By Gerauds Wilfried Obangome | Reuters
Military officers in oil-producing Gabon said they had seized power on Wednesday and had put President Ali Bongo under house arrest, after the Central African state’s election body announced that he had won a third term.
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By Polina Ivanova and John Paul Rathbone | Financial Times
Ukrainian drones struck seven Russian regions overnight, destroying several military cargo planes, in Kyiv’s most sweeping unmanned aerial attack inside enemy territory since Moscow invaded last year.