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Ukraine works to restore water, power after Russian strikes

Ukrainian authorities endeavored Saturday to restore electricity and water services after recent pummeling by Russian military strikes that vastly damaged infrastructure, with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy saying millions have seen their power restored since blackouts swept the war-battered country days earlier.

A woman walks past a recently damaged building due to a Russian strike in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Xinjiang loosens some restrictions after lockdown protests

Authorities in China's western Xinjiang region opened up some neighborhoods in the capital of Urumqi on Saturday after residents held extraordinary late-night demonstrations against the city's draconian 'zero-COVID' lockdown that had lasted more than three months.

Residents line up for COVID-19 tests in Beijing, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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