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# territory

Last year
# new frontlines
Ukraine's Zelenskyy vows 'victory' on visit to reclaimed Kharkiv region
Russian forces left behind dozens of tanks during their hasty retreat.
All time
# Fight
A shark swallowed another shark in an aquarium
It appears that the shark swallowed its victim whole.
# breaking borders
Headless body and illicit sex lead Netherlands and Belgium to swap piece of land
Luckily, there’s no blood being shed over the deal.
# fears
Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters
The Cameroon army has killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, their government said.
# Horn of Africa
Warning of retaliation after Somalian rebel leader is killed in US air strike
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the death was “a chance for members of Al-Shebab to embrace peace.”
# Ukraine
UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal
Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.
# Middle East
Costello: Ireland supports search for peace in Palestinian territories
The TD detailed his trip to Gaza and the Lebanon to an Oireachtas committee today.
# Syria
Syrian mortar shell lands in Israeli territory
The Israeli Defence Forces said the mortar shell was part of the internal conflict inside Syria and caused no damage or injuries.