. REUTERS (CANADA)
More Ukraine-Russia talks scheduled as attack on base kills dozens
Diplomatic efforts to end the war in Ukraine were stepping up on Monday, with Ukrainian and Russian negotiators set to talk again after both sides cited progress, even after Russia attacked a base near the Polish border and fighting raged elsewhere.
. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)
Brent Renaud: US journalist killed in Ukraine
An American journalist was killed in Ukraine when he and a colleague came under fire near the capital, Kyiv, regional police and a government official have said.
. FINACIAL TIMES (UK)
US officials say Russia has asked China for military help in Ukraine
White House fears move is sign of ever closer ties between Beijing and Moscow
. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)
Yoon to take hard line against ‘main enemy’ North Korea
South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol describes the North as his country’s “main enemy” and has pledged to bolster missile defenses and secure preemptive strike capability against any potential attack.
. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)
Bolsonaro accuses Supreme Court of wanting to “bankrupt” Brazil
It’s a legal dispute dragging on for at least two decades when a new way of calculating pensions was initiated under former President Henrique Cardoso in 1999.
ARAB NEWS (SAUDI ARABIA)
Irbil missile barrage shows how dangerous a nuclear armed Iran could be, warns top US official
US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on Sunday condemned Iran’s ballistic missile attack on Iraq’s northern Kurdish regional capital of Irbil, and said Washington was working to help Iraq get missile defense capabilities to defend itself.
. WALL STREET JOURNAL (USA)
Ukraine and Russia Resume Talks as Moscow’s Bombing Campaign Grinds On
Diplomatic efforts to end Russia’s war in Ukraine resumed Monday after a Russian shell struck a residential building in northern Kyiv, killing two people, according to Ukrainian authorities. Russian and Ukrainian negotiators met by video.
. THE PRINT (INDIA)
Armenia asks OSCE Minsk Group to initiate peace talks with Azerbaijan
Armenia appealed to the Minsk group of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Monday to initiate peace talks with Azerbaijan.