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The Telegraph looking at the world 2022 December 29

Good morning. A landmark review by William Shawcross, pictured above, into the Government’s flagship Prevent programme has found that taxpayers’ money has been handed to groups promoting Islamist extremism. Meanwhile, teachers’ unions fear that ballots for national strike action in 2023 have been put at risk by postal strikes.   Headlines: Today’s essential news ChinaContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the world 2022 December 29”

The New York Times news coverage: Around the World December 27 2022

Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA, via Shutterstock A man was indicted on charges of murder and attempted murder with a racist motive yesterday, after a shooting left three people dead in central Paris last week. China sent a record number of military aircraft to menace Taiwan, in a large show of force to the Biden administration. EvenContinue reading “The New York Times news coverage: Around the World December 27 2022”

The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25

September 19 Hurricane Fiona leaves Puerto Rico without power Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast with heavy rains and maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour on Sunday, triggering landslides and knocking out a power grid still recovering from Hurricane Maria five years ago. The storm downed electricity transmission lines, causing a “blackoutContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25”

The Week of 2022 September 12 – 18

September 12 Russian forces target Ukraine power stations while retreating Retreating Russian forces attacked Ukrainian power stations and other infrastructure as they fled from Kharkiv province in the face of a Ukrainian counterattack to reclaim territory seized by Russia early in its invasion. Russia’s precision strikes caused a fire at a large power station outsideContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 12 – 18”

New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04

By Amelia Nierenberg Writer, Briefings August 29 We’re covering artillery strikes near a nuclear plant in Ukraine and a political scandal in Finland. Shelling around the Zaporizhzhia power plant has raised fears of a catastrophic nuclear accident.David Guttenfelder for The New York Times Attacks near Ukraine nuclear plant intensify Russian artillery strikes continued near theContinue reading “New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

Bloomberg’s view for 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 After China’s military drills following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, the ball was back in US President Joe Biden’s court to respond. His military generals did so by sending two guided-missile cruisers through the Taiwan Strait yesterday, in what the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet called a “routine” trip. In many ways,Continue reading “Bloomberg’s view for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

Stories from The New York Times for the 4th week of August 2022

August 22 A photo provided by the Russian government said to show investigators at the site of a car bombing outside Moscow.Russian Investigative Committee/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A brazen attack near Moscow rattles Russians Russia has opened a murder investigation into the car bombing that killed Daria Dugina, 29, a hawkish political commentator whoContinue reading “Stories from The New York Times for the 4th week of August 2022”

Microplastics in bear and deer feces in Taiwan

Scientists have found microplastics in bear and deer feces in Taiwan, highlighting how the tiny flakes and particles are polluting natural ecosystems.