China’s security apparatus swings into action to stifle Covid protests

CNN – China Extensive security services quickly moved to choke Mass protests that swept the country, with police patrolling the streets, checking cellphones and even calling some protesters to warn them not to repeat it. In major cities on Monday and Tuesday, police flooded the sites of protests that took place over the weekend, when … Read more

Iran threatened the families of the World Cup soccer team, according to a security source

CNN – Iran families FIFA World Cup Team A match security source said the players were threatened with imprisonment and torture if they did not “behave” ahead of the match against the United States on Tuesday. After Iranian players refused to sing the country’s national anthem in their opening match against England On November 21stThe … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former intelligence chief as new army chief

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – Pakistan On Thursday, former intelligence chief Lieutenant-General Syed Asim Munir was named army chief in the South Asian country, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid a heated debate over the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s top general and former head of the Internal Intelligence … Read more

Revealing the stories of the Ukrainian resistance after the withdrawal of Kherson

near the city of Kherson, Ukraine CNN – Two Russian soldiers were walking down a Kherson street on a spring evening in early March, just days after Moscow captured the city. The temperature that night was still below zero and the electricity went out, leaving the town in complete darkness as the soldiers returned to … Read more

How did Qatar end up hosting the World Cup?

CNN – With the World Cup now underway in Qatar, many are wondering how this moment arrived – that small Gulf nation with little footballing history ended up hosting the biggest event the sport has to offer. Qatar had never before appeared in a World Cup tournament – let alone staged it – and became … Read more

The importance of the Russians increases as Putin’s military operation continues and sanctions take a heavy toll

Moscow CNN – November and December are known as the gloomiest months in Moscow. The days are short and dark, and the weather is too cold and wet to be outdoors much but it’s still warm and rainy to enjoy a real Russian winter. This year, the feeling of gloom has been heightened by the … Read more

Gianni Infantino: The explosive rhetoric from the FIFA President threatens to overshadow the opening match of the World Cup

Doha, Qatar CNN – The world Cup It finally kicks off on Sunday after 12 years of questions and criticism of the tournament being held in Qatar. But even though the opening kick-off is just hours away, football itself is still overshadowed by things off the pitch. The extraordinary speech of FIFA President Gianni Infantino … Read more

G20, APEC and ASEAN: World leaders have wrapped up three summits in Asia – with Russia firmly on the sidelines

Bangkok, Thailand CNN – The big three tops world leaders What has happened across Asia in the past week has made one thing clear: Vladimir Putin Marginalized now on the world stage. Putin who Attack on Ukraine For the past nine months, the European country has devastated and disrupted the global economy, refusing to attend … Read more

North Korea launches intercontinental ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan, in “flagrant violation” of UN resolutions

Seoul, South Korea CNN – North Korea On Friday, it launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), in the second missile test by the Kim Jong Un regime in two days. Japan said it has potential range to reach the US mainland. The ICBM was launched at around 10:15 a.m. local time from Sunan District in … Read more

Poland and NATO say “there is no indication” that a missile in Poland was a deliberate attack

Bali, Indonesia CNN – Poland and NATO leaders said the missile that killed two people on Polish soil on Tuesday was likely launched by Ukrainian forces defending their country against a barrage of Russian strikes, and that the incident appeared to be an accident. The explosion occurred outside the village outside the rural village of … Read more