December 5, 2022
Europe

Live: G7 price cap on Russian oil comes into force

/ Europe Hour by Hour Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 08:22Modified: 05/12/2022 – 08:23 An oil tanker is moored at the Sheskharis complex in Novorossiysk, Russia, on October 11, 2022 © AP The price cap on Russian oil agreed by the EU, G7 and Australia comes into force on Monday, aiming to restrict Russia’s revenue while […]

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Europe

Belgium opens landmark trial into 2016 Brussels suicide bombings

/ Europe Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 08:17 Court sketch of presiding judge Laurence Massart during the composition of the jury on November 30, 2022. © Janne Van Woensel Kooy, AFP Belgium begins proceedings on Monday in its largest ever trial to determine whether 10 men played a part in the Islamist suicide bombings in Brussels […]

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America

Georgia returns to the polls in tiebreaker midterms vote for US Senate seat

/ Americas US midterms 2022 Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 07:30 Voters line up at the Metropolitan Library in Atlanta, Georgia to cast early ballots in the runoff election between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican candidate Herschel Walker for a Georgia’s Senate seat, November 29, 2022. © Megan Varner, Reuters Georgians return to the polls […]

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Africa

South African leader Ramaphosa braces to head off impeachment threat

/ Africa Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 05:35 South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa pictured at a press conference in central London on November 24, 2022. © Justin Tallis, AFP Cyril Ramaphosa may have insisted over the weekend he will not resign, but the South African president still faces a parliamentary vote Tuesday that could lead to […]

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America

France’s Macron says he and Biden agreed to ‘fix’ US subsidies issues

/ Americas Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 04:42 President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron walk along the Colonnade of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. © Andrew Harnik, AP President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed during a state visit earlier this week to “fix” issues arising from US legislation that includes […]

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America

Blinken pledges support for Israel’s new government, backs two-state solution

/ Americas Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 04:25 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, May 25, 2021. © Menahem Kahana, Reuters The US plans to work closely with Israel’s new government, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a left-leaning Jewish group in Washington on Sunday, and continues to […]

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World

Ukraine expects brutal winter as Russia attacks energy infrastructure

Millions of Ukrainians face a winter of extreme hardship as Russia intensifies its attacks on the country’s energy infrastructure. Nine months after the invasion, Russian President Vladimir Putin is now being accused of weaponizing the weather. Imtiaz Tyab reports.

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World

After widespread protests, China appears to ease COVID restrictions

Following widespread protests last week over COVID restrictions, Chinese officials appear to be easing restrictions across the nation. But there was mass confusion in Beijing as thousands of COVID testing facilities closed abruptly. Elizabeth Palmer has more.

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World

French hospital suspends operations after cyber attacks

/ France Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 01:41 A patient infected with coronavirus is carried on a stretcher by a French rescue team before being transferred by a helicopter of the civil security (Securite Civile) from Strasbourg university hospital to Pforzheim in Germany as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in France, March 24, […]

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Middle East

Head of UN agency seeks FIFA deal for World Cup labour rights role

/ Middle East Issued on: 05/12/2022 – 00:51 FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks at a press conference Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. © Abbie Parr, AP After fierce criticism of the Qatar World Cup, the head of the UN labour agency on Sunday pressed FIFA’s president for a greater role scrutinizing future World […]

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