- West stresses unified stance on Ukraine after Biden's 'minor incursion' remarkWorld · January 20, 2022
The United States and Western countries sought to project unity and a tough stance over Ukraine on Thursday, after U.S. President Joe Biden suggested allies were split over how to react to any potential "minor incursion" from Russia.
- Middle EastIslamic State militants attack prison in Syria's al-Hasaka, U.S.-backed SDF says
Islamic State militants attacked a prison in Syria's al-Hasaka in an attempt to free prisoners belonging to the group who had mutinied, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said in a statement on Thursday.
- AfricaHuge explosion in Ghana mining region kills residents, fells buildings
An explosion in Ghana's rural Western Region on Thursday razed hundreds of buildings and killed an unknown number of residents when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine collided with a motorcycle.