When Chinese PresidentXi Jinping lands in Riyadh in the coming hours Saudi leaders are expected to receive him with the pomp and circumstance normally reserved for the kingdom’s most strategic ally, the United States. The multiple-day visit will include two conferences that will gather leaders from across the Arab world... This is a new Gulf.
Thousands of police carried out a series of raids across much of Germany on Wednesday against suspected far-right extremists who allegedly sought to overthrow the state by force. Federal prosecutors said some 3,000 officers conducted searches at 130 sites in 11 of Germany's 16 states against adherents of the so-called Reich Citizens movement ... R ... .
UN Secretary-GeneralAntonio Guterres has slammed multinational corporations for turning the world’s ecosystems into “playthings of profit” and warned failure to correct course would lead to catastrophic results ... “We are treating nature like a toilet,” Guterres said ... “This conference is our chance to stop this orgy of destruction,” he added ... .
Moscow’s accusation that Ukrainian drones struck two airbases deep inside Russia has once again raised the febrile question of escalation nine months into the war ...Week by week, there are yet more signs that Moscow’s military machine cannot do what it says on its can ... China has been very clear it feels such talk must stop. So has India ... Ukraine ... Russia.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex faced an awkward grilling from journalists about their explosive Netflix documentary in New York... The pair did not give a direct response, but the Duke could be heard saying 'so many questions' before they were escorted inside ... more videos. 1 2 3. Watch video. Brawl breaks out after BMW driver refuses to move forward ... .
Washington, Dec 7 (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 7th Dec, 2022 ) .The United States said Tuesday it has not "encouraged" Ukraine to strike into Russia after drone attacks on bases widely seen as carried out by Kyiv... Russia said three people were killed and two aircraft damaged in the attacks Monday on three bases deep into its territory ... ....
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Twenty-five people have been arrested in raids across Germany on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. German reports say the group of far-right and ex-military figures planned to storm the parliament building, the Reichstag, and seize power ... ... They also refuse to recognise the modern German state. Read more ... In translation. ... .
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ArgentineVice PresidentCristina Fernández de Kirchner was convicted and sentenced Tuesday to 6 years in prison and a lifetime ban from holding public office for a fraud scheme that embezzled $1 billion through public works projects during her presidency ...It’s the first time an Argentine vice president has been convicted of a crime while in office.