Daily Archives: October 1, 2022

Russia vetoes Security Council resolution condemning attempted annexation of Ukraine regions — Global Issues

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield of the United States addresses the UN Security Council meeting on Maintenance of peace and security of Ukraine.

The draft resolution, circulated by the United States and Albania, was supported by ten of the fifteen members of the Council, with Russia voting against it. Four members abstained, Brazil, China, Gabon and India. The draft described the so-called referendums held by Russia in the four regions of Ukraine which Moscow now regards as sovereign […]

Humanitarian situation worsens; UN mission continues to battle armed militias — Global Issues

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Special Representative Bintou Keita told the UN Security Council that following a resurgence of the M23 rebel movement, confidence in the UN mission, known by its French acronym, MONUSCO, has deteriorated. ‘Hatred, hostility and violence’ Violent demonstrations and serious incidents have caused the death of several dozen protesters and four mission staff, she said, strongly condemning […]

Formula 1 budget cap row: Mercedes and Ferrari comments ‘unacceptable’ – Red Bull

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The Singapore Grand Prix is live on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sport website Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says he is “absolutely confident” his team did not breach Formula 1’s budget cap in 2021. Ferrari and Mercedes say it is an “open secret” that two teams breached the limit to one […]

Delivering justice for abused child brides in The Comoros — Global Issues

People living on the Comoros archipelago in the Indian Ocean are needing to adapt to climate change.

Tackling this scourge was the theme of a recent UN event held during the opening session of the General Assembly, at which senior officials called for measures to ensure that perpetrators are held accountable for their crimes. “I followed him into the house. I didn’t know he was going to rape me.” At just 13 […]

UN chief condemns any attempt to seize power by the force of arms — Global Issues

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Allegedly, Capt. Ibrahim Traore appeared on Friday on national television announcing that Lt. Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who overthrew the country’s democratically elected president in January, had been removed from power “after failing to end the terrorist violence” that has forced 2 million people to flee their homes. In a statement published by his […]

Burkina coup-makers accuse France of supporting counterattack | Military News

New Military Leader Of Burkina Faso, Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba, delivers a speech in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, January 27, 2022, in this screengrab taken from video.

France ‘firmly denies’ any involvement of the French army in an alleged counteroffensive plan by toppled leader Damiba. The army officers who seized power in Burkina Faso said toppled military leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was planning a counteroffensive from a “French base”. Gunshots rang out Saturday in the capital Ouagadougou amid signs of lingering tensions […]

Hurricane Ian: Search for survivors continues as death toll rises | Weather News

Hurricane Ian

At least 31 people are confirmed dead, including 27 people in Florida mostly from drowning. Rescuers searched for survivors among the ruins of Florida’s flooded homes from Hurricane Ian while authorities in South Carolina began assessing damage from its strike. Now weakened to a post-tropical cyclone, Ian was expected to move across central North Carolina […]

24 killed after Ukraine evacuation convoy shelled: Governor | Russia-Ukraine war News


Russian forces shelled a civilian evacuation convoy in Ukraine’s northeast killing 24 people on Saturday, Ukrainian officials said. Bombardments have intensified after Moscow illegally annexed a swath of Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of the war. “In the Kupyansk district, a shot-at convoy of cars containing civilians was found. According to preliminary data, 20 […]

Thousands of Iraqis gather to mark 2019 anti-government protest | Protests News

A wounded protester is carried during clashes with Iraqi security forces at a gathering marking the third anniversary of the anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq October 1, 2022. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Demonstrators and security forces clash during rally remembering the uprising three years ago when at least 600 people were killed. Dozens of Iraqis were injured after violence erupted when thousands of Iraqis gathered in Baghdad to mark the third anniversary of nationwide protests against corruption. Protesters waved the Iraqi flag and chanted “we want to […]