Myanmar junta ends Suu Kyis party, much of opposition

Myanmar’s military government has dissolved dozens of opposition parties including that of Aung San Suu Kyi for failing to meet a registration deadline.

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Adidas has rescinded its opposition to Black Lives Matter applying for a US trademark featuring three parallel stripes..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

Russian whose daughter drew anti-war picture convicted

A Russian court has convicted a father over social media posts criticising the war in Ukraine in a case sparked by his daughter’s drawings against the invasion.