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Ukraine confirms withdrawal of its forces from Lysychansk

KYIV: Ukrainian forces have been forced to withdraw from the eastern city of Lysychansk, Kyiv’s last stronghold in the Luhansk region, Ukraine’s military command said…

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Shelling hits eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk, ‘many killed’: Mayor

A woman cleans debris in front of damaged residential building in Sloviansk, Ukraine (AFP, file photo) KYIV: The eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk was hit…

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Ukraine hits Russian base in occupied Melitopol, exiled mayor says

KYIV: Ukrainian forces hit a Russian base with over 30 strikes in the Russian-occupied southern city of Melitopol on Sunday, the city’s exiled Ukrainian mayor…

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At least three killed in blasts in Russia’s Belgorod near Ukraine border: Local governor

BELGOROD: At least three people were killed and dozens of residential buildings damaged in Russia’s Belgorod on Sunday, the local governor said, after earlier reports…

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Russia’s messages with missiles tell West to back off

KYIV: The latest in a litany of horrors in Ukraine came this week as Russian firepower rained down on civilians in a busy shopping mall…

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With hospitalizations up, France weighs return to masks

NICE: Tourism is booming again in France – and so is Covid-19. French officials have “invited” or “recommended” people to go back to using face…

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Greece gets European assistance in fighting wildfires

ATHENS: The first of the more than 200 firefighters from six European countries that will help their Greek colleagues in fighting wildfires have arrived in…

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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy accuses Russia of ‘terror’ as missiles rain down

KYIV: Missiles rained down on Ukraine killing many civilians and wounding dozens in built up areas as the weekend began, prompting President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to…

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Top Russian general inspects troops involved in Ukraine operation: Defence Ministry

MOSCOW: Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Valery Gerasimov, has inspected divisions of Russian troops involved in Moscow’s “special military operation”…

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Moroccan and Briton appeal death sentences in separatist-controlled east Ukraine

A Moroccan and a British fighter sentenced to death by a Russian-backed separatist court in east Ukraine for fighting for Ukrainian forces have appealed against…

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