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"We expect Russia to manipulate the results of these referendums and falsely claim Ukrainians want to join Russia," says a senior Biden administration official and warns the "land grab" will not go unchallenged.
Sanctions against Moscow are "having an impact … and we will continue to raise costs for Russia," says Doug Jones, US deputy assistant secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs.
"Negotiation table unfortunately is not around the corner. There is no evidence that Russia today wants to engage in good faith negotiations," Karen Donfried, assistant secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, tells media in Washington, DC.
Billionaire Elon Musk buys one of the most influential social media platforms with millions of active users, sparking anxieties over unfettered online hate speech and "having so much power in the hands of one individual."
We ask South Asia expert Michael Kugelman if Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will be able to get Pakistan out of the political and economic crisis, repair ties with the US, and start negotiations with rival India over the Kashmir dispute.
The US marks 110 years since Japan gifted the fruit trees, with thousands of people rushing to Washington DC to celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
The Ethiopian diaspora in the United States is divided over which side is fighting for the just cause – the government forces or the Tigrayan rebels. Such are the inter-community tensions that friendships are falling apart.
Experts may be divided on whether a landslide or a glacier burst caused deadly flooding in Uttarakhand, but there is a consensus that ignoring warnings against building mega-projects in the vulnerable area contributed to the losses.
Thanks to a popular Turkish television series beamed around the world, this once-forgotten town is experiencing a tourism boom.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to boost the popularity of the Bharatiya Janata Party by harping on national security issues and decades-old disputes with nuclear rival Pakistan. Will it help the party earn electoral dividends?
The grand old party shows a vacillating leadership and seems unable to capitalise on right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party's failures in government.
The former chief minister of the country's most populous Uttar Pradesh state tells TRT World that the ruling BJP ‘has created a wall of hatred,’ which like-minded alliances must demolish.
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