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Russia suspends role inspecting grain ships in Istanbul: JCC

Russia has suspended its participation in the inspection of cargo ships carrying Ukrainian grain, the Joint Coordination Center, the body overseeing the deal, said late on Oct. 30

The announcement came a day after Russia suspended its participation in a landmark agreement that allowed vital grain exports to resume.

War – Day 249: Explosions resound; Russians attack; NATO sent an appeal to Putin

Russia's defense ministry said British naval personnel blew up the Nord Stream gas pipeline last month, directly accusing the NATO member of sabotaging key Russian infrastructure.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says Russia's suspension of the Black Sea grain export agreement requires a "strong" response from the United Nations and the G20.

Death toll from Somalia twin bombings climbs to 100

The number of people killed in twin car bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu, claimed by Al-Shabaab Islamists, has risen to 100, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said on Sunday.

"So far, the number of people who died has reached 100 and 300 are wounded, and the number for both the death and wounded continues to increase," he said after visiting the blast location.

Day 249 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Russia out of the Grain Deal after their Ships were Hit in the Black Sea

Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:

Kyiv wants international pressure on Russia over the "Hunger Games"

"Suspension of Russia's participation in the Ukrainian grain export agreement requires a firm international response from the UN and the G20", said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Russia suspends participation in Ukraine grain deal

Moscow on Saturday suspended its participation in a landmark agreement that allowed vital grain exports from Ukraine, blaming drone attacks on Russian ships in Crimea.

Russia made the announcement after its army accused Kiev earlier Saturday of a "massive" drone attack on its Black Sea fleet, which Ukraine labelled a "false pretext" and the UN urged the deal's preservation.