News Wire | Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023

Russia Says Soldiers’ Cellphone Use Led to the Deadly Makiivka Strike

By Victoria Kim | The New York Times

As anger mounts in Russia over one of the deadliest strikes on Moscow’s forces in the war, official blame has fallen on the targeted soldiers themselves, with the suggestion that their cellphone use enabled Ukrainian forces to home in on their location.

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Philippine Leader Emphasizes Economic Ties on Visit to China

Associated Press (free)

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is pushing for closer economic ties on a visit to China that seeks to sidestep territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

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