Morning news briefs: Biden on Russia-Ukraine tensions, Tonga receiving humanitarian aid and more

Morning news briefs: Biden on Russia-Ukraine tensions, Tonga receiving humanitarian aid and more


Here are some of the top stories to start your day off right: In the middle Because of tensions between Russia and Ukraine on the border, US President Joe Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin “has to do something,” adding that he “probably will move in.” Also, view released videos of a botched US drone strike that killed 10 civilians in Afghanistan in August, in the final days before American troops pulled out of the country.

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Here are some of the top stories to start your day off right: In the middle Because of tensions between Russia and Ukraine on the border, US President Joe Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin “has to do something,” adding that he “probably will move in.” Also, view released videos of a botched US drone strike that killed 10 civilians in Afghanistan in August, in the final days before American troops pulled out of the country.

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‘Significant cost’: Guess he’ll move in, Biden says of Putin’s plan to invade Ukraine

As tensions between Russia and Ukraine on the border linger, US President Joe Biden said Putin “has to do something,” adding that “my guess is he’ll move in.” “What worries me is that this could get out of hand, could get out of control very easily, because of Ukraine’s borders and what Russia might or might not do,” the US president said.

Joe Biden

Tonga hit by tsunami to receive humanitarian aid as airport reopens

Tsunami-hit Tonga is receiving aid after humanitarian flights finally made their way to the Pacific nation cut off from the rest of the world after a massive underwater volcanic eruption. Planes from Australia and New Zealand will arrive in Tonga on Thursday with much-needed relief supplies.

tsunami

Satellite images show Russian troops stationed near the Ukrainian border

Joe Biden predicted that Russian Putin’s decision on whether Russia will move into Ukraine will depend on “which side of the bed he gets up on”.

Russia

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has a majority stake in a biotech company developing COVID-19 drugs

Novak Djokovic, a tennis star from Serbia and currently number one in the world, is also a co-founder and majority shareholder of a biotech company developing a treatment against the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Danish company’s CEO said on Wednesday (January 19). ).

Novak Djokovic

CLOCK | Evacuation from Afghanistan: US-released footage of drone strike in Kabul

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