Sunday, September 25, 2022

World news

August 25, 2022

UN delivers food, other aids to Ukraine amid Russia’s strikes

Since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24, there have been 13,560 civilian casualties, with 5,614 deaths, including 362 children and 7,946 people injured.

August 25, 2022

Russia fighting ‘senseless war’ in Ukraine, UN secretary-general tells Security Council

“The people of Ukraine and beyond need peace, and they need peace now. Peace in line with the UN Charter. Peace in line with international law,” said Mr Guterres.

Vladimir Putin/Antonio Guterres/Zelensky
August 23, 2022

China faces power shortages amid drought, heatwaves

Local governments were urged to secure water supplies and bring in artificial rainfall if needed. This involved shooting chemicals into clouds to generate rain.

Chinese heatwave
August 22, 2022

Donald Trump sues over FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago estate

The lawsuit asks a judge to appoint a special master to review the materials seized by the government.

Donald Trump and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
August 19, 2022

Chinese city residents seek respite from scorching heat

The heatwave prompted residents to seek temporary respite in underground facilities.

Chinese heatwave
August 18, 2022

Russian Invasion: UN secretary-general to meet Ukraine, Turkey presidents

During his visit, the UN chief will stop by one of the three Ukrainian ports involved in the framework of the Black Sea Initiative to export wheat grain.

President Volodymyr Zelensky, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and UN Secretary-General António Guterres
August 9, 2022

Ukraine war may cost German economy €260 billion by 2030: Research

The researchers worked under the assumption that the sanctions on Russia would remain in place until 2030.

German Central Bank Hq
August 9, 2022

Sri Lanka raises electricity prices by 75%

Sri Lanka’s electricity sector regulator on Tuesday granted approval to increase electricity prices by 75 per cent.

Sri Lankan protesters
August 9, 2022

Israeli troops bust cross-border weapons smuggling from Jordan

Five suspects were arrested by Israeli armed forces when crossing the border fence from Jordan.

Israeli army
August 4, 2022

First Ukrainian grain shipment to arrive UK in 10 days

Millions of tonnes of grain have been stuck in Ukraine since Russia invaded over six months ago.

Ukraine grain export