China to Send Troops to Russia for 'Vostok' Exercise (6)
August, 17, 2022 - 16:25 TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Chinese troops will travel to Russia to take part in joint military exercises led by the host and including India, Belarus, Mongolia, Tajikistan and other countries, China's defense ministry said on Wednesday. China's participation in the joint exercises was "unrelated to the current international and regional situation", the ministry said in a statement, Reuters reported.
Lack of help for Tigray crisis is due to skin color, WHO chief suggests (5)
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus - himself an ethnic Tigrayan - said the situation caused by the ongoing conflict in his home country of Ethiopia is worse than any other humanitarian crisis in the world. (Salvatore Di Nolfi / Associated Press) By MARIA CHENG and CARA ANNA Associated Press Aug.
Zelensky, Erdogan, Guterres to meet Thursday in Ukraine (3)
The United Nations announced 16 August, 19:20 (ANSA-AFP) - UNITED NATIONS, 16 AGO - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN chief Antonio Guterres will meet in Ukraine on Thursday, the United Nations announced. "At the invitation of President Volodymyr Zelensky, the secretary-general will be in Lviv on Thursday to attend a trilateral meeting with President
NATO stands ready to prevent escalation between Kosovo, Serbia: Alliance chief (5)
Stoltenberg calls on leaders of Serbia, Kosovo to show restraint, engage in dialogue Agnes Szucs | 17.08.2022 BRUSSELS NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that the alliance stands ready to prevent an escalation between Kosovo and Serbia over recent border tensions. Stoltenberg was speaking at a joint news conference following his meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.
Ukraine strikes again in Crimea, challenging Russian hold on peninsula (4)
Smoke rises from explosions at a Russian ammunition depot in the Dzhankoi district of Crimea on Tuesday. | REUTERS by Micheal Schwirtz and Anton Troianovski The New York Times Aug 17, 2022 ODESA, Ukraine - Russian warships patrol Crimea's coasts and Russian warplanes fly from its territory, transformed by eight years of occupation into a fortress.
Fed saw evidence of a slowing economy at its last meeting (3)
PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer Aug. 17, 2022Updated: Aug. 17, 2022 1:53 p.m. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve Board building in Washington, Wednesday, July 27, 2022.Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve officials saw signs that the U.S.
UN Rights Chief Says Rohingya Refugees Unable To Return (3)
Umer Jamshaid Published August 17, 2022 | 10:48 PM UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Wednesday that it remained unsafe for Rohingya refugees to return to their homes in Myanmar, nearly five years after a crackdown there sparked an exodus to neighbouring Bangladesh Dhaka, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Aug, 2022 ) :UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Wednesday that it remained unsafe for Rohingya
Russia-Ukraine live news: Civilians warned to avoid Crimea bases (1)
Ukraine says civilians should stay away from Crimean military sites after Russia blames series explosions on 'sabotage'. Firefighting and ambulance vehicles are seen in Azovskoye settlement in Russian-annexed Crimea following an explosion at a Russian military warehouse [Reuters] By Joseph Stepansky Published On 17 Aug 2022 Click here to share on social mediashare-grey facebook twitter whatsapp
U.S carries out missile test (1)
Last updated Aug 17, 2022 The United States has carried out a test of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The U.S military said the missile test had been delayed to avoid escalating tensions with Beijing during China's show of force near Taiwan earlier this month. China deployed scores of planes and fired live missiles in the Taiwan Strait after U.S.
NATO to increase its peacekeeping forces in Kosovo in case of escalation of tensions with Serbia (3)
20:23, 17.08.2022 NATO will increase its peacekeeping forces in Kosovo if tensions with Serbia escalate, Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, Reuters reported. "We have now a significant mission, a military presence in Kosovo close to 4,000 troops," Jens Stoltenberg told a news conference after talks with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in Brussels.