Kyiv (The Times Groupe)- Ukraine said it has recaptured a chunk of the factory city of Sievierodonetsk, which was the focus of a Russian offensive to take the eastern Donbas region, and could hold it for up to two weeks as fighting resumed on Saturday.
Geneva (The Times Groupe)- A top Russian diplomat at the UN mission in Geneva announced Monday that he was resigning over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a rare resignation over the conflict.
Moscow (Times Of Ocean)- Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to continue the invasion of Ukraine until his country's "noble" aims were met.
Kabul (Times Of Ocean)- A Taliban decree is outlawing the cultivation of opium poppy, in an effort to address international concerns related to drug abuse in the impoverished South Asian country.
Abu Dhabi (Times Of Ocean)- The UAE is shocked by the United States' consideration of removing the IRGC from the terrorist list.
Lviv (Times Of Ocean)- A senior industry official said Ukraine may suffer a $6 billion loss in grain revenue due to the blockade of its ports by Russian forces, which prevents it from selling millions of tonnes of wheat and corn that had been destined for export by June.