Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Amur Region, Russia, on April 12, 2022. Sputnik/Evgeny Biyatov/Kremlin via Reuters

Putin denies Russia’s role in looming global food crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Amur Region, Russia, on April 12, 2022. Sputnik/Evgeny Biyatov/Kremlin via Reuters Ukraine’s production of corn and wheat…

Ukrainian soldiers seen in the Donetsk region of U

Ukraine secured release of 144 captured soldiers in biggest swap with Russia since the war began

Ukrainian soldiers seen in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. Carlos Barria/Reuters Ukraine says it has secured the return of 144 soldiers in its biggest prisoner exchange so…

Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippine president

Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippine president

The son of the Philippines’ late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was sworn in as president on Thursday. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, 64, won last month’s elections by a…

Anti-abortion campaigners celebrate outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

WHO worried by global impact of US abortion ruling

Anti-abortion campaigners celebrate outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has described the US abortion ruling as “a setback. Ghebreyesus…

The main suspect Salah Abdeslam was found guilty on terrorism and murder charges.

French court finds 20 guilty for 2015 Islamist attacks in Paris

The main suspect Salah Abdeslam was found guilty on terrorism and murder charges. The coordinated gun-and-bomb attack killed 130 people. The assailants targeted the Bataclan music…

The word Monkeypox is seen on the screen of a smartphone with the World Health Organization (WHO) logo in the background.

WHO warns ‘sustained transmission’ of monkeypox risks vulnerable groups

The word Monkeypox is seen on the screen of a smartphone with the World Health Organization (WHO) logo in the background. Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA…

Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

A complete Russian gas cutoff would force Europe to slash consumption by up to 30%, says IEA chief

Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Europe would have to curb its natural gas use by up to 30% if Russian…