Russian forces to retreat behind Dnieper River

An old woman walks in the Kherson region village of Arkhanhelske, Ukraine on Nov 3, 2022. (BULENT KILIC / AFP) MOSCOW/KYIV/UNITED NATIONS/TEHRAN - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday ordered Russian troops to leave the right (western) bank of the Dnieper River and strengthen defense against Ukrainian offensives on...

Erdogan, Zelensky discuss resumption of grain export deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky react while giving a press conference following the talks with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Lviv on Aug 18, 2022. (DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP) ANKARA/KYIV/MOSCOW - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday...

UN chief seeks to save Ukraine grain deal

In this file photo dated Sept 9, 2022, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during a joint press conference with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (not pictured) at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad.(GHULAM RASOOL / AFP) UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has decided to alter his...

Russia halts grain export deal with Ukraine

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defence ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022, shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) MOSCOW - Russia...

Seventh Belt and Road Summit opens today

HONG KONG, Aug 31, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - The seventh Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today (31 August). This year's event lasts two days and runs...