1. Ukraine war: Drone attack on Pskov airbase from inside Russia
- The drone attack on an airbase in Pskov was launched from inside Russia.
- Russia says four planes were damaged.
- Kyrylo Budanov did not say whether the attack was carried out by Ukraine or Russia.

2. Thaksin: Former Thai PM's prison sentence reduced to a year
- Thailand's King has reduced the eight-year prison sentence of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to a year.
- Mr Thaksin, who returned home last month after 15 years of self-imposed exile, was immediately sent to jail.
- He was then moved to a state hospital after complaining of heart problems. 

3. Ecuador prison violence: Dozens of guards taken hostage
- More than 50 prison guards and seven police officers have been taken hostage in several jails in Ecuador.
- Two car bombs went off in the capital, Quito, both targeting the country's prisons authority.
- The authorities believe at least one of the incidents could be a protest against a search of weapons at one of the country's biggest jails.
1. Ukraine war: Drone attack on Pskov airbase from inside Russia
- The drone attack on an airbase in the Russian city of Pskov on Tuesday was launched from inside Russia.
- Russia says four planes were damaged.
- Kyrylo Budanov did not say whether the attack was carried out by Ukrainian or Russian operatives.

2. Thaksin: Former Thai PM's prison sentence reduced to a year
- Thailand's King has reduced the eight-year prison sentence of farmer prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to  year.
- Mr Thaksin, who returned home last month after 15 years of self-imposed exile, was immediately sent to jail.
- He was then moved to the luxury wing of a state hospital after complaining of heart problems. 

3. Ecuador prison violence: Dozens of guards taken hostage
- More than 50 prison guards and seven police officers have been taken hostage in several jails in Ecuador.
- Two car bombs went off in the capital, Quito, both targeting the country's prisons authority.
- The authorities believe at least one of the incidents could be retaliation for a police search of weapons at one of the country's biggest jails.

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