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Kherson infrastructure being rebuilt ‘from scratch’
BBC, 25 Nov 2022
Infrastructure in Kherson, Ukraine, damaged by Russian shelling is having to be rebuilt “from scratch”, engineers from a Ukrainian energy company have said.
"Before, work like this was only necessary after extreme weather. Now it's like we're rebuilding the whole cable network from scratch," engineer Andrii Kysenko said.
As the Kherson region continues to be liberated following Russia’s retreat, the demand on Ukraine's strained energy grid has risen, and authorities are urging people to leave the region temporarily.
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Why the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX could have a global impact
CBS, 29 Nov 2022
Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for bankruptcy after more than 100 FTX companies also failed just weeks ago.
Putin using winter as weapon in war against Ukraine: NATO's Stoltenberg
CA, 29 Nov 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin is "trying to use the winter as a weapon of war" against Ukraine, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, adding more attacks on...
2 Rescued As Small #Plane Dangles 100 Feet In The Air
NBC, 29 Nov 2022
Two people were rescued from a small airplane stuck an estimated 100 feet above ground after it struck a high-voltage transmission tower outside #Gaithersburg, #Maryland, offici...
China tightens security after widespread COVID protests
Al Jazeera, 29 Nov 2022
The Chinese government on Monday tightened security in several cities including Beijing and Shanghai where several hundred people, part of rare demonstrations held across China,...
Firefighters still searching for missing people after Ischia landlside
AFP, 29 Nov 2022
Two days after the deadly landslide on the Italian island of Ischia - where a wave of mud and debris crashed through the small town of Casamicciola Terme - rescue teams are stil...
Gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre
AP, 29 Nov 2022
(28 Nov 2022) The white gunman who massacred 10 Black shoppers and workers at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded guilty Monday to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guarant...
‘Eye-popping spending’ in Georgia Senate runoff
CNN, 29 Nov 2022
Even with control of the Senate already secured, the stakes are high as Democrats seek to secure a majority outright instead of the power-sharing agreement currently in place.
Elon Musk joins Twitter in mocking Alyssa Milano's latest political stunt
FOX, 29 Nov 2022
'Outnumbered' panelists sound off on Milano's 'performative activism.'
Blank paper becomes symbol of China’s protests
BBC, 29 Nov 2022
Blank sheets of paper have become a symbol of protests in China against the country’s strict zero-Covid policy.
IKEA eyes price cuts as inflation eases
Reuters, 29 Nov 2022
IKEA is focusing on persistent price cuts as some input costs ease after months of hikes helped the budget furniture giant counter soaring inflation.
Why a German research institute collaborated with North Korea
DW, 28 Nov 2022
Kim Jong-Un wants to modernize his nuclear weapons. To stop him, the UN has banned research collaborations with North Korea.
A tour to the panda house at Al Khor Park in Qatar
CGTN, 28 Nov 2022
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video #Football fans from around the world are converging on Qatar for the 2022 #WorldCup, where the spotlight is firmly focused on the likes of C...
Rescue workers attend scene of plane crash into high-voltage electricity lines
Guardian, 28 Nov 2022
A small plane crashed into high-voltage electricity lines about 30 miles north of Washington DC, which left two seriously injured people trapped inside and caused mass outages.
China's Covid protests lead to uncertainty on stock markets • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 28 Nov 2022
Nationwide protests against China's zero-Covid policy have left investors concerned about the outlook for the country's economy.
Strikes a 'symptom' of how 'badly' Tories have run country - Labour
Sky, 28 Nov 2022
Labour's shadow business secretary Jonathan Reynolds says the swathe of strikes facing the country is a "symptom" of how "badly" the Conservatives have run the country.
China’s Xi ‘willing to work with’ North Korean leader Kim on regional peace and stability
SCMP, 28 Nov 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Beijing is willing to work with Pyongyang on “regional and global peace and stability”, according...
加拿大渲染炒作所谓“中国威胁” 外交部：中国永远不称霸 永远不搞扩张
CD, 28 Nov 2022
Oil Plunges to Lowest Since 2021
Bloomberg, 28 Nov 2022
Oil tumbled to the lowest level since December as a wave of unrest
BBC journalist 'beaten and kicked' by police during Covid protests in China
Telegraph, 28 Nov 2022
Chinese police arrested and assaulted a BBC journalist in Shanghai amid massive anti-Covid protests that rocked the nation at the weekend.
Why did Carlyle’s CEO resign? Due Diligence
FT, 28 Nov 2022
Carlyle Group shocked Wall Street when its chief executive abruptly resigned in August, throwing the leadership of one of the world’s largest private equity groups into disarray.