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Russia accuses US of encouraging Ukraine in its attacks

Russia-Ukraine war: Putin on Tuesday cast the assault, which brought the 15-month war in Ukraine to the heart of Russia, as a terrorist act.

Ukrainian air defense intercepts a Shahed drone mid-air in the third Russia aerial attack in Kyiv. (AP)
Published on May 31, 2023 08:29 AM IST
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Joe Biden invites Japan, South Korea leaders to US for formal three-way talks

The leaders met briefly on the sidelines of the G7 summit, to which host Japan invited South Korea as long-frosty ties between the neighbours thaw.

President Joe Biden poses for a photo with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol. (AP)
Published on May 21, 2023 10:41 AM IST

Quad summit in Hiroshima, Biden thanks leaders for flexibility: White House

Quad leaders agreed to hold the summit in Hiroshima ‘to ensure that the four leaders could come together to mark the Quad’s progress over the past year’

(From left) Australian PM Anthony Albanese, US President Joe Biden and Indian PM Narendra Modi are greeted by Japanese PM Fumio Kishida (right), during their arrival to the Quad leaders summit at Kantei Palace in Tokyo, Japan, on May 24, 2022. (AP)
Updated on May 19, 2023 11:12 PM IST

US lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Pakistan to improve ‘democracy’

The US Congressmen urged to use all the diplomatic tools--including visits, and public statements--to prevent the erosion of democratic institutions in Pakistan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. (AP)
Published on May 19, 2023 10:09 AM IST

After Texas shooting, a resigned White House throws its hands up in frustration

14,000 killed in 201 mass shootings this year alone; White House acknowledged that the US was the only country in the world that faces a crisis of this nature

People write messages on crosses in a memorial setup near an entrance to the Allen Premium Outlets mall in Allen, Texas, on Monday. On May 6, a shooter opened fire at the outlet mall, killing eight people. (AFP)
Updated on May 09, 2023 08:58 PM IST
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