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Why Ukraine’s offensive has stalled

LONDON, UK: Whenever Russian missiles strike a Ukrainian city, or Kyiv’s drones target a building in Moscow, the attacks are inevitably followed by the sort of media coverage worthy of a Blitz raid. Yet generating headlines is just about their only achievement: precision missiles cannot deliver much explosive, and drones even less. As for their great accuracy, it is only effective when valuable targets can be identified — something which is hard to do except against tanks on the battlefield and warships floating on open water.

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Chinese Embassy In Japan Reveals Details Of Harassing Calls, Aggressive Letters From Right-Wing Forces

BEIJING, China:Since Japan began dumping nuclear-contaminated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plan into the ocean from August 24, the Chinese Embassy to Japan has received a large number of harassing phone calls from Japan with many using aggressive language toward embassy staff, and the embassy's fax machines have also received threatening letters, a staff member of the Chinese Embassy in Japan exclusively told the Global Times on Friday.

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African Children Bearing The Brunt Of Climate Change Impacts

NEW YORK, US: Children in Africa are among the most at risk from climate change impacts but are being woefully deprived of the financing necessary to help them adapt, survive and respond to the crisis, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a new report on Friday.

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Saudi Massacres Of Refugees: Mass Murder By Key US Ally

MICHIGAN, US:Border guards in Saudi Arabia, armed and trained by the imperialist powers, especially the United States, have committed sadistic crimes against humanity, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) released Monday. The report documents the systematic murder of hundreds of migrants, mainly from Ethiopia, at the Yemen-Saudi border between March 2022 and June 2023.

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APEC Pledges Greater Support for Small Businesses

SINGAPORE CITY, Singapore:APEC ministers renewed their commitments in promoting, prioritizing and empowering micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to thrive especially in fast-growing technology sectors as well as the blue and green sectors that are driving global growth.

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Scorching ‘New Normal’ As World Buckles Under Extreme Heat

NEW YORK, US: Heatwaves sweeping large parts of the world offer yet another reminder that extreme weather events boosted by human-induced climate change have become “the new normal”, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned on Friday.
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Two In Five Americans Believe Direct Conflict With China Likely

WASHINGTON, US:More than 40 percent of Americans believe it is likely that the United States will have a direct military confrontation with China within the next five years, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on perceptions of U.S. relations with other countries, released  on Thursday.

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The Real Reason Palestinians Do Not Have a Free Media

NEW YORK, US:The past few days have again shown that the Palestinians' two governments – the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in the Gaza Strip – are doing their utmost to silence and intimidate Palestinian journalists who criticize them or report about their repressive measures and financial corruption. It is no secret that the Palestinians do not have a free media. The media in the West Bank and Gaza Strip is controlled by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas.


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WHO Hails Mauritius, Netherlands For Tobacco Control Measures But Global Risks Remain

NEW YORK, US: Despite the welcome news that more than seven in 10 people on the planet – 5.6 billion -  are now protected by measures to curb the dangers of tobacco smoke, 8.7 million people still die from tobacco-related diseases every year, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.  

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Rise In German Far-Right Reflects Growing Sentiment Against Ukraine War

WASHINGTON, US: The far right party in Germany, Alternative for Deustchland, or AfD, won a district council election in the eastern town of Sonneberg, Thuringia last month. Nationally, the AfD is now polling at 19 percent, just under Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Social Democrats, polling at 20 percent.

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