The White House is treading carefully as protests spread in China while the United States tries to repair relations with Beijing

Washington CNN – Frustrated protesters also took to the streets across China To protest the government’s strict Covid-19 restrictions — which has led to rare civil unrest and clashes between the public and officials — the Biden White House chooses its words carefully and deliberately. Senior US officials who have been closely monitoring the unrest … Read more

Grave exhumed from a grave near Kherson showing the brutality of the Russian occupation: live updates

Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant on the banks of the Dnipro River in August.attributed to him…David Guttenfelder for The New York Times KYIV, Ukraine — After a string of Ukrainian military successes in the south, the Kremlin sought Monday to dampen speculation that Russian forces would withdraw from the Zaporizhia nuclear complex, as President Vladimir Putin’s … Read more

China markets fall as protests over Covid lockdowns break out

Hong Kong CNN Business – China Major stock indices and their currencies traded sharply lower on Monday, as well widespread protests against the country’s strict Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend, dampening investor sentiment. Hang Seng in Hong Kong (HSI) index It fell as much as 4.2% in early trade. It has since pared some losses … Read more

Russia may be willing to give up the nuclear plant

A senior Ukrainian energy official said the Russian military may be preparing to give up the besieged Zaporizhia nuclear plant it has occupied since March. Petro Kotin, head of Ukraine’s nuclear energy company Energoatom, told Ukraine’s TSN television program that the Russians could transfer control of the plant to the International Atomic Energy Agency, though … Read more

Protests erupted across China in an unprecedented defiance of Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy

Beijing CNN – Protests broke out all over China On Saturday, including on universities and in Shanghai as hundreds chanted “Step down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!” in an unprecedented show of defiance against the country’s increasingly tough and costly anti-Covid policy. a Deadly fire An apartment block in Urumqi, the capital of the … Read more

Protests erupted in Xinjiang and Beijing after a deadly fire

(Reuters) – Public anger in China over the expansion of COVID-19 lockdowns across the country has erupted in rare protests in China’s far-western region of Xinjiang and the country’s capital, where infections hit a new record. Crowds took to the streets Friday night in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, chanting “Stop the lockdown!” and pumping … Read more

Reality destroys some of the Qataris’ dreams of renting out the World Cup

The agency says the Qatari hotel group has requested new payments Some prices have been lowered, but many properties are empty The broker says some landlords have sought unrealistic rents DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar has found itself with an unexpected glut of rooms in the packed World Cup group stage, with online portals listing rooms … Read more

Far-right extremist gets Israeli security job after striking coalition deals | Israel

Far-right politician Itamar Ben Gvir will take over as Israel’s national security minister under a coalition deal with Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, in what is likely to be the most right-wing government in the country’s history. The agreement comes after the prime minister-designate’s coalition won a comfortable victory in this month’s parliamentary elections, the fifth … Read more

With new cases of the virus reported, China is scrambling to fill an immunity gap

Comment on this story Suspension The coronavirus outbreak on the verge of becoming China’s largest pandemic has exposed a critical flaw in Beijing’s “zero Covid” strategy: a large population without natural immunity. After months of only occasional hot spots in the country, most of its 1.4 billion people have not been exposed to the virus. … Read more

Kyiv: Iranian advisors killed with Russian help in Crimea, Ukraine

A senior Ukrainian security official has confirmed the killing of Iranian military advisors in Crimea, and warned against targeting any other Iranians on occupied Ukrainian territory in support of Moscow’s invasion. Oleksey Danilov, secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, said the Iranians were present Crimea To help Russia fly the Shahed-136 … Read more