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Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead in West Bank |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead in West Bank | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian health ministry. She was hit by a live bullet on Wednesday while covering Israeli raids in the city of Jenin and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, according to the ministry and Al …

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Sri Lanka protesters burn politicians' homes as country plunges further into chaos

Sri Lanka protesters burn politicians’ homes as country plunges further into chaos

Police in the island nation said Tuesday in addition to the destroyed homes, 75 have been damaged, as angry Sri Lankans continue to defy a nation-wide curfew to protest against what they say is the government’s mishandling of the country’s worst economic crisis since 1948. The Ministry of Defense on Tuesday ordered troops to shoot …

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Mexico's President threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites every country

Mexico’s President threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites every country

Mexico City CNN — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador threatened to boycott next month’s Summit of Americas, saying Tuesday that his participation will not be confirmed unless host country United States invites Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. “Participation in the Los Angeles Summit has not yet been resolved because we are proposing that no one …

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Putin could use nuclear weapon if he felt war being lost – US intelligence chief | Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin could view the prospect of defeat in Ukraine as an existential threat to his regime, potentially triggering his resort to using a nuclear weapon, the top US intelligence official has warned. The warning on Tuesday came in an assessment from intelligence chiefs briefing the Senate on worldwide threats. The prediction for Ukraine was …

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Ukraine to halt key Russian gas transit to Europe, blames Moscow

Ukraine to halt key Russian gas transit to Europe, blames Moscow

Gas pipelines are pictured at the Atamanskaya compressor station, facility of Gazprom’s Power Of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in Amur region, Russia November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV/LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow …

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Donors fall well short of UN target for Syria aid

Donors fall well short of UN target for Syria aid

BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors on Tuesday pledged $6.7 billion to help Syrians and neighboring countries hosting refugees but fell well short of a UN target for assistance to millions of people from conflict-torn Syria who rely on aid to survive. European Union Neighborhood Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi acknowledged that the war in Ukraine and the …

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Russia-Ukraine War Live Updates: Biden Signs Lend-Lease Act and More

Russia-Ukraine War Live Updates: Biden Signs Lend-Lease Act and More

In a workshop in western Ukraine, a technician adjusted a metal bracket that had been attached to a racing drone so that it could carry a grenade, turning an aircraft sold in hobby stores into a lethal weapon. Standing nearby were two American entrepreneurs, who had arrived at the workshop bearing gifts of a dozen …

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Exclusive: Tesla halts most output at Shanghai plant, April sales dive

Exclusive: Tesla halts most output at Shanghai plant, April sales dive

Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at the carmaker’s factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Plant to produce fewer than 200 cars on Tuesday – memo Plant halted work due to supplies issues – sources China’s COVID policies …

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Odesa under further missile attacks on Monday.

Odesa under further missile attacks

People remove the statue of Ukrainian philosopher Hryhoriy Skovoroda from the destroyed Hryhoriy Skovoroda Literary Memorial Museum in Skovorodynivka, Ukraine, on May 7. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters) Last Friday, the historic home of Ukraine’s treasured poet and philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda was destroyed by a Russian artillery strike, along with a museum of his work. Skovoroda’s home was …

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Two slain in Mexico are the latest in unrelenting slaughter of journalists | Mexico City

The unrelenting slaughter of Mexican journalists has continued after two more newspeople were gunned down by unidentified assassins – taking the 2022 death toll to 11 in what is the deadliest country for media professionals outside a warzone. Yesenia Mollinedo Falconi and Sheila Johana García Olivera were murdered in the town of Cosoleacaque, about 350 …

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