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Greta Thunberg, climate activists get court nod to sue Swedish state

A Swedish court gave Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other climate activists the go-ahead on Tuesday to proceed with a class action lawsuit against the Swedish state for insufficient climate policy.

21 Mar 2023 4:31 pm
Ukraine watches anxiously as Xi Jinping visits Kremlin

Beijing attempts to portray itself as an impartial entity in the conflict, refraining from condemning or openly endorsing the Russian offensive. Despite emphasizing the importance of respecting Ukraine's territorial sovereignty, China has provided genuine diplomatic assistance to Moscow since the invasion in February of the previous year.

20 Mar 2023 10:13 am
All UK phones to get emergency alert system to warn of life-threatening events

A siren-like alert will be sent to mobile phone users across the UK next month to test a new public warning system over life-threatening events such as severe weather events, the British government announced on Sunday. A UK-wide alerts test will take place in the early evening of Sunday, April 23, which will see people receive a test message on their mobile phones.

19 Mar 2023 5:19 pm
Anger as French government pushes through pension reform without vote

FRANCE-Anger as French government pushes through pension reform without vote

16 Mar 2023 9:49 pm
'UK to ban TikTok on government phones'

TikTok has come under increasing scrutiny due to fears that user data from the app owned by Beijing-based company ByteDance could end up in the hands of the Chinese government, undermining Western security interests.

16 Mar 2023 3:36 pm
Emmanuel Macron's pension plan advances despite strikes across France

Opponents of President Emmanuel Macron's hotly contested plan to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 were taking to the streets of France on Saturday for the second time this week in what union's hope will be a new show of force meant to push the government to back down.

16 Mar 2023 12:39 pm
Ukraine war: What's known and not about US drone and Russia jet crash

The US military claims that a Russian fighter jet deliberately dumped fuel on an American MQ-9 Reaper drone, causing it to crash after colliding with the aircraft. The Pentagon and US European Command said that two Russian Su-27 aircraft dumped fuel on the MQ-9, which was conducting a routine surveillance mission over the Black Sea in international airspace.

15 Mar 2023 8:06 am