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Will support Israel in case of war with Iran, says US
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Will support Israel in case of war with Iran, says US

With Benjamin Netanyahu - who is known as a hawk on affairs concerning Palestine - being elected as the new prime minister of Israel, there is widespread concern that a fresh round of hostilities between Iran and Israel may be in the offing

India will not agree for dialogue while Pakistan supports terrorism, says EAM Jaishankar
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India will not agree for dialogue while Pakistan supports terrorism, says EAM Jaishankar

Jaishankar also asserted that India will continue to maintain economic ties with Russia in pursuance of its national interest despite calls for a boycott by western countries amidst the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says European Union imported six times more than India from Feb to Nov
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Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says European Union imported six times more than India from Feb to Nov

India has considerably increased its purchase of Russian oil after Russia slashed prices considerably after the start of the war in Ukraine. The country is now the largest buyer of Russian oil after China

Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says Feb to Nov oil import in European Union six times that of India
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Jaishankar calls out EU on Russian oil imports, says Feb to Nov oil import in European Union six times that of India

India has considerably increased its purchase of Russian oil after Russia slashed prices considerably after the start of the war in Ukraine. The country is now the largest buyer of Russian oil after China

Explained: Can Ukraine afford to pay for the ongoing war?
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Explained: Can Ukraine afford to pay for the ongoing war?

The struggle for Ukraine is finding loans or donations to cover a massive budget deficit for next year — and do it without using central bank bailouts that risk wrecking Ukraine's currency, the hryvnia

Ukraine says 'over 500 localities without power' after Russian attacks on electric grid
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Ukraine says 'over 500 localities without power' after Russian attacks on electric grid

With more attacks on the network widely anticipated, Ukrainians worry about a tough, prolonged winter as well as a surge of departure by refugees from a war that is now in its tenth month

Russia President Vladimir Putin ready for talks on Ukraine ceasefire, lays down conditions for West
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Russia President Vladimir Putin ready for talks on Ukraine ceasefire, lays down conditions for West

Joe Biden has said that he is ready for talks with President Vladimir Putin of Russia to end the Ukraine war. After talks with visiting French President Emmanuel Macron, the US President had expressed his desire to hold talks with Vladimir Putin at a joint press conference

Brace for Bombs, Fix and Repeat: Ukraine’s grim efforts to restore power
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Brace for Bombs, Fix and Repeat: Ukraine’s grim efforts to restore power

Russian shellfire crashed into the power grid of the newly liberated Ukrainian city of Kherson, officials said Thursday, cutting electricity to desperate residents and illustrating the challenge confronting the entire country

Over 10,000 Ukrainian troops killed in Russian invasion, says official
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Over 10,000 Ukrainian troops killed in Russian invasion, says official

The Ukrainian military has not confirmed such figures and it was a rare instance of a Ukrainian official providing such a count

Ukrainian engineers scramble to keep mobile phones working
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Ukrainian engineers scramble to keep mobile phones working

The engineers, who typically go unseen and unsung in peacetime, often work around the clock to maintain or restore phone service, sometimes braving minefields to do so

The European Union wants to set up a new court to prosecute Russia for the war in Ukraine. Will it work?
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The European Union wants to set up a new court to prosecute Russia for the war in Ukraine. Will it work?

There has been a mixed record of arresting and prosecuting senior political and military leaders allegedly responsible for atrocities. History shows that even if Vladimir Putin is overthrown or otherwise loses power, there’s no clear guarantee that he will ever stand trial for the Ukraine war

Ukraine to limit Moscow-linked religious groups: Volodymyr Zelenskyy
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Ukraine to limit Moscow-linked religious groups: Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukraine had been under Moscow's spiritual leadership since at least the 17th century, but part of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church broke with Moscow in 2019 over Russia's annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in Donbas

Spain: Ukraine embassy employee in Madrid 'lightly' injured by letter bomb, say police
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Spain: Ukraine embassy employee in Madrid 'lightly' injured by letter bomb, say police

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba quickly ordered the strengthening of the security of all Ukrainian embassies. He also asked his Spanish counterpart to take urgent measures to investigate the attack

NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid for war-torn nation
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NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid for war-torn nation

The pledges of support in Romania's capital, Bucharest, came as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with NATO foreign ministers on Tuesday to drum up urgently needed support aimed at ensuring that Moscow fails to defeat Ukraine as it bombards vital energy infrastructure

Nobel Peace laureate calls for weapons to free Ukraine
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Nobel Peace laureate calls for weapons to free Ukraine

'When somebody asks me how to stop these long-lasting crimes in occupied territories, I can only answer: 'Provide Ukraine with weapons to liberate these territories,' Ukrainian Oleksandra Matviichuk, a human rights lawyer who heads the Kyiv-based Center for Civil Liberties said

Moscow Mumbai Route: Iran to become Russia's transit route to India
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Moscow Mumbai Route: Iran to become Russia's transit route to India

In the midst of the Ukraine war, both India and Russia wanted to increase trade and this corridor through Iran is proving to be a game changer. During the visit of Iranian Railways Chief Miyad Salehi to Moscow, it was agreed to increase trade during his meeting with the head of Russian railways

Ukraine says Russia preparing for fresh missile attacks on energy grid
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Ukraine says Russia preparing for fresh missile attacks on energy grid

A Ukraine military spokesman said a Russian warship capable of firing cruise missiles had recently deployed to the Black Sea with Kalibr-type missiles on board

14 years on, NATO to renew a vow to Ukraine
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14 years on, NATO to renew a vow to Ukraine

NATO foreign ministers will gather for two days at the Palace of the Parliament in the Romanian capital Bucharest

Ukrainians flee Kherson as Russia ups shelling on recently recaptured town
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Ukrainians flee Kherson as Russia ups shelling on recently recaptured town

Ukraine in recent days has faced a blistering onslaught of Russian artillery fire and drone attacks, with the shelling especially intense in Kherson

Ukraine works to restore water, power after Russian strikes
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Ukraine works to restore water, power after Russian strikes

The strikes have been seen as attempts at Russian retribution against Ukraine's beleaguered but defiant people after Ukrainian troops over two week ago liberated the city that had been in Russian hands for many months