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  • Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 577 of the invasion 09/23/2023
    Canada pledges an extra C$650m in military aid during Zelenskiy visit; Ukrainian airstrike on Crimea hits Russia’s Black Sea navy headquarters See all our Ukraine coverageUkraine’s military said its forces had “successfully” struck the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea navy in the Crimean port of Sevastopol on Friday. Russia’s defence ministry said that one military […]
  • Giorgio Napolitano, ex-communist who became president of Italy, dies aged 98 09/22/2023
    Party reformer was first former communist to become president and first person re-elected to postGiorgio Napolitano, the first former communist to rise to Italy’s presidency and the first person to be elected twice to the post, has died aged 98.A statement issued on Friday night by the presidential palace confirmed Italian news reports of the […]
  • What happened in the Russia-Ukraine war this week? Catch up with the must-read news and analysis 09/22/2023
    The US announces additional funding for Ukraine as Zelenskiy faces difficult reception in Washington; Children illegally taken from Ukraine arrive in BelarusEvery week we wrap up the must-reads from our coverage of the war in Ukraine, from news and features to analysis, visual guides and opinion. Continue reading...
  • Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 576 of the invasion 09/22/2023
    Zelenskiy speaks to Canadian parliament after Justin Trudeau announces training for F-16 fighter pilotsUkrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivered an impassioned speech at the Canadian parliament on Friday in which he thanked Canada’s military support to Ukraine, as well as hailed the historic and communal ties between the two countries. “You’re always on the bright side […]
  • Russia-Ukraine war: Zelenskiy says ‘Moscow must lose once and for all’ as Trudeau commits fighter jet training – as it happened 09/22/2023
    This live blog is now closed. For our latest reporting on the Ukraine war, you can read our latest report:Zelenskiy urges Canada to stay with Ukraine as he speaks to parliamentWhat we know on day 576 of the invasionUkraine’s infrastructure minister confirmed on Friday the departure of the second cargo vessel with grain from Ukraine’s […]
  • Zelenskiy urges Canada to stay with Ukraine as he speaks to parliament 09/22/2023
    Ukrainian president thanks Canada for financial support and says ‘stay with us to our victory’Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged Canada to stay with Ukraine to victory when he went to the Canadian parliament seeking to bolster support from western allies for Ukraine’s war against the Russian invasion.“Moscow must lose once and for all. And it will lose,” […]
  • Migrants dying at sea ‘not just numbers’, says pope in Marseille – video 09/22/2023
    Pope Francis arrived in Marseille on Friday promising a message of tolerance on migration, amid a bitter row over Europe’s approach to asylum seekers. The two-day visit, focused on Mediterranean crossings, comes at a time of heated debate in Europe over how to share responsibility for people arriving on boats from north Africa. ‘We should […]
  • Dividing lines: where do Sunak and Starmer stand on key UK issues? 09/22/2023
    Party leaders start to reveal clearer positions on policy areas ranging from net zero to transgender rightsUK politics live – latest updatesRishi Sunak and Keir Starmer have faced off against each other for the past 11 months as leaders of their parties, but the time has been marked by frustration within their own ranks that […]
  • Scandal grows over children’s spinal surgery in Ireland 09/22/2023
    After focus on work of one Dublin surgeon, expert report sparks wider review of paediatric orthopaedicsPaediatricians and health executives in Dublin were aware that a leading children’s hospital in the city was using “unauthorised, uncertified” medical implants in surgery, a top health official has said.Ireland is facing a growing scandal over paediatric spinal surgery. An […]
  • Pope Francis decries ‘fanaticism of indifference’ over migration 09/22/2023
    Pontiff says rescuing those making Mediterranean crossings is a ‘duty of humanity’ on first visit by a pope to Marseille in 500 years Pope Francis has decried what he called the “fanaticism of indifference” as people risked their lives on dangerous journeys by boat from north Africa to Europe, amid growing political debate over migration.Opening […]