The British defense ministry noted that guaranteeing a Black Sea Fleet in Crimea was a reason for Putin's annexation of the region in 2014.
China's continued cooperation with Russia and its conduct toward its neighbors and the South China Sea make the Communist nation a security threat, says NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
The EU's executive branch has recommended suspending the $7.5 billion in EU funds to Hungary over corruption.
The Biden administration is providing $16 million in funding and resources for communities to learn about storing nuclear waste.
UN human rights envoy for Myanmar Tom Andrews warned countries not to take any measures that would legitimize the junta's planned elections.
Two government websites, as well as state-affiliated media sites, were hacked by a group claiming to be linked to "Anonymous."
The EU's executive said the members states must have a common policy on requests by Russians to enter the EU.
Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida also called for reforms in the UN system that gives Russia veto power.
Russia's legendary singer said the war was taking a toll on Russians and turning the country into a pariah state.
In what was the most anticipated UNGA address, Zelenskyy said Russia must be punished for its aggression.
The alliance has deployed its reserve troops to Kosovo for training amidst fears of unrest among local Serbs.
The USS Ronald Reagan will be arriving in the port city of Busan on Friday, the South Korean Navy said.
The acting UN human rights chief also called on Iranian authorities not to further harass women who do not comply with the hijab rules.
Women activists have urged heads of state to come together and demand the Taliban uphold women's and girls' rights.
US: Biden administration to make another attempt to end Trump-era 'remain in Mexico' policy
The administration of US President Joe Biden is set to make another bid to end an immigration policy that was implemented under the previous administration. The Department of Homeland Security said several thousand migrants looking to enter the United States would gradually be allowed to do so to pursue their asylum claims.
The DHS issued a statement Monday saying that several thousand migrants will gradually be allowed to enter the United States and pursue their asylum claims.
The agency said migrants would no longer be enrolled in the Migrant Protection Protocols program, and those who are waiting in Mexico will be removed from the program and allowed entry into the US as they return for their next scheduled court dates.
This comes as the Supreme Court ruled in favour of the Biden administration to end the MPP, which placed non-Mexican migrants back in Mexico to wait for the resolution on their US cases, which can take years.
Also known as “Remain in Mexico,” the program was launched in 2019 under Donald Trump’s administration, which forced over 65,000 non-Mexican migrants to seek asylum back across the border, where they waited for the cases in dangerous living conditions.
Biden ended the MPP program shortly after he took office in January 2021 in an effort to reverse the hardline immigration policies of his predecessor. However, a federal judge blocked the termination of the program in August 2021, forcing the administration to restart the program and appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
DHS statistics showed that as of July, almost 5,800 migrants were sent to Mexico under a revised version of the MPP program.
Meanwhile, a bipartisan piece of legislation was introduced in the House and the Senate Tuesday, that would provide a pathway for Afghan refugees to receive American citizenship.
The legislation would expand eligibility for Special Immigration Visas or SIVs beyond Afghans who previously worked for the US and those who served with US forces in Afghanistan, and to Afghan women who served in special counterterrorism units.
Similar versions of the bill were introduced on the day marking the first anniversary of the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan.
“We must keep our commitment to provide safe, legal refuge to those who willingly put their lives on the line to support the US mission in Afghanistan,” Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer, who co-sponsors the bill with Republican Rep. Peter Meijer, said in a statement.
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