Monday, December 5, 2022

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Putin ‘open to negotiations’ with Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin is open to talks on a possible settlement to the conflict in Ukraine and believes in a diplomatic solution, the Kremlin said on Friday after Joe Biden suggested he was prepared to speak to the Russian...

Russia’s Putin won’t attend upcoming G-20 summit in Bali

Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the Group of 20 summit in Indonesia next week, an Indonesian government official said on Thursday, avoiding a possible confrontation with the United States and its allies over his war in Ukraine.Luhut...

Looking for competition, not conflict with China: Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden has said he is looking for competition and not conflict with China.Biden is likely to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, later this month.During the...

Zelenskyy: Talks with Russia possible on Ukraine’s terms

Ukraine’s president has hinted at the possibility of peace talks with Russia, a shift from his earlier refusal to negotiate with President Vladimir Putin that came on the eve of crucial elections in the United States.Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the...

Putin endorses evacuationsfrom occupied Kherson

Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly approved the evacuation of civilians from parts of Russian-occupied Kherson in southern Ukraine.Kyiv’s forces have been steadily advancing on the strategic port city.Mr Putin said people living in dangerous areas should leave as...

German Ambassador lauds Modi’s remark

MODI’S ‘TODAY’S ERA IS NOT OF WAR’ MESSAGE RESONATED WIDELY IN EUROPE: ACKERMANN Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “clear” message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that “today’s era is not of war” resonated widely in Europe in a very positive way,...

Russia seeks to regain ground, hits Ukraine’s infra

Russia’s troops fought on Thursday to regain lost ground in areas of Ukraine that Russian President Vladimir Putin has illegally annexed while Moscow tried to pound the invaded country into submission with more missile and drone attacks on critical...

EU faces battle to keep energy prices from tanking economy

European Union leaders enter a crucial stretch this week to make sure runaway energy prices and short supplies do not further tank their struggling economies and foment unrest. At the same time, they need to keep all 27 members...

Russia to evacuate from 4 cities as Ukraine advances

Russia has promised free accommodation to residents of Ukraine’s partially occupied Kherson region who want to evacuate to Russia, a sign that Ukrainian military gains along the war’s southern front are worrying the Kremlin.The Moscow-installed leader of Kherson, one...

NATO cautious to avoid war, struggles with dual challenges

NATO defence ministers met on Wednesday as the alliance’s member countries face the twin challenges of struggling to make and supply weapons to Ukraine while protecting vital European infrastructure like pipelines or cables that Russia might want to sabotage...