Zelenskyy pleads with France, Germany to help free captured mayor: ‘I’ll talk to whoever I need to talk to’

Germany and France hold calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin as the war in Ukraine persists Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pleaded with Western nations Saturday to help him free a captured mayor from the southern town of Melitopol after he was taken by Russian forces. “We address all the world leaders that talk to Moscow: France, Germany, Israel […]

Iran nuclear talks on ‘pause’ in Vienna after Russian demand

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (— Negotiations aimed at restoring Iran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers went on what its European hosts described as “a pause” on Friday, after Russia demanded relief from sanctions targeting Moscow over its war on Ukraine. Diplomats offered no timetable for when the monthslong talks in Vienna would resume. Negotiators […]

Russia calls U.N. meeting alleging U.S. “military biological activities” in Ukraine — U.S. calls it “false flag effort”

United Nations – Russia hastily called a Friday morning U.N. Security Council meeting late on Thursday evening to discuss in open debate what it called “the military biological activities of the US on the territory of Ukraine” — leading the Biden administration to immediately denounce it as a “false flag effort.” In a comment sent to CBS News, […]