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EU agrees on Russian oil price cap of $60 per barrel

The policy, devised by the Group of 7 industrialized nations and their allies, aims to limit Russia’s revenue while averting a global oil shock.

Official says over 10,000 Ukrainian troops killed in war

A top adviser to Ukraine’s president has cited military chiefs as saying 10,000 to 13,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the country’s nine-month struggle against Russia’s invasion.

China fines former NBA star Lin over quarantine comments

Also Friday, more cities eased restrictions, allowing shopping malls, supermarkets and other businesses to reopen following protests last weekend in Shanghai and other areas in which some crowds called for President Xi Jinping to resign.

US names anti-Pakistan groups ‘terrorist’ organizations

The United States has added the key Pakistani militant group and the al-Qaida branch to its list of “global terrorists,” triggering sanctions against the groups amid a resurgence of militant violence in this Islamic nation.

Mexico tells US it wants to keep talking on trade disputes

Mexico hopes to stave off a full-fledged trade complaint under the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

Lavrov defends strikes, even as 6 million people in Ukraine remain without power

As Ukrainian officials warned that Moscow was preparing to launch yet another wave of missile strikes aimed at destroying the nation’s energy grid, Russia’s foreign minister Thursday defended Moscow’s attacks, calling infrastructure a legitimate military target despite United Nations warnings that they could amount to war crimes.

US and Ukrainian embassies targeted by letter bombs in Spain

The targets in the Spain attacks are either connected to Ukraine or have expressed support for the country in its war effort against Russia, but Ignacio Torreblanca, director of the Madrid office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, cast doubt on the idea that Moscow was behind the attacks.

UN seeks $51.5 billion in aid, driven in part by war in Ukraine

The disruption to food and fertilizer shipments caused by the war in Ukraine has combined with climate-related disasters and a looming threat of a global economic recession to produce what the UN appeal warns is “the largest global food crisis in modern history.”