Nuclear weapons will be stationed in Belarus: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says tactical nuclear weapons will be stationed in Belarus in the same way that US nuclear weapons have been placed in Europe.

Legal threats overshadow Trumps first election rally

Dogged by the threat of criminal indictments, Donald Trump has called on supporters to attend what he calls the first major rally of the 2024 presidential race.

Wall St ends volatile week higher as bank fears ease

The major US indices have notched weekly gains after an up-and-down week marked by an interest rate hike and mounting worries over the banking system.

Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know

Russian forces have attacked northern and southern stretches of the front in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, even as Kyiv said Moscow’s assault was flagging near the city of Bakhmut.

At least 23 reported dead as tornado, storms lash US

A tornado and strong thunderstorms has left at least 23 people dead in the US state of Mississippi, authorities say.

Ukraine says Bakhmut situation is stabilising

Ukrainian forces have managed to blunt Russia’s offensive in and around the embattled eastern city of Bakhmut, where the situation is stabilising, commander in chief General Valery Zaluzhniy said on Saturday.

Israeli defence minister urges halt to judicial reforms

Defence Minister Yoav Gallant has backed an immediate and temporary halt to the Israeli government’s plan to overhaul the judiciary.