Ex-CEC official names two causes of possible cancellation of local elections in Ukraine.

Including a populated locality in the COVID-19 red zone is neither of them.

Japan’s new PM seeks to strengthen South Korea ties, unite against northern threat.

Relations between the two U.S. allies have deteriorated sharply over the past year over war-time history and trade.

Ukraine's number of new COVID-19 cases exceeds 100,000 people, 52 died per day – NSDC.

In Ukraine, there are again more than 3,000 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) disease per day: as of Thursday morning, some 3,372 new cases of the virus were detected, while 1,788 people recovered, some 52 people died, according to data publishe...

Ukraine is ready to initiate creation intl office headquarters in Kyiv to counter disinformation – Zelensky.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky says that Ukraine is ready to initiate the creation in Kyiv of the headquarters of an international office to counter disinformation and propaganda.

Zelensky meets with G7 and EU ambassadors

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with G7 and EU ambassadors during his working trip to Mykolayiv region on September 23.

Zelensky would like UN to play more important role in restoring Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky would like the United Nations (UN) to play a more important role in ending the war in Donbas and restoring Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Saudi King Uses UN Speech To Call For Comprehensive Solution On Iran.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has taken aim at Iran during a speech to the UN General Assembly, calling for a comprehensive solution to contain the Islamic republic and stop it from getting weapons of mass destruction.

Reforms in Ukraine must continue – Borrell

Ukraine has been at the top of the EU agenda since the Revolution of Dignity in 2014 and the conflict in Donbas. The EU stood by Ukraine, as its strongest and most reliable partner, in terms of economic integration, support for the reform processe...

Migrants blocked from Europe, returned to Libya in ‘vicious cycle of cruelty’: report.

In its latest report, the group also said that rival authorities in eastern Libya forcibly expelled several thousand migrants ``without due process or the opportunity to challenge their deportation.''

President Zelensky starts his visit to Slovakia

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has begun his official visit to the Slovak Republic, according to the president’s press service.

Hryvnia slightly strengthens to U.S. dollar on Sept 24

The official forex rate against the euro for Thursday is fixed at UAH 32.96 per euro.

Ukraine reports 3,372 new coronavirus cases

Ukraine has registered 3,372 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 188,106, according to the epidemic monitoring system of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

Russian-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas three times.

Russian-led forces violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas three times over the past day.

Reuters: Oil falls as demand growth concerns outweigh U.

A stronger dollar makes oil, priced in U.S. dollars, less attractive to global buyers.

Trump refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power after election.

The US president’s comments come as violence flared in US cities after decision on Breonna Taylor

Israel tightens coronavirus lockdown as cases continue surge toward ‘edge of abyss’.

Over the past week, the number of daily new cases has reached nearly 7,000 among a population of 9 million, severely straining the resources of some hospitals.

Some Still «Flipping About» : Hopes Fade After 380 Whales Die In Australia.

Only a few dozen of the 470 whales stranded on Australia's coast can still be saved, rescuers warned Thursday, as they weighed euthanising those animals in most distress.

Indian-Origin Cop In Singapore Sought Sexual Favours From Women, Jailed.

An Indian-origin police official in Singapore has been sentenced to two years in jail after pleading guilty to four counts, including two for corruption in the form of seeking sexual favours from...

Beta brings heavy rain to several states as storm continues slow trek across south.

Beta was the ninth named storm that made landfall in the continental U.S. this year, tying a record set in 1916.

Total of 70 beached whales rescued off Australia coast, but hundreds more lost.

Another 20 surviving whales could potentially still be saved on Thursday and vets were considering euthanizing another four, officials said.

North Korea Shot Dead South Korean In Its Waters: Seoul.

North Korean forces shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who disappeared off a patrol vessel and ended up in Pyongyang's waters, Seoul's defence ministry said Thursday, calling it an...

TikTok Urges Court To Block Trump's Ban On App In US.

TikTok is urging a federal court to block US President Donald Trump from banning the app, arguing the move is based on election politics rather than legitimate national security concerns.

Donald Trump's Son Eric Trump Ordered To Testify In Fraud Probe.

A New York judge on Wednesday ordered Eric Trump, the president's son most involved with running the family business, to be deposed by October 7 as part of an investigation over charges that the...

North Korea fired at a South Korean government official, burned his body: Seoul.

North Korea didn't immediately respond to the South Korean announcement.

Ghani Urges World To Support Peace In Afghanistan In Speech To UN.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has urged the world to help his nation achieve peace amid talks with the Taliban aimed at ending nearly two decades of conflict.

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