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War in Ukraine - Military
5/9/2022 8:18:08 AM
Russian forces pushed forward Monday in their assault on Ukraine, seeking to capture the crucial southern port city of Mariupol as Moscow prepared to celebrate its national Victory Day holiday.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/7/2022 10:34:05 AM
US President Joe Biden announced another package of military assistance for Ukraine, as dozens of civilians were evacuated from Mariupol's besieged steelworks, the last pocket of resistance against Russian troops in the port city.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
5/6/2022 3:06:04 PM
More civilians have been rescued from the tunnels under a besieged steel plant in Mariupol, a Ukrainian official said Friday, even as fighters holed up at the sprawling complex made their last stand to prevent Moscow's complete takeover of the strategic port city.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
5/4/2022 10:16:36 PM
Russia said its forces would cease fire at the Azovstal steel plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol and open a humanitarian corridor for civilians for three days beginning Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/30/2022 9:31:05 PM
Ukrainian forces fought village by village Saturday to hold back a Russian advance through the country's east, while the United Nations worked to broker a civilian evacuation from the last defensive stronghold in the bombed-out ruins of the port city of Mariupol.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/19/2022 11:49:48 PM
Russia on Tuesday called on Ukrainian forces to "immediately" lay down arms and issued a new ultimatum for the defenders of the besieged port city of Mariupol to give up.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/17/2022 5:27:23 PM
Ukraine on Sunday vowed to fight to the end in Mariupol after a Russian ultimatum expired for remaining forces to surrender in the southeastern port city where Moscow is pushing for a major strategic victory.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/17/2022 3:55:14 PM
A Russian ultimatum for the last remaining Ukrainian forces in Mariupol to surrender expired on Sunday, with Moscow poised for a major strategic victory in the southeastern port city.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/13/2022 11:15:39 AM
Russia's defence ministry said Wednesday more than a thousand Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered in Mariupol, a strategic port city in eastern Ukraine that has been besieged by Moscow's troops for over a month.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/13/2022 9:16:54 AM
US President Joe Biden has for the first time accused Vladimir Putin's forces of committing genocide in Ukraine, where Russia is intensifying its campaign to take the strategic port city of Mariupol.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/12/2022 11:00:37 AM
A spokesman for Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has denied using chemical weapons to uproot Ukrainian troops in the port city of Mariupol.

World - Region
4/12/2022 8:39:11 AM
Corpses are now ``carpeted through the streets'' of Mariupol after Russian troops killed more than 10,000 civilians over the past six weeks in their unsuccessful fight to capture the strategic southern port, the mayor said, while Western powers warned a convoy was on the move for a suspected Russian assault in Ukraine's east.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/11/2022 9:09:57 PM
The mayor of the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol said Monday that more than 10,000 civilians have died in the Russian siege of his city and that the death toll could surpass 20,000, with corpses that were ``carpeted through the streets.''

Arts & Culture - Film
4/3/2022 1:54:49 PM
Lithuania's president says Mantas Kvedaravicius, a prominent film director in the Baltic country, has been killed in Ukraine, reportedly in the besieged port city of Mariupol where he was working on a documentary.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/30/2022 10:49:16 PM
The Russian defense ministry announced a ceasefire starting Thursday morning in Ukraine's besieged port city of Mariupol to allow civilians to be evacuated.

Egypt - Politics
3/25/2022 8:18:41 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met on Friday with Jordan's King Abdullah II, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, and Iraq's Prime Minister Moustafa Al-Kadhimi in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba, Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady stated.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/25/2022 12:03:30 PM
Ukrainian officials in the strategic port city of Mariupol said Friday they feared 300 people could have died in last week's Russian strike on a theatre where hundreds were sheltering.

World - Region
3/24/2022 9:13:28 PM
A car bomb that rocked Yemen's southern port city of Aden this week and killed a major general also took the life of his son, a junior military officer, and three guards, a media spokesman said Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/24/2022 11:07:28 AM
Ukraine's navy on Thursday reported destroying Russia's large landing ship, Orsk, near the port city of Berdyansk.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/22/2022 8:44:39 PM
Russian ships in the Sea of Azov have been shelling Mariupol from offshore over the last 24 hours, a senior US defense official said Tuesday.

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