Russia shelled more than 40 towns in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, destroying nearly a dozen high-rise buildings, authorities said on Thursday, as Moscow's forces sought to surround their Ukrainian foes, outnumbering them in some places.
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The Texas gunman who murdered 19 children and two teachers posted an online message warning that he was going to shoot up an elementary school minutes before he attacked, Governor Greg Abbott said on Wednesday, as harrowing new details of the massacre emerged.
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Governments in Asia are taking a much more targeted approach than their Western counterparts.
- Middle EastAccident at Iran's sensitive military Parchin site kills one engineer
An engineer died and another employee was injured after an accident on Wednesday in a research centre at the Parchin military site affiliated with Iran's Defence Ministry, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Thursday.