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Russian troops aim to ‘destroy everything’ in Donbas: Zelensky

Russian troops advanced in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, pounding key cities and aiming "to destroy everything there," President Volodymyr Zelensky said, as Moscow signalled it was digging in for a Read More

Gunman kills 18 children at Texas elementary school

A teenage gunman killed 18 young children at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, prompting a furious President Joe Biden to denounce the US gun lobby and vow to Read More

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender

Russia has declared victory in its months-long operation to capture the strategic port of Mariupol after Ukraine ordered the last of its troops holed up in the city's Azovstal steelworks Read More

Shoot-on-sight orders in Sri Lanka after deadly violence

Sri Lankan authorities issued shoot-on-sight orders on Tuesday to quell unrest that has seen buildings and vehicles set ablaze a day after the island was rocked by deadly violence and Read More

Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Trump

Elon Musk on said Tuesday that as owner of Twitter he would lift the ban on Donald Trump, contending that kicking the former US president off the platform "alienated a Read More

Fighting rages in Ukraine’s east as US warns of long war

Ukraine battled Russian forces in its eastern region Tuesday while overnight missile strikes hit the southern port of Odessa, as the United States warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin is Read More

US takes first step to approve $40 bn in Ukraine aid

US lawmakers voted Tuesday to send a $40 billion aid package to Ukraine as Washington warned that Russia was likely girding for a long conflict with its neighbor. The defense, Read More

60 dead in bombed east Ukraine school: Zelensky

Sixty civilians died in the bombing of a school in eastern Ukraine's Lugansk region this weekend, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday. "Just yesterday in the village of Bilogorivka, Lugansk Read More

Jaishankar leaves Dhaka for Bhutan

Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar left here this morning after ending an 18-hour brief visit. Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen saw him off at Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) Read More

UN officials keen to deploy more peacekeepers from Bangladesh

United Nations officials have expressed interest in deploying more peacekeepers from Bangladesh in bilateral meetings with Chief of Army Staff General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed at UN Headquarters (UNHQs) in Read More