Ukraine war to take centre stage at UN as west and Russia vie for support

The general assembly is expected to see fresh tussles over future of Ukraine, as well as the threats of famine and the climate crisis in the global southThe UN general assembly summit this week will be dominated by a struggle – between the US and its a…

Ukraine’s advances pose question for world: can Kyiv actually win?

As world leaders prepare for a meeting of UN general assembly, the raging war of narratives shows no sign of abatingRussia-Ukraine war – latest updatesUntil one short week ago, the geopolitical balance in Ukraine could be likened to Zugzwang, a word de…

Two years after the fire, Moria refugee camp’s legacy still leaves its mark

Many of those housed in the notorious refugee camp remain on Lesbos, while others have managed to rebuild new livesTwo years have elapsed since the huge Moria fire gutted what became known as Europe’s most notorious refugee camp. Squalid, gargantuan an…

Cost of living and climate are higher global priorities than Ukraine, poll finds

But there remains strong support in many countries for Russian military withdrawal from Ukraine, survey findsThe cost of living is ranked by most voters globally as a more important issue than liberating Ukraine from Russian occupation, but there is st…

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