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Russia-Ukraine War LIVE: Russia renews Mariupol assault, 8 dead as missiles hit Odesa

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  • LIVE: The UN chief will go to Moscow to fulfill with Putin on Tuesday. “He hopes to talk about what can be done to bring peace to Ukraine urgently,” stated UN affiliate spokesperson Eri Kaneko.

People walk near a residential building destroyed during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol.
People stroll close to a residential constructing destroyed throughout Ukraine-Russia battle within the southern port metropolis of Mariupol.(Reuters picture)

Updated on Apr 24, 2022 07:20 AM IST

LIVE: With the Ukraine struggle getting into the third month, Russia resumed its assault on the final Ukrainian defenders holed up in a large metal works in Mariupol on Saturday, days after Moscow declared victory within the southern metropolis and stated its forces didn’t must take the plant.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated the nation’s military was not able to attempt to break by way of the siege of the port metropolis. But he stated America’s high diplomat, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin would go to Kyiv on Sunday and focus on the varieties of weapons Ukraine must battle the Russian invasion. U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has not confirmed any journey plans for Blinken and Austin.

In the Black Sea port metropolis of Odesa, a minimum of eight folks had been killed by Russian missiles, Zelensky stated. 

Nearly 5 million Ukrainians have fled the nation, cities have been shattered and 1000’s have died because the begin of the invasion on February 24.

Russia calls its motion a particular army operation to demilitarise Ukraine and eradicate what it calls “dangerous nationalists”. The West and Kyiv accuse Russian President Vladimir Putin of unprovoked aggression.

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Ukraine War LIVE: Russia renews Mariupol assault, 8 dead as missiles hit Odesa

  • LIVE: The UN chief will go to Moscow to fulfill with Putin on Tuesday. “He hopes to talk about what can be done to bring peace to Ukraine urgently,” stated UN affiliate spokesperson Eri Kaneko.

People walk near a residential building destroyed during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol.(Reuters photo)

People stroll close to a residential constructing destroyed throughout Ukraine-Russia battle within the southern port metropolis of Mariupol.(Reuters picture)

Updated on Apr 24, 2022 07:20 AM IST

Sri lanka mortgage talks ‘fruitful’, says IMF as World Bank readies aid package deal

  • The nation’s finance minister Ali Sabry held a collection of conferences in Washington with the officers from the IMF, the World Bank, India and others, in search of financing assist.

Demonstrators stand in a queue for food in a protest area, dubbed the Gota-Go village, as people gather in opposition to Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa near the Presidential Secretariat, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)

Demonstrators stand in a queue for meals in a protest space, dubbed the Gota-Go village, as folks collect in opposition to Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa close to the Presidential Secretariat, amid the nation’s financial disaster, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)

Published on Apr 24, 2022 07:07 AM IST

North Korea boasts of ‘invincible energy’ world can’t ignore forward of vacation

North Korea’s army is supplied with offensive and defensive capabilities that may “cope with any modern warfare,” the state media stated.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gestures as he watches the test-firing of a new-type tactical guided weapon according to state media.(via Reuters)

North Korean chief Kim Jong Un gestures as he watches the test-firing of a new-type tactical guided weapon in response to state media.(through Reuters)

Published on Apr 24, 2022 07:00 AM IST

Over 100 killed in explosion at Nigerian unlawful oil refinery: Report

The explosion occurred late Friday on the unlawful oil refinery in Egbema native authorities space, a boundary space between the southern states of Imo and Rivers, an official stated, confirming over 100 killed up to now.

Oil pipeline vandalism and oil theft are frequently reported in Nigeria, causing huge economic losses.(via Reuters / Representational Image)

Oil pipeline vandalism and oil theft are ceaselessly reported in Nigeria, inflicting large financial losses.(through Reuters / Representational Image)

Published on Apr 24, 2022 06:01 AM IST

Putin, new Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif quietly change letters: Report

The letters, by which each expressed a want to strengthen cooperation, had been exchanged after the election of Shehbaz as Pakistan’s prime minister after the ouster of Imran Khan.

File photo of Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

File picture of Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Published on Apr 24, 2022 05:45 AM IST

US envoys Blinken, Austin to go to Ukraine, Zelensky says

“Tomorrow people from the US are coming, I will meet the defense minister and the secretary of state, Mr. Blinken,” Zelensky stated in a information convention on Saturday. “I think we will be waiting when security will allow the president of the US to come and support Ukraine’s people.”

US secretary of state Antony Blinken.(Reuters File Photo)

US secretary of state Antony Blinken.(Reuters File Photo)

Published on Apr 24, 2022 04:56 AM IST

Italy reviews 70,520 coronavirus circumstances on Saturday, 143 deaths

Italy has registered 162,609 deaths linked to Covid-19 since its outbreak emerged in February 2020, the second-highest toll in Europe after Britain and the eighth highest on the planet.

Representational image.(AP)

Representational picture.(AP)

Published on Apr 23, 2022 10:03 PM IST

Ukraine struggle: Evacuation at Mariupol ‘thwarted’ by Russian forces, says official

Earlier, Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk had stated that there could be one other try to evacuate ladies, youngsters and the aged from Mariupol on Saturday, which has been besieged by Moscow for weeks.

People walk near a residential building destroyed during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, on April 22, 2022. (Reuters photo)

People stroll close to a residential constructing destroyed throughout Ukraine-Russia battle within the southern port metropolis of Mariupol, on April 22, 2022. (Reuters picture)

Published on Apr 23, 2022 10:01 PM IST

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Pakistan reviews 1st polio case in 15 mths, PM to chair emergency meet on Monday

On Friday a case of the type-1 wild poliovirus (WPV1) was confirmed in a 15-month previous boy in Pakistan’s North Waziristan, the Islamabad-based National Institute of Health stated.

Pakistan is one of two countries - with Afghanistan - where polio still remains endemic. In photo- a policeman escorts health workers during a door-to-door polio vaccination campaign on the outskirts of Mardan, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on January 24, 2022.(AFP file photo. )

Pakistan is one in every of two international locations – with Afghanistan – the place polio nonetheless stays endemic. In photo- a policeman escorts well being staff throughout a door-to-door polio vaccination marketing campaign on the outskirts of Mardan, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on January 24, 2022.(AFP file picture. )

Published on Apr 23, 2022 04:01 PM IST

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

US: Judge sentences man to life for ‘evil’ intercourse abuse of youngsters

  • Brinson distributed and marketed little one exploitation supplies in 2016 and 2017 on a web site devoted to sexual abuse of youngsters as much as 5 years previous, prosecutors stated.

What John Richard Brinson Jr. did those children was “evil,” Judge André Birotte Jr. said in Los Angeles federal court.

What John Richard Brinson Jr. did these youngsters was “evil,” Judge André Birotte Jr. stated in Los Angeles federal court docket.

Published on Apr 23, 2022 02:34 PM IST

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Residents voice frustration on-line as Shanghai sees extra deaths, circumstances

The frustration of residents of Shanghai is effervescent over with the federal government ruling out easing restrictions till all circumstances have been cleared out exterior quarantine zones

A medical worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a resident for nucleic acid testing, amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China. (VIA REUTERS)

A medical employee in a protecting go well with collects a swab from a resident for nucleic acid testing, amid the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China. (VIA REUTERS)

Published on Apr 23, 2022 02:14 PM IST

A timeline of struggle as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters third month

In the face of mounting sanctions and fierce Ukrainian resistance bolstered by Western arms, Russia has saved up its long-distance bombardment and opened up a brand new offensive within the east.

A Ukrainian soldier jumps of a destroyed Russian tank in Kharkiv region, Ukraine.(REUTERS)

A Ukrainian soldier jumps of a destroyed Russian tank in Kharkiv area, Ukraine.(REUTERS)

Updated on Apr 23, 2022 01:25 PM IST

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