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Finland And Sweden Aim For NATO Membership, Prompting Russia’s Fury

HELSINKI — Finland and Sweden are expected to formally apply to join NATO later this month, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Both countries say Moscow’s actions have changed the security dynamic in Europe and the Kremlin’s nuclear threats require the collective self-defense that NATO can provide. Finnish lawmakers are debating joining the alliance following the publication of a key […]

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Putin Says Western ‘Threat’ Forced Ukraine Invasion

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday blamed Western nations for his invasion of Ukraine, saying Russia acted in response to “an absolutely unacceptable threat next to our borders.” But the longtime Russian leader did not announce any change in Moscow’s military campaign or declare victory, suggesting that his 10-week offensive would continue with attacks on Ukrainian strongholds in the eastern […]

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Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as crisis worsens The resignation comes hours after PM’s supporters stormed a major protest site in Colombo and attacked anti-government demonstrators. Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned after protests over the island nation’s worsening economic crisis turned deadly. In a statement on Monday, his office said he was quitting in order to help […]

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Canada’s Trudeau Says Putin Responsible For ‘War Crimes’ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new weapons for Ukraine and imposes new sanctions against Russia during his visit to Kyiv. Russian President Vladimir Putin is responsible for “war crimes“, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said during a surprise visit to Ukraine, while announcing new weapons for Kyiv and imposing new sanctions […]

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UN Rights Chief Denounces Christian-Muslim Violence In Ethiopia

Michelle Bachelet calls on authorities to conduct independent investigations into the deadly religious violence. The UN human rights chief has voiced alarm at recent deadly clashes between Muslims and Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia and called on authorities to investigate and bring perpetrators to justice. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Saturday that she was “deeply […]

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“We Must Increase Our Resolve,” Says Blinken

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reportedly said Putin is trying to “twist history” amid the commemoration of the end of World War II “to justify his unprovoked and brutal war against Ukraine”. “As war again rages in Europe, we must increase our resolve to resist those who now seek to manipulate historical memory in order to advance their own ambitions,” Blinken […]

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Taliban Orders Afghan Women To Cover Their Faces In Public

The move is one of the harshest restrictions imposed on Afghanistan’s women since the Taliban seized power last year. Afghanistan’s supreme leader has ordered the country’s women to cover their faces in public – one of the harshest restrictions imposed on them since the Taliban seized power last year and an escalation of growing restrictions on women that are drawing […]

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Sri Lanka’s Crisis Erupts In Streets Protest

Sri Lankans turned out in large numbers in the streets to protest the Rajapaksa-led government. The country faces food shortages, increases in prices, power cuts, fuel shortages, and a health system that is in crisis. The protests have led to the government declaring a state of emergency twice in five weeks. The police have used teargas and water cannon to […]

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Russia’s Most Advanced Tank In Service Was Obliterated By Ukraine Just Days After It Was Deployed, According To Reports Russia faced yet another military setback this week following reports that one of the country’s most advanced tanks in service, the T-90M, was destroyed just days after it was deployed to Ukraine. Read more at businessinsider.com Brazil’s Lula Launching Presidential Bid To Unseat […]

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Ukraine’s Plight Could Be Replicated In East Asia: Japanese PM

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said now is the time for unity in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has warned that the invasion of Ukraine could be replicated in East Asia if leading powers do not respond as one, saying peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait must be maintained. Read more at — […]