The United States and Saudi Arabia on Sunday issued a joint statement calling for the brokered week-long ceasefire in Sudan to be extended beyond its expiry at 9.45pm local time on Monday, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
The US-based Genocide Watch organization has warned that just two years after their war over Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia and Azerbaijan appear to be heading toward a new round of fighting. In a report published on January 1, Genocide Watch placed Armenia and Azerbaijan on a list of 10 conflicts to watch in 2023.
Church services have begun in Ukraine to mark the first Orthodox Christmas since Russia invaded the country last year. Believers gathered despite violations of an Orthodox Christmas truce announced by Moscow.
Air raid alerts were heard across Ukraine hours after Russia declared a temporary ceasefire along the Ukrainian frontline to mark Orthodox Christmas.
Ukraine on Thursday rejected Russian calls for an Orthodox Christmas cease-fire, the first such truce since war broke out in January.
Turkish police have arrested 47 people over the explosion in central Istanbul that left at least eight people dead and 81 others wounded, police said Monday.
Leaders of the Bishops’ Conferences from Central and Eastern Europe gathered in Hungary’s capital Budapest to discuss a roadmap for peace as war rages in neighboring Ukraine.
Egypt’s ambassador to the United Nations tore into Israel during a Monday speech before the UN Security Council hours after Jerusalem heaped praise on Cairo for mediating a ceasefire with Palestinian Islamic Jihad that ended a three-day escalation in the Gaza Strip.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was to address the Group of Seven (G7) wealthy nations on Monday after Russian missile strikes on the capital Kyiv and other areas killed at least one person and injured many more.
Hungary’s Parliament approved the new government’s structure Tuesday after re-elected Prime Minister Viktor Orbán warned of “a decade of war” in which the European Union tries to obliterate Christianity.
Footage has emerged of Ukrainian Christians singing in their wartorn land that “because He lives, we can face tomorrow.”
Hungary’s controversial prime minister said Wednesday that Hungary agreed to pay roubles for Russian natural gas and that he’d invited Russia’s leader for ceasefire talks in Budapest.
Ukrainian and Russian negotiators met in Turkey on Tuesday for the first face-to-face talks in nearly three weeks, with Ukraine seeking a ceasefire without compromising on territory or sovereignty as its forces have pushed Russians back from Kyiv.
Ukrainian officials say a Russian missile hit the regional administration building in the southern Ukrainian port city of Mykolaiv, killing at least seven people and wounding 22.
British military intelligence says Moscow is due to send more than 1,000 mercenaries into eastern Ukraine as the Russian military suffered heavy losses.
The Saudi-led coalition carried out airstrikes in Yemen early on Sunday after the country’s Houthi rebels called a three-day truce and offered a permanent ceasefire, Saudi media said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is no longer pressing for Ukraine’s membership in the NATO military alliance as part of a compromise to end the Russian invasion.
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, witnesses say intense fighting is raging on the outskirts of Kyiv. Russian forces attempt to seize the Ukrainian capital as part of a broader military campaign across the wartorn nation.
Jerusalem is a constructive place to hold ceasefire negotiations with Ukraine and Russia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told reporters on Saturday as he gave a positive boost to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s efforts to mediate an end to the war.
Fearing a world war, U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday his country would not intervene militarily against Russia in Ukraine, as Russian forces stepped up their bombardment across Ukraine.