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Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

KYIV/POKROVSK, June 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s special forces remained in Sievierodonetsk directing artillery fire at Russian-backed troops, an aide to Ukraine’s president said, after the city suffered a major setback for Kyiv in its fight to maintain control of the city. east of the country. Ukrainian shelling on Saturday forced Russian troops to suspend the …

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Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID

Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID

People wearing masks walk on a street in Beijing’s central business district (CBD) during the morning rush hour, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in China December 8, 2020. REUTERS /Tingshu Wang/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 25 (Reuters) – Beijing said on Saturday it …

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Russian missiles strike across Ukraine, says Kyiv

Russian missiles strike across Ukraine, says Kyiv

Ukraine says Russia launches widespread bombing Bombings hit a chemical plant where civilians were trapped Ukrainian forces withdraw from Sievierodonetsk Dozens of missiles hit Ukrainian military bases Kyiv, June 25 (Reuters) – Russian missiles rained down on Ukraine on Saturday, hitting military installations in the west and north, as well as a southern city, in …

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Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

Explainer: Can abortion pills overcome U.S. state bans?

June 24 (Reuters) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling stripping away the national right to abortion that it had recognized nearly 50 years ago in its landmark Roe v. Wade, the demand for abortion pills, which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, is likely to increase. However, medical abortion won’t necessarily …

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Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

KABUL, June 24 (Reuters) – Afghanistan lacks medical supplies to treat those injured in an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people this week, a senior official said, as an aftershock on Friday killed five more. Authorities earlier ended a search in the remote mountains of the southeast for survivors of the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that …

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Two dead, 14 wounded in Norway nightclub shooting, police say

Two dead, 14 wounded in Norway nightclub shooting, police say

OSLO, June 25 (Reuters) – Two people were killed and 14 injured in a shooting at a nightclub and nearby streets in Norway’s capital Oslo on Saturday, Norwegian police said. A suspect believed to be the sole perpetrator was detained, police told reporters. The crime scene stretched from the London Pub through a neighboring club …

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Morocco says 18 migrants died during mass crossing into Spanish enclave

MADRID, June 24 (Reuters) – Morocco said 18 migrants were killed on Friday trying to cross into the Spanish enclave of Melilla in North Africa, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border agents that also left dozens injured. Some 2,000 migrants stormed a high fence that isolates the enclave. This sparked clashes with …

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Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Commonwealth leaders meet for Kigali summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Rwanda’s Kagame talks about “reinventing” the Commonwealth Members vote to keep Patricia Scotland as a second generation KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep regret over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday, acknowledging the …

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EU plans for life without Russian gas amid inflation spike

EU plans for life without Russian gas amid inflation spike

‘The notion of cheap energy is gone,’ says Latvian PM Inflation in the euro zone has skyrocketed to record highs Germany warns some industries may have to close this winter BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – EU leaders warned on Friday that “cheap energy is over” and agreed to boost preparations for further Russian gas cuts, …

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Exclusive: After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

Exclusive: After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) – The head of Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) has pressed the Japanese government to make it clear that it supports hybrid vehicles as much as battery-electric ones or it will lose support from the auto industry, a report said. senior legislator at a meeting of the ruling party. The lobbying by …

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