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Russia-Ukraine Conflict Proxy war in Ukraine raises concerns of global food insecurity, underlines need for talks 

While Ukraine refuses to engage in talks, Russian forces scored a major victory in Donbass following the surrender of hundreds of Ukrainian forces in Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant earlier this week

Sanaa airport Yemen First commercial flight in last six years takes off from Yemen’s Sanaa airport 

The implementation of one of the crucial elements of the UN-sponsored ceasefire agreement was widely welcomed by peace activists and is expected to boost the possibility of a lasting peace in Yemen

US federal probe shows abuse, deaths in Indigenous boarding schools and other stories

Today we look at the US federal inquiry into Indigenous boarding schools, the murder of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and more

Shireen Abu Akleh killing Israel forced to withdraw claim that journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Palestinian fighters 

Journalists, media groups, and human right organizations from across the world are demanding accountability and justice for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and accusing Israel of attempting a whitewash investigation 

Yemen ceasefire Yemen ceasefire completes one month amid contradictory claims 

The Houthis have accused the Saudi Arabia-led coalition of disregarding the main provisions of the UN-sponsored ceasefire agreement by not lifting its blockade on the Sanaa airport and carrying out various forms of aggression

Report finds 193 million people faced acute food insecurity in 2021 and other stories

Today we look at the UN’s report on rising acute food insecurity, mass displacement amid violence and massacres in Darfur, and more

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Ukraine finally starts evacuation of civilians from Mariupol city 

In the past, Ukraine has denied several Russian proposals to conduct the evacuation through humanitarian corridors, leading Russia to accuse it of using civilians as human shield  

Israeli aggression in Syria At least four soldiers killed in Syria in deadliest Israeli airstrikes this year

Thursday’s strike was the ninth violation of Syrian airspace by Israel this year. Israel has carried out hundreds of such unprovoked strikes since the beginning of the war in Syria in 2011

Russia-Ukraine Conflict As Russian offensive in Ukraine enters third month, talks stalled 

Russia alleges that the US and NATO are pushing for the continuation of the war by supplying heavy weapons to Ukraine and pressuring its president to backtrack from the promises made during the talks earlier  

Colombian ex-military officers admit role in killing 120 civilians and other stories

Today we look at a public hearing in Colombia’s False Positives scandal, acute food insecurity and drought in the Horn of Africa, and more

President Xiomara Castro repeals neoliberal ZEDE Law in landmark step and other stories

Today we look at the repeal of the ZEDE law in Honduras, US threats against the China-Solomon Islands security pact, and more

Libya oil production Oil production disrupted in Libya following protests demanding transfer of power  

Prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has refused to step down despite the Libyan parliament electing Fathi Bashagha as his replacement

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