Britain to withdraw its troops from Mali peacekeeping force

Britain will pull out its 300 troops from a U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali following similar withdrawals this year by other Western nations, a government minister said on Monday. The early withdrawal comes after France and its military allies began withdrawing thousands of troops from Mali this year as the country’s military junta began collaborating… Read More Britain to withdraw its troops from Mali peacekeeping force

Grain exports deal at risk as Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s port of Odesa

Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s southern port of Odesa on Saturday, the Ukrainian military said, threatening a landmark deal signed just the day before to unblock grain exports from Black Sea ports and ease global food shortages caused by the war. The deal signed on Friday by Moscow and Kyiv and mediated by the United Nations… Read More Grain exports deal at risk as Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s port of Odesa