Rebecca Adams

Ukraine’s top commander says Russia aims to capture Chasiv Yar by May 9

Ukraine’s top commander says Russia aims to capture Chasiv Yar by May 9 A Ukrainian CV-90 infantry fighting vehicle is driven, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, near the frontline town of Chasiv Yar in Donetsk region, Ukraine March 5, 2024. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights Summary Fighting getting harder on eastern front, Zelenskiy says Chasiv…

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British PM Sunak’s Rwanda scheme set to pass parliament but challenges await

British PM Sunak’s Rwanda scheme set to pass parliament but challenges await British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak records a statement on the Iranian attacks on Israel overnight, inside 10 Downing Street in central London, Britain, April 14, 2024. BENJAMIN CREMEL/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights, opens new tab LONDON, April 15 (Reuters) – The British…

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Myanmar rebels say they have repelled junta push to take back border town

Myanmar rebels say they have repelled junta push to take back border town [1/3]Padoh Saw Taw Nee, the spokesman for the Karen National Union (KNU), speaks during an interview with Reuters, in Mae Sot, Tak Province, Thailand, April 14, 2024. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Purchase Licensing Rights MAE SOT, Thailand, April 15 (Reuters) – A resistance group fighting…

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Exclusive: Russia and China trade new copper disguised as scrap to skirt taxes, sanctions

Exclusive: Russia and China trade new copper disguised as scrap to skirt taxes, sanctions Trucks carrying copper and other goods are seen waiting to enter an area of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in Shanghai September 24, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights Summary        Companies Trade based on disguised scrap began in…

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Manipur’s BJP CM inflamed conflict: Assam Rifles report on India violence

Manipur’s BJP CM inflamed conflict: Assam Rifles report on India violence Manipur’s BJP CM inflamed conflict: It also points to the role of armed groups from the Meitei and Kuki-Zo communities in the prolonged violence in northeastern India. Houses vandalised and burned in Torbung Bangla, the village where the violence started in Manipur, India, 11…

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How an EU-funded security force helped Senegal crush democracy protests

An elite EU-trained Senegalese police unit was meant to tackle cross-border crime. Instead it was used to quash a popular movement, an Al Jazeera investigation has found. Dakar, Senegal / Madrid, Spain – The Senegalese government deployed a special counterterrorism unit, created, equipped, and trained with funding from the European Union, to violently suppress recent pro-democracy…

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