1. Ukraine war: Military chiefs in Kyiv under pressure over deadly Russian strike
- President Zelensky has demanded answers for the missile strike during an awards ceremony.
- A Ukrainian unit said its 19 soldiers were killed near the front lines in the Zaporizhzhia region.
- Many are outraged that the ceremony was allowed to continue so near to the front line.

2. Uganda's Yoweri Museveni hits back over expulsion from US - Africa trade pact Agoa.
- Uganda's president has downplayed the US' decision to expel the country from a major trade deal.
- Last week, Joe Biden announced Uganda would be dropped from the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
- The US has said it might do so after Uganda passed a tough new anti-homosexuality law.

3. James Webb telescope: Baby star launches giant jets and shocks
- The star, coming into existence that is probably at most 50,000 years old, is called HH212.
- It is sited in Orion, close to the 3 brilliant stars that make up the belt of the mythical hunter constellation.
- It is about 1,300 light years from Earth.

1. Ukraine war: Military chiefs in Kyiv under pressure over deadly Russian strike
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has demanded answers for the families of soldiers killed in a missile strike during an awards ceremony on Friday.
- A Ukrainian unit said 19 of its soldiers were killed in a Russian attack near the front lines in the Zaporizhzhia region.
- Many have expressed disbelief that the ceremony was allowed to go ahead so near to the front line.

2. Uganda's Yoweri Museveni hits back over expulsion from US - Africa trade pact Agoa.
- Uganda's president has downplayed the US' decision to expel the East African country from a major trade deal.
- Last week, Joe Biden announced Uganda would be dropped from the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
- The US has said it might take such action after Uganda passed a tough new anti-homosexuality law.

3. James Webb telescope: Baby star launches giant jets and shocks
- The star, coming into existence that is probably no more than 50,000 years old, is called HH212.
- It is sited in Orion, close to the 3 brilliant stars that make up the belt of the mythical hunter constellation.
- The distance from Earth is about 1,300 light years.

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