March 28, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Negotiators from Russia and Ukraine are expected to hold ceasefire talks in Istanbul on Tuesday. In an interview with Russian journalists, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskky indicated that his government is prepared to discuss a new security framework, replacing Ukraine’s bid for NATO membership.
2.South Korea’s President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol has stressed the need for Japan, the United States and his country to strengthen cooperation to deal with North Korea’s nuclear and missile development.
3.The Japanese film “Drive My Car” has picked up the Oscar for best international feature film. The Hamaguchi Ryusuke-directed film is based on a short story by author Murakami Haruki. It’s about a stage director grappling with the death of his wife and his interaction with a woman assigned to be his driver.