BBC correspondent Abdujalil Abdurasulov visits eastern Ukraine as soldiers contemplate Russia’s military presence at the border nearby.
Nato’s chief urges Russia to be transparent over its “large and unusual” massing of border forces. from: BBC News
The wall to curb a wave of migrants entering from Belarus has been approved by Poland’s parliament. from: BBC News
from: BBC News The monarch appears to criticise people who “talk” but “don’t do”, ahead of the COP26 summit.
Former Manchester City technical director Mike Rigg explains how Newcastle United can reach the elite following the Saudi takeover. from: BBC News
Weeks after a series of missile tests, Kim Jong-un said weapons are necessary for defence, but not war. from: BBC News
The American drug manufacturer said it would spend up to $500 million to establish a new facility, though officials and activists pointed to more immediate needs. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Reaction to Boris Johnson’s Tory Party conference speech dominates the newspaper front pages.
Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan were honored for work that spurred research into new drugs and reduced the effect of chemistry on the environment. From: New York Times
One analyst called the announcement, which the Chinese leader made in prerecorded remarks to the U.N. General Assembly, “an important step by the world’s biggest provider of overseas coal finance.” From: New York Times
from: BBC News England captain Heather Knight hopes the popularity of The Hundred will draw larger crowds for the Twenty20 series against New Zealand.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – “Let us build a better future for Malaysia” is the motto of a message from the Catholic bishops on the occasion of Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day . It is about two important dates in the history and civil life of the nation. The 64th “National Holiday” on August 31st commemorates… Leggi tutto »
He was once a faceless spokesman for an insurgent group. On Wednesday, Zabihullah Mujahid, a top Taliban official, held forth in the seat of government. From: New York Times
Poland and its EU allies have accused Belarus of weaponising migrants in response to sanctions. from: BBC News
Tensions are running high with Belarus after a surge of non-EU migrants into Lithuania. from: BBC News
Beit Sahour – The “Shepherds’ Field”, included in the Palestinian town of Beit Sahour, is one of the places most dear to the Christian memory of the birth of Jesus. In that locality, according to tradition, shepherds stayed overnight, they were the first to receive from the angels the news of the birth of Jesus,… Leggi tutto »
Lima – Peru will celebrate the bicentenary of its independence on July 28 and 29. A massive deployment of police across the country, especially in places that will host official events, will help ensure peace and security. On this occasion, the President of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference, Mgr Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, Archbishop of Trujillo, recorded… Leggi tutto »
Some tips from the Dutch Cycling Embassy on how to make bikes the easiest and safest way to travel. from: BBC News