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UN: more than 8,000 civilians killed or injured in Ukraine

The UN's human rights office has confirmed 8,089 civilian casualties in Ukraine since Russia launched its invasion in February, with 3,811 killed and 4,278 injured. "Most of the civilian casualties recorded were caused by the use of explosive weapons ," the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a statement on Thursday. "The actual figures are considerably higher, as many reports are still pending corroboration," it added.

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Johnson quits, leaving Brexit headaches to successor

British prime minister Boris Johnson has resigned as Conservative party leader, starting a race among Conservative MPs to replace him as prime minister but leaving a range of issues — Brexit, Northern Ireland, and Scottish independence — for his successor.

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It is Tibor Navracsics, an ex-EU commissioner and minister without portfolio in Orban's new government, who was reportedly picked to work on closer relations between Fidesz and the European People's Party.

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