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Ukraine loses eastern city of Lysychansk to Russia

Kyiv: Ukraine's military confirmed that they have lost the eastern city of Lysychansk to Russian forces, BBC reported on Monday. "After heavy fighting for Lysychansk, the defence forces of Ukraine were forced to withdraw from their occupied…

Ukraine and Russia both claim control over Lysychansk

Kyiv: Both Ukraine and Russia have claimed that they have control over Ukraine's eastern city of Lysychansk, BBC reported on Sunday. Ukraine has said that its forces are resisting intense Russian shelling there but insists the city has not fallen.…

श्रीलंका IOC ने तेल की बिक्री को लेकर तय की गाइडलाइन, मोटरसाइकिल को 15 सौ प्रति ली. की दर से मिलेगा

Columbo: श्रीलंका में आर्थिक संकट गहराता जा रहा है। आलम यह है कि देश में ईंधन अब खत्म होने की कगार पर पहुंच गया है। स्थिति की गंभीरता को देखते हुए सरकार ने पूरे देश में तेल की बिक्री पर रोक लगा दी है। केवल आवश्यक सेवाओं के लिए ही तेल दिया जा रहा है।…

Assad accuses Turkey of aggression

Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday accused the Turkish leadership of committing aggression against Syria, even as Turkey is planning a new offensive in northern Syria. His remarks came during a meeting with visiting Iranian…

Israel’s new PM Yair Lapid holds Security meet

Moscow: Israel's caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid, who assumed the post earlier this week under a rotation deal with his coalition partner Naftali Bennett, met with Israel Security Agency (ISA) chief Ronen Bar on Friday to discuss various aspects…

US to offer over $800 m in new military aid for Ukraine

Washington: The United States will announce over $800 million in additional assistance to Ukraine, including air defenses, in the coming days, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. "In the next few days, we intent to announce $800…

Biden says will not ask Saudis to increase oil production

Washington: US President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he has no plans to ask the leaders of Saudi Arabia to increase oil production. “Now, I am not going to ask them that,” Biden said during a press conference when asked whether he would ask the…

Philippines: Marcos Jr to be sworn in as the president

Manila: Ferdinand Marcos Jr will be sworn in as the next president of Philippines on Thursday, succeeding the controversial outgoing leader Rodrigo Duterte, BBC reported. Marcos Jr - nicknamed Bong Bong - won 60 per cent of the vote over rival Leni…

US blacklists 5 Chinese companies

Washington: US President Joe Biden-led administration has added five Chinese companies to a trade blacklist for allegedly supporting Russia's military and defense industrial base amid the Ukraine conflict. The Commerce Department on Tuesday said…

Sri Lanka fuel: Postal services limited to thrice a week

Colombo: Amid the ongoing fuel shortage in the country, Sri Lanka's postal department announced that it will be operating its open post and sub ports offices only three days a week, considering the difficulties being faced in transport and…

Pakistan could receive up to $2 bn from IMF: Sharif

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has informed him that Pakistan could receive up to $2 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), reports Express Tribune. "Miftah Ismail in a…

Russian missile strikes on Ukrainian mall, 18 feared dead

Kyiv: At least 18 people have died in a missile strike on a shopping center in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk. On Monday, some 1,000 civilians were estimated to be inside the busy mall at the time of the attack at around 15:50 (12:50 GMT), BBC…