1. Ukraine's counter-offensive against Russia under way
- Was this the week that Ukraine's long-anticipated counter-offensive finally got under way?
- Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to think so. "We can definitely state that this Ukrainian offensive has begun," he said in a video interview published on Telegram on Friday.
- It has already been under way for weeks, with Ukraine conducting what's known in military jargon as "shaping operations": long range artillery and missile attacks on key Russian logistical targets far behind the front lines.

2. Climate activist Greta Thunberg graduates from 'school strikes'
- Greta Thunberg has said she has taken part in her final Friday climate "school strike" after graduating, but vowed to keep protesting.
- Swedish students usually complete their upper secondary studies at 19 but Greta took a year off to campaign.
- She was 15 when she began protesting outside Sweden's parliament in 2018.

3. Sudan conflict: Children rescued from orphanage in Khartoum
- Nearly 300 orphans caught in the crossfire in Sudan's capital have been rescued in a daring and dangerous evacuation by humanitarian workers.
- The evacuations were carried out following the deaths of 67 children at the Mygoma orphanage in Khartoum.
- They died of starvation, dehydration and infections as fighting prevented staff from reaching the orphanage.
1. Ukraine's counter-offensive against Russia under way
- Was this the week that Ukraine's long-anticipated counter-offensive finally got under way?
- Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to think so. "We can definitely state that this Ukrainian offensive has begun," he said in a video interview published on Telegram on Friday.
- It has already been under way for weeks, with Ukraine conducting what's known in military jargon as "shaping operations": long range artillery and missile attacks on key Russian logistical targets far behind the front lines.

2. Climate activist Greta Thunberg graduates from 'school strikes'
- Greta Thunberg has said she has taken part in her final Friday climate "school strike" after graduating, but vowed to keep protesting.
- Swedish students usually complete their upper secondary studies at 19 but Greta took a year off to campaign.
- She was 15 when she began protesting outside Sweden's parliament in 2018.

3. Sudan conflict: Children rescued from orphanage in Khartoum
- Nearly 300 orphans caught in the crossfire in Sudan's capital have been rescued in a daring and dangerous evacuation by humanitarian workers.
- The evacuations were carried out following the deaths of 67 children at the Mygoma orphanage in Khartoum.
- They died of starvation, dehydration and infections as fighting prevented staff from reaching the orphanage.

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