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More Attacks Inside Russia, Clashes Breach Sudan Truce, WhatsApp Edits

👋 Servus!*

Welcome to Tuesday, where fighting continues between Ukrainian troops and Russian paramilitaries in Russia’s Belgorod border region, airstrikes are reported in Sudan despite a week-long ceasefire, and WhatsApp will soon let its users fix their whoopsies. Meanwhile, Lisbon-based news website Mensagem looks at how a revised song has become an anthem of female resistance in the “patriarchal” universe of samba.

[*Bavarian, Germany and Austria]

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Turkey Run-Off, Zelensky In UK, Long Live The Weeknd

👋 Avuxeni!*

Welcome to Monday, where Turkey’s presidential elections is headed to a run-off, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is in the UK after meeting with France’s Emmanuel Macron last night, and The Weeknd is The Weeknd no more. Meanwhile, soldiers on the Bakhmut front tell Spanish media Ethic’s Patricia Simón that they have no illusion about the possibility of peace.

[*Tsonga, South Africa and Mozambique]

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Trump In Court, Finland Joins NATO, Moon Crew Unveiled

👋 Rojbaş!*

Welcome to Tuesday, where Donald Trump is set to appear in court to become the first U.S. president (current or former) to face criminal charges, Finland is officially welcomed into NATO and NASA introduces the four astronauts expected to shoot for the Moon in 2024. Meanwhile, Mykhailo Krygel in Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda writes about how certain cities in Ukraine have been so completely destroyed that its former residents struggle to remember life in it before the war.

[*Northern Kurdish]

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Pro-Kremlin Blogger Killed, Trump Hearing Nears, Paris v. E-scooters

👋 Molo!*

Welcome to Monday, where Ukraine says its army is still defending Bakhmut despite Russia’s claim to have captured the city, former U.S. President Donald Trump is bracing for his scheduled court hearing tomorrow and Parisians say no to self-service scooters. Meanwhile, Portuguese news website Mensagem looks at the benefits of the forests planted two years ago across urban spaces in Lisbon.

[*Xhosa - South Africa]

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Emma Albright, Ginevra Falciani, Laure Gautherin and Anne-Sophie Goninet

Mexico Border Fire, Ukraine Gets Western Tanks, Detectorist Jackpot

👋 வணக்கம்*

Welcome to Tuesday, where a shooting in Nashville leaves six dead, Ukraine receives much-awaited tanks from the UK and Germany, and an amateur treasure hunter hits the mother lode. Meanwhile, Italian weekly magazine Internazionale looks at an oft-overlooked form of gender inequality: street names.

[*Vanakkam, Tamil - India]

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Emma Albright, Inès Mermat, Anne-Sophie Goninet, Ginevra Falciani and Bertrand Hauger

Israel Protests, SVB Buyout, Lebanon’s Springtimes

👋 Γειά σου*

Welcome to Monday, where Israel is rocked by mass protests following Netanyahu’s decision to fire the country’s Defense Minister, collapsed Silicon Valley Bank is bought by a rival and a dispute over daylight savings divides Lebanon in two time zones. Meanwhile, German daily Die Welt meets with a Chechen battalion fighting alongside Ukraine against Russia.

[*Yassou - Greek]

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Emma Albright, Ginevra Falciani, Inès Mermat, Hugo Perrin and Anne-Sophie Goninet

Xi In Moscow, Banking Shares Sink, Bangladesh Bathing

👋 Sawubona!*

Welcome to Monday, where Chinese leader Xi Jinping lands in Moscow for talks with Vladimir Putin, banking stocks and bonds hit a new low despite UBS’ rescue of Credit Suisse, and about one million pilgrims take part in a “sacred bath” ceremony in Bangladesh. Meanwhile, Paul Molga in French daily Les Echos looks at the vicious circle between climate change and earthquakes.

[*Zulu, South Africa]

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Ginevra Falciani, Renate Mattar, Emma Albright, Anne-Sophie Goninet

U.S. Drone Incident Video, Credit Suisse Lifeline, Lunar Fashion

👋 Sannu!*

Welcome to Thursday, where the U.S. releases a video of the drone incident with a Russian fighter jet, Credit Suisse borrows big, and we get a first look at NASA’s new Moon spacesuits. Meanwhile, Rubén M. Perina in Buenos Aires-based daily Clarín lays out why Latin America should be wary of China’s economic might in Argentina.

[*Hausa - Nigeria]

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Emma Albright, Inès Mermat, Hugo Perrin and Anne-Sophie Goninet

Bakhmut Fighting Raging, Rescuing SVB, All At Once Oscars

👋 Bok!*

Welcome to Monday, where the battle for Bakhmut rages on between Russia and Ukraine, Europe’s biggest bank pledges to rescue the sinking Silicon Valley Bank, and Everything Everywhere All at Once wins pretty much everything at the Oscars. Meanwhile, Juan F Samaniego in Spanish-language magazine La Marea suggests that trees may hold the key to adapting to climate change.


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Ginevra Falciani, Anne-Sophie Goninet and Bertrand Hauger

One Year Of Ukraine War, North Korea Test Missiles, IG’s New Queen

👋 Tere!*

Welcome to Friday, where the world marks one year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, North Korea test-fires four cruise missiles and some Netflix users get a discount. Meanwhile, Spanish-language magazine La Marea looks at the new Chilean government’s plans to finally track down the remains of what are believed to be thousands who were forcibly disappeared and executed during the Pinochet dictatorship.

[*Selam halewi - Tigrinya, Eritrea and Ethiopia]

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Anne-Sophie Goninet, Hugo Perrin and Inès Mermat

Turkey Earthquake Toll Tops 1,500, Iran’s Mass Pardon, Queen B Breaks Grammy Record

👋 Salibonani!*

Welcome to Monday, where a 7.8-magnitude earthquake kills more than 1,500 in southern Turkey and Syria, Iran pardons tens of thousands of prisoners, and Beyoncé makes Grammy history. Meanwhile, Ukrainian journalist Anna Akage lists the five reasons why Vladimir Putin may be planning a major assault on Ukraine before the end of the month.

[*Ndebele, Zimbabwe]

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Ginevra Falciani, Emma Albright, Inès Mermat and Anne-Sophie Goninet

German Tank Pressure, LA Shooting Suspect Found Dead, Machu Picchu Shutdown

👋 Pialli!*

Welcome to Monday, where pressure continues on Germany to authorize sending tanks to Ukraine, the suspect is found dead in a shooting that killed 10 near Los Angeles and Machu Picchu is shut down amid violent Peru protests. Meanwhile, Turkish online news website Diken takes us to the historic urban gardens of Yedikule, in Istanbul, now put at risk by a city restoration project.

[*Nahuatl, Mexico]

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