Finland officially announced its intention to join Nato yesterday as Sweden’s ruling party said it backed membership, paving the way for a joint application.
Ukraine won the Eurovision Song Contest Sunday with an infectious hip-hop folk melody, boosting spirits in the embattled nation fighting off a Russian invasion that has killed thousands and displaced millions of people.
Shanghai will gradually begin reopening businesses such as shopping malls and hair salons in China’s financial and manufacturing hub from today after weeks in strict Covid-19 lockdown, while Beijing battles a small but stubborn outbreak.
Finland will apply for Nato membership, the Nordic country's president and prime minister announced Sunday, as a result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
A nationwide curfew was fully lifted on Sunday to allow Sri Lankans to celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vesak, while new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assembled a cabinet to resolve the island nation's economic and political crisis.
An 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people to death and wounded three on Saturday at a grocery store in a Black neighborhood of upstate New York, before surrendering after what authorities called an act of "racially motivated violent extremism."
Former Australia all-rounder and two-time World Cup winner Andrew Symonds has died following a car accident in Queensland, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Sunday.
French President Emmanuel Macron formally began his second term in office yesterday, maintaining suspense about his new government ahead of parliamentary elections next month that will shape his next five years in power.
Ukrainian forces have launched a counter offensive near the Russian-held town of Izium in eastern Ukraine, a regional governor said yesterday, in what could prove a serious setback for Moscow’s plans to capture the entire Donbas region.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said yesterday the spread of Covid-19 had thrust his country into “great turmoil” and called for an all-out battle to overcome the outbreak, as 21 daily deaths were reported among people with fever. North Korea this week acknowledged for the first time a Covid outbrea