Anti-war Russian fencers target spot on US Olympic team
02 February 2024 | 8:24 pm
A trio of Russian fencers hope to obtain US citizenship and compete for Team USA after fleeing their homeland. Their actions haven't gone down well in Russia.
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Soccer fans in Ghana took to the streets in Accra on Wednesday to voice their frustrations following the disappointing performance of the national team in the recent Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
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German lawmakers approved a mandate for military participation in the EU Red Sea naval mission Aspides, aimed at providing safe passage for merchant vessels currently subject to attack from Iran-backed Houthi rebels.
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