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Defiant Ukrainians cheer New Year as drones blasted from skies

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Kyiv/Donetsk Province front line, Ukraine Reuters Ukrainians cheered from their balconies while their air defences blasted Russian missiles and drones out of the sky in the first hours of 2023, as Moscow saw in the new year by attacking civilian targets across Ukraine. Ukrainian forces shot down 45 Iranian-made Sahed drones fired by Russia on […]

World welcomes 2023 and leaves a stormy year behind

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Updated: 10:30pm (AEST)Reuters The world welcomed the new year with a packed party in Times Square and fireworks soaring above European capitals, while hoping for an end to the war in Ukraine and a return to post-COVID normality in Asia. It was a year marked by the conflict in Ukraine, economic stresses and the effects […]