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What lay behind the United States’ decision to invade Iraq 20 years ago? Squid explains.

What lay behind the United States’ decision to invade Iraq 20 years ago? On March 20, 2003, an American-led coalition invaded Iraq with the stated purpose of disarming the country of weapons of mass destruction and installing a democratic government. The American administration claimed – later proven incorrect – that Iraq had not disposed of …

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Vad låg bakom USA:s beslut att invadera Irak för 20 år sedan? Squid förklarar

Den 20 mars 2003 invaderade en amerikansledd koalition Irak med det uttalade syftet att avväpna landet från massförstörelsevapen och installera en demokratisk regering. Den amerikanska administrationen hävdade – felaktigt, skulle det senare visa sig – att Irak inte hade gjort sig av med sina massförstörelsevapen och att det fanns en koppling mellan Al-Qaida och Saddam …

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Eurovision Song Contest

WATCH LIVE: Eurovision Song Contest 2023 Songs that could win Eurovision and the novelty acts to look out for [Sky News] Watched by millions around the world, the Eurovision Song Contest is musical Marmite – love it or loath it – even its fiercest critic can’t call it dull. This year of course is something …

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Top 5 world news of today

by SQUID Business Team Moscow warns Western military aid to Ukraine could lead to ‘unpredictable’ escalation of war [Euronews] Russia’s defence minister warned Western military aid to Ukraine would potentially drag NATO into the conflict and that it could lead to an “unpredictable” escalation. READ MORE… Fitch raises China’s growth forecast to 5% for 2023 …

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Top 5: UN chief warn of ‘wider war’; Russian reinforcements pour in, says governor; Quake Toll Passes 3,400; War of words over downed over Chinese ballon; BP makes biggest profit ever

by SQUID Business Team UN chief fears world is heading towards ‘wider war’ over Russia-Ukraine conflict [The Guardian] António Guterres warns in speech to general assembly that ‘chances of escalation and bloodshed are growing’ READ MORE… Russian reinforcements pour into eastern Ukraine, says governor [Reuters] Russia was pouring reinforcements into eastern Ukraine ahead of a …

Top 5: UN chief warn of ‘wider war’; Russian reinforcements pour in, says governor; Quake Toll Passes 3,400; War of words over downed over Chinese ballon; BP makes biggest profit ever Read More »

Top 5: Processed foods may cause cancer; Massive strikes in England; Iran, Russian banks link to evade sanctions; US, India partnership to target China; Will AI replace journalists?

by SQUID Business Team Ultra-processed foods ‘may increase the risk of cancer’ [The Independant] The researchers found that for every 10% increase in ultra-processed food in a person’s diet, there was a 2% increased risk of cancer overall, and a 19% increased risk for ovarian cancer specifically. READ MORE… England: Strikes hit schools as teachers …

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Top 5: Processed foods may cause cancer; Massive strikes in England; Iran, Russian banks link to evade sanctions; US, India partnership to target China; Will AI replace journalists?

by SQUID Business Team Ultra-processed foods ‘may increase the risk of cancer’ [The Independant] The researchers found that for every 10% increase in ultra-processed food in a person’s diet, there was a 2% increased risk of cancer overall, and a 19% increased risk for ovarian cancer specifically. READ MORE… England: Strikes hit schools as teachers …

Top 5: Processed foods may cause cancer; Massive strikes in England; Iran, Russian banks link to evade sanctions; US, India partnership to target China; Will AI replace journalists? Read More »

Top 5: Canada and France pledge tanks to Ukraine; EU to punish ‘uncooperative countries’ over migration; H&M profit tumbles; Ukraine arrest spy; Birdsong boost wellbeing

by SQUID Business Team Canada and France follow United States and Germany in pledging tank supplies for Ukraine [Euronews] France and Canada will supply tanks to Ukraine amid sustained Russian attacks. The decision by the two countries follows the example of the United States and Germany, who on Wednesday announced they would supply Ukraine with dozens …

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Top 5: Zelenskyy ‘not interested’ meeting Putin; Trump allowed back to Facebook, Instagram; Ukraine urge speedy delivery of tanks; Novak Djokovic’s father seen posting with pro-Putin group at Australian Open; Global phone shipments plunge most ever

by SQUID Business Team Ukraine war: Zelenskyy ‘not interested’ in meeting ‘nobody’ Putin for peace talks [Sky News] The Ukrainian president has told Sky News he is “not interested” in meeting Vladimir Putin for peace talks, describing him as a “nobody” who lives in an “information bubble” and does not really know what’s happening on …

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