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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and blockade of its ports is having a direct impact on food crises around the world, say charities. The World Food Programme has highlighted the impact on Somalia in particular. Spokesperson Petroc Wilton told Sky News the war is making a terrible situation even worse. He said: “Food prices were already
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More than 50 people are feared dead after gunmen opened fire on worshippers at a Catholic church in Nigeria. The attackers targeted the St Francis Catholic Church in the town of Owo in the southwestern state of Ondo just as worshippers gathered on Pentecost Sunday, state politician Ogunmolasuyi Oluwole said. Authorities did not immediately release
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The war in Ukraine has entered its 100th day, as President Volodymyr Zelenskyy admits that Russia now controls about 20% of the country. Mr Zelenskyy was speaking to the parliament in Luxembourg when he said that the area controlled by Russia was larger than Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg combined, adding that “tens of thousands”
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Russian troops now control “around half” of the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk, an official has said, with British intelligence warning “gains are being held”. Ukrainian soldiers are fighting to retain control of the strategic city, but the evacuation of civilians is not currently possible, Oleksandr Stryuk, the head of the city’s administration, added. “The city
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