Ukraine-Russia war latest: homes in Kyiv and Kharkiv struck by shelling; Zelenskiy to address US Congress – live

Two people confirmed dead in attack on Kharkiv; Kyiv struck by Russian shelling on Wednesday morning; Zelenskiy due to address US Congress

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Russia-Ukraine latest news: fighting inside Kyiv after Zelenskiy warns of imminent enemy assault

Fighting in the east, west and south of Kyiv, according to multiple reports, as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says capital must not fall

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Czech Republic scraps mandatory jabs as daily cases hit new high; record cases in Bulgaria – as it happened

Czech government scraps decree to avoid ‘deepening fissures’ in country; Bulgaria reports highest daily tally of pandemic with 11,181 infections

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Covid live: UK reports nearly 400 virus-linked deaths for second day; Germany chancellor calls for mandatory jabs

UK reports 129,587 new positive Covid-19 cases and 398 more deaths; Germany should make vaccinations mandatory for adults, says Olaf Scholz

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Covid live: Omicron may be less severe but not ‘mild’, says WHO; threat to arrest unvaccinated in Philippines

WHO chief says calling variant ‘mild’ is not accurate; Philippines president orders arrest of unvaccinated people who violate stay-at-home orders

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Covid news live: New York state detects five cases of Omicron variant as new US air travel rules loom

The Omicron variant is now in five US states, including New York; US will require international air travellers to show a negative Covid test within a day of travel from Monday

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