France to double munitions supplies to Ukraine

France will double this month its supplies of 155 mm artillery rounds to Ukraine to about 2,000 shells a month, its Defense Minister said on Tuesday.

Putin, Lukashenko may discuss security issues at Supreme State Council — Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko may discuss security issues at the meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State in April, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday, Tass informs.

U.S. House unanimously passes bill to strip China of its 'developing country' label

The House unanimously passed a bill on Monday that would direct the Secretary of State to work toward stripping the People’s Republic of China of its “developing country” label in international organizations.

EU Special Representative for South Caucasus to head for Azerbaijan again

Toivo Klaar, the European Union (EU) Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia, plans to visit Azerbaijan on April 3.

EU calls on Belarus not to deploy Russia nuclear weapons on its territory

European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell called on Belarus on Sunday not to deploy Russian nuclear weapons on its territory, saying that it could face new sanctions if it does so.

Massive protests in Israel after Netanyahu fires defense minister

Massive protests broke out across Israel after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister, Yoav Gallant, on Sunday after Gallant called on the government to suspend the PM’s controversial effort to overhaul the nation’s judiciary system.

Police use water cannons to disperse Tel Aviv protesters against Netanyahu

Israeli police dispersed participants of a spontaneous anti-government rally that was held for several hours on the Ayalon highway in eastern Tel Aviv, according to Israeli TV Channel 13

Another quake hits central Turkey

Another earthquake, this time with a magnitude of 4.7, was recorded in central Turkey, reports the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.

White House: US does not seek war with Iran, any other armed conflict in region

The US does not seek war with Iran, or any other armed conflict in the region, said John Kirby, the White House National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications.

US carries out airstrikes in Syria

The U.S. military carried out multiple airstrikes in Syria on Thursday night against Iran-aligned groups whom it blamed for a drone attack that killed an American contractor, wounded another, and also hurt five U.S. troops, the Pentagon said, Reuters reported.

There could be no winner in war between Russia, US — Medvedev

Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev warned of the disastrous consequences of a potential confrontation between the armies of Russia and the United States.

EU’s 11th package of anti-Russian sanctions to focus on circumvention and loopholes

The European Union’s next, 11th package of anti-Russian sanctions will be aimed at countering loopholes and circumvention, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told reporters after the first day of the EU summit in Brussels, Tass informs.

Protesters block Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris

The biggest airport in France was blocked on Thursday as anti-government demonstrators launched a Black Thursday of chaos – while also warning King Charles to cancel a State Visit, Evening Standard reported.

Powerful earthquake kills 4, injures 80 in Afghanistan

At least four people were confirmed dead and 80 more injured as a 6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Afghanistan on Tuesday night, spokesman of the Public Health Ministry Sharafat Zaman Amar said Wednesday.

EU countries spent over €15,6 billion on Azerbaijani gas in 2022

EU-members Italy, Greece and Bulgaria imported Azerbaijani gas worth around €15,6 billion in 2022, Interfax reported citing data from Eurostat.

French senator Valérie Boyer expresses solidarity with Armenians as blockade of Lachin Corridor passes 100 days

French senator Valérie Boyer has reiterated solidarity and deep friendship with the Armenian people amid the Azeri blockade of the Lachin Corridor.

Japan to provide $470 million to Ukraine

The government of Japan has made a decision to allocate $470 million for non-repayable aid to Ukraine, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters on Wednesday after a visit to Kiev, TASS reported.

Russia, China set far-reaching, ambitious goals — Putin

During the state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow and Beijing have set far-reaching and ambitions goals for the future, Tass informs

China's Xi says deepening ties with Moscow Beijing’s strategic choice

During a Moscow meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese leader Xi Jinping said that fostering bilateral relations was Beijing’s strategic choice, TASS reported on Tuesday, citing a statement of China’s Foreign Ministry.

Mikhail Bogdanov: Russia is coordinating consultations’ timeframe with Syria, Iran, Turkey

Russia is coordinating the timeframe of the upcoming quadrilateral consultations—at the level of foreign ministers—with Syria, Iran and Turkey; there is no specific date yet, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told RIA Novosti, informs.