European Union leaders say they will block most Russian oil imports by the end of 2022 to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine. But the EU embargo will only affect oil that arrives by sea following opposition from Hungary.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has condemned former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger for suggesting Ukraine should cede territory to make peace with Russia.
Fighting in Ukraine’s troubled eastern Donbas area escalated Friday killing several people, but Germany’s leader said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine won’t be successful.
The German chancellor has defended Germany’s historic decision to supply weapons to a war zone, saying Russian leader Vladimir Putin should not win the war in Ukraine.
In a historic turnaround, Germany says it will deliver 15-anti aircraft “Gepard” tanks backed by trainers to Ukraine. It is a remarkable move for a nation still reeling from World War Two.
The world’s first global outbreak of monkeypox comes a year after an international biosecurity gathering simulated an unusual strain of the potentially deadly disease in Munich, Germany, according to a report obtained by Worthy News.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) was in an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the “largest and most widespread” outbreak of monkeypox “ever seen in Europe” and North America.
Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America.
As battles raged, the U.S. Senate approved nearly $40 billion in aid for Ukraine, sending the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign.
Health ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations are to participate in a pandemic exercise in Germany simulating a new fast-spreading and dangerous pandemic, Germany’s top-selling Bild newspaper reported Thursday.
Peace activist Mient Jan Faber, who became the voice of Dutch churches opposed to nuclear weapons, has died at age 81, peace group Pax confirmed Sunday.
Foreign ministers from NATO are gathering in Berlin as Finland and Sweden move closer to joining the Western military alliance despite warnings from Moscow amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Foreign ministers and representatives from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations (G7) gathered on Germany’s Baltic coast on May 12 for a three-day meeting dominated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its wider impact, including on food and energy supplies.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing a global pact that critics fear will give it absolute power over global biosecurity.
Isolated from the Western world and facing unprecedented sanctions, Russia’s president defended his Ukraine invasion, invoking World War II, but without signaling an escalation.
Israel says Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has apologized after his foreign minister said that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had “Jewish blood.”
More than 60 people are now feared dead after a Russian bomb reportedly hit a school in eastern Ukraine on Saturday. The attack came as diplomatic efforts were underway to evacuate wounded soldiers from a steel plant in Ukraine’s devastated city of Mariupol.
The United Nations tried Friday to secure the evacuation of at least hundreds of civilians trapped at the Azovstal steelworks in Ukraine’s bombed-out city Mariupol.
Frustrated over the escalating Russian invasion of Ukraine, the European Union’s leadership announced a new plan to penalize Russia financially. It wants a total ban on oil imports from Russia by the end of the year, but several EU member states objected.
Pope Francis said Tuesday he wants to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to help end Europe’s worst conflict since World War Two. “I am not going to [Ukraine’s capital] Kyiv for now. I feel that I must not go,” the leader of the Catholic Church told Italy’s daily newspaper Corriere della Sera.