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Poland-Ukraine ties seen as a target of Russian disinformation

WARSAW, Poland: Days before Poland’s Independence Day in November, vandals painted the blue-and-yellow colors of the Ukrainian flag on monuments in Krakow....

Biden, Modi to speak as US presses for a hard line...

WILMINGTON USA: President Joe Biden is set to speak with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he presses world leaders to take...

S&P downgrade indicates Russia headed for historic default

BOSTON USA: The credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded its assessment of Russia’s ability to repay foreign debt. Signaling rising...

The US doubts the new Russian war chief can end Moscow’s...

WASHINGTON USA: Russia has tapped a new Ukraine war commander to take centralized control of the next phase of the battle. After...

Food prices soar to record levels on Ukraine war disruptions

ROME ITALY: Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels. Everlast month largely because of Russia’s war...

Congress votes to suspend Russia’s trade status, enact an oil ban

WASHINGTON USA: Congress voted overwhelmingly to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and ban the importation of its oil. Ratcheting up the...

Mariupol’s dead put at 5,000 as Ukraine braces in the east.

ANDRIIVKA, Ukraine: The mayor of the besieged port city of Mariupol put the number of civilians killed there at more than 5,000....

The US hits Russia with ‘war crimes’ sanctions, Europe following.

WASHINGTON USA: The U.S. rolled out a new wave of financial sanctions on Wednesday against Russia. That President Joe Biden said would...

The US to seek Russia’s suspension from Human Rights Council.

BUCHAREST, Romania: The United States plans to seek a suspension of Russia from its seat on the U.N.’s top human rights body....

Russia faces global outrage over bodies in Ukraine’s streets.

BUCHA, Ukraine: Moscow faced global revulsion and accusations of war crimes. After Russian pullout from the outskirts of Kyiv revealed streets strewn...