 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: UN chief to meet Putin, Zelenskyy next week

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will reportedly meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy next week.

Russia-Ukraine war: 'Battle for Donbas' has begun, says President Zelenskyy

19 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: 'Battle for Donbas' has begun, says President Zelenskyy

Russia is said to have launched a new major offensive in eastern Ukraine, which the latter described as the "second phase of the war."

Russia-Ukraine war: 'Missile strikes on Kyiv will increase,' says Russia

15 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: 'Missile strikes on Kyiv will increase,' says Russia

After slamming Ukraine for allegedly targeting its border towns, Russia's Defence Ministry on Friday warned it would increase missile attacks on Kyiv in response to strikes on Russian soil.

Russia-Ukraine war: Russian warship Moskva sinks, Ukraine claims missile strike

15 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Russian warship Moskva sinks, Ukraine claims missile strike

Russia's Black Sea Fleet flagship, Moskva, sank on Thursday following a blast that Ukraine claimed was caused by its successful missile strike.

Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

10 Apr 2022

World
Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

The Russia-Ukraine war entered its 46th day on Sunday with the war-torn country bracing for a "hard battle" with the Russian military troops mobilizing in the country's east.

Ukraine-Russia war: Moscow accused of over 5,000 crimes of aggression

09 Apr 2022

World
Ukraine-Russia war: Moscow accused of over 5,000 crimes of aggression

In the six weeks since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began, Moscow has been accused of 5,149 crimes of aggression and war crimes, Ukraine's foreign ministry said on Friday.

Ukraine war: Russia admits significant troop losses, laments 'huge tragedy'

08 Apr 2022

World
Ukraine war: Russia admits significant troop losses, laments 'huge tragedy'

Russia has provided its most "somber" evaluation of its invasion of Ukraine while describing the "tragedy" of rising troop deaths and the financial blow from sanctions against it.

Russia blocking humanitarian aid to Mariupol to hide killings: Zelenskyy

07 Apr 2022

World
Russia blocking humanitarian aid to Mariupol to hide killings: Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday accused Russia of blocking humanitarian access to the besieged port city of Mariupol, saying Moscow wants to hide evidence of "thousands" of people killed there.

India condemns Bucha killings at UNSC, seeks impartial probe

06 Apr 2022

World
India condemns Bucha killings at UNSC, seeks impartial probe

India strongly denounced the civilian killings in the Ukrainian town of Bucha at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday.

Zelenskyy at UNSC: Act against Russia or close down UN

06 Apr 2022

World
Zelenskyy at UNSC: Act against Russia or close down UN

Addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that it needs to 'act immediately' and throw out Russia from the Council.

Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address UNSC today

05 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address UNSC today

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday.

Russia-Ukraine war: Several killed in Russian shelling in Kharkiv

04 Apr 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Several killed in Russian shelling in Kharkiv

At least seven people were killed and 34 wounded, including three children, in Russian shelling in Ukraine's Kharkiv, the city's prosecutor's office informed.

Ukrainian troops retake control of 'whole Kyiv region'

03 Apr 2022

World
Ukrainian troops retake control of 'whole Kyiv region'

Days after Russia promised to withdraw its troops from capital Kyiv, Ukraine's deputy defense minister Hanna Malyar confirmed on Saturday that Ukrainian troops have regained control of the entire Kyiv region.

Russian forces creating 'complete disaster' outside Kyiv: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

02 Apr 2022

World
Russian forces creating 'complete disaster' outside Kyiv: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday told Ukrainians that the Russian forces were creating 'a complete disaster' outside the capital Kyiv by leaving mines across the 'whole territory'.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets Indian counterpart S Jaishankar

01 Apr 2022

India
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets Indian counterpart S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Friday, a day after the US warned of "consequences" for attempting to "circumvent" its sanctions against Moscow amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

Ukraine ready for new Russian attacks in east: Zelenskyy

31 Mar 2022

World
Ukraine ready for new Russian attacks in east: Zelenskyy

After Russia's announcement of focusing its military operation in the eastern part of Ukraine, it has begun its troop build-up in the region.

'Ukrainians aren't naive': Zelenskyy on Russia's pledge to reduce fighting

30 Mar 2022

World
'Ukrainians aren't naive': Zelenskyy on Russia's pledge to reduce fighting

As Russia pledged to reduce fighting around Kyiv and Chernihiv following peace talks on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reacted with skepticism, saying that Ukrainians are not 'naive'.

Russian oligarch Abramovich, Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered suspected poisoning: Reports

29 Mar 2022

World
Russian oligarch Abramovich, Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered suspected poisoning: Reports

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators experienced symptoms of suspected poisoning following a meeting in Kyiv earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Ukraine says Russia wants to split it like Korea

28 Mar 2022

World
Ukraine says Russia wants to split it like Korea

Ukraine has claimed that Russia wants to split the country in two, like North and South Korea.

Zelenskyy demands military aid as Russian airstrikes hit Ukraine's Lviv

27 Mar 2022

World
Zelenskyy demands military aid as Russian airstrikes hit Ukraine's Lviv

Multiple rockets struck the city of Lviv in western Ukraine on Saturday afternoon, leaving several injured.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Moscow shifts strategy; to focus on Donbas 'liberation'

26 Mar 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine crisis: Moscow shifts strategy; to focus on Donbas 'liberation'

Russia on Friday announced a surprising shift in its strategy, hinting it may scale down its invasion of Ukraine to focus on the rebel-dominated Donbas region.

Russia-Ukraine war approaches Kyiv; 3.6 million refugees flee

25 Mar 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war approaches Kyiv; 3.6 million refugees flee

As the Russia-Ukraine war completed a month on Thursday, intense fighting continued around the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.

'Will use nuclear weapons if...': Russia on Ukraine invasion

23 Mar 2022

World
'Will use nuclear weapons if...': Russia on Ukraine invasion

Russia has made it clear that it would only use nuclear weapons in the Ukrainian context if there is an "existential threat" for it.

'Say openly you're scared of Russia': Zelenskyy to NATO

22 Mar 2022

World
'Say openly you're scared of Russia': Zelenskyy to NATO

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has taken a dig at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), claiming that it is "scared" of Russia.

Ex-Ukrainian MP's wife tries to flee with $28M, €1.3M cash

21 Mar 2022

World
Ex-Ukrainian MP's wife tries to flee with $28M, €1.3M cash

The wife of former Ukrainian Member of Parliament Kotvytskyy allegedly attempted to escape the war-torn country with $28 million and €1.3 million in cash stashed in suitcases.

Ukraine refuses to surrender Mariupol, Russia warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe'

21 Mar 2022

World
Ukraine refuses to surrender Mariupol, Russia warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe'

Ukraine on Monday rejected Russia's ultimatum to surrender the port city of Mariupol, which has been besieged by Russian troops.

Indian Oil Corporation buys Russian crude at deep discount: Report

19 Mar 2022

Business
Indian Oil Corporation buys Russian crude at deep discount: Report

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), India's biggest oil company, has reached an agreement with a Russian oil company to buy 3 million barrels of crude oil at a steeply discounted price, NDTV reported.

Russia-Ukraine war: It's time for 'meaningful' talks, says Zelensky

19 Mar 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: It's time for 'meaningful' talks, says Zelensky

The Russia-Ukraine war entered the 24th day on Saturday as Moscow continued to intensify its assault on Ukraine.

Russia-Ukraine war: Russia shells Merefa school, cultural center; 21 dead

18 Mar 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Russia shells Merefa school, cultural center; 21 dead

As the Russia-Ukraine war entered the 23rd day on Friday, Moscow continued to intensify its assault on Ukraine, with attacks and civilian casualties being reported in several cities.

Meet the Indian judge who voted against Russia at ICJ

17 Mar 2022

World
Meet the Indian judge who voted against Russia at ICJ

In an unexpected move, an Indian judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ)—also known as the World Court—has voted against Russia.

Ukraine: Mariupol theater sheltering children bombed; Russia denies targeting civilians

17 Mar 2022

World
Ukraine: Mariupol theater sheltering children bombed; Russia denies targeting civilians

Ukraine has accused Russian forces of destroying a theater in Mariupol, the besieged southern city where hundreds of people, including pregnant women and children, are said to have sought refuge from the war.

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