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Russia Claims Control of Blahodatne North of Ukraine’s Bakhmut

Russia Claims Control of Blahodatne North of Ukraine’s Bakhmut

Russia said on Tuesday that its forces had taken control of Blahodatne, a village just north of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine, where some of the heaviest fighting of the war has taken place in recent weeks.

Britain Says It’s Not Practical to Send Ukraine Fighter Jets

Britain Says It’s Not Practical to Send Ukraine Fighter Jets

Britain does not believe it is practical to send its fighter jets to Ukraine, a spokesperson for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Tuesday, after Kyiv indicated it would push for such Western planes. "The UK's ... fighter jets are extremely sophisticated and take months to learn how to fly.

NATO, Japan Pledge to Strengthen Ties in Face of ‘Historic’ Security Threat

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg and Japanese premier Fumio Kishida pledged on Tuesday to strengthen ties, saying Russia's invasion of Ukraine and its growing military cooperation with China had created the most tense security environment since World War Two.

Suicide Bomber Breaches High Security, Kills 59 in Pakistani Mosque

Suicide Bomber Breaches High Security, Kills 59 in Pakistani Mosque

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded mosque in a highly fortified security compound in Pakistan on Monday, killing 59 people, the latest attack by resurgent extremist militants targeting police in the unstable country.

NATO's Chief Urges South Korea to Step up Military Support for Ukraine

NATO's Chief Urges South Korea to Step up Military Support for Ukraine

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urged South Korea on Monday to increase military support to Ukraine, citing other countries that have changed their policy of not providing weapons to countries in conflict after Russia's invasion.

Kremlin Says Britain’s Johnson Lied about Putin Missile Threat

Kremlin Says Britain’s Johnson Lied about Putin Missile Threat

The Kremlin said on Monday that former British prime minister Boris Johnson was lying when he said President Vladimir Putin had threatened him with a missile strike during a phone call in the run-up to the invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine: ‘Fast-Track’ Talks Underway for Missiles, Planes

Ukraine: ‘Fast-Track’ Talks Underway for Missiles, Planes

Ukraine and its Western allies are engaged in "fast-track" talks on the possibility of equipping the invaded country with long-range missiles and military aircraft, a top Ukrainian presidential aide said Saturday.

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