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White House warns Russia about annexing more Ukrainian territory
The US says it will impose further economic sanctions if Moscow annexes more territory in Ukraine. Also: Britain's central bank has said it's willing to hike interest rates to control inflation, and a direct hit as Nasa smashes spacecraft into an asteroid.
Deadly gun attack at Russian school
Pupils were among at least 13 people killed after a gunman opened fire at a school in Izhevsk. The gunman killed himself at the scene and was a former student. Also: Italy's far-right leader claims victory in elections, and why a lottery winner in India is miserable.
Italy's far-right set to win election
Giorgia Meloni is on course to be Italy's first female PM, and the country's first far-right leader since Benito Mussolini. Also: Cuba's referendum on same-sex marriage; and how difficult will it be for football fans to find accommodation during the World Cup in Qatar?
Hundreds arrested at anti-war protests in Russia since President Putin called up reservists to fight in Ukraine
There've been a series of protests in Russia since President Putin announced that three hundred thousand reservists would be sent to fight in Ukraine. Also: scores killed during clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and storm Ian delays launch of Nasa's moon rocket.
International condemnation over sham referendums in occupied Ukraine
Ukrainians have reported armed soldiers going door-to-door in occupied parts of the country to collect votes for self-styled "referendums" on joining Russia. Also: the pound plunges after mini-budget in the UK, and the tennis star Roger Federer plays his last professional match.
Moscow staging referendums in four occupied areas of Ukraine
They're being seen in the West as an attempt to legitimise Russian annexation. Also researchers say a new type of cancer therapy that uses a common virus to destroy harmful cells is showing promise, and the awarding-winning author Hilary Mantel -- whose novels brought to life the political intrigues of Tudor England -- has died at the age of seventy.
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