Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Fears grow of Turkish ground offensive in northern Syria

Syrian Kurds have taken to the streets in the city of Qamishli in the far north of the country, along its border with Turkey.They’re worried that Ankara, which already occupies many Kurdish-majority areas in the north of Syria, could...

Emergency EU Council convened over refugee concerns in the Mediterranean

The European Union has called an emergency meeting of Home Affairs ministers to discuss migration.There is a growing concern in the bloc following a recent diplomatic row between France and Italy over the Ocean Viking ship, as well as...

Russia’s Lavrov postpones Belarus visit after sudden death of foreign minister Vladimir Makei

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has postponed a planned visit to Minsk following the death of his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei, according to Russian media reports quoting the foreign ministry.Belarus's state news agency Belta reported on Saturday that the long-standing...

US eases oil sanction on Venezuela as country’s opposition resumes talks

Venezuela’s government and its opposition have agreed to create a United Nations-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor.The US responded by easing some oil sanctions on the country in an effort to boost the...

Teachers in Hungary file petition demanding urgent reforms

Hungary's teachers' unions have filed a petition to the Ministry of Interior Affairs in Budapest, demanding the government urgently reforms the education system and raise teachers' salaries.Teachers, parents and students have been demonstrating for months.The government has shut down...

China: Calls for Xi Jinping to resign as rare COVID rule protests spread across major cities

Rare protests against China's strict “zero-COVID” policies continued in Shanghai and Beijing on Sunday afternoon, which had spread across the country after a deadly apartment fire in the northwestern city of Urumqi on Friday.Crowds stood and filmed as police...

Ukraine war: Putin meets soldiers’ mothers; Kherson strikes; and half of Kyiv without power

1. Barrage of missiles hits recently liberated KhersonRussian missile strikes have damaged a hospital in Zaporizhzhia, according to the region’s governor, Oleksandr Starukh.Starukh wrote on Telegram that no one was injured but "the same cannot be said about the...

Ukraine war: Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

Fleeing Russian shelling, civilians on Saturday streamed out of the southern Ukrainian city whose recapture they had celebrated just weeks earlier.The exodus from Kherson came as Ukraine solemnly remembered a Stalin-era famine and sought to ensure that Russia's war...

Ischia mudslides: Rescuers search for up to a dozen missing after Italian island disaster

Up to a dozen people are still being sought on Sunday on the Italian island of Ischia following mudslides that have left at least one person dead.A wave of mud and debris caused by heavy rains devastated the small...

China: Protests over COVID controls spread across country after fatal fire

Protests against China's pervasive anti-virus controls that have confined millions of people to their homes spread to Shanghai and other cities after complaints they might have worsened the death toll in an apartment fire in the northwest.Shanghai police used...

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Boris Johnson confirms he won’t join the race to become UK’s next prime minister

Former prime minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that he will not stand in this week's Conservative party leadership...