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Biden approves $800M in new military assistance for Ukraine

WASHINGTON USA: In anticipation of a new Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine, President Joe Biden approved an $800 million package of military...

Finland, Sweden move ahead toward possible NATO membership

HELSINKI Finland: European Union nations Finland and Sweden reached important stages. On their way to possible NATO membership. As the Finnish government...

Biden waiving the ethanol rule in a bid to lower gasoline...

MENLO, Iowa USA: With inflation at a 40-year high, President Joe Biden journeyed to corn-rich Iowa on Tuesday. To announce a modest...

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...

Europe agrees to ban Russian coal but struggles with oil, gas

The European Union nations have agreed to ban Russian coal the first sanctions on the vital energy industry over the war in...

UN assembly suspends Russia from top human rights body

UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the world organization’s leading human rights body. Over allegations of horrific...