One of the hotels used by foreign journalists was destroyed in the centre of Baghdad yesterday as a result of Anglo-American bombing. This was announced by Qatar-based television channel Al-Jazeera. The number of casualties is not yet known.
Coalition leaders in Kuwait have said that the main target in the latest attack was the Iraqi Information Ministry. US forces insist that the foreign journalists were warned about the attack beforehand.
More than 3,500 people were detained during unprecedented mass protests that swept across all of Russia in support of Alexey Navalny on January 23