Top 10 global news today: Zelensky says Ukraine will ‘prevail’ Russia, and more

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has made it clear that he believes his country will prevail in the ongoing conflict with Russia. After meeting Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin criticized Beijing’s “provocative and destabilizing” military activity near Taiwan.

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Ukraine will ‘prevail’ Russia with global support, says Zelensky


“We will definitely prevail in this war that Russia has started. It is on the battlefields in Ukraine that the future rules of this world are decided,” Zelensky said during his speech.

US Department of Defense denounces China’s ‘destabilizing’ military activity near Taiwan


Highlighting China’s growing aggression across the Asia-Pacific region, Austin said the United States would continue to stand with its allies.

Leyen says EU will finalize advice ‘next week’ on Ukraine’s hopes of joining bloc


During her visit, she told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “Today’s discussions will allow us to finalize our assessment by the end of next week.”

Iran, Venezuela sign 20-year cooperation plan during Maduro’s visit to Tehran


Iran and Venezuela signed a 20-year “cooperation roadmap” as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi on Saturday in Tehran.

Russia, China inaugurate cross-border road bridge to boost trade


Russia and China have opened a new cross-border bridge in the Far East which they hope will further boost trade as Moscow moves away from sweeping Western sanctions imposed for its actions in Ukraine.

Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Giuliani charged with ethics over false election claims


The District of Columbia office that vets lawyers for ethical misconduct has filed charges against President Donald Trump’s former attorney, Rudy Giuliani, over baseless allegations he made in federal court alleging the presidential election of 2020 was stolen.

Attack in a restaurant in China: nine people arrested for violence against women


In a case that has sparked outrage over predatory sexual behavior, Chinese police have arrested nine people for a brutal attack on a group of women at a restaurant.

Australia and France reach €555m settlement deal


To repair the damage caused by a controversial decision last year to cancel the French submarine deal, Australia’s new Labour-led government has reached a €555 million ($583.58 million) settlement. dollars), a move Canberra hopes will help mend the rift between the two countries. .

Canada will become the first country in the world to put health warnings on individual cigarettes


The country had already set an international trend after adopting a mandate two decades ago to include graphic photo warnings on tobacco product packaging.

UK’s first flight carrying migrants to Rwanda may go ahead, court rules


The British government overcame a legal challenge to its controversial policy to start deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda as the High Court rejected activists’ attempts to obtain an injunction and said the first flight could leave the next week.

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