Monday, May 29, 2023
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What was the strategy behind Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Russia? night
BBC, 23 Mar 2023
China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on Monday for his first visit to Russia since the war in Ukraine.
President Xi labelled Putin a "dear friend”, though in an article in a Russian newspaper insisted that China was "impartial" and has “actively promoted peace talks”.
The US has urged the world not to be "fooled" by Beijing's peace proposal, suggesting it was being issued on Russian terms.
What was the actual strategy behind the visit? And what role is there for China in brokering any peace?
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Search for survivors continues after Iowa apartment building partially collapses
CNN, 29 May 2023
Authorities in Davenport, Iowa, are carrying out search and rescue operations after a six-story apartment building partially collapsed, leading officials to find gas and water l...
How one EMT is reducing the number of 911 calls from an Indianapolis shelter
NBC, 29 May 2023
NBC News’ Zinhle Essamuah reports on an Indianapolis EMT who
Mediators are calling on Sudan's warring sides to extend a week-long humanitarian truce
Al Jazeera, 29 May 2023
The fighting between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces hasn't stopped.
'THERE'S DESPERATION HERE': Collins weighs in on the Biden family business probe
FOX, 29 May 2023
Former Georgia congressman and Iraq veteran Doug Collins discusses the Biden family business dealings probe, the 2024 presidential election and shares his Memorial Day message.
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BBC, 29 May 2023
Nigeria swears in Bola Tinubu as president amid significant challenges
DW, 29 May 2023
Nigeria's new president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been sworn in at an inauguration ceremony in Abuja.
Luton Town FC celebrate Premier League promotion with an open top bus parade
Sky, 29 May 2023
Aerial footage of thousands of fans gathering in St George's Square, Luton for a "paint the town orange" promotion party as The Hatters return to the top flight of English footb...
Nova Scotia wildfire: Local emergency declared as Halifax-area fire continues to burn | LIVE
CA, 29 May 2023
Fire officials are expected to provide an update on the forest fire that continues to rage near Halifax on Monday morning.
Spain government calls snap election after local ballot losses • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 29 May 2023
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on May 29 called a snap election for July 23, a day after his left-wing coalition government suffered heavy losses in regional ballots.
Nepal marks 70th Anniversary of Everest conquest
AP, 29 May 2023
(29 May 2023) Nepal marks 70th Anniversary of Everest conquest
Egypt unveils discovery of ancient mummification workshops, tombs in Saqqara
CGTN, 29 May 2023
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2023-05-29/Egypt-unveils-discovery-of-ancient-mummification-workshops-tombs--1kcFdE2z5O8/index.html Egyptian antiquities authorities on Satu...
Hong Kong pro-democracy party disbands after championing opposition causes for 17 years
SCMP, 29 May 2023
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Read more on this: https://sc.mp/wgmf Hong Kong’s Civic Party has disbanded after 17 years as a h...
Plastic Pollution Treaty: 2nd round of negotiations begins
AFP, 29 May 2023
Representatives of 175 nations with divergent ambitions met at UNESCO headquarters in Paris for the second of five sessions, with the aim of making progress towards reaching, by...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan hands out cash to supporters on Turkey’s presidential polling day
Telegraph, 29 May 2023
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan handed out money to supporters gathered outside of the polling station where he cast his ballot in the presidential election runoff on Sun...
Kai-Fu Lee: AI 2.0 is here to turn the tables
CD, 29 May 2023
"AI 2.0 is here to turn the tables. We want to introduce revolutionary
Water in Venice's Grand Canal turns bright green
Guardian, 29 May 2023
Police in Venice are investigating the source of phosphorescent green liquid that appeared on Sunday in the city’s Grand Canal, amid speculation it was caused by climate protest...
Is There More Upside for Japanese Stocks?
Bloomberg, 29 May 2023
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Erdogan seals Turkey election win
Reuters, 29 May 2023
Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in Turkey's presidential election, a win that would steer his increasingly authoritarian rule into a third decade after he saw off his toughest po...
PBS News Weekend full episode, May 28, 2023
PBS, 29 May 2023
Sunday on PBS News Weekend, the latest on the agreement in principle that the White House and Congressional GOP reached on a debt ceiling deal.
House Budget Committee's Rep. Brendan Boyle on "The Takeout" | May 28, 2023
CBS, 29 May 2023
House Budget Committee member Rep. Brendan Boyle sits down with Major Garrett on "The Takeout." The Democratic congressman from Pennsylvania recalls the 2011 debt negotiation dr...