Wednesday, November 30, 2022

United States

US urges Ukraine to be open to talks with Russia: Report

The United States is privately encouraging Ukraine to signal an openness to negotiate with Russia, the Washington Post reported, as the State Department said Moscow was escalating the war and did not seriously wish to engage in peace talks,...

Russia declares end of Ukraine mobilisation campaign

Russia said on Friday it had finished calling up reservists to fight in Ukraine, having drafted hundreds of thousands in a month and sending more than a quarter of them already to the battlefield after a divisive mobilisation campaign...

US vows full military defenceof allies against North Korea

The United States will make full use of its military capabilities, “including nuclear, conventional and missile defence,” to defend its allies Japan and South Korea, US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said Tuesday as she warned North Korea...

Iran’s supreme leader breakssilence on protests, blames US

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei responded publicly on Monday to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to condemn what he called “rioting” and accuse the United States and Israel of planning the protests.The...

Agree with Modi, not the era of war: Antony Blinken

The United States was quick to back India’s recent and more explicit expression of disdain for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine, and Secretary of State Antony Blinken was the latest U.S. official to echo Prime Minister Modi’s...

10 killed, 15 wounded in stabbings in Canada

A series of stabbings at an Indigenous community and at another town nearby in Saskatchewan left 10 people dead and 15 wounded, Canadian police said on Sunday as they searched across the expansive province for two suspects.The stabbings took...

Vladimir Putin blasts US ‘hegemony’

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of trying to encourage extended hostilities in Ukraine as part of what he described Tuesday as Washington’s alleged efforts to maintain its global hegemony.Addressing a security conference attended by military officials...

FBI agents raid former US presidentDonald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate

The FBI has raided Donald Trump’s private club and residence in Florida and broke open a safe as part of a reported probe into the handling of presidential documents, including classified materials, triggering an angry outburst from the former...

Putin heads to Tehran for talks with leaders of Iran, Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Iran starting Tuesday is intended to deepen ties with regional heavyweights as part of Moscow’s challenge to the United States and Europe amid its grinding campaign in Ukraine.In only his second trip abroad...

Protests in US over fatal police shooting of black man

Angry activists on Friday rallied in the city of Akron in northern United States following yet another police shooting death of a Black man earlier this week.Jayland Walker, 25, was shot and killed Monday, after officers tried to stop...