Ukraine in fierce fight against advancing Russian forcesBy The Rising Nepal
Ukrainian forces put up fierce resistance to slow the advance of the larger and more powerful Russian military closing in on the capital, as the U.S. and EU rushed ammunition and weapons to Kyiv and announced powerful new financial sanctions aimed at further isolating Moscow.
Repercussions of Ukraine situation pose "significant economic risks" - IMFBy TRN Online
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Friday this week's events in Ukraine are "a matter of grave concern," warning that the repercussions of the conflict pose "significant economic risks" in the region and around the world.
UN says more than 120,000 Ukrainian refugees have fled since ThursdayBy TRN Online
The United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Kelly Clements, told CNN that up to 4 million people could try to cross borders as the crisis in Ukraine continues.
More weapons to be sent to Ukraine - UK ministerBy BBC
UK Armed Forces Minister James Heappey said that the UK and 25 other countries have all agreed to provide more "humanitarian aid or lethal aid".
Guinness names Shanghai eatery as world's highest restaurant in a buildingBy TRN Online
It's official, there's a new "world's highest restaurant in a building." In February, officials from the Guinness World Records awarded the accolade to the Heavenly Jin restaurant inside the J Hotel Shanghai Tower in Shanghai, China.
Street fighting begins in Kyiv; people urged to seek shelterBy TRN Online
Russian troops stormed toward Ukraine’s capital Saturday, and street fighting broke out as city officials urged residents to take shelter. The country’s president refused an American offer to evacuate, insisting that he would stay. “The fight is here,” he said.
Russian attack shatters normality of Ukraine (Photo feature)By TRN Online
For many, panic set in, and cars flocked to fuel stations or fled from the grey and drizzly capital, Kyiv. People with luggage took shelter in the subway, unsure of where to go.
Extreme wildfires set to become more frequentBy BBC
Extreme wildfires are set to become more frequent, increasing by around 50 per cent by the end of this century, according to a new UN report.
Oscar-nominated ‘MASH’ actor Sally Kellerman dies at 84By The Rising Nepal
Sally Kellerman, the Oscar and Emmy nominated actor who played Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in director Robert Altman’s 1970 film “MASH,” died Thursday.
Russia attacks Ukraine; peace in Europe ‘shattered’By The Rising Nepal
Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. Ukraine’s government said Russian tanks and troops rolled across the border in a “full-scale war” that could rewrite the geopolitical order and whose fallout already reverberated around the world. In unleashing Moscow’s most aggressive action since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, President Vladimir Putin deflected...
Man sentenced to death for beheading a diplomat's daughterBy TRN Online
A Pakistan man has been found guilty of murdering the daughter of a distinguished diplomat in a brutal beheading case that sparked renewed calls for better protection of domestic violence victims.
New studies bring BA.2 variant into sharper focusBy TRN Online
On the heels of concerning new lab and animal experiments suggesting that BA.2 may be capable of causing more severe disease than the original Omicron strain, two new studies are helping to show how well human immunity is defending against this strain in the real world.
Russia launches full-scale invasion of UkraineBy TRN Online
Russia launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea on Thursday, the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two and confirmation of the worst fears of the West.
Russian military vehicles enter Ukraine from CrimeaBy TRN Online
Russian military vehicles have entered Ukraine through Crimea, according to a video released by the Ukrainian Border Guard.
Asian stocks plunge after Putin announces action in UkraineBy The Rising Nepal
Asian stock markets plunged and oil prices surged Thursday after President Vladimir Putin announced Russian military action in Ukraine.
Putin tells Russians security is non-negotiableBy BBC
President Vladimir Putin has insisted that Russia's interests and security are non-negotiable, amid reports of more Russian troops moving closer towards Ukraine's borders.
Cambodia vaccinating ages 3-4 to fight omicron outbreakBy RSS
Cambodia began vaccinating 3- and 4-year-olds with Chinese-made Sinovac shots Wednesday after finding young children accounting for many new infections.
Russian President Putin announces Donetsk and Luhansk recognitionBy BBC
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that he is recognising the independence of two breakaway regions of Ukraine.
Climate change report to sound warning on impactsBy BBC
A new report on the impacts of climate change will likely be the most worrying assessment yet of how rising temperatures affect every living thing. This will be the second of three major reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its first since November's COP26 summit.
Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know in the escalating crisisBy The Rising Nepal
Efforts by world leaders to head off a Russian invasion of Ukraine were dealt a serious blow Monday when Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees recognizing the independence of two separatist regions in eastern Ukraine and ordered his military to “maintain peace” there.