Ukraine said its forces have retaken more settlements in Kherson, one of four partially Russian-occupied regions that President Vladimir Putin formally incorporated into Russia in Europe's biggest annexation since World War Two.
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North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea on Thursday in the direction of Japan, as a U.S. aircraft carrier and allied warships held a drill that simulated shooting down one of the North's missiles.