The sheer scale of a front line that stretches for hundreds of kilometers has stretched Ukraine's resources to the limit.
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meanwhile, became the latest Western official to visit Kyiv in a show of support for Ukraine.
Most Taliban members have known only fighting and while their battlefield memories may be a source of pride, they must now adjust to a world that wants to forget about war.
In Thai classrooms, showing a rebellious or creative streak through what you wear is difficult. School uniform rules are strict, down to how pupils' hair should be cut and the type of socks and shoes they are allowed to wear. But as students around the country ...