France will intensify arms delivery to Ukraine: Macron tells Zelensky

French President Emmanuel Macron told his Ukrainian counterpart on Tuesday that French arms deliveries to Ukraine would intensify in coming days and said France was ready to respond to additional...

Arms for Ukraine could end up in wrong hands

Western countries have been ramping up weapons and ammunition shipments to Ukraine as Kyiv fights off a Russian invasion, but arms trade experts warn some of the lethal assistance could end up...

18h ago| Europe

London unveils unilateral plans

The UK government yesterday announced its intention to drastically overhaul post-Brexit trade rules in Northern Ireland, arguing the plan was needed to end political paralysis in the territory but...

1d ago| World

Georgia jails pro-opposition media owner

Georgia yesterday jailed for over three years an owner of the nation’s most popular television station critical of the government, further raising concerns over media freedom in the country.

2d ago| USA

Rallies held across US for abortion rights

Thousands of activists chanting, banging drums and wielding placards flooded streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. 

2d ago| Middle East

Lebanon eyes change in polls

Lebanon yesterday voted in its first election since multiple crises dragged it to the brink of failed statehood, a major test for new

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Russian soldier pleads guilty in Ukraine's first war crimes trial

The first Russian soldier on trial in Ukraine for war crimes during Moscow's invasion pleaded guilty on Wednesday, facing possible life imprisonment in Kyiv.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

French city allowing Burkini in pools reignites debate

France's interior minister said Tuesday that he would seek to overturn a rule change in the city of Grenoble that would allow women to wear burkinis in state-run swimming pools.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

France will intensify arms delivery to Ukraine: Macron tells Zelensky

French President Emmanuel Macron told his Ukrainian counterpart on Tuesday that French arms deliveries to Ukraine would intensify in coming days and said France was ready to respond to additional...

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

London unveils unilateral plans

The UK government yesterday announced its intention to drastically overhaul post-Brexit trade rules in Northern Ireland, arguing the plan was needed to end political paralysis in the territory but...

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Arms for Ukraine could end up in wrong hands

Western countries have been ramping up weapons and ammunition shipments to Ukraine as Kyiv fights off a Russian invasion, but arms trade experts warn some of the lethal assistance could end up...

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

UN rights chief to visit China ‘shortly’

The UN rights chief will be arriving in China “shortly” for a long-anticipated visit, including to the Xinjiang region where authorities stand accused of widespread rights abuses, a spokeswoman...

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Battle for azovstal steelworks: Over 250 Ukrainian troops surrender

More than 250 Ukrainian fighters surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol and Kyiv said yesterday it had ordered its full garrison to evacuate, bringing an apparent end...

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Hezbollah lose majority in Lebanon polls

Shia group Hezbollah and its allies lost their majority in Lebanon’s parliament, official results showed yesterday, while

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022
USA

US eases Cuba visa, remittance policy

The United States said Monday it is easing restrictions imposed during former president Donald Trump’s administration on travel to

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Clashes rock Tripoli

Clashes erupted in Libya’s capital yesterday as the parliament-appointed prime minister, Fathi Bashagha, tried to take over