Amnesty slams Russia for media repressions at anti-war protests

Amnesty slams Russia for media repressions at anti-war protests

Amnesty International has accused Russia of silencing journalists and human right activists trying to cover anti-war protests in the country.

EU reports 238,000 premature deaths in 2020 due to air pollution

EU reports 238,000 premature deaths in 2020 due to air pollution

At least 238,000 people in the European Union died prematurely in 2020 due to exposure to airborne pollutants despite an improvement in air quality, according to new data released by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Thursday.

Search continues for 151 still missing after deadly Indonesia quake

Search continues for 151 still missing after deadly Indonesia quake

Two days after a magnitude-5.6 earthquake devastated a district in Indonesia’s West Java province, leaving at least 268 dead, rescue workers on Wednesday continued to search for 151 people still missing.

OECD expects slower economic growth in 2023 due to Ukraine war

OECD expects slower economic growth in 2023 due to Ukraine war

Global economic growth will be slowed down next year to 2.2% by Russia’s war on Ukraine, according to a forecast by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published on Tuesday.

WHO reports over 700 attacks on Ukrainian health infrastructure

WHO reports over 700 attacks on Ukrainian health infrastructure

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recorded 703 attacks on health infrastructure in Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion.

Long-sought climate compensation fund agreed at COP27 in Egypt

Long-sought climate compensation fund agreed at COP27 in Egypt

Negotiators at a global climate conference in Egypt on Sunday agreed to create a long-sought fund to compensate climate-vulnerable countries.

Twitter restores account of former US president Donald Trump

Twitter restores account of former US president Donald Trump

Social media company Twitter has restored the account of former US president Donald Trump, new owner Elon Musk said on Saturday.

Britain’s Sunak meets Zelensky during first visit to Ukraine

Britain’s Sunak meets Zelensky during first visit to Ukraine

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is on a visit to Ukraine, in a signal of continuing British support for Ukraine and its president, Volodymyr Zelensky, the PA News agency reports.

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