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Blasts rock Ukraine's Mykolaiv after Russian missiles kill 21 near Odesa

Blasts rock Ukraine’s Mykolaiv after Russian missiles kill 21 near Odesa

‘Stay in shelters!’ Mykolaiv mayor warns residents 21 killed when missiles hit southern coast near Odesa on Friday Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says sites deliberately targeted by Russia Moscow denies targeting civilians SERHIIVKA, Ukraine, July 2 (Reuters) – Powerful explosions rocked the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv early on Saturday, the mayor said, a day after authorities said …

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EXCLUSIVE Chances for Iran nuclear deal worse after Doha talks -US official

EXCLUSIVE Chances for Iran nuclear deal worse after Doha talks -US official

Iran and US flags are seen printed on paper in this illustration taken January 27, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) – The chances of reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are worse after indirect US-Iranian talks in Doha that ended without progress, a …

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Russian envoy to Bulgaria to ask Moscow to shut embassy after mass expulsions

Russian envoy to Bulgaria to ask Moscow to shut embassy after mass expulsions

Russian ambassador to Bulgaria Eleonora Mitrofanova attends celebrations of Victory Day, in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Spasiyana Sergieva Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, July 1 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambassador to Bulgaria said on Friday she would ask Moscow to close its embassy in the Balkan country after her appeal …

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Exclusive: Europe ready for Baltics emergency switch-off from Russian grid

Exclusive: Europe ready for Baltics emergency switch-off from Russian grid

A full moon is seen rising through electric poles near Virbalis, Lithuania February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS/WARSAW, June 30 (Reuters) – European grid operators are ready to immediately implement a long-term plan to bring the Baltic states, which rely on the Russian grid, into the …

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How an 'inflammatory' Facebook post led to a killing and sectarian tension in India

How an ‘inflammatory’ Facebook post led to a killing and sectarian tension in India

Two sons of Kanhaiyalal Teli, a Hindu tailor, who was killed by two suspected Muslims after they videoed themselves slaying him, carry a portrait of their father after a prayer meeting in Udaipur in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, India, June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Amit Dave Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UDAIPUR, …

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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first Black woman on US Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first Black woman on US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) – Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in on Thursday as a US Supreme Court justice, making history as the first Black woman on the nation’s top judicial body while joining it at a time when its conservative majority has been flexing its muscles in major rulings. Jackson, 51, joins the liberal …

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Missile kills 14 near Odesa after Ukraine retakes Snake Island

Missile kills 14 near Odesa after Ukraine retakes Snake Island

Russia calls Snake Island exit a ‘gesture of goodwill’ Donbas situation more precarious for Ukraine Russian missile hit apartment building in port of Odesa KYIV, July 1 (Reuters) – Russian missiles struck a nine-story apartment building and a resort facility near Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odesa early on Friday, killing at least 17 people …

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North Korea blames 'alien things' near border with South for COVID outbreak

North Korea blames ‘alien things’ near border with South for COVID outbreak

People watch a TV broadcasting a news report on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in North Korea, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, July 1 (Reuters) – North Korea claimed on Friday that the country’s first COVID-19 …

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Suspected truck driver in Texas migrant deaths was on meth, lawmaker says

Suspected truck driver in Texas migrant deaths was on meth, lawmaker says

53 migrants died in US border smuggling attempt Suspected driver charged with human trafficking offense Driver had meth in his system, lawmaker and US official say SAN ANTONIO, June 30 (Reuters) – The suspected driver of a truck packed with dozens of migrants who died in blazing heat during a Texas smuggling attempt was allegedly …

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Hong Kong has 'risen from the ashes', China's Xi says on rare visit

Hong Kong has ‘risen from the ashes’, China’s Xi says on rare visit

China’s Xi arrives in Hong Kong via high-speed rail Will wear in city’s new leader and mark anniversary Britain and US say China failed to meet commitments Police warn against violence, disorder Tight security around train station HONG KONG, June 30 (Reuters) – Hong Kong has overcome its challenges and “risen from the ashes”, China’s …

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