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Russia shoots down two Ukrainian combat drones near Moscow

International letter (EFE) According to the Russian state agency TASS, Sobyanin assured on his profile on the social network Telegram that “two combat drones were trying to reach the city. Both were shot down by air defense systems, one in the Domodedovo area, and the other in the vicinity. Minsk highway. There were no casualties.”


The meeting on Ukraine in Jeddah strengthened the “consensus on a political solution,” Beijing said.

BEIJING (EFE) – Over the past few hours, China said a meeting on Ukraine held over the weekend in the Saudi city of Jeddah, which was attended by an envoy from Beijing, helped “strengthen the consensus” to “find a political solution.” The meeting in Jeddah was held behind closed doors and with complete confidentiality as to the content, like the meeting previously held in Copenhagen, and brought together high-ranking officials not only from Western powers, but also from some countries considered to be allies of Russia, such as India and Brazil. . except China. According to Beijing, during the meeting, “China’s positive role in facilitating peace talks was fully recognized.”


ECOWAS Says Niger’s Coup Junta Doesn’t Allow Them To Negotiate With Them In Person

Lagos (EFE) UN to contact her to arrange for her departure. “The mission was canceled following a statement by the Nigerian military authorities, sent late at night, indicating that they could not accept the tripartite delegation,” ECOWAS said in a statement released last night. A source from the self-proclaimed National Council for the Protection of the Fatherland (CNSP), which is responsible for the coup, told EFE that the board considers the ECOWAS mission “useless” because its “position is known” on the situation in Niger.


The Amazon Summit deals with oil and avoids specific deforestation targets.

Belém (Brazil) (EFE) — The Amazonian presidents, meeting this Tuesday in the Brazilian city of Belém, pledged to promote a “new agenda” of cooperation in the biome, but avoided specific deforestation targets and engaged in the associated exploitation of fossil fuels. In an extensive 113-point declaration, eight Amazonian countries developed a vague roadmap to ensure the survival of the forest, with measures to manage water resources, security, health, sustainable infrastructure, and promote the human rights of traditional peoples.


Nagasaki remembers its nuclear tragedy with a modest typhoon arrival ceremony

Tokyo (EFE) — Nagasaki, in southern Japan, marked the 78th anniversary of the nuclear attack that destroyed the city this Wednesday, months after the G7 summit in Hiroshima and with a lower status due to a typhoon approaching the area. The ceremony, which is usually held in front of the Statue of Peace, located near the epicenter of the explosion, has been moved to the Nagasaki Dejima Messe Convention Center, the first time it has been held indoors since 1963 due to concerns about the impact of a typhoon. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who was unable to travel to the city for this reason, sent a video message stating that “there are certain disagreements in the international community on nuclear disarmament, especially because of the Russian nuclear threat.”


Typhoon Hanun again disrupted traffic in southern Japan, causing thousands to be evacuated

Tokyo (EFE) tens of thousands of people. The sixth typhoon of the season in the Pacific, which has already paralyzed air traffic in Okinawa Prefecture and left two dead and dozens injured early last week, is moving towards the coast of the southwestern regions of Kagoshima and Kumamoto this Wednesday. after turning 180 degrees along its trajectory in the previous days.


At least three people have died in an attack by a rebel group on a hospital in DR Congo.

Kinshasa (EFE) United Nations mission in the country. “The blue helmets of the Bangladeshi continent of Monusco (the name of the UN mission in the country) repelled the invasion of the Kodeko militia against the hospital (city) of Dodro, in the territory of Jugu, in (province de) Ituri,” the Mission said last night on its X social network account (formerly Twitter).


China’s CPI fell 0.3% year-on-year in July, the first decline in more than two years.

Shanghai, China (EFE).- The consumer price index (CPI), China’s main indicator of inflation, entered negative territory, down 0.3% year-on-year in July, according to data released Wednesday by the Office of Statistics (ONE ). July’s figure is 0.3 points lower than the previous month’s and represents the first contraction in the CPI since February 2021. However, the data turned out to be slightly higher than analysts expected, including 0.4% compared to prices a year ago.


Ohio refuses to change its constitution, which would make it harder to defend abortion.

Washington (EFE) This measure would increase the minimum percentage of votes required to pass constitutional amendments to 60% from the current simple majority of 50%. Although the proposal did not specifically mention abortion, most media outlets noted that its approval would likely affect the proposed November vote to protect access to abortion in the state constitution.


Colombian prosecutor condemns alleged ELN plan to attack prosecutor

Bogotá (EFE). On Tuesday, Colombian prosecutors said guerrillas from the National Liberation Army (ELN), which currently has a ceasefire agreement with the current government, are training its members to “carry out sniper attacks.” against Attorney General Francisco Barbosa. “Three sources of information, one of which was provided by the military intelligence of the Armed Forces, another came through the CTI (Technical Investigative Corps of the Prosecutor’s Office) and another came from an official of the Judicial Police (…), indicated that against the Attorney General of the Nation, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, there would be a terrorist act was committed, ”the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.


Rapper Tory Lanez has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting Megan T Stallion.

Los Angeles, United States (EFE) A stallion after a party at model Kylie Jenner’s Hollywood home in July 2020. The 31-year-old Canadian singer was convicted after being found guilty in December of three crimes: firing a semi-automatic firearm, assault with the same gun, and possessing one loaded and not registered in his name. EFE


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