2nd Dec 2023


Yanukovych admits 'responsibility' for Maidan killings

"I don't deny my responsibility", former Ukrainian president Yanukovych said in a BBC interview about the shooting of protesters in Kiev early 2014, which was followed by his overthrow and the Russia conflict. Yanukovych said he didn't order violence, but "the security forces fulfilled their duties".

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Brussels denies having no 'concern' on Spain's amnesty law

The Spanish government remains secretive about its negotiations with pro-independence Catalans, but claims the EU Commission has "zero concerns" about their proposed amnesty law for Catalan separatists. The EU executive denies that.


Dubai's COP28 — a view from the ground

Discussion of the biggest existential threat humanity has ever faced is barely mentioned on billboards or signage in Dubai — yet visitors are made aware quite quickly that t world rugby sevens tournament is imminent.

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