Israeli forces battled Palestinian militants in Gaza's two largest cities on Monday, with civilians still sheltering along the front lines even after massive waves of displacement across the besieged territory ... .
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian PresidentVladimir Putin on Monday traveled to a shipyard to attend the commissioning of new nuclear submarines, a visit that showcased the country’s nuclear might amid the fighting in Ukraine... and other NATO allies over Ukraine ... Speaking at the shipyard, Putin pledged to carry out plans to modernize the Russian navy.
KYIV, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital with eight long-range ballistic missiles before dawn on Monday and four people were wounded by debris after air defences shot down the incoming salvo, officials said. The strike at around 4 a.m ... Russia made no immediate comment on the attacks ... Our Standards ... Acquire Licensing Rights ... ....
GENEVA — As conflicts, climate emergencies and collapsing economies continue to wreak havoc on communities worldwide, the UN on Monday issued an appeal for $46.4 billion for 2024 to help 181 million ....
Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, who is imprisoned in a penal colony east of Moscow, has gone missing, his team said Monday, and his whereabouts are unknown ...Navalny was last imprisoned in the IK-6 penal colony east of Moscow ... .
Every so often, sailors see it ... In the south of Italy, distances deceive ... Salvini dislikes the media but cares about his image—enough that his head of public relations once texted me, “Please treat us well or else they will hang me.” Hence, his party posted a website to debunk “ le fake news” about the bridge, using the Trumpian phrase in English ... .
The COP28 climate negotiations entered crunch time on Monday with countries set for a final summit face-off over whether to reach a global agreement to phase out fossil fuels. U.N ... summits. The emissions from burning fossil fuels are by far the main driver of climate change ... And that's very unhelpful ... "We're the fourth largest oil and gas producer ... ....
UkrainianForeign MinisterDmytro Kuleba said on Monday it would be “devastating” for Kyiv and the European Union if EU leaders do not give his country the green light for membership talks at a summit this week ... Such a decision would show the EU is unable to follow through on historical commitments, he said ... 14-15 summit ... WHAT ORBAN WANTS.
PIDIE, Indonesia, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Myanmar's Rohingya face a wave of hostility and rejection in Indonesia, where regional communities say they are fed up of a spike in the numbers of boats carrying the persecuted ethnic minority to their shores ... "Why should we take care of thousands of Rohingya who cause many problems?" she added.
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Summary. High stakes for Ukraine exhausted after nearly two years of warEU aid decision comes as doubts mount over U.S. supportEU executive to unlock funds for Hungary before summitSome workarounds possible on budget assistance if Orban vetoes ... Securing fresh financial assistance from Europe is critical as doubts mount over future U.S ... Our Standards.
Oil-exporting countries will be called upon to reduce their production drastically in the coming decades, if a is accepted. The text avoids highly contentious calls for a “phase-out” or “phase-down” of fossil fuels, which have been the focus of deep disagreement among the more than 190 countries meeting in Dubai... Read more ... “This is not good at all ... .