Zelenskyy urges UN to act over airstrikes – DW – 11/24/2022

Zelenskyy urges UN to act over airstrikes – DW – 11/24/2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appealed to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to take action to stop Russian airstrikes targeting vital infrastructure that have once again plunged Ukrainian cities into darkness and cold as winter sets in. “Today is just one day, but we have received 70 missiles. That’s the Russian formula of terror,” … Read more

Russia Risks Knockout Blow in War as Putin Hits Rock Bottom

Russia Risks Knockout Blow in War as Putin Hits Rock Bottom

Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty SOUTHERN ENGLAND—After a string of Russian defeats in the war, UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace is urging Ukraine to “keep up the pressure, keep up the momentum” and continue their rapid-fire attacks on Vladimir Putin’s forces through the winter months. “Given the advantage the Ukrainians have in equipment … Read more

Weapons industry booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine

E. Europe arms companies step up production for Ukraine Hope to find new markets as defense spends rise Can produce and service Soviet-era and NATO-standard weaponry Poland, Czechs among big suppliers of military aid to Kyiv Industry’s history stretches from the 1800s and through the Cold War PRAGUE/WARSAW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Eastern Europe’s arms … Read more

Why Saudi Arabia Is So Quiet About Iran’s Protests

Eexpressions of support for Iranian protesters have been pouring in from around the world—from leaders such as President Joe Biden, the former first lady Michelle ObamaFrench President Emmanuel Macron, and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern—as the protests, well into their second month, remain defiant and have even gained in intensity. But aside from some … Read more

UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace Urges Military Push in Ukraine as Russian Forces Hit Rock Bottom

SOUTHERN ENGLAND—After a string of Russian defeats in the war, UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace is urging Ukraine to “keep up the pressure, keep up the momentum” and continue their rapid-fire attacks on Vladimir Putin’s forces through the winter months. “Given the advantage the Ukrainians have in equipment training and quality of their personnel against … Read more

Trapview: Can an AI-powered insect trap solve a $220 billion pest problem?

London CNN Business — Pests destroy up to 40% of the world’s crops each year, causing $220 billion in economic losses, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Trapview is harnessing the power of AI to help tackle the problem. The Slovenian company has developed a device that traps and identifies pests, and … Read more

Dubai is cashing in on the 2022 Qatar World Cup

A yacht that can be rented to watch the World Cup while sailing around Dubai is docked in Dubai harbor on November 1, 2022, ahead of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup football tournament. Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images) Giuseppe Cacace AFP | Getty Images DUBAI, United … Read more

Exclusive: Russians, Ukrainians met in UAE to discuss prisoner swap, ammonia, sources say

RIYADH, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Representatives from Russia and Ukraine met in the United Arab Emirates last week to discuss the possibility of a prisoner-of-war swap that would be linked to a resumption of Russian ammonia exports, which go to Asia and Africa, via a Ukrainian pipeline, three sources with knowledge of the meeting said. … Read more

After Russian retreat, Ukrainian military plans next move

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian sniper adjusted his scope and fired a .50-caliber bullet at a Russian soldier across the Dnieper River. Earlier, another Ukrainian used a drone to scan for Russian troops. Two weeks after retreating from the southern city of Kherson, Russia is pounding the town with artillery as it digs in … Read more