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Russia Accidentally Bombs Own Village

Russia said it had accidentally bombed a village in its southern Voronezh region near Ukraine on Tuesday but stressed there were no casualties. The accident occurred the same day as Russia hit Ukraine with a large-scale missile attack. It is not the first such incident during Moscow’s almost two-year-long Ukraine offensive. “On January 2, 2024, […]Continue Reading

Shettima in Rome for Russia Summits

Vice President, Kashim Shettima has departed Abuja to represent President Bola Tinubu at two major international summits in Rome, Italy, and St Petersburg, Russia. Shettima, who left the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 3 pm Sunday, will join other global leaders for the first Stocktaking Moment Summit, with the theme, “Transforming Food Systems […]Continue Reading

Russia Air strike Kills 9 in Syria

The UN has expressed deep concern about an escalation of hostilities in north-western Syria after at least 11 people were reportedly killed in Russian air strikes on rebel held Idlib province. Nine were killed when warplanes dropped bombs next to a market outside Jisr al-Shughour on Sunday, rescuers said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]Continue Reading

Ukraine Launches Attacks on Russian Forces

Ukraine’s military has launched attacks on occupying Russian forces in the key southern Zaporizhzhia region, Russian officials and military bloggers say. Reports say Ukrainian troops – backed by tanks, artillery and drones – are trying to advance south of the town of Orikhiv for the second night running. A senior Ukrainian defence official said the […]Continue Reading

Russia Conducts Pre-Dawn Attack On Ukraine

Russia has launched a series of missile and artillery attacks on Ukraine, the second pre-dawn attack in three days. One person died in the Kherson region and 25 people – including three children – were injured in Dnipropetrovsk. Ukraine’s armed forces said 15 of 18 missiles fired were intercepted by the country’s air defence. One […]Continue Reading

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, “Affront” to Collective Conscience – António Guterres

UN head António Guterres has condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as an “affront” to the world’s collective conscience at a meeting of the General Assembly nearly one year on. The meeting was debating a motion backed by Ukraine and its allies demanding Russia pull out immediately and unconditionally. Ukraine hopes that by supporting the motion Continue Reading