Month: November 2022

Shabab Gunmen Storm Somalia Hotel, Trapping Government Officials

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Gunmen wearing suicide vests and believed to be members of a militant group attacked a hotel popular with government officials in the capital of Somalia on Sunday, according to the police. There were no immediate reports of casualties, but security forces rescued dozens of civilians and officials, including the fisheries minister, from […]

Mexico’s President Leads Supporters in March Through Capital

MEXICO CITY — Two weeks after tens of thousands of Mexicans protested against proposed electoral changes they say would undermine democracy, Mexico’s president on Sunday marched through the capital accompanied by massive crowds in a display of popular support for his mandate. In an early taste of the 2024 presidential election, President Andrés Manuel López […]

Landslide Kills at Least 14 at Funeral in Cameroon

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon — A landslide in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé, killed at least 14 people attending a funeral on Sunday, the region’s governor said. Rescuers were still searching for others who might have been swept up in the disaster, Naseri Paul Bea, governor of Cameroon’s Centre region, told reporters at the scene. Dozens of people had […]

Deadly Fire in China Fuels Protests Over Xi’s Covid Policies

The fire began with a faulty power strip in a bedroom on the 15th floor of an apartment building in China’s far west. Firefighters spent three hours putting it out — too slow to prevent at least 10 deaths — and what might have remained an isolated accident turned into a tragedy and a political […]

Beauty Over Brains: Japan’s Skin-Deep University Pageants

Yuki Iozumi was fretting about how her shoulders might look in a wedding dress. “I feel like I look too muscular,” said the tiny-framed Ms. Iozumi, 20, relating how her friends had told her that practicing karate had changed her body. “I think it’s not so feminine.” Traditional femininity was her goal. Although Ms. Iozumi, […]

Protests Erupt in Shanghai and Other Chinese Cities Over Covid Controls

“And,” he added, “for the deceased.” Smaller protests and vigils also occurred at Peking University and Wuhan University of Technology, videos, verifiable from the buildings in the background, showed. A protest also broke out in another city in Xinjiang: Korla, in the region’s north. Hundreds of residents assembled at the prefecture’s government office, as seen […]

This Country’s Top Judges Were All Foreigners. Now They’re Gone.

Until just a few weeks ago, the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, an independent country for more than four decades, had never had a chief justice who had been born there. To some, the elevation of Tetiro Semilota, the attorney general, to the role of acting chief justice was a historic moment. But to others, […]

Ukraine Draws Parallels Between Holodomor and Russia’s Strikes

Ukraine’s government was working to restore power to millions on Saturday as the country commemorated the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor, the devastating famine that President Volodymyr Zelensky compared to the wave of Russian strikes targeting critical infrastructure that have left large parts of the country cold and in the dark. The Holodomor, which means […]

U.S. and NATO Scramble to Arm Ukraine and Refill Their Own Arsenals

Given the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the war in the Donbas region, NATO’s new military spending goals — 2 percent of gross domestic product by 2024, with 20 percent of that on equipment instead of salaries and pensions — seem modest. But even those were largely ignored by key member countries. In […]

Fire Kills 10 in China’s Xinjiang, Raising Questions About Lockdown

A deadly fire in an apartment building in China’s far western region of Xinjiang set off an outpouring of anger online and street protest on Friday in the region’s capital, with residents calling for the lifting of lockdowns that have confined many to their homes for more than three months. Chinese commenters on social media […] girişrestbetcdn.combetturkeygiris.orgbetvolem.comtipobetm.comsahabetgir.orgtarafbetgiris.infomatadorbetvip.comKralbetDeneme Bonusu Veren SitelerSupertotobethack forumXumabetbetpas