Meloni urges ‘pragmatic’ IMF approach to Tunisia bailout

Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has said the International Monetary Fund should take a "pragmatic" approach to a bailout for Tunisia, in comments to other G7 leadersin Japan.

The North African country reached a deal in principle with the IMF in October for nearly $2 billion to shore up its troubled economy, but discussions have since stalled.

Zelensky says Russian troops in Bakhmut but town 'not occupied'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday that Russian troops were in Bakhmut -- which Moscow claimed it captured a day earlier -- but insisted the east Ukrainian town was "not occupied".

"Today they (Russian troops) are in Bakhmut," Zelensky said at a press conference during the G7 summit in Hiroshima.

But he added: "Bakhmut is not occupied by Russia today."

Zelensky attends G7 as Ukraine wins access to F-16s

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky arrived in Hiroshima for talks with the G7 Saturday, after winning long-sought access to advanced US fighter jets and training for Kyiv's pilots.

Zelensky's surprise summit appearance - he had previously been expected to appear by video - came after he welcomed a "historic" White House decision to allow Ukraine to get F-16 jets.

Russia warns: Radioactive cloud is heading towards Europe

This was stated by the Secretary of the Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev at a meeting in the city of Syktyvkar in Russia.
He also said that an increase in radiation has already been recorded in Poland.
He also drew attention to the fact that US President Joseph Biden arrived in Hiroshima yesterday for the G7 summit.