US, Iran chief negotiators in Qatar for nuclear talks

Talks to revive the nuclear deal began in Vienna in April last year.

'Greenwashing': a new climate misinformation battleground

Many companies have vowed to reach the "net zero" level of greenhouse gas emissions.

G7 denounces 'war crime' as Russian strike kills shoppers

A Russian missile strike on a crowded mall in central Ukraine killed at least 16 people Monday.

Zelensky urges G7 to help end Ukraine war by winter

Zelensky urged world powers to do their utmost to help end Russia's invasion by the end of the year.

Finland, Sweden leaders to discuss NATO bid with Erdogan

Finnish and Swedish leaders will discuss their stalled NATO bids with Turkish President on Tuesday.

Iran, US to resume indirect nuclear talks in Qatar

Iran and the United States plan to resume indirect talks this week in Qatar.

India arrests Modi critic who runs fact-checking website

Mohammed Zubair was arrested in Delhi after being called in for questioning in an earlier case.

Three dead, multiple injuries in US train derailment

Three people died when a long-distance train collided with a dump truck in the US state of Missouri.

Ten dead, 251 injured in chlorine gas leak at Jordan's Aqaba port

Ten dead, 251 injured in chlorine gas leak at Jordan's Aqaba port

At least 11 killed in Russian missile strike on shopping mall, Ukraine says

At least 11 killed in Russian missile strike on shopping mall, Ukraine says

World Faces An "Ocean Emergency": UN Chief

World Faces An "Ocean Emergency": UN Chief

At flooded cancer hospital in northeast India, chemotherapy given on the road outside

At flooded cancer hospital in northeast India, chemotherapy given on the road outside

Four dead, hundreds hurt as stands collapse in Colombia bullring

A full three-story section of wooden stands filled with spectators collapsed

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka shuts schools, urges work from home to save fuel

Fuel station queues have grown rapidly since last week.

Iran says to hold indirect talks with US on nuclear sanctions

The negotiations will be separate from broader talks in Vienna between Iran and major powers

Russian strikes hit Kyiv as G7 meets

Russian strikes hit a residential building in Kyiv in first attack on capital in almost three weeks.

Allies 'won't splinter' on Russia, Biden vows at G7

World powers on Sunday agreed to ban gold exports from Russia.

Western allies to hold four-way talks on Iran nuclear programme

leaders of Britain, France, Germany and US will hold four-way talks on Iran's nuclear programme.

Iraqi PM visits Saudi Arabia and Iran to discuss regional stability

Iraq's prime minister met with leaders in rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran on Sunday.

21 teenagers die in mysterious circumstances in S. African tavern

At least 21 teenagers died at the weekend after a night out at a township tavern in South Africa.

Russian missiles hit Kyiv residential buildings

The missiles struck just hours before the start of a G7 summit in Germany

WHO says monkeypox is not yet a health emergency

There have been more than 3,200 confirmed cases of monkeypox.

Summer means suffering: how workers survive intense Gulf heat

Summer means suffering for anyone working outside

Queen, politicians to inaugurate refugee museum in Denmark

Queen, politicians to inaugurate refugee museum in Denmark

Bankrupt Sri Lanka runs out of fuel

Bankrupt Sri Lanka runs out of fuel

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief

Rome slams brakes on electric scooters

Residents also complain they are dumped haphazardly on narrow sidewalks

Shanghai reports zero Covid cases for first time in months

China is the last major economy committed to a zero-Covid strategy.

EU top diplomat visits Iran in bid to revive nuclear talks

The Iran nuclear deal has been hanging by a thread since 2018.

ICNA setups three-day mobile clinic in five communities of North Carolina

ICNA is one of the largest, non-profit, grassroots Muslim organizations in North America

US Supreme Court strikes down right to abortion

Protests broke out almost immediately in Washington and elsewhere.

Afghan quake survivors without food and shelter as aid trickles in

Aid trickled to devastated villages in remote parts of Afghanistan Friday.

Ukraine forced to cede key battleground city

Ukrainian forces prepared Friday to retreat from the strategic city of Severodonetsk.

BRICS nations call for Ukraine-Russia talks in declaration

An influential group of emerging economies said they backed talks between Moscow and Kyiv.

Putin defends Russia's stance on global food crisis

Putin said Friday Moscow's military action in Ukraine was not responsible for the global food crisis

EU top diplomat bids to 'reverse tensions' on surprise Iran visit

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was headed to Tehran on Friday.

US passes first major gun bill in decades

Gun regulation is a touchstone issue for both conservatives and liberals in the United States.

UN body to hold urgent debate on Afghan women, girls' rights

UN body to hold urgent debate on Afghan women, girls’ rights

Taliban fighter returns home to dead family and ruins after earthquake

Taliban fighter returns home to dead family and ruins after earthquake

Bangladesh floods leave 3.5 million children needing clean water: UNICEF

Bangladesh floods leave 3.5 million children needing clean water: UNICEF

Prince Charles says Commonwealth nations free to chart own course

Prince Charles says Commonwealth nations free to chart own course

Rescuers scramble to reach Afghan quake survivors as foreign aid arrives

Earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday killed at least 1,000 people and left thousands more homeless

EU grants candidate status to Ukraine as US ships weapons

European Union leaders granted candidate status Thursday to Ukraine.

Zelensky hails Ukraine's EU candidacy status as 'historic'

Zelensky hailed the EU's decision on Thursday to grant Ukraine official EU candidate status.

Road shelled as Russian forces battle for devastated Ukraine city

Russian forces shelled the Ukrainian city of Lysychansk's main supply road on Thursday.

Former US VP Pence blasts nuclear talks with Iran

Mike Pence lambasted the Biden administration's talks with Iran over a potential nuclear deal.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement in prison

Aung San Suu Kyi remained in strong spirits after being transferred from house arrest to prison.

Afghans bury dead, dig for survivors of devastating quake

Afghans bury dead, dig for survivors of devastating quake

Taliban's isolation makes Afghan earthquake response harder

Taliban's isolation makes Afghan earthquake response harder

Germany triggers alarm stage of emergency gas plan as Russian flows drop

The measure is the latest escalation in a standoff between Europe and Moscow.

The EU: 65 years of pushing boundaries

Founded in 1957, the European Economic Community (later renamed the EU) started out with six members

At least 1,000 killed in Afghan quake, with fear toll will rise

The toll expected to rise as desperate rescuers dig through collapsed dwellings.

Key Ukrainian city under 'massive' Russian bombardment

Moscow's troops have been pummelling eastern Ukraine for weeks and are slowly advancing.

Russia FM in Iran for talks on boosting cooperation

Russian FM arrived in Iran on Wednesday for talks on boosting trade and energy cooperation.

US hints at Arab progress with Israel during Biden trip

US official hinted that more Arab nations are looking to improve relations with Israel.

Xi warns about 'expanding military alliances' at BRICS summit: state media

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against "expanding" military ties on Wednesday.

Nigeria's homes are vanishing into the sea from climate change

Nigeria's homes are vanishing into the sea from climate change

Sri Lanka PM says economy 'has collapsed,' unable to buy oil

Sri Lanka PM says economy ‘has collapsed,’ unable to buy oil

Top dog to be named at U.S. Westminster show

Top dog to be named at U.S. Westminster show

Bangladesh, India race to help millions stranded in deadly flooding

Bangladesh, India race to help millions stranded in deadly flooding

Russia warns Lithuania, pushes into Ukraine's Donbas

Russia's war of words with EU member Lithuania escalated on Tuesday.

Turkey to host Ukraine grain talks next week: report

Turkey next week will host Russian, Ukrainian and UN officials for talks.

Palestinian killed by Israeli settler in West Bank: Palestinian ministry

A Palestinian was stabbed to death on Tuesday by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank.

Iran executed more than 100 people between January and March: UN

A report said Iran has executed more than 100 people in the first three months of 2022.

Biden says he plans to talk to China's Xi

President Joe Biden said Tuesday he plans to talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

UN Security Council stops travel for two Taliban education ministers

UN Security Council stops travel for two Taliban education ministers

Unknown soldier no more: World War I gravestone gets a name

Unknown soldier no more: World War I gravestone gets a name

Saudi crown prince concludes Egypt visit, heads to Jordan

Saudi crown prince concludes Egypt visit, heads to Jordan

Arizona fires sweep land rich with ancient sites, artifacts

Arizona fires sweep land rich with ancient sites, artifacts

'Good or bad, it's Hong Kong history' says British colonial museum founder

'Good or bad, it's Hong Kong history' says British colonial museum founder

Dozens dead, thousands homeless in Bangladesh, India floods

Dozens dead, thousands homeless in Bangladesh, India floods

Kyiv braces for heavier fighting as Russia-EU tensions climb

Zelensky accused Russia of holding Africa "hostage" by blocking wheat deliveries.

UN chief calls for extension of Syria cross-border aid resolution

UN resolution allowing aid deliveries across the Syrian-Turkish border has been in effect since 2014

Turkey says NATO summit 'not the deadline' for Finland, Sweden talks

Ankara has accused Finland and Sweden of providing a safe haven for outlawed Kurdish militants.

Veteran cameraman among five UK citizens released by Taliban

Taliban freed veteran cameraman and four other British nationals held in Afghanistan for six months.

Britain set for biggest rail strike in decades

Britain's railway network this week faces its biggest strike action in more than three decades.

Saudi crown prince heads to Egypt on start of tour

Saudi crown prince heads to Egypt on start of tour

Bangladesh military scrambles to reach millions marooned after deadly flooding

Bangladesh military scrambles to reach millions marooned after deadly flooding

Port of Odesa comes under missile attack as Russians advance in eastern Ukraine

Port of Odesa comes under missile attack as Russians advance in eastern Ukraine

Russia to 'intensify' fighting, Zelensky warns as EU decision on Ukraine looms

Zelensky warned Sunday that Russia was likely to intensify its "hostile activity" this week.

'We prepare for worst', says governor of Ukraine frontline region

The governor of the eastern Ukrainian region now seeing heavy fighting with Russia.

Macron loses parliament majority in stunning setback

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lost his parliamentary majority.

Thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh rally to 'go home'

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh staged demonstrations demanding repatriation back to Myanmar.

Islamic State claims Kabul Sikh temple attack

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a Sikh temple in Afghanistan.

Sri Lanka troops open fire to contain fuel riots

Sri Lanka defaulted on its $51 billion foreign debt in April

The war in Ukraine could last 'for years': NATO chief

The easternmost Donbas region of Ukraine is currently partly under the control of Russian forces.

Millions stranded as floods ravage parts of Bangladesh, India, more rain forecast

Millions stranded as floods ravage parts of Bangladesh, India, more rain forecast

Zelenskiy vows Ukraine will prevail, Boris Johnson promises lasting support

Zelenskiy vows Ukraine will prevail, Boris Johnson promises lasting support

Isolated Greenland polar bear population adapts to climate change

Isolated Greenland polar bear population adapts to climate change

Bulldozers in India continue to demolish Muslims' houses, raze right to dissent

Bulldozers in India continue to demolish Muslims' houses, raze right to dissent

Attack on Sikh temple in Afghanistan's capital Kabul kills two

Attack on Sikh temple in Afghanistan's capital Kabul kills two

41 dead, millions stranded as floods hit Bangladesh, India

Floods are a regular menace to millions of people in low-lying Bangladesh.

Iran fighter jet crashes, injuring two crew: reports

The air force in sanctions-hit Iran has suffered several crashes in recent years

EU backs Ukraine's 'European dream' as Russia cuts gas supplies

Europe sent a powerful symbol of solidarity with Ukraine backing Kyiv's bid for EU candidate status.

Deadly air strike hits Ukraine frontline city as it readies for street battle

Russian air strike killed four people sheltering in cultural centre in Ukrainian city of Lysychansk.

Ukrainians train with army in Bucha base abandoned by Russia

Ukrainian civilians performed military exercises in fortified positions left by Russians in Bucha.

Biden downplays meeting with Saudi prince

Biden is attending a regional Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Saudi Arabia in mid-July.

Yemen truce a step toward broader peace deal: UN envoy

UN envoy said that a renewed two-month truce in Yemen is first step toward broader peace settlement.

British journalist confirmed dead in Brazil, US urges 'accountability'

Brazilian police on Friday officially identified the remains of British journalist Dom Phillips.

One killed, several wounded in Afghan mosque bombing: police

One killed, several wounded in Afghan mosque bombing

Saudi crown prince to visit Turkey in first since Khashoggi murder

Saudi crown prince to visit Turkey in first since Khashoggi murder

EU leaders back Ukraine membership bid in trip to war-torn Kyiv

EU's most powerful leaders embraced Ukraine's bid to be accepted as a candidate for EU membership.

Russia has 'strategically lost' Ukraine war: UK armed forces chief

UK armed forces chief said Russia has already "strategically lost" its war with Ukraine.

US condemns India party official's remarks on Prophet (PBUH)

State Department spokesman said we condemn the offensive comments made by two BJP officials.

Black US teen cleared of murder, 91 years after his execution

An African-American teen executed in 1931 for murder was exonerated by a Pennsylvania court.

European leaders talk up EU prospects for Ukraine in first visit since war began

European leaders talk up EU prospects for Ukraine in first visit since war began

Wildfires ravage woods in Spain's Catalonia as heat-wave bites

Wildfires ravage woods in Spain's Catalonia as heat-wave bites

Satellite spots huge burst of methane from Russian coal mine

Satellite spots huge burst of methane from Russian coal mine

China vows support for Russia, drawing US ire

President Xi Jinping assured Putin of China's support on Russian "sovereignty and security".

Turkey ready to host four-way meet on Ukrainian grain exports

Turkey is ready to host a four-partite meeting in Istanbul on Ukrainian grain exports.

US says getting arms to Ukraine 'as rapidly as possible'

Mark Milley insisted that Ukraine had received more tanks and artillery than requested.

UN decries Taliban's 'systematic oppression' of women

UN rights chief slammed the Taliban's "institutionalised systematic oppression" of women and girls.

Human remains found buried at Amazon missing search site: minister

A man reported to be Oliveira's brother, Amarildo da Costa de Oliveira, was arrested on June 7.

ICC says Libya militia suspect dead, drops case

ICC says Libya militia suspect dead, drops case

UN chief says women 'essential' to peace talks in global conflicts

UN chief says women 'essential' to peace talks in global conflicts

Deadly heatwaves threaten economies too

Deadly heatwaves threaten economies too

Biden announces $1 bn in new military aid for Ukraine

Biden announces $1 bn in new military aid for Ukraine

Most Gaza children suffer 'distress' after 15 years of blockade: NGO

Most Gaza children suffer 'distress' after 15 years of blockade: NGO

Supermoon delights skygazers around the globe

Supermoon delights skygazers around the globe

Amnesty urges India to stop 'vicious' Muslim protest crackdown

Amnesty International said India must immediately end a "vicious" crackdown on Muslims.

NATO chief urges 'more heavy weapons' for Ukraine

Jens Stoltenberg said Western countries must send Ukraine more heavy weaponry.

Donbas battle will determine course of war: Zelensky

President Zelensky asked his nation to stay strong in the face of Moscow's devastating attack.

Iran says still believes nuclear talks can yield deal

Iran on Tuesday said it still believes that negotiations can succeed to revive the 2015 nuclear deal

Biden signals US-Saudi thaw with prince meeting on Mideast trip

Joe Biden will meet with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman next month.

Global nuclear spending surges as superpower tensions rise: report

ICAN report said that the world's nuclear powers are increasing investment in their arsenal.

UN chief: Governments' inaction on climate is 'dangerous'

UN chief: Governments' inaction on climate is 'dangerous'

Victim of pandemic, Hong Kong floating restaurant towed away

Victim of pandemic, Hong Kong floating restaurant towed away

What next? Ukraine's allies divided over Russia endgame

Germany and France have vowed to stop Putin from winning rather than to defeat him.

No way out for Ukrainians in embattled city as Russian forces destroy last bridge

Russian troops were trying to gain a foothold in the central part of city: Ukrainian military

Ukraine forces pushed back from Severodonetsk centre

Ukraine said its forces had been pushed back from the centre of key industrial city Severodonetsk.

US, S.Korea warn of swift reply if N.Korea conducts nuclear test

US and South Korea warned Monday of a swift response if North Korea conducts a nuclear test.

Top US, Chinese national security figures hold 'candid' talks

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met with his Chinese counterpart on Monday.

UK sets up EU battle with N.Ireland changes

UK government introduced legislation to rip up post-Brexit trading rules for Northern Ireland.

UN rights chief Bachelet won't seek second term

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Monday she will not seek a second term.

Russia becomes India's second biggest oil exporter, trade sources' data show

Russia becomes India's second biggest oil exporter, trade sources' data show

Clashes in Sudan's Darfur kill more than 100

Clashes in Sudan's Darfur kill more than 100

Seventy Afghan couples marry in Kabul mass wedding

Seventy Afghan couples marry in Kabul mass wedding

North Korea plans crackdown as Kim pushes for internal unity

North Korea plans crackdown as Kim pushes for internal unity

'We beg God for water': Chilean lake turns to desert, sounding climate change alarm

'We beg God for water': Chilean lake turns to desert, sounding climate change alarm

Iraq's 'pearl of the south' Lake Sawa dry amid water crisis

Iraqs 'pearl of the south' Lake Sawa dry amid water crisis

In Milan, Ukrainian designers show off their cultural heritage

In Milan, Ukrainian designers show off their cultural heritage

Pakistan likely to exit FATF's grey list

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar will lead the Pakistani delegation.

Russia strikes depot in west Ukraine, battle for Severodonetsk rages

Russian forces said they had struck a site in western Ukraine storing US- and EU-supplied weapons.

Amnesty accuses Russia of war crimes in Kharkiv, killing hundreds

Amnesty International on Monday accused Russia of war crimes in Ukraine.

UN agency urges Iran to resume stalled nuclear talks 'now'

International Atomic Energy Agency on Sunday urged Iran to resume talks "now" to avoid a crisis.

Iraqi MPs from firebrand cleric Moqtada Sadr's bloc resign: official

Iraqi lawmakers from firebrand Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr's bloc resigned Sunday.

North Korea fires suspected artillery: Seoul

North Korea fired a series of artillery shots over the weekend, Seoul's military said.

Thousands of sheep drown as Sudan ship sinks

An overladen ship crammed with thousands of sheep sank Sunday in Sudan's Red Sea port of Suakin.

Norway to label products from Israeli settlements

The settlements in the occupied territories are illegal under international law.

In Kyiv, EU chief says to give signal on Ukraine's hopes next week

In Kyiv, EU chief says to give signal on Ukraine's hopes next week

Two protestors martyred in firing by Indian Police

Two protestors martyred in firing by Indian Police

China will 'not hesitate to start war' over Taiwan, Beijing tells US

Beijing will "not hesitate to start a war" if Taiwan declares independence, China told US.

Ukraine hits Russian targets, France offers Odessa help

Ukraine tried to push back Russian troops in the east and south on Friday.

Nine European countries urge NATO to beef up eastern flank

Nine Central and Eastern European countries on Friday asked NATO to strengthen its eastern flank.

Iran's nuclear tactics leaves Biden with tough choices

Negotiations to restore Iran nuclear agreement have been at an impasse for three months.

Biden warns forces behind US Capitol riot 'remain at work today'

Biden said it's important the American people understand what truly happened at the US Capitol.

Foreign fighters in Ukraine sentenced to death by pro-Russians

Separatist authorities in the Donetsk region of the Donbas ordered the death penalty.

Putin compares his actions to Peter the Great's conquests

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday compared his current actions to Peter the Great's conquest.

US Capitol riot probe puts Trump at heart of 'attempted coup'

The committee also aired grim footage of the violence that engulfed the seat of government.

Iran removal of monitoring cameras may scupper nuclear talks: IAEA

IAEA members on Wednesday passed a resolution censuring Iran over its lack of cooperation.

Blinken warns Iran actions risk deepening nuclear crisis, isolation

Iran's actions threatened the possible restoration of the 2015 six-party nuclear deal, Blinken said.

'Fierce battle' in key east Ukraine city largely under Moscow control: Zelensky

Russian forces are now largely in control of the key eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk.

Iran disconnects nuclear site cameras as IAEA censure adopted

Iran said it disconnected some IAEA cameras monitoring its nuclear sites Wednesday.

US, UK, France and Germany urge Iran to 'cooperate with IAEA'

The US, Britain, France and Germany on Wednesday urged Iran "to fulfil its legal obligations.

Armed drone attack wounds three in Iraqi Kurdistan

The attack took place three kilometres from the construction site of the new US consulate in Erbil.

US military aircraft with 5 onboard crashes in California

A US military aircraft with five Marines on board crashed in southern California on Wednesday.

Afghan Taliban unveils new uniforms for reconstituted police force

Afghan Taliban unveils new uniforms for reconstituted police force

UK's PM 'in denial' as he faces MPs after confidence vote

UK's PM 'in denial' as he faces MPs after confidence vote

'Only God can help': Hundreds die as Somalia faces famine

'Only God can help': Hundreds die as Somalia faces famine

At least 10 dead in Iran train derailment: state media

Five of the train's 11 coaches came off the track.

Russia claims progress in fight for Ukraine flashpoint city

Russia claimed its forces had taken control of residential neighbourhoods in Ukraine's Severodonetsk

Lavrov in Turkey for talks on Ukraine grain exports

Russian FM began a two-day visit to Turkey for talks on unblocking grain exports from Ukraine.

Countries hand motion censuring Iran to UN nuclear watchdog

US, Britain, France and Germany have submitted a motion to UN atomic energy watchdog to censure Iran

Israel mainly to blame for conflict: UN report

The 18-page report mainly focuses on evaluating a long line of past UN investigations.

Fears mount for British journalist missing in Amazon

Dom Phillips, 57, and respected indigenous specialist Bruno Pereira, 41, went missing early Sunday

Ukraine's Zelenskiy says it will fight for all territory amid fierce battle in east

Ukraine's Zelenskiy says it will fight for all territory amid fierce battle in east

US woman to plead guilty to leading Islamic State battalion

US woman to plead guilty to leading Islamic State battalion

Ukraine president says 'outnumbered' in strategic city Severodonetsk

The Russian and Ukrainian forces battled for control of the eastern city of Severodonetsk.

White House defends Biden plans for Saudi meeting

White House defended plans for President Joe Biden to meet with Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

Syria intercepts Israeli missiles: state media

Syrian air defence intercepted Israeli missiles south of Damascus on Monday.

India's ruling party faces Mideast furore at Prophet (PBUH) remarks

The United Arab Emirates became the latest country to voice its condemnation of the remarks.

Iran to face censure amid stalled nuclear talks

The International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors meets Monday through Friday in Vienna.

UK PM Johnson survives Tory MPs' no-confidence vote

British PM Boris Johnson on Monday survived a vote of no confidence from his own Conservative MPs.

Senators to stage protest before Indian embassy on Friday

Senators to stage protest before Indian embassy on Friday

Don't close the embassy, US ambassador tells Russia

Ukraine - and its Western backers - says it is fighting for its survival

Gulf states protest Indian official's 'Islamophobic' remarks

The remarks by a spokesperson for Modi's party last week were blamed for clashes in an Indian state.

Putin warns of strikes over missile supplies as blasts rock Kyiv

Putin warned that Moscow will hit new targets if the West supplies Ukraine with long-range missiles.

Ukraine says regained ground from Russia in key eastern city

Ukrainian official said that his country's forces now control "half of the city" of Severodonetsk.

UK to give Ukraine long-range missile systems

Britain said Monday it will mirror the United States and send long-range missile systems to Ukraine.

Queen Elizabeth II ends historic jubilee with vow to carry on

Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday brought the curtain down on her historic Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

At least 22 dead after India pilgrim bus falls into gorge

At least 22 people have died after a bus in northern India plunged into a gorge on Sunday.

5 killed, two dozen wounded in weekend US mass shootings

Five people were killed in a pair of weekend mass shootings in the United States.

Three killed, 11 wounded in Philadelphia shooting: police

Local media outlets reported that no arrests had been made.

Putin warns of new targets if Ukraine supplied with long-range missiles

Putin said that the sole aim of the West supplying arms to Ukraine was to prolong the conflict.

Zelensky vows victory as 100 days of war pass in Ukraine

Ukraine's president vowed victory Friday even as Russian troops pounded the east.

AU head says 'reassured' after talks with Putin on food shortages

Putin hosted Senegalese president, who chairs African Union, at his Black Sea residence in Sochi.

Iran warns of 'immediate' response to 'political' action by IAEA

Iran said Friday it will respond immediately to any "political" action at a looming meeting of IAEA.

Biden confirms 'possibility' of Saudi Arabia trip

US President Joe Biden confirmed Friday he was considering a trip to Saudi Arabia.