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Your Wednesday briefing: new explosions rock Crimea

Hello. We cover a major explosion at a Russian target in Crimea and a political scandal in Australia. And by repeatedly striking the territory, which Russia has held for the better part of a decade, Ukraine has issued a new challenge to President Vladimir Putin’s position in his country. He told his people that Crimea

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Your Tuesday Briefing – The New York Times

Inside Ukraine’s Brutal Detentions in Russia Hundreds of Ukrainian civilians, mostly men with military experience or of fighting age, missing since the start of the war in Ukraine in February. In some cases, they were detained by Russian troops or their proxies, held in basements, police stations and filter camps in Ukrainian areas controlled by

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Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

Division within the Republican Party As Republicans continued to defend Donald Trump after an unprecedented FBI raid of the former president’s Florida residence, deep cracks have grown visible in party support for law enforcement. While some Congressional Republicans attacked the FBI and other law enforcement agencies, others berated their colleagues and showed more restraint in

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Your Friday briefing: US to unseal Trump mandate

Hello. We cover the steps taken by the United States to lift the seal of the Mar-a-Lago search warrant, Russia’s preparation for possible show trials and Taiwan’s unflappable diplomacy. US to unseal Trump mandate Merrick Garland, the United States Attorney General, moved to unseal the mandate authorizing the FBI’s search for classified documents at Mar-a-Lago,

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SBS News Morning Briefing: August 11, 2022

Hello, this is Amy Hall here with the SBS News morning briefing. What the FBI raid on Donald Trump’s home means for his potential 2024 presidential bid Earlier this week, the Florida residence of former US President Donald Trump – Mar-a-Lago – was raided by federal police. Although the FBI and Justice Department have yet

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Your Wednesday Briefing – The New York Times

Russian control of the Ukrainian internet In parts of Russian-occupied Ukraine, Russia has also begun to occupy cyberspace. It separated Ukrainians in Kherson, Melitopol and Mariupol from the rest of the country, limiting access to information about the war and communication with their relatives. In some territories, the Internet and cellular networks were completely shut

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Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

A ceasefire in Gaza Israeli and Palestinian activists in Gaza agreed to a ceasefire late last night, which seemed to hold this morning. The move is expected to end a three-day conflict that has killed dozens of Palestinians, destroyed buildings and resulted in the deaths of two key leaders of Islamic Jihad, Gaza’s second-largest militia.

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SBS News Morning Briefing: August 8, 2022

Hello, this is Amy Hall here with the SBS News morning briefing. Israel and Palestinian militants agree ceasefire After three days of cross-border fighting in the Gaza Strip, . The Egyptian-brokered ceasefire aims to end a weekend of violence that has left at least 43 Palestinians dead, including 15 children. No deaths have been reported

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SBS News Morning Briefing: July 29, 2022

Hello, this is Rayane Tamer here with the SBS News morning briefing. We call heat waves now. Is this a sign of hard times? The world has long known the names of natural disasters, such as Hurricane Tracy and Hurricane Katrina. Now, as cities around the world continue to battle extreme heat waves, Seville is

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