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War in Ukraine: Latest developments

War in Ukraine: Latest developments

KYIV, Ukraine: Here are the latest developments in the war in Ukraine:

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Chinese province of nearly 100 million to Covid test every two days

Chinese province of nearly 100 million to Covid test every two days

BEIJING: The Chinese province of Henan has ordered its nearly 100 million people to take a Covid test every two days, an unprecedented step as the country grapples with an Omicron-fuelled surge.

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War crimes verdict looms as Russian offensive intensifies

KYIV, Ukraine: With a verdict due Monday in the conflict’s first war crimes trial, Moscow's offensive in eastern Ukraine is only intensifying, with the city of Severodonetsk under "round-the-clock" bombardment as Russian troops attempt its encirclement.

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War crimes verdict looms as Russian offensive intensifies
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Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

KABUL: Women television presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being forced by Taliban authorities to cover their faces on air.

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Thai, Japanese animation rooted in nationalism

Despite similarities in attachment to religious faith and openness to foreign influence, Thai and Japanese animation for teens feature contrasting protagonists and therefore reflect different kinds of nationalism, students of children's literature found.

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It's gonna be all right, Taylor Swift tells NYU graduates

Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University on Wednesday and told graduates that everything would be all right, echoing the sentiments of her hit single Shake It Off.

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Philippines' Marcos says he discussed defence deal with US envoy

MANILA: Philippines president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Monday he discussed the extension of a joint military agreement with an envoy of defence ally the United States, after meetings with senior diplomats of four countries.

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Philippines' Marcos says he discussed defence deal with US envoy
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War in Ukraine: Latest developments

KYIV, Ukraine: Here are the latest developments in the war in Ukraine:

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War in Ukraine: Latest developments
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Hong Kong cardinal's arrest spotlights secretive Vatican-China deal

The arrest of a 90-year-old cardinal under Hong Kong's national security law has shocked the city's Catholic community as the Vatican seeks to renew a secretive deal with Beijing.

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Hong Kong cardinal's arrest spotlights secretive Vatican-China deal
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Indonesia summons Britain's envoy after furore over rainbow flag

JAKARTA: Indonesia summoned Britain's ambassador on Monday to explain the raising of a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) flag at its embassy, and urged foreign missions to respect local "sensitivities" following a backlash among conservatives.

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Indonesia summons Britain's envoy after furore over rainbow flag
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Iran will 'avenge' killing of Guards colonel: president

TEHRAN: Iran will avenge the killing of a Revolutionary Guards colonel who was shot dead in Tehran, President Ebrahim Raisi warned on Monday.

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Iran will 'avenge' killing of Guards colonel: president
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Chinese province of nearly 100 million to Covid test every two days

BEIJING: The Chinese province of Henan has ordered its nearly 100 million people to take a Covid test every two days, an unprecedented step as the country grapples with an Omicron-fuelled surge.

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Chinese province of nearly 100 million to Covid test every two days
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War crimes verdict looms as Russian offensive intensifies

KYIV, Ukraine: With a verdict due Monday in the conflict’s first war crimes trial, Moscow's offensive in eastern Ukraine is only intensifying, with the city of Severodonetsk under "round-the-clock" bombardment as Russian troops attempt its encirclement.

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War crimes verdict looms as Russian offensive intensifies
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UN human rights chief begins contentious China visit

BEIJING: The UN human rights chief began a six-day trip to China on Monday that will include the remote Xinjiang region, stirring fears over access and the propaganda value the visit offers to the Chinese Communist Party.

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UN human rights chief begins contentious China visit
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Fears grow that Russian blockade may unleash famine

ODESSA, Ukraine: Staring out over Ukraine's seemingly endless wheat fields near Odessa, Dmitriy Matulyak has a difficult time imagining that so many people may starve soon as another bountiful harvest nears.

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Fears grow that Russian blockade may unleash famine
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Ukraine rules out concessions as Russia steps up attacks

KYIV: Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or any territorial concessions to Russia, and Poland's president said any loss of Ukrainian territory would be a "huge blow" to the entire West as he warned against appeasing Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Ukraine rules out concessions as Russia steps up attacks
MOST RECENT LIFE

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

KABUL: Women television presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being forced by Taliban authorities to cover their faces on air.

00:45 2

Thai, Japanese animation rooted in nationalism

Despite similarities in attachment to religious faith and openness to foreign influence, Thai and Japanese animation for teens feature contrasting protagonists and therefore reflect different kinds of nationalism, students of children's literature found.

20 May 2022 7

It's gonna be all right, Taylor Swift tells NYU graduates

Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University on Wednesday and told graduates that everything would be all right, echoing the sentiments of her hit single Shake It Off.

20 May 2022 2