A missile attack on a convoy of cars in southern Ukraine killed a number of civilians on Friday, hours before President Vladimir Putin was due to proclaim Moscow's rule over lands it has seized in his invasion.
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Putin's war has jolted Europe into an alternate reality. Economic powerhouse Germany has been caught wholly unprepared while Italy, a country familiar with economic crises, is looking comparatively resilient.
- WorldHeavy gunfire in Burkina Faso capital, soldiers on streets
Heavy gunfire rang out from the main military camp and some residential areas of Burkina Faso's capital on Friday and a large blast was heard near the presidential palace, Reuters reporters said.