Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting his Belarusian counterpart for talks on closer integration between the two ex-Soviet neighbors.
Though Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said all temporarily deployed troops would withdraw by May 1, Ukraine has observed that some of these forces were relocated permanently.
MANILA – The Philippines has sent two new diplomatic protests to China over its failure to withdraw what it called on Friday “threatening” vessels that were massing in contested areas of the South China Sea.
The president said it was the ‘first ever’ such plan from the U.S. during his two-day climate change summit.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office says the leader has signed a law allowing to call up reservists for military service without announcing a mobilization.
The president of the ethnically divided island nation of Cyprus has met with Greece’s prime minister before informal talks to be held in Switzerland next week.
Aid workers and activists are warning Myanmar’s political upheavals could cause a regional refugee crisis as the strife following a February coup displaces growing numbers of people who have lost their livelihoods.
Australia’s cancellation of two infrastructure deals with China has prompted Beijing to accuse its leaders of a “Cold War mentality” and threaten a possible response.
Greece has vowed to expand military cooperation with traditional NATO allies as well as Middle Eastern powers in a race to modernize its armed forces and face its militarily assertive neighbor Turkey.
Australia’s prime minister has proposed spending an extra 539 million Australian dollars ($417 million) on hydrogen and carbon sequestration projects, seeking to burnish his government’s green credentials ahead of a climate summit to be hosted by President Joe Biden.