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Imran Khan: Pakistan's Imran Khan wants TV debate with PM Modi to resolve issues | India News

Imran Khan: Pakistan’s Imran Khan wants TV debate with PM Modi to resolve issues | India News

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he wanted to hold a televised debate with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to resolve differences between the two neighbors. Nuclear rivals have shared hostile relations since gaining independence through three wars 75 years ago. “I would love to have a debate with Prime Minister Narendra …

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UK to immediately impose hard economic sanctions on Russia, says PM Boris Johnson

UK to immediately impose hard economic sanctions on Russia, says PM Boris Johnson

LONDON: Britain will immediately impose tough economic sanctions on Russia after President Vladimir Putin ordered the deployment of troops in two isolated areas of eastern Ukraine, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. “We will immediately set up an economic sanctions package,” Johnson told reporters. The sanctions, he said, “target not only Donbass and the …

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UN opens emergency Security Council meeting on Ukraine

UN opens emergency Security Council meeting on Ukraine

UN: The United Nations on Monday kicked off an emergency Security Council meeting on the depths of the crisis in Ukraine, with Russia recognizing two isolated territories and ordering the deployment of troops as peacekeepers. “We are facing a very dramatic situation,” Nicolas de Riviere, France’s ambassador to the United Nations, told reporters before entering …

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EU envoys to discuss scope of sanctions after Russian move on Ukraine regions

EU envoys to discuss scope of sanctions after Russian move on Ukraine regions

BRUSSELS: Ambassadors of EU member states will meet on Tuesday morning to discuss possible sanctions against Russia in response to the formal recognition of Ukraine’s two breakaway regions, with possible options for a limited embargo, an EU official said. An EU diplomat separately said the meeting would be an “information point” for ambassadors, but also …

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putin: Putin recognises breakaway Ukraine regions

putin: Putin recognises breakaway Ukraine regions

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday recognized the independence of separatist territories in eastern Ukraine – a move that could escalate tensions with the West amid fears his country could invade Ukraine at any moment and use the conflict as an excuse to attack. . Putin’s announcement follows a meeting of the President’s Security …

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US to announce sanctions against Russia on Tuesday in coordination with allies

US to announce sanctions against Russia on Tuesday in coordination with allies

WASHINGTON: The United States will impose new sanctions on Russia on Tuesday in response to Moscow’s decision to recognize Ukraine’s two breakaway regions as independent and send “peacekeepers” there, the White House said Monday. A White House spokesman said in a statement that “in response to Moscow’s decision today, we plan to impose new sanctions …

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ukraine: Explainer: What will Russian recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions mean?

ukraine: Explainer: What will Russian recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions mean?

WASHINGTON: Russian President Vladimir Putin told French and German leaders on Monday that he planned to sign a decree recognizing the two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine as independent. Here’s a look at the effects of the larger crisis, with the United States saying Russia could be ready to invade Ukraine with 190,000 troops near …

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Putin News: Russian President Putin recognises Ukraine rebel regions as independent | World News

Putin News: Russian President Putin recognises Ukraine rebel regions as independent | World News

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday recognized the two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine as independent entities, heading east toward a crisis that could trigger a major war in the West. In a lengthy televised speech, Putin described Ukraine as an integral part of Russian history and said that eastern Ukraine was an ancient …

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