German ministers have indicated that people fleeing Russia could apply for asylum in Germany after President Vladimir Putin ordered what he called a "partial military mobilization."
Ukraine launched a major counter-offensive in the Kharkiv region on September 6. This operation surprised Russia and led to the withdrawal of Russian soldiers from several strategic cities in eastern Ukraine, such as Izium. Our reporters Gulliver Cragg and Gwendoline Debono met with Ukrainian soldiers who took part in the counter-offensive and spoke to two of the operational commanders.
Olawale Abdulmajeed, a 32-year-old Nigerian medical student, fled Ukraine after the Russian invasion. His escape took him from Dnipro, Ukraine, all the way to Dordrecht in the Netherlands. With the sound of exploding bombs still in his ears, he is now trying to make a new life. But how did he experience the whole escape? And what difficulties is he facing now? Olawale tells his story.
A UN commission has reported evidence of executions, torture and sexual violence in four areas formerly under Russian occupation. Some of the victims included children.
In the week when Russian President Vladimir Putin launched referendums in Russian-held parts of Ukraine and made a thinly veiled threat to use nuclear weapons against the West, Talking Europe speaks to the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell.
Surprise prisoner swap 'a moment of joy' in Ukraine: Emma Chaze reports
Russia and Ukraine exchanged hundreds of prisoners of war after a prisoner exchange was brokered by Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Among them were fighters from the Azovstal plant.
The international community has condemned Russian plans to call up an extra 300,000 reservists to fight in Ukraine. Western leaders say the call-up is in response to Russian losses on the battlefield. The move has raised fears of an escalation of the war.
US President Joe Biden accused Russia of violating the core tenets of membership of the UN by starting an "unprovoked war" Ukraine. He also warned Moscow about "irresponsible" threats to use nuclear weapons.
Day One of the UN General Assembly was marked by a grim assessment of the state of the world by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. And Germany joined other nations in blasting permanent Security Council member Russia over its war in Ukraine.
The city was recently retaken by Ukraine from Russian forces. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said more information would be given on Friday.
We look at press coverage of Ukraine's gains in a counter-offensive in the north and east of the country. While some editorials argue that this is a game-changer for the future of the war, others warn Vladimir Putin is unlikely to acknowledge any losses and could even resort to more agressive actions in response. We also look at analysis on the rise of the far right in Sweden and finish with good news for the future of cancer screenings.