Friday, December 02, 2022

World News

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Updated 17 hours, 10 minutes ago

Chinese users play cat-and-mouse with censors amid protests

Chinese authorities maintain a tight grip on the country’s internet via a complex, multi-layered censorship oper...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Russia says it's withdrawing troops from key Ukrainian city

Russia wanted to hold onto Kherson and other positions west of the Dnieper so it could press an offensive to other areas and sever Ukraine’s access to the Bl...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Zelenskyy open to talks with Russia — on Ukraine's terms

Russia resumed calls for talks after it started losing ground to a Ukrainian counteroffensive in the east and the south in September

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Discovery of bronzes rewrites Italy's Etruscan-Roman history

Some of the two dozen bronzes are entire human-like figures of deities

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Germany's Scholz urges Xi to exert influence on Russia

Beijing has provided Moscow with diplomatic backing by repeatedly calling for peace talks while refusing to support measures at the United Nations criticizin...

Updated 4 weeks ago
In the Amazon, a giant fish helps save the rainforest

Illegal fishing is rampant in Brazil. It's the second most frequent environmental crime on protected land, after logging

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
N Korea fires 23 missiles, prompting air raid alert in South

“This is very unprecedented and we will never tolerate it,” the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement

Updated 1 month ago
Shanghai Disney guests kept in closed park for virus testing

President Xi Jinping's government is sticking to a severe “Zero COVID” strategy that has shut down Shanghai and other cities this year

Updated 1 month ago
'Manmade disaster': Officials criticized over Seoul deaths

The national government has insisted there was no way to predict the crowd would get out of control

Updated 1 month ago
Blackouts worsen in Ukraine; fighting rages on many fronts

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said last week that 30% of Ukraine’s power stations had been destroyed since Russia launched the first wave of target...

Updated 1 month ago
China accused of using overseas bases to target dissidents

The Irish government said it told China to close a Fuzhou Police Overseas Service Station operating in Dublin

Updated 1 month ago
Gas crunch eases in Europe — but the respite might not last

The good news is natural gas prices on Europe's TTF benchmark fell on Monday below 100 euros (dollars) per megawatt-hour for the first time since June

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Russian court rejects Griner appeal of her 9-year sentence

Before her conviction, the U.S. State Department declared Griner to be “wrongfully detained” — a charge that Russia has sharply rejected.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Rishi Sunak, UK's next PM, faces major economic problems

Sunak will be the first British prime minister with South Asian roots and its first Hindu leader

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Boris Johnson, ousted by scandal, eyes comeback as UK leader

His allies in Parliament are working to gather support for an “I’m Backing Boris” campaign

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Sparkling fish, murky methods: the global aquarium trade

Small-scale collection and export of saltwater aquarium fish began in Sri Lanka in the 1930s and the trade has grown steadily since