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Sign Putin and Xi are growing closer ​

A “friendly” new chat between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping has raised questions over the increasingly cosy relationship between Russia and China.

Sign Putin and Xi are growing closer ​

A “friendly” new chat between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping has raised questions over the increasingly cosy relationship between Russia and China.

Pope Francis’s Canceled Travel Stirs Talk of Retirement

Immobilized pope recently named a slew of new cardinals, raising questions about succession

Australia offers France compensation

Paris will get back just a fraction of a multi-billion-dollar contract torn up by Canberra

Fiji and Samoa reveal inside talks with China as Beijing says Pacific agreement still in reach

China has bluntly warned it is still confident of striking a security deal in the Pacific despite its ambassador failing to win over its leaders.

US accuses Russia of weaponizing food in Ukraine crisis and holding global supplies ‘hostage’

Blinken calls on Moscow to end blockade of Ukraine ports as Medvedev says Russia is ready to allow the flow of food when sanctions lift

UK Defence Secretary warns Vladimir Putin could declare a new world war within days

Britain’s Defence Secretary has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin could declare a new world war on a particular date in May.

Turkey blocks Russian flights to Syria

The decision applies to both military and civilian flights

ENEMIES, THINK TWICE: Putin test-fires Satan 2 nuke and issues threat

Russia has successfully test fired its ‘Satan’ nuclear missile, Vladimir Putin has claimed as he issued a chilling warning to the West.

Assange extradition order issued by UK court

The Australian-born journalist is facing an effective life term on American soil, if the decision is signed off by Home Secretary

Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev threatens to move nuclear weapons towards Finland and Sweden if they join NATO

Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev has warned that Russia would deploy nuclear weapons in a new location if a red line is crossed.

Ukraine War: Finland to decide on Nato membership in weeks says PM Marin

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin says her country will decide whether to apply to join Nato "within weeks".

Why so much of the world won’t stand up to Russia

Rising food prices and a history of Western hypocrisy and selfishness aren’t helping

Finland is hurtling towards NATO membership

The NATO-Russia border would double at a stroke

Viktor Orban Is Set for a Fourth Term as Hungary's Prime Minister. That Could Be a Boost for Putin

It was an election that was supposed to be dominated by Hungary’s woeful healthcare system following a dire pandemic response—

​‘War criminal’: Biden unleashes on Putin ​

US President Joe Biden called for a war crimes trial over the alleged atrocities in Ukraine that sparked a wave of outrage. WARNING: Distressing

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