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Russia Launches New Missile Strikes On Ukraine, At Least 2 Killed

Ukraine said Russia had destroyed homes in the south and knocked out power in the north in a new round of missile attacks on Monday as the West tried to limit Moscow's ability to finance its invasion...

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To Deter "Boy Racers", This Country Says Will Auction Off Seized Cars

Drivers in Austria guilty of extreme speeding will have their cars seized and auctioned off, the government said on Monday, seeking to deter "boy racers" by threatening to take away their prize...

Ukraine says it has shot down 60 of over 70 missiles launched after explosions at two Russian airbases – as it happened

No reports of missile impacts in Kyiv but two killed in Zaporizhzhia and Odesa hit hard after Russian strike follows blasts at Russian airfields. This blog is now closedAt a glance: what we know on day 285 of the invasionThe Chinese foreign ministry has said it will continue energy cooperation with Russia after the G7, EU and Australia imposed a price cap on Russian oil exports. China, which said it would continue on the basis if respect and mutual benefit, has increased its purchases of Russia’s Urals oil blends this year, reports Reuters, citing Russia’s RIA news agency.I am more responsible than I am brave … I just hate to let people down.I just want to catch a carp in the Dnipro River. Continue reading...

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Nigeria frees student arrested after tweet about first lady Aisha Buhari

Aminu Adamu’s detention had sparked widespread outrage before Aisha Buhari withdrew complaintNigeria has freed a student charged with “criminal defamation” over a tweet he posted about the physical appearance of the country’s first lady.Aminu Adamu was arrested at his university in northern Jigawa state on 18 November after Aisha Buhari filed a complaint and then remanded into custody until January. Continue reading...

Is this the end for Iran's morality police?

An Iranian official's comment signaling that the country's notorious morality police had been shut down has raised more questions than answers.