I have not even sat down to my lunch with Petro Poroshenko and already I’m feeling outmanoeuvred. We are walking through the grounds of his EuropeanSolidarity party headquarters, opposite Kyiv’s gold-domed Pecherska Lavra monastery. Like everything else in Ukraine, it has shifted to a wartime footing, and is now a volunteer hub ... ... Achievements ... ... .
US PresidentJoe Biden said Monday that he would use force to defend Taiwan if it was attacked by China, appearing to signal a shift away from Washington’s decades-long policy of so-called strategic ambiguity towards the East Asian democracy ... This is the third time that Biden, 79, has made such a statement ... .
The Quds Force member was shot five times outside his home in Tehran. Sayyad Khodaei, a colonel in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite foreign operations squad, the Quds Force, has been shot dead by a pair of motorcycle-mounted assassins outside his home on Mojahedin-e Eslam Street in Tehran, Iranian state media reported on Sunday ... .
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Iran will avenge the killing of a Revolutionary Guards colonel who was shot dead in Tehran, President Ebrahim Raisi has said. Col Hassan Sayad Khodayari was killed on Sunday outside his home by assailants on motorcycles. Iran blamed “elements linked to the global arrogance”, its term for the US and its allies including Israel... Raisi said ... Photograph ... .
MANILA. At least seven people were killed and scores plucked to safety in the Philippines Monday after a fire ripped through a ferry and forced passengers to jump overboard, coast guard and witnesses said ... Seven people died and 120 have been rescued so far, Philippine Coast Guard spokesman CommodoreArmando Balilo said ... ....
SEOUL, South Korea – Monkeypox has caught the attention of US PresidentJoe Biden, who said Sunday that people should be on guard against the disease which has the potential for “consequential” impact, if it were to spread further. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN ... .
As the fuel crisis is worsening in Sri Lanka, tragedy struck a family after a two-day-old infant died as her father could not find petrol for his tuk-tuk to take her to the hospital in the island nation's Central Highlands region ... Also, READ. Bharat Bandh on May 25. Who’s demanding it and why ... . .
GENEVA. Russia’s war in Ukraine has pushed the number of forcibly displaced people around the world above 100 million for the first time ever, the United Nations said Monday ... The “alarming” figure must shake the world into ending the conflicts forcing record numbers to flee their own homes, the UNHCR said in a statement ... “The world is falling apart.”.