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Russian Military Vessel Sunk by Ukrainian Artillery

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has claimed to have sunk a Russian warship on the Dnipro River on Tuesday by artillery fire. If confirmed, it would be the most recent Russian military vessel to be lost in the conflict and could be another setback for the Kremlin as it seeks to reverse its fortunes on the battlefield. Russian Army and …

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Russia suffers deadliest day of war so far after Ukraine strike ‘kills over four hundred troops in a barrack

RUSSIA has suffered its deadliest day of the war so far after Ukraine launched a massive strike during Putin’s New Year’s Eve speech. Exactly how many soldiers died is disputed by the two sides: Ukraine claims as many as 400 Russians were killed, while Russia’s defence ministry said 63. Ukrainian forces fired six rockets from a HIMARS launch system and two of …

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Former Pope Benedict XVI, the first to resign in centuries, dies aged 95

Former pope Benedict XVI, who became the first pontiff to resign in some 600 years, has died aged 95. Pope Francis, who replaced him as head of the Catholic Church, had asked the faithful to pray for him at the end of his general audience on Wednesday morning. The Vatican said Benedict’s body will lie in state in St Peter’s Basilica from …

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Former U.S President Donald Trump’s tax returns released: What we know

Former President Donald Trump’s tax returns have been released, ending a bitter six-year long battle to gain greater insights into his finances. Ever since his entry into politics, critics have been keen to get Mr Trump – whose foundational pitch to voters had been that his money kept him immune to the special interests and bribes that make politicians dirty …

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US announces strict Covid rules on travel after surge in infections in China

The US has announced new Covid-19 testing requirements for all travellers from China, joining other nations imposing restrictions due to a surge of infections in the country. The rise in cases across China follows the rollback of its strict “zero Covid” policies, which kept infection rates low but fuelled public frustration and crushed economic growth. Beginning January 5, all travellers to the US from …

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Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy to overthrow Joe Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential win, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. A Washington, D.C., jury found Rhodes guilty of sedition after three days of deliberations in the the nearly …

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