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Russian missiles struck Kyiv shortly after the meeting, Ukrainian officials said.

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Ukrainian officials said Russia fired missiles into Kyiv on Thursday — as United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited the capital city to meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

"Russia [struck] Kyiv with cruise missiles right when [Guterres] and Bulgarian PM [Kiril Petkov] visit our capital," Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wrote in a tweet.

The UN chief met with Zelenskyy just two days after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

Before his meeting in Kyiv, Guterres also toured the areas around Kyiv that were the target of Russian bombardment earlier in the war.

"There was an attack on Kyiv... it shocked me, not because I'm here but because Kyiv is a sacred city for Ukrainians and Russians alike," he said. »

Star Wars Jedi 2 is reportedly new gen only and won’t release until 2023

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The sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will be released in 2023 for new gen systems, it’s been claimed.

“Star Wars Jedi 2 is going to be new-gen only, where it’s PS5, Xbox Series X and S, and then of course PC,” Grubb said.

EA officially announced a sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order in January, along with two other new Star Wars projects in development at Fallen Order development studio Respawn Entertainment. »

Skulls at Mexico ‘crime scene’ were sacrificial remains from AD900

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It took a decade of tests and analysis to determine the skulls were from sacrificial victims killed between AD 900 and 1200, the National Institute of Anthropology and History said Wednesday.

And pre-Hispanic skull piles in Mexico usually show a hole bashed through each side of every skull, and were usually found in ceremonial plazas, not caves.

“When people find something that could be in an archaeological context, don’t touch it and notify local authorities or directly the INAH,” he said. »

Rebels Without a Cause

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Only by changing the character of African states can they hope to change the character of conflict in Africa.

There are probably over 40 such groups in South Sudan, 20 in Libya, and at least several dozen in Nigeria.

As the nature of African conflicts has shifted, so, too, have the interests and motivations of the belligerents. »