Yousaf sworn in as Scotlands first minister

Humza Yousaf has set to work appointing his cabinet after being sworn in as first minister of Scotland following the resignation of Nicola Sturgeon.

ELN kills nine Colombia troops in attack ahead of talks

At least nine Colombian soldiers have been killed in an armed attack carried out by ELN militants, the government says.

Adidas retracts opposition to Black Lives Matter design

Adidas has rescinded its opposition to Black Lives Matter applying for a US trademark featuring three parallel stripes..

Russia making no headway in Bakhmut, Ukraine says

Ukraine’s forces continue to repel Russian forces from Bakhmut and Avdiivka, Kyiv says, despite a Moscow-installed official’s claim that progress is being made.

Equatorial Guinea confirms 13 Marburg cases in outbreak

Officials in Equatorial Guinea say 13 cases of Marburg disease, a viral haemorrhagic fever, have been registered in the country.

Erdogan says Putin may visit Turkey in April for power plant inauguration

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin may visit Turkey on April 27 for the inauguration of the country’s first nuclear power reactor built by Russia’s state nuclear energy company Rosatom.

Bankman-Fried charged with bribing Chinese officials

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been charged in the United States with directing $US40 million ($A60 million) in bribes to one or more Chinese officials.