Ukrainian, European Council presidents to discuss cooperation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (right) and the President of the European Council Charles Michel arrive to give a press conference following talks in Kyiv on Jan 19, 2023. (SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday held talks with visiting President of the European Council Charles Michel to discuss cooperation between […]

IAEA completing stationing of missions at Ukraine nuke plants

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal talks during the French-Ukrainian conference for resilience and reconstruction at the Ministry of Economy in Paris, Dec 13, 2022. (MICHEL EULER / AP) KYIV – The International Atomic Energy Agency is finalizing the stationing of permanent missions at Ukrainian nuclear power plants, the Ukrainian government press service reported Wednesday. While […]

IAEA completing stationing of missions at Ukraine’s nuclear plants

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal talks during the French-Ukrainian conference for resilience and reconstruction at the Ministry of Economy in Paris, Dec 13, 2022. (MICHEL EULER / AP) KYIV – The International Atomic Energy Agency is finalizing the stationing of permanent missions at Ukrainian nuclear power plants, the Ukrainian government press service reported Wednesday. While […]

Ukrainian, German presidents discuss defense issues

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier holds a video call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (on the screen) on Jan 17, 2023 at the presidential Bellevue Palace in Berlin. (WOLFGANG KUMM / POOL / AFP) KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday that he discussed defense issues with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier during the meeting […]

Ukrainian parliament adopts laws for membership talks with EU

This handout picture released by the Ukraine Presidency press service on Feb 28, 2022 shows Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky (center), Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal (right) and Ukraine's Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) chairman Ruslan Stefanchuk attend a signing of the application for membership in the European Union. (UKRAINE PRESIDENCY / AFP) KYIV – The Ukrainian parliament […]

Ukraine warns Iran over arms supplies to Russia

This undated photograph released by the Ukrainian military's Strategic Communications Directorate shows the wreckage of what Kyiv has described as an Iranian Shahed drone downed near Kupiansk, Ukraine. (UKRAINIAN MILITARY'S STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTORATE VIA AP) KYIV – Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday warned Iran of the "consequences" of the arms supplies to Russia, […]

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 […]