Russia-backed separatists have accused the Ukrainian army of killing four and wounding five of their fighters in shelling in Lozove village, close to de facto separatist capital Donetsk.
The Pentagon’s reduction of US troops and military hardware in the Middle East shows a reorientation of the Biden administration’s priorities in the region.
Russia largely stood aside as Turkey and Azerbaijan observed if Armenia would turn a page after decades of regional isolation.
Spike in US short-dated bond pressures emerging market assets, while US rallies European allies with another round of sanctions on Russia and Belarus.
Iran's hard-line judiciary chief won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election, a vote that both propelled the supreme leader's protege into Tehran's highest civilian position and saw the lowest turnout in the Iran's history.
The meeting carried symbolic weight, portraying Moscow as a global power that has gained enough leverage to stand up to Washington on several issues.
US President Joe Biden’s first meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin since assuming office comes amid soaring tensions between Washington and Moscow, with both sides playing down the prospect of any major breakthroughs at the summit.
NATO leaders define China’s growing influence as a global threat, signaling the Atlantic alliance’s shifting focus to Asia. But not all members of the club appear to be on the same page.
From military to geopolitics, Ukraine would deliver NATO significant leverage over Russian influence in Eastern Europe and the Black Sea.
The meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden is due to take place on June 16 in Geneva amid strained bilateral relations on a wide array of issues.
Washington says the high-resolution satellite will allow Iran to surveil the Israeli and American military bases.
In UK for first overseas trip of his term, President Joe Biden is eager to reassert US on the world stage, steadying European allies and pushing democracy as the only bulwark against rivals.
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