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Al Jazeera, 01 Jun 2023
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0:03 - Senegal politics
0:59 - European political community summit
1:11 - Kyiv under fire
1:23 - War crimes allegations
1:39 - Kosovo tension
1:54 - Sudan fighting
2:10 - Rohingya food crisis

A court in Senegal has acquitted leading opposition figure and presidential hopeful Ousmane Sonko of rape charges and death threats.
But it sentenced him to two years in jail for corrupting youths.

President Volodymyr Zelenskiyy says Ukraine is ready to be in NATO and is waiting for the military alliance to admit his country.
He's attending the European Political Community summit in Moldova.

Meanwhile, Ukraine says at least three people - including a child - have been killed in Russian air strikes in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
At least 12 others were injured.
The city's mayor is urging people to stay in shelters.

Australia's most decorated soldier has lost a landmark defamation case against newspapers accusing him of war crimes.
Ben Roberts-Smith had sued three local outlets that alleged he killed unarmed prisoners and civilians while he was serving in Afghanistan.
The ruling is a victory for media seeking greater accountability for Australia's military - which is bound by confidentiality.
Last year, a report found credible evidence members of Australia's special forces killed dozens of unarmed prisoners in Afghanistan.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on governments of Kosovo and Serbia to take immediate steps to reduce tensions.
Opposition to the election of ethnic Albanian mayors in northern Kosovo has intensified since they took office last weekend.
NATO has boosted its four-thousand-strong mission in the region after dozens of peacekeepers and protesters were hurt in confrontations on Monday.

At least 17 civilians have been killed in shelling at a market in Sudan's capital, Khartoum.
It comes after the army pulled out of talks in Saudi Arabia with the Rapid Support Forces.
The US says it's prepared to continue mediation efforts.

The United Nations says lack of funding has forced it to cut aid for Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh.
Monthly Rations will be reduced to eight dollars per person from Thursday.
More than a million of the minority Muslims fled persecution in Myanmar.
The UN says the international community isn't doing enough to help.

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