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Requesting time-sensitive review on Draft:2023 Las Anod conflict Edit

NB: the area is not strictly Somaliland at all - it is disputed between local clans with Puntland's ideological support, and Somaliland's colonial border claim.

MathAfrique (talk) 12:04, 9 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Moved from Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Current events. 22:42, 11 March 2023 (UTC)
Please note 500+ critical hospitalisations & humanitarian alarm in @MSF_EastAfrica Twitter & United Nations Security Council.
MathAfrique (talk) 22:43, 11 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  Done The 2023 Las Anod conflict article was published and will be merged with 2023 content from Las Anod article. MathAfrique (talk) 11:55, 18 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The article at 2023 Las Anod conflict provides an imbalanced view of the conflict:

This page is about a current conflict involving war crimes. The article now misinforms readers that the Somaliland Army is fighting Al-Shabaab group which is false per talk.

Please review talkpage and try fix the article so that it represents valid neutral sources on the conflict and follows infobox policy.

MathAfrique (talk) 12:13, 1 April 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

12 first days of may not accessable Edit

First 12 days of may non-existant. 2804:1E78:1002:5B0:54EF:C0B2:58A4:8B93 (talk) 02:17, 19 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Assuming you are referring to Portal:Current Events, the page only shows the pages for the most recent week (7 days). Older pages are not shown directly on the front page of the portal. Carter00000 (talk) 05:13, 19 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Toronto mayoral by-election Edit

On June 26, the Toronto mayoral by-election is included. Is this internationally significant? I've removed it twice but it keeps being added back. -06:41, 28 June 2023 (UTC) (talk) 06:41, 28 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No. The election covers only a single city in a country and is thus not significant enough to be included in the portal in my view. Support removal from the portal. Carter00000 (talk) 06:45, 28 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes. Toronto is a global city, and the election of its first racial minority as mayor made international headlines (New York Times, BBC, etc). That's why I added it.-- Earl Andrew - talk 15:36, 30 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No. Though Toronto is a large city, the event is only notable for a short amount of time. Chamaemelum (talk) 22:15, 3 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Misleading heading about attacks on civilians in western Russia Edit

Currently in the current events box for Saturday, August 26, 2023, under Armed conflicts and attacks, it lists a story about a report of attacks on civilians in western Russia in this format:

* Russian invasion of Ukraine
** Attacks on civilians in the Russian invasion of Ukraine
*** 2022–2023 western Russia attacks
**** The governor of Belgorod Oblast says that Ukrainian shelling and usage of cluster munitions injured six civilians in Urazovo. (Al Jazeera) 

Why is a story about alleged attacks by Ukraine on Russian civilians in Russia being listed under the subheading of "Attacks on civilians in the Russian invasion of Ukraine", which is an article exclusively about attacks by Russia on Ukrainian civilians in Ukraine? That is the opposite of what this Al Jazeera story is about, even if it's about the same war. --VolatileChemical (talk) 02:49, 27 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]