UNSC makes 1st unanimous statement on Ukraine war, with Russia’s approval

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In its first unanimous action on the Ukraine war, the United Nations security council on Friday adopted a statement expressing “deep concern” and “strong support” for diplomatic efforts by...

All women, children and elderly out of besieged Mariupol plant

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KYIV: All women, children and elderly civilians have been evacuated from the Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister said on Saturday, despite what military officers said...

Brace up for more economic challenges, Singapore PM Lee warns during May Day address

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SINGAPORE: Singapore must brace up for an arduous road ahead with multiple economic challenges such as spiralling inflation and rising energy prices, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong warned on...

Drugs running out, surgeries cancelled as Sri Lanka’s health system buckles

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COLOMBO: Rosanne White was first diagnosed with cancer eight years ago and lost a kidney. After the cancer returned five years ago, an oncologist in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital...

Amid failure to capture Kyiv, Putin appoints new commander for Ukraine

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MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed a new Army General Alexander Dvornikov, commander of Russia’s Southern Military District, to lead the war in Ukraine as Moscow’s military failed to...

Macron seeks new term in tight French vote

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PARIS: France on Sunday votes in the first round of presidential elections projected to produce a run-off rematch between incumbent Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen that...

Federer to donate $500,000 to support Ukrainian children | Off the field News

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Roger Federer will be donating $500,000 through his foundation to ensure children affected by the war in Ukraine are provided with care and access to education, the former world...

US gamble on China over Ukraine raises tensions with rival superpower

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING: The Biden administration made a carefully orchestrated gamble this week, issuing a series of public and private threats to Beijing that it will face consequences if it supports...

US gamble on China over Ukraine raises tensions with rival superpower

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING: The Biden administration made a carefully orchestrated gamble this week, issuing a series of public and private threats to Beijing that it will face consequences if it supports...

Macron, barely campaigning, leads French presidential race

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PARIS: Tired-looking. Unshaven. Wearing jeans and a hoodie. As he runs for re-election next month, French President Emmanuel Macron released unusual pictures of himself working nights and weekends at...