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Ukraine-Russia War

Zelenskyy: West needs more courage in helping Ukraine fight

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused the West of lacking courage as his country fights to stave off Russia’s invading troops, making an exasperated plea for fighter jets and tanks to sustain a defense in a conflict that has ground into a war of attrition. Original article from AP by YURAS KARMANAU Speaking […]

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Finland makes massive shift towards NATO, majority now support joining

Support in Finland to join NATO has doubled since just one year ago, with a majority now voicing support for the first time since polling started in 1984. Original article by Peter Aitken at Yahoo! news. Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA has collected data twice each year for almost 40 years to track attitudes and values, which includes politics, […]

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Ukraine-Russia War

U.S.-Moscow ties close to rupture after Biden’s ‘war criminal’ remarks, Russia says

March 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Monday it had summoned U.S. Ambassador John Sullivan to tell him that President Joe Biden’s calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” had pushed bilateral ties to the brink of collapse. Biden said last week that Putin was a “war criminal” for sending tens of […]

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Russia is stockpiling corpses of Ukrainian soldiers to use in a ‘false flag’ attack on Chernobyl, Ukraine officials allege

Russia is “stockpiling” the corpses of Ukrainian soldiers to use in a “false flag” attack at Chernobyl, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense claimed. Original article by Alia Shoaib at businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing a “terrorist attack” at the nuclear power station and plans to blame Ukraine, the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine’s Ministry […]

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Africa

Fresh clashes in Sudan’s Darfur kill at least 19

At least 19 people have been killed in Sudan’s restive Darfur region, officials said Friday, in the latest violence between rival groups that has left dozens dead this week. Original article on yahoo.com Fresh clashes which broke out Thursday have seen armed groups battle in the rugged Jebel Moon mountains of West Darfur state, close […]

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Ukraine-Russia War

Russian forces regroup near Kyiv after setbacks

LVIV, Ukraine, March 11 (Reuters) – Russian forces bearing down on Kyiv are regrouping northwest of the Ukrainian capital, satellite pictures showed, in what Britain said could be preparation for an assault on the city within days. Ukraine accused Russian forces on Friday of bombing and shelling cities across the country, including hitting a psychiatric […]

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China

Analysis: Taiwan studies Ukraine war for own battle strategy with China

TAIPEI, March 9 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s military strategists have been studying Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the country’s resistance, for the island’s own battle strategy in the event its giant neighbour China ever makes good on its threat to take them by force. While Taiwan’s government has not reported any unusual activity by the military […]

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Ukraine-Russia War

Russian forces are using an armored train in Ukraine amid reports that their supply lines are strained and under attack.

Reports that #Russia has deployed armoured trains in Melitopol, #Ukraine. Ukraine had destroyed rail connections from Russia however Russia has an entire “Railway Troops”, almost 30,000 troops, to build and repair rail lines.#UkraineRussiaWar #UkraineRussia #RussiaUkraine pic.twitter.com/eXgyQQqCM1 — War Informed (@WarInformed) March 7, 2022 A Russian military armored train now appears to be taking an active part […]

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Syria

Syria says 2 dead in Israeli strikes near capital

Beirut (AFP) – Israeli missile strikes killed two civilians early Monday near the Syrian capital Damascus, state media said, although a war monitor said the victims were pro-Iran fighters. Original article on rfi.fr Israel carried out the strikes at around 5 am (0300 GMT), hitting positions south of the capital, Syria’s official SANA news agency said. […]

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Africa

Bomb kills two UN peacekeepers in Mali

A roadside bomb killed two UN peacekeepers in central Mali on Monday as the Malian army reported a deadly clash with jihadist insurgents and France said it had killed a rebel leader. Original article by AFP/yahoo news “This morning, a supply convoy… struck an improvised explosive device north of Mopti,” the spokesman for the UN’s […]