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Russia plays up China’s support as it retreats in Ukraine
World

Russia plays up China’s support as it retreats in Ukraine

As Russian forces suffer a string of stunning defeats in Ukraine, Moscow is playing up Beijing’s support for its invasion ahead of…
“The world is at a turning point”: German Chancellor addresses impact of war in Ukraine
World

“The world is at a turning point”: German Chancellor addresses impact of war in Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has warned that Europe and the international community are at a critical point, and said the…
Nearly 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered at Azovstal, says Russian defense minister
World

Nearly 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered at Azovstal, says Russian defense minister

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has said that almost 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered at the Azovstal plant in Mariupol. In remarks…
UK says a quarter of Russian battalion groups that invaded Ukraine are likely “ineffective”
World

UK says a quarter of Russian battalion groups that invaded Ukraine are likely “ineffective”

A quarter of the Russian battalion groups that invaded Ukraine have likely now been rendered “ineffective,” according to the UK’s…
Russia sends warplanes to Syria for huge naval drills in Med
Middle East

Russia sends warplanes to Syria for huge naval drills in Med

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Tuesday deployed long-range nuclear-capable bombers and fighter jets carrying state-of-the-art hypersonic missiles to…
Women recall the ‘hell’ of Soviet war in Afghanistan
Middle East

Women recall the ‘hell’ of Soviet war in Afghanistan

MOSCOW (AP) — Sitting in her living room, 65-year-old Tatyana Rybalchenko goes through a stack of black-and-white photos from more…
UK court blocks ex-general’s bid to prosecute Blair
Middle East

UK court blocks ex-general’s bid to prosecute Blair

Britain’s High Court has blocked a bid by an Iraqi ex-general to prosecute former Prime Minister Tony Blair for invading…
Police arrest 22 suspects in downtown hotel attack
Egypt

Police arrest 22 suspects in downtown hotel attack

Security forces said they arrested 22 people on Wednesday who were suspected of storming the InterContinental Semiramis hotel in Cairo…
Lessons from Iraq
Opinion

Lessons from Iraq

It is almost 10 years since the fall of the authoritarian regime of Saddam Hussein and his Baath Party. What…
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