NATO, Poland say missile blast wasn’t Russian attack

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gestures as he addresses media after a meeting of the North Atlantic Council, following yesterday's explosion in Eastern Poland close to the border with Ukraine, at the Nato headquarters in Brussels on Nov 16, 2022. (JOHN THYS / AFP) BRUSSELS/WARSAW/MOSCOW – Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, said […]

First Africa-bound grain ship arrives in Ukrainian port

This photograph taken on July 31, 2022 shows a grain combine harvester collecting wheat near Novoazovsk, Ukraine. (PHOTO/AFP) KYIV – The first Africa-bound grain ship since the Russia-Ukraine conflict in February docked in Pivdennyi port on Friday, Ukraine's infrastructure minister said. ALSO READ: Refused by buyer, first Ukraine grain vessel docks in Türkiye "The cargo […]

2nd caravan of grain ships from Ukraine arrive in Istanbul

This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defence ministry press office on Aug 3, 2022, shows an inspection delegation member inspecting the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of north-west Istanbul. (TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY / AFP) ISTANBUL – The second caravan of ships transporting […]

First Ukraine grain ship since start of conflict leaves Odesa

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry Press Office, the Sierra Leone-flagged Razoni cargo ship, with 26,000 tonnes of the Ukrainian corn aboard, leaves the port in Odesa region, Ukraine, Aug 1, 2022. (UKRAINIAN INFRASTRUCTURE MINISTRY PRESS OFFICE VIA AP) KYIV – A ship carrying grain left Ukraine's Odesa port for foreign markets […]

Zelensky fires prosecutor general, security chief

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky gestures while addressing a press conference with Netherland's prime minister (not in the picture), following their talks in Kyiv on July 11, 2022. (SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP) KYIV/MOSCOW – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on late Sunday that he had decided to dismiss Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova and head of the […]

Ukrainian president, British PM discuss security

In this file image provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, center, and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson walk on the square where damaged Russian military vehicles are displayed in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 17, 2022. (UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE VIA AP) KIEV/MOSCOW – Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked British Prime Minister […]