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The Economist International News
- Would-be autocrats are learning from China, and each other
- Six journalists for Novaya Gazeta have been murdered since 2000
- Even though, if countries meet climate pledges, fossil-fuel consumption will peak by 2025
- But the committee could have made a bolder choice
- Time lost to school closures has added to parents’ worries
- In some countries it is sadistic; in others, sought after
- As the world begins to reopen, will it see a resurgence of influenza?
BBC International News
- Money donated by the Duchess of Sussex has been spent on feeding Nottingham's most vulnerable.
- Ros Atkins examines why tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over recent weeks.
- Rising temperatures and desertification are forcing many Mauritanians to leave their ancestral homes in search of a better life.
- Police officers chased the suspect through the streets in Queensland, Australia.
- Residents in Kongsberg react to the bow and arrow attack in their neighbourhood.
- Several people are shot dead in gun battles following a protest over the Beirut port blast investigation.
- The band have pledged that their upcoming tour will be sustainable, and as low-carbon as possible.
- At least 46 people have been killed in a fire at a tower block in the city of Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.
News from the United Nations
- The United Nations has condemned the deadly suicide bombing during Friday prayers at the largest Shia mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan, which killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens more.
- Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of Russia's Novaya Gazeta newspaper, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this year. He shares the prestigious award with Maria Ressa, another campaigning journalist from the Philippines.
- Displaced families in Nigeria’s northeast are “knocking on the door of starvation”, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
- For the first time in two decades, extreme poverty is on the rise, the UN chief said in his message released on Friday, marking the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, on 17 October.
- The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Friday urged countries to step up reunification for Afghans whose families remain in the country or who are displaced across the region, as the […]
- Although rural women and girls have an essential role in food systems, they still do not have equal power with men, therefore earn less, and experience higher levels of food insecurity, according to UN […]
- In recent months, some 260 different clean-up operations have been undertaken across, aimed at protecting life under the sea, with the UN and European Union’s #EUBeachCleanUp campaign, managing to remove […]
- Tensions over vehicle licence plates and anti-smuggling operations, between authorities in Kosovo and Serbia, in recent weeks, may contribute to unravelling “steady but fragile progress made in rebuilding trust among communities” in Kosovo and Serbia.
- Haji Najibullah, charged in relation to 2008 attack on US troops in Afghanistan, says accusations are 'incorrect'.
- Prime Minister Andrej Babis, a populist billionaire, says he will hand over to new coalition and will be in opposition.
- Health officials are now recommending Americans get booster jabs of the Pfizer, Moderna and J&J coronavirus vaccines.
- Giuseppe Sotgiu found guilty of violating laws that forbid forced return of people to countries where they are at risk.
- Armed groups control large swaths of CAR, and about a quarter of nearly 5 million population has been displaced.
- Best of the week and behind the scenes.
- The mission plans to set a new record for the time spent in space by Chinese astronauts.
- At least seven people killed in street battles triggered by investigation into Beirut port explosion.
Mexico Daily News
- Green once again dominates the the federal government stoplight map, reflecting the country's gradual recovery from the third wave of COVID.
- Get to know these two country denizens who may look scary but are completely safe and just need a little gentle help in exiting your home.
- For the second time, cempasúchil producers will sell their flowers along the 'Agro-touristic Flowers of Mictlán' route in Xochimilco.
- John Kerry, US special envoy for climate, will accompany the president to Tabasco next week to learn about the Sembrando Vida program.
- Start-ups created to tackle everday problems are propelling Latin America to the forefront of the emerging market tech boom.
- Farmer Joselino Álvarez was dismayed when officials told him he wouldn't qualify for funds if he didn't clear his land of existing trees.
- Pandemic education is inaccessible to some and frustratingly inadequate for many, leading experts to fear a 'lost generation' of students.
- The United States land border will reopen to nonessential travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on November 8.
China Daily News
- China to legislate on preschool education
- Police in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, are investigating the death of a security guard who tried to catch a woman who jumped from the 11th floor of a building, Huashang Daily […]
- Sun Zhengcai, the former Party chief of Chongqing, is being investigated on allegations of bribery, State prosecutors said on Monday.
- A 12-year-old Algerian boy was crowned winner of the eighth Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition on Sunday.
- A 12-year-old Algerian boy was crowned winner of the eighth Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition on Sunday.
The Moscow Times
- The United States, China and Pakistan will join talks on the Taliban takeover on Tuesday, the Kremlin's envoy to Afghanistan said.
- Getting a Michelin Guide is the biggest thing to happen to Moscow restaurants in a century.
- The crew and the orbital station were not in danger during the incident, Moscow's space agency said.
- Survey shows growing opposition to same-sex relationships over last decade, but younger Russians increasingly tolerant.
- Russia launched a population census delayed by the coronavirus pandemic that has exacerbated the country's worsening demographic crisis.
- Leading health officials have warned the country faces a "critical situation" in the coming weeks.
- Record deaths. Cases climbing. Vaccination slows.
- The system, named "Face Pay," has been fitted at special turnstiles across the Russian capital’s more than 240 metro stations.
News from the European Union
- On October 15, ECDC published the report “Facilitating COVID-19 vaccination acceptance and uptake in the EU/EEA” which aims to further support Member States in identifying barriers to the uptake of […]
- Verena Ross appointed Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority Friday 15 October 2021 13:04 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, next Chair […]
- A new EU-wide operation will target fraud against COVID-19 EU recovery funds being offered under the framework of the NextGenerationEU initiative. Operation Sentinel, launched on 15 October 2021 at Europol’s […]
- European Commission Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 15 Oct 2021 Déplacements et visites
- The official Gazette of the CPVO has been published and is available for free in electronic format only (PDF). You may download the gazette from the Gazette page.
- European Commission Daily news Brussels, 15 Oct 2021 Coronavirus : l'UE continue à fournir de l'aide à la Roumanie À la suite d'une demande d'assistance de la Roumanie, la Commission […]
- State aid: Commission approves €31.9 billion Italian scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreakEuropean Commission Press release Brussels, 15 Oct 2021 The European Commission has approved a €31.9 billion Italian scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved […]
- State aid: Commission approves €700 million French scheme for certain retailers and services affected by the coronavirus pandemicEuropean Commission Press release Brussels, 15 Oct 2021 The European Commission has approved, under the EU state aid rules, a €700 million French scheme to support certain retailers and services […]
News from Africa
- [ANGOP] Luanda — Oil revenue surplus to be collected this year will be earmarked for the implementation of the 2021 budget's Public Investment Programme projects, said Friday the Angolan head of State, João Lourenço.
- [New Zimbabwe] POLICE in Harare have arrested Micheal Freeman Chingwaru (39), a teacher at Einstein Tuition Centre for violently assaulting a student at the private school.
- [The Herald] Labenmon Investments, which owns SAS Mine Lowerdale in Mazowe where eight people died last week following an explosion have said they are cooperating with the authorities in fact-finding the cause of the accident.
- [Nyasa Times] The Government of Saudi Arabia has donated assorted medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPEs) to help the Malawi Government in the management and containment of Covid-19 pandemic.
- [263Chat] The Zimbabwe Republic Police has refuted social media claims that a student from a Harare school who appeared in viral video being assaulted by a teacher had been caught in a compromising position with a schoolmate.
- [Namibian] A man accused of raping a five-year-old girl after abducting her from a preschool in Windhoek two years ago is fit to stand trial, two psychiatrists have concluded.
- [New Era] Namibia's government is pursuing reforms to improve the business environment, attract investment and spur industrialisation. One of the objectives of the NIPDB is to review and propose policy reforms and measures to support trade and investment promotion, conducive labour market policies, improve the country's competitiveness and the ease of doing business.
- [The Herald] Zimbabwe has joined the world in celebrating the International Day of Rural Women which is celebrated annually on October 15 to highlight the essential role that rural women and girls play in the food systems of the world.
Radio Free Asia
- The decision comes after Myanmar's military refuses to allow the bloc's envoy to meet all parties as was agreed.
- Khin Maung Zaw had relayed former President Win Myint’s testimony about an attempt to force his resignation.
- Laborers say that their bosses do not provide health care or pay them their salaries when they become ill and leave their jobs.
- Ruben Brekelmans discusses his parliamentary motion to include Uyghurs and other diaspora groups in the government’s human rights policy.
- Lobsang Lhundup, who goes by the pen name Dhi Lhaden, was sentenced for writing a book criticizing Chinese rule in Tibetan areas and for 'creating disorder among the public,' sources […]
- The pirating of the show sparks a small industry in knock-off merchandise related to the show, which has garnered more than 100 million viewers worldwide.
- Yau Wang-tat is handed a 12-month jail term for 'illegal assembly' with judge citing others' conduct at the scene.
- Nguyen Doan Quang Vien promoted the Provisional Government of Vietnam and supported its leader as president.
News from Latin America
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