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Protest seeking resignation of Sri Lankan president enters 50th day
As the ongoing anti-government protest demanding the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the worst economic crisis entered its 50th day, organisers on Saturday said the day would be marked with more intense agitation marches with wider participation.
3 wounded, taken to hospital after Chicago shooting: Police
The Chicago police department said a man was sitting in a parked car with a woman standing by his driver side window when both were struck with gunfire at about 10:15pm in South Austin, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. The man, 34, was shot twice in the neck and taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Russia pounds Ukraine's Kharkiv, presses Donbas assault
Ukraine's second city Kharkiv on Friday reeled from a deadly onslaught of Russian shelling as Moscow pressed its offensive to capture key points in the eastern Donbas region with more bombing of residential areas. The pounding of Kharkiv, which according to local officials left at least nine people dead, raised fears that Russia had not lost interest in the city even after Ukraine took back control after fierce battles.