Shanghai on Tuesday declared it had achieved "zero-Covid" across all its districts, sparking derision on social media as millions in China's biggest city remained under lockdown.
Russia said on Monday that the West should have no illusions that Moscow will simply put up with the Nordic expansion of the US-led Nato military alliance to include Sweden and Finland, casting the move as a mistake that would stoke military tension.
Sri Lanka's new prime minister will address the crisis-hit nation later on Monday, as the country's power minister told citizens not to join the lengthy fuel queues that have galvanized weeks of anti-government protests
Ukraine was preparing Monday for a new Russian push in the eastern Donbas region, as Kyiv said its army's counterattack around Kharkiv had gained momentum.
One person was dead and four others in "critical" condition after a shooting at a church near Los Angeles, law enforcement said Sunday, just one day after a gunman killed 10 people at a grocery store in New York state.
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.