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Russia-Ukraine war LIVE Updates: Kyiv says 60 dead in school bombing

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  • Russia-Ukraine war LIVE: In one other improvement, 60 individuals died after a Russian bomb hit a school getting used as a shelter in the jap village of Bilohorivka, Ukrainian officers stated. The demise toll was confirmed by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

The Grande Pettine Hotel is destroyed by a missile in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 8, 2022. 
The Grande Pettine Hotel is destroyed by a missile in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP)

Updated on May 09, 2022 06:14 AM IST

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Russia-Ukraine war LIVE updates: Amid the continued war with Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin will lead anniversary celebrations of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany on Monday. The celebrations will happen at the same time as Russian forces struggle Ukrainians in one of many deadliest European conflicts because the finish of World War Two 77 years in the past. Putin is anticipated to flaunt his navy would possibly through the symbolically essential occasion. In one other improvement, practically 60 individuals died after a Russian bomb hit a school getting used as a shelter in the jap village of Bilohorivka, Ukrainian officers stated. The demise toll was confirmed by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated he was “appalled” by the reported school bombing and referred to as it one other reminder that “it is civilians that pay the highest price” in war. Meanwhile, after holding talks with Zelenskyy by way of video convention Sunday, the G7 leaders – the group comprising Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States – pledged to part out dependency on Russian vitality, together with phasing out or banning the import of oil.

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Ukraine war LIVE: Kyiv says 60 dead in school bombing 

  • Russia-Ukraine war LIVE: In one other improvement, 60 individuals died after a Russian bomb hit a school getting used as a shelter in the jap village of Bilohorivka, Ukrainian officers stated. The demise toll was confirmed by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

The Grande Pettine Hotel is destroyed by a missile in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP)

The Grande Pettine Hotel is destroyed by a missile in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP)

Published on May 09, 2022 06:12 AM IST

UN company chief resigns after probe into its investments

Grete Faremo, a former Norwegian minister of justice and public safety, had been undersecretary-general and government director of the UN Office for Project Services since August 2014.

Grete Faremo’s resignation was accepted on the day the New York Times reported that the agency made “a baffling series of financial decisions” that purportedly led to $25 million in losses.(Via Reuters)

Grete Faremo’s resignation was accepted on the day the New York Times reported that the company made “a baffling series of financial decisions” that purportedly led to $25 million in losses.(Via Reuters)

Published on May 09, 2022 05:28 AM IST

Pakistan PM labels extension of military chief tenure talks as ‘untimely’: Report

Qamar Javed Bajwa has been serving as Chief of the Army Staff of the Pakistan Army since November 2016. Bajwa, the four-star basic, was granted an extension in June 2020, 5 months earlier than he was as a result of retire.

PM Shehbaz said that the government was taking steps to ensure power generation, transmission, and supply, reported Geo News.(AFP File)

PM Shehbaz stated that the federal government was taking steps to make sure energy technology, transmission, and provide, reported Geo News.(AFP File)

Published on May 09, 2022 05:26 AM IST

Sri Lanka disaster: Oppn social gathering rejects president’s provide to kind interim govt

  • China is Sri Lanka’s largest bilateral lender, with an impressive stability of $6.5 billion principally lent over the previous decade for big infrastructure tasks, together with highways, a port, an airport and a coal energy plant.

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.(HT PHOTO/File)

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.(HT PHOTO/File)

Published on May 09, 2022 05:26 AM IST

Thousands of safety forces on alert forward of Philippine polls

  • The presidential race is a rematch between Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the nation’s late dictator, and Leni Robredo, the human rights lawyer who narrowly beat him in the 2016 vice-presidential contest.

Residents look for their precincts on a list posted at a polling center on Monday, in Manila, Philippines.(AP)

Residents search for their precincts on an inventory posted at a polling heart on Monday, in Manila, Philippines.(AP)

Published on May 09, 2022 05:21 AM IST

More than 60 feared dead in bombing of Ukrainian school

  • U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated he was “appalled” by the reported school bombing Saturday in the jap village of Bilohorivka and referred to as it one other reminder that “it is civilians that pay the highest price” in war.

Ukrainian firefighters putting out a fire after Russian missiles hit a school in eastern Ukraine's Lugansk region on Saturday.(AFP)

Ukrainian firefighters placing out a fireplace after Russian missiles hit a school in jap Ukraine’s Lugansk area on Saturday.(AFP)

Published on May 09, 2022 04:33 AM IST

Ukraine disaster: Sifting the info from diplomatic fictions after 75 days of war

While all sides have spoken of the necessity to finish the battle, there isn’t a signal that the war is about to finish. And that’s as a result of, on the coronary heart of it, the question for the combatants shouldn’t be the top of the battle, however on what phrases the war ends, and who’s greatest positioned after the battle.

Ukrainian soldiers ride on an armored vehicle enroute to the front line, amid Russia's invasion in Ukraine, in Bakhmut in the Donetsk region on May 8, 2022. (Reuters photo)

Ukrainian troopers trip on an armored automobile enroute to the entrance line, amid Russia’s invasion in Ukraine, in Bakhmut in the Donetsk area on May 8, 2022. (Reuters photograph)

Updated on May 09, 2022 12:48 AM IST

G7 holds name with Zelensky as US sanctions Russia

In a press release, the Group of Seven (G7) international locations – France, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain and the US – dedicated to “phasing out or banning” the import of Russian oil

Uzhhorod : First lady Jill Biden greets Olena Zelenska, spouse of Ukrainian's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, outside of School 6, a public school that has taken in displaced students in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, Sunday, May 8, 2022. AP/PTI(AP05_08_2022_000232A) (AP)

Uzhhorod : First girl Jill Biden greets Olena Zelenska, partner of Ukrainian’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, outdoors of School 6, a public school that has taken in displaced college students in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, Sunday, May 8, 2022. AP/PTI(AP05_08_2022_000232A) (AP)

Published on May 08, 2022 11:30 PM IST

Ukraine war: US imposes visa restrictions on Russian navy officers| 5 factors

Ukraine war: Russian defence ministry on Sunday stated its high-precision missiles destroyed weapons and navy gear equipped to the Ukrainian forces from the United States and different western international locations at a railway station close to Soledar.

This photograph shows a destroyed cemetery by shelling in Seversk, eastern Ukraine, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.(AFP)

This {photograph} exhibits a destroyed cemetery by shelling in Seversk, jap Ukraine, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.(AFP)

Updated on May 08, 2022 10:56 PM IST

G7 leaders pledge to stop Russian oil import, impose additional financial isolation

  • The G7 leaders pledged to proceed and elevate their marketing campaign in opposition to monetary elites and members of the family “who support Russian President Vladimir Putin in his war effort and squander the resources of the Russian people”.

French President Emmanuel Macron takes part in a video-conference of G7 leaders, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 8, 2022. (Thibault Camus/Pool via REUTERS)

French President Emmanuel Macron takes half in a video-conference of G7 leaders, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, on the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 8, 2022. (Thibault Camus/Pool by way of REUTERS)

Published on May 08, 2022 10:45 PM IST

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Sri Lankan disaster: PM Rajapaksa hooted by protesters, requested to resign

Mahinda Rajapaksa, at a particular cupboard meeting on Saturday on the President’s House, had agreed to resign from his submit as prime minister. Rajapaksa’s resolution was based mostly upon president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s request for him to step down following the premier’s incapacity to curb the deepening financial disaster.

Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.(Reuters)

Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.(Reuters)

Published on May 08, 2022 10:01 PM IST

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