Daily Monitor

June 6, 2022

Britain Offers Long-Range Weapons to Ukraine, as Russian Artillery Hammers East

Britain joined the United States in pledging advanced rocket systems, despite President Vladimir Putin’s warnings against supplying the weapons. Ukraine’s president visited frontline troops to boost morale […]
June 6, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war: Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk are ‘dead cities’, says Zelenskiy; Russian ships pushed back, Ukraine claims

Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk are ‘dead cities’, says Zelenskiy […]
June 6, 2022

S. Korea ranks N°1 in household debt-to-GDP ratio in Q1

South Korea had the highest household debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio among 36 major economies in the first quarter, a global finance report said Monday, Yonhap reports […]
May 30, 2022

China’s foreign minister to meet with Pacific nations amid push for sweeping regional deal

The meeting comes mid-way through foreign minister Wang Yi’s marathon tour of the Pacific, visiting eight countries in 10 days […]
May 30, 2022

Britain prepares to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee

Britain will mark Queen Elizabeth’s record-breaking 70 years on the throne this week with four days of celebrations, ranging from military parades and a church service to street parties and a pop concert outside Buckingham Palace […]
May 30, 2022

Ukraine war: President Zelensky visits Kharkiv in first trip outside Kyiv region

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has visited troops in the Kharkiv region, on the country’s battered eastern front line […]
March 24, 2022

UN General Assembly Vote On Ukraine Now Likely On March 24

The UN General Assembly will not likely vote on a resolution on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine until March 24, delaying the expected vote by one day […]
March 24, 2022

NATO, G7, EU hold crisis meetings as Russia-Ukraine war grinds on

In back-to-back emergency sessions, Western leaders are expected to discuss Russia sanctions, Europe’s energy security and the Ukrainian refugee crisis […]
March 24, 2022

EU’s Borrell says Russia has no interest in negotiating ceasefire in Ukraine for now

The Russian government has no interest in negotiating a ceasefire in Ukraine for now as its army has not reached its military goals, European Union’s top diplomat Josep Borrell said on Thursday […]
February 21, 2022

Revealed: Credit Suisse leak unmasks criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians

A massive leak from one of the world’s biggest private banks, Credit Suisse, has exposed the hidden wealth of clients involved in torture, drug trafficking, money laundering, corruption and other serious crimes […]
February 21, 2022

G20 leaders pledge to support faster recovery of poor economies from pandemic

The Group of 20 (G20) members has issued a joint commitment to ensure aid and support for poor and developing economies to assist their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic […]
February 14, 2022

Ukraine seeks meeting with Russia within 48 hours to discuss build-up

Ukraine has called for a meeting with Russia and other members of a key European security group over the escalating tensions on its border […]
February 14, 2022

Turkiye’s president’s visit to UAE next week aimed at boosting dialogue

Both countries committed to regional cooperation, creating new investment opportunities, says Fahrettin Altun […]
February 14, 2022

U.S.-Canada bridge to reopen Sunday after police clear protesters

North America’s busiest trade link will reopen for traffic on Sunday, ending a six-day blockade, a top U.S. official said, after Canadian police cleared the protesters fighting to end COVID-19 restrictions […]
February 8, 2022

Biden pledges end to Nord Stream 2 if Russia invades Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be halted if Russia invades Ukraine and stressed unity with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz as the West rallies to avert a war in Europe […]
February 8, 2022

Roadmap for implementation of priorities of Kazakhstan’s CICA Chairmanship signed

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Shakhrat Nuryshev and Executive Director of the CICA Secretariat Kairat Sarybay signed a Roadmap for the implementation of the priorities of the Concept of the Chairmanship of the Republic of Kazakhstan  […]
January 31, 2022

Press freedom rapidly deteriorating in China

Foreign journalists working in China are facing “unprecedented hurdles” ahead of the Winter Olympics, according to a new survey […]
January 4, 2022

India’s New Delhi imposes weekend curfew as COVID cases jump

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says he has tested positive, a day after he addressed an election rally without a mask […]
January 4, 2022

Covid: Israel Omicron spike could bring herd immunity but with risks – health boss

Israel’s top health adviser says the surge of Omicron cases could see the country reach Covid herd immunity. […]
January 4, 2022

NATO schedules special meeting with Russia amid Ukraine crisis

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has scheduled a special meeting of allied ambassadors and top Russian officials for next week as both sides seek dialogue to prevent open conflict over Ukraine […]