Top 10 world news: Russia ready to negotiate with Ukraine, and more

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New Delhi, India Updated: Feb 25, 2022, 07:38 PM(IST)

Western nations ramp up sanctions on Russia in response to the aggression. Photograph:( WION )

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Here are the top 10 stories from across the world

Ukraine's Defence Ministry on Friday claimed that more than 1,000 Russian servicemen had been killed so far in the Ukrainian conflict. Also, France's finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Friday said that the European Union (EU) wants to cut all links between Russia and the global financial system.

Live updates: Russia is ready to negotiate with Ukraine at a high level, Putin says

Ukraine's Defence Ministry on Friday claimed that more than 1,000 Russian servicemen had been killed so far in the Ukrainian conflict.

Ukraine's Defence Ministry on Friday claimed that more than 1,000 Russian servicemen had been killed so far in the Ukrainian conflict.

Ukraine invasion: EU wants to cut all connections between Russia and global financial system

France's finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Friday said that the European Union (EU) wants to cut all links between Russia and the global financial system. During a meeting of European finance ministers, he said that the EU "wants to cut all the links between Russia and the global financial system."

France's finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Friday said that the European Union (EU) wants to cut all links between Russia and the global financial system. During a meeting of European finance ministers, he said that the EU "wants to cut all the links between Russia and the global financial system." 

In a first, Hindu army officer Kelash Kumar promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in Pakistan army

In a first, an army officer from Pakistan's minority Hindu community, Kelash Kumar, has become the first man to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel.

In a first, an army officer from Pakistan's minority Hindu community, Kelash Kumar, has become the first man to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Ukraine invasion: What sanctions have been imposed on Russia? Here’s a list

Ever since Russia launched military attacks on its neighbour Ukraine, various countries have retaliated with sanctions, both political and economic.

Ever since Russia launched military attacks on its neighbour Ukraine, various countries have retaliated with sanctions, both political and economic.

Russia says captures Black Sea island, to deploy paratroopers to guard Chernobyl site

A spokesman for Russia's defence ministry said on Friday (February 25) that the country will deploy paratroopers to help guard the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant near Ukraine's capital, Kiev.

A spokesman for Russia's defence ministry said on Friday (February 25) that the country will deploy paratroopers to help guard the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant near Ukraine's capital, Kiev.

Want to throw out ‘neo-Nazi’ regime in Ukraine, says Russian foreign minister Lavrov

Russia invaded Ukraine as it wanted to throw out the “neo-Nazi” regime, foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday, adding that Kremlin is ready for talks if the Ukraine military surrenders.

Russia invaded Ukraine as it wanted to throw out the “neo-Nazi” regime, foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday, adding that Kremlin is ready for talks if the Ukraine military surrenders.

India to evacuate stranded citizens in Ukraine from neighbouring countries: Sources

The Indian government is organising evacuation flights for Indians stranded in Ukraine, sources said on Friday.

The Indian government is organising evacuation flights for Indians stranded in Ukraine, sources said on Friday.

Dog creating ripples in political circles in France. But why?

Although there are numerous dog lovers in France, one animal is getting huge attention for a peculiar reason.

Although there are numerous dog lovers in France, one animal is getting huge attention for a peculiar reason.   

Memory loss from cold? This is how a UK woman lost 20 years of her memory

A 43-year-old woman from the UK, Claire Muffett-Reece, has revealed that she lost 20 years of memories after procuring a very dangerous disease that started as a cold.

A 43-year-old woman from the UK, Claire Muffett-Reece, has revealed that she lost 20 years of memories after procuring a very dangerous disease that started as a cold.

Study says that dogs also mourn the loss of a companion

In humans, sleep patterns, appetites, and everything in between can be affected by the death of a loved one.

In humans, sleep patterns, appetites, and everything in between can be affected by the death of a loved one.

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