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Box wary of All Black backlash in Rugby Championship opener

Rugby Union – Rugby Championship – South Africa v New Zealand – Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria, South Africa – October 6, 2018 New Zealand’s Scott Barrett in action with South Africa’s Francois Louw REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NELSPRUIT, South Africa, Aug 5 (Reuters) – South Africa captain Siya Kolisi …

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Ukraine gets more US, German rocket launcher systems – minister

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov waits for the start of the Ukraine Defense Consultative Group group meeting hosted by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, at US Airbase in Ramstein, Germany, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 1 (Reuters) – …

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England’s Rugby Union and Rugby League ban transgender players from women’s game

July 29 (Reuters) – England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Rugby Football League (RFL) will restrict transgender participation in the domestic game, with the governing bodies recommending that only players recorded as female at birth be allowed to play in the women’s category . The RFU said last week that it began a review of …

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Russia says it destroyed 4 HIMARS launchers, in claim denied by Ukraine

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – Russia’s defense ministry said on Friday its forces had destroyed four US-supplied high mobility artillery rocket systems (HIMARS) in Ukraine earlier this month, a claim that was denied both by Kyiv and Washington. Between July 5-20, “four launchers and one reloading vehicle for the US-made multiple launch rocket systems (HIMARS) …

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Kyiv strikes Russian-held area in southern Ukraine in rocket attack

A Ukrainian serviceman stands on a tank loaded at a military truck, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in the Donbas region, Ukraine July 12, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, July 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine launched long-range rocket attacks on Russian forces in southern Ukraine and destroyed an …

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Ukrainian troops train in Britain to use advanced rocket systems

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Ukrainian troops have completed military training in Britain, including on the Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS) the British government is supplying to help counter Russian artillery tactics. Media were invited to film Ukrainian troops loading and firing 105mm light guns during exercises in Salisbury, southern England – one …

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Russia rains rockets on Kharkiv, at least 15 killed

Ukraine says Russians hitting Kharkiv as they did Mariupol Fire breaks out at oil refinery inside Russia Putin to mark day in 1941 when Hitler invaded Soviet Union KYIV/KHARKIV, June 22 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukraine’s second largest city Kharkiv and surrounding countryside with rockets, killing at least 15 people, in what Kyiv called …

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Ukraine’s Zelenskiy eyes ‘inflection point’ in war as Russia tightens grip on key target

Zelenskiy urges West to step up arms supplies to Ukraine Says 20% of Ukrainian territory in Russian hands Russian forces advance further in Donbas region Also strike targets in western, southern Ukraine US blacklists more oligarchs, companies KYIV, June 2 (Reuters) – Russia tightened its grip on a key target in a battle for control …

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Analysis: Shortage of oil refineries haunts Africa as fuel prices rocket

African oil refineries operating far below capacity Lack of investment has left Africa short of fuel products Ukraine war sent prices spiraling leading to shortages Airlines and motorists suffer as a result of the squeeze CAPE TOWN/LAGOS/DAKAR, June 1 (Reuters) – A shortage of oil refineries across sub-Saharan Africa coupled with soaring crude prices because …

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Inside a Ukraine hospital where medics work as rockets fall

BAKHMUT, Ukraine, May 11 (Reuters) – The hospital in the small Ukrainian town of Bakhmut was never intended to receive queues of ambulances bringing the wounded and traumatized from the front line of Europe’s biggest battlefield. Nor did the volunteer paramedics expect, four months ago, to be shuttling back and forth to the front line …

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