Russia sanctions, energy, food security among top topics at 2022 G7 Summit

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich democracies met for their three-day annual summit this week at a luxury castle resort in the Bavarian Alps in southern Germany. Here are some of the highlights on what the G7 agreed on Tuesday, the final day of the summit: RUSSIA SANCTIONS “We will explore further measures to… Read More Russia sanctions, energy, food security among top topics at 2022 G7 Summit

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett meets Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Saturday to discuss the war in Ukraine and later spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Bennett’s spokesperson said. Bennett is coordinating his efforts in the crisis with the United States, France and Germany, an Israeli official said. After his… Read More Israeli PM Naftali Bennett meets Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Britain imposes sanctions on Russian billionaires, banks over Ukraine crisis

Britain on Tuesday imposed sanctions on Gennady Timchenko and two other billionaires with close links to Vladimir Putin after the Russian president deployed military forces into two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Russia was heading towards “pariah status” and that the world must now brace for the next stage… Read More Britain imposes sanctions on Russian billionaires, banks over Ukraine crisis

U.S. slams sanctions on Russian elites, banks over Ukraine crisis

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday revealed new sanctions on Russian elites and two banks as the West tries to stop an all-out invasion of Ukraine by punishing Moscow for ordering troops to two separatist regions it has recognised. The European Union, Germany and Britain also announced ways they will hit Russia financially as they… Read More U.S. slams sanctions on Russian elites, banks over Ukraine crisis

Several global leaders congratulate Joe Biden on winning U.S. presidential election

Several global leaders congratulated Joe Biden after major networks declared him winner of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, as voters narrowly rebuffed Republican incumbent Donald Trump’s tumultuous leadership and embraced Biden’s promise to fight the coronavirus pandemic and fix the economy in a divided nation. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated the Democrat president-elect,… Read More Several global leaders congratulate Joe Biden on winning U.S. presidential election