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A former commander of Russia’s notorious mercenary Wagner Group who is seeking asylum in Norway has apologised for fighting in Ukraine. Andrei Medvedev said he wanted to speak out about his experiences in the war – and within the private group owned by millionaire Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin –
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Arriving in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, the sheer scale of the poverty takes your breath away. The streets are teeming with people but everywhere is shrouded in acrid smoke from piles of burning rubbish. From the hills above Port-au-Prince, the city at times disappears in a fog of polluted air. Wherever you walk people ask for
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President Biden has said the US will not give Ukraine any F-16 fighter jets. It comes after Ukrainian officials stepped up calls for allies to donate advanced warplanes so they can control their airspace. They are currently using old Soviet-era jets. Mr Biden responded “no” when asked by a reporter if he would send F-16s
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40 people have died after a bus fell into a ravine in Balochistan in Pakistan, local media reported. The incident took place at Lasbela, a mountainous region in the south of the country. The bus was carrying 44 passengers. Lasbela Assistant Commissioner, Hamza Anjum Nadeem, said the bodies of 40 people, including women and children,
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