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UN chief Guterres slams Russia strikes on Ukraine as ‘unacceptable escalation’

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned Russia for launching a barrage of fatal bombardments across Ukraine, describing it as an “unacceptable escalation of the war,” his spokesman said. “The Secretary-General is deeply shocked by today’s large-scale missile attacks by the armed forces of the Russian Federation on cities across …

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Ethiopia air strike on Tigray kills 6: Sources

Ethiopia’s military on Thursday carried out an airstrike on the capital of the war-torn Tigray region that a hospital official and rebel sources said killed six people and injured 21 others. The government said the strike, the latest in a campaign of air bombardments, hit a factory in Mekele used …

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UN chief calls on Taliban to halt offensive against Afghan govt. forces

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on Taliban to “immediately halt” their military campaign against government troops and return to the negotiating table in good faith “in the interest of Afghanistan, and its people.” The Taliban group significantly increased their attacks to seize more territories from government forces after the withdrawal of …

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Over 140 Palestinians injured as Israeli forces use rubber bullets and tear gas to break up West Bank protest (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Scores of Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank town of Beita, medics said. Protests there have been ongoing for several months since Israel installed an outpost settlement in the area. At least 146 Palestinians were “injured by live and rubber bullets and tear …

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