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A ship loaded with grain has left the port of Odesa for the first time since the war began, the Ukrainian infrastructure minister has said. “The first grain ship since Russian aggression has left port,” Oleksandr Kubrakov wrote on Twitter. “Thanks to the support of all our partner countries & UN we were able to
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Spain has reported Europe’s first monkeypox-related death of the current outbreak – and the second outside of Africa. The country’s health ministry confirmed the death on Friday, but did not release further details about the person. Brazil reported the first monkeypox-related death outside the African continent in the current outbreak, earlier on Friday. In its
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North Korea is ready to mobilise its nuclear war deterrent “accurately and promptly”, leader Kim Jong Un has claimed. He said the country was ready for any potential military conflicts with the United States as well as South Korea, criticising it’s new president Yoon Suk-yeol for the first time and warning Seoul was pushing towards
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It’s been four months since Sasha Skochilenko, a 32-year-old artist from St Petersburg, printed off some supermarket price tags with scathing descriptions of her army’s actions in Ukraine and placed them on the shelves of a local supermarket. “She couldn’t stay silent,” says her partner Sonya Subbotino. “Sasha had friends in Kyiv. She taught children
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Russia has said it will withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS) after 2024 to focus on building its own orbital outpost. Yuri Borisov, who was appointed to lead the state-controlled space corporation Roscosmos earlier this month, said during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin that Russia would fulfil its obligations to other partners before
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