Ukrainian troops collected the bodies of their fallen comrades but did not initially remove Russian soldiers right away.
The Iranian-American national convicted of spying charges was allowed release from prison on a one-week furlough.
VP Kamala Harris said China has undermined the international rules-based order and that the US will continue to support Taiwan and oppose any unilateral changes to the status quo.
The Labor Party has pledged to put up a publicly-owned energy firm if elected, to better solve rising energy bills.
Despite no imminent invasion, China is also trying to normalize its increased military activities near the island, says Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
The White House announced during its summit on hunger, nutrition, and health that the private sector has made $8 billion in pledges to combat the issue.
EU has urged the new Italian government to stick to its reform plans as the bloc's executive approved additional funding.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said NATO remains in support of Ukraine despite Putin's attempts to deter the alliance in his latest escalatory moves.
Kyiv said personal sanctions are not enough to punish Russia for staging sham referendums to annex parts of Ukraine.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken held calls with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts, condemning the launch that marked the fifth test in 10 days.
Officials from both sides agreed to meet for the first time in seven months to resume talks on the Northern Ireland Protocol.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Ukraine's reclaiming of Lyman shows that Ukrainian forces are making progress in pushing back Russians.
The death toll has since climbed up to 43 as protesters call for an end to violence against the Hazara community.
South Korea: Yoon Suk-yeol calls on aides to draft measures to tackle inflation
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol is looking to tackle the ongoing issues of the rising cost of living in the country in the midst of inflation. This week, Yoon reportedly called on his aides to develop measures that would help ease the costs of living and measures to reduce the impact the ongoing truckers' strike will have on industries.
South Korea's News1 outlet reported this week that Yoon called on his top aides Monday to develop a plan that could ease the rising costs of living in the midst of inflation in the country, according to people familiar with the matter. Yoon also called for his aides to come up with measures that could help reduce the impact of the truckers' strike on industries.
In response to the truckers' strike that has been going on since June 7, the South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said Monday that the military is deploying around 100 cargo trucks authorized by the Ministry of Transport that will ship containers and in out of major ports including Busan.
The military is shipping containers to and from locations mainly in short distances with ports to free up space.
Yoon's administration is also tackling the tensions in the peninsula surrounding North Korea's repeated missile tests with warnings that a nuclear test from Pyongyang may happen.
In a speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue, the Asian security summit in Singapore, South Korea's defense minister Lee Jong-sup said the country would be enhancing its defense capabilities while coordinating with the United States and Japan in deterring North Korea.
"The South Korean government will strengthen capabilities to better implement the United States' extended deterrence and we will strengthen the response capabilities of the South Korean military to deter North Korea's nuclear and missile threats," said Lee.
"Moreover, we would like to strengthen security cooperation between South Korea, the US, and Japan to respond to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs," Lee said, adding that Seoul was prepared to extend economic assistance to Pyongyang should the isolated nation permanently end its nuclear program.
Lee's comments come amidst North Korean state media reports Saturday that the key nuclear negotiator was promoted as North Korea's foreign minister. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un also pledged to the ruling political party that North Korea would fight to protect its sovereignty.
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