U.S., Russia hold high-stakes talks on Ukraine war fears

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before their meeting, in Geneva on January 21, 2022.

IS gunmen in Iraq kill 11 soldiers in brazen barracks attack

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The officials said the attack occurred in the Al-Azim district, an open area north of Baqouba in Diyala province. Representational image.

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White House warns Russia on invading Ukraine after Biden seems to suggest small incursions will be tolerated

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before their meeting, in Geneva on January 21, 2022.

U.S., Russia hold high-stakes talks on Ukraine war fears

The officials said the attack occurred in the Al-Azim district, an open area north of Baqouba in Diyala province. Representational image.

IS gunmen in Iraq kill 11 soldiers in brazen barracks attack

A customer buys government-price controlled milk powder in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is in the midst of a foreign currency crisis. The shortage of foreign currency caused by a pandemic recession has hindered the ability of the government to import goods. File photo

Sri Lanka settles sovereign bond payment as reserves dwindle

A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, January 18, 2022. Russia has concentrated an estimated 100,000 troops with tanks and other heavy weapons near Ukraine in what the West fears could be a prelude to an invasion

White House warns Russia on invading Ukraine after Biden seems to suggest small incursions will be tolerated

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