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Former Israeli PM: Vladimir Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy

TEL AVIV: A former Israeli prime minister who served briefly as a mediator at the start of Russia’s war with Ukraine says he drew a…

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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy strips citizenship of several former politicians

LVIV: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy revoked the citizenship of several former influential politicians on Saturday in the latest of steps to “cleanse” the country from pro-Russian…

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Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine

FRANKFURT (GERMANY): Europe imposed a ban Sunday on Russian diesel fuel and other refined oil products, slashing energy dependency on Moscow and seeking to further…

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Heavy fighting in north of Bakhmut in Ukraine: Russia’s Wagner chief

KYIV: Heavy fighting was underway Sunday in the northern parts of the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, the head of Russia’s mercenary group Wagner said. Russian…

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Russia claims advancing near Vugledar

KYIV: A Moscow proxy official said Monday that Russian forces were advancing near Vugledar, a town in the eastern Donetsk region, which is the epicentre…

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Western allies pledge precision rockets, missile systems to Kyiv

KYIV, UKRAINE: Western allies pledged precision rockets and missile systems to Ukraine on Friday, after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for sophisticated weapons to help retain…

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British tanks to arrive on Ukraine’s front lines ‘this side of summer’ – defence minister

LONDON: Tanks donated by Britain to Ukraine will be on the front line before summer, defence minister Ben Wallace said on Monday, without giving an…

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Ukraine needs ‘accelerated’ arms supplies: Zelenskyy

KYIV: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Friday his military would be able to hold ground in the eastern Donbas region and recapture territory if his…

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France destroys seaside flats threatened by coastal erosion

SOULAC-SUR-MER: French authorities on Friday started demolishing a seaside block of flats that has come to symbolise the country’s battle against climate change-linked coastal erosion….

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US readies $2 billion-plus Ukraine aid package with longer-range weapons -sources

WASHINGTON: The United States is readying more than $2 billion worth of military aid for Ukraine that is expected to include longer-range rockets for the…

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