Month: September 2022

China, India and Brazil abstain from voting on the US resolution, Russia vetoes it

Russia blocked a US-sponsored resolution that would have condemned itself Russia has accused the US of using its UN veto power to limit Moscow’s influence on the Security Council. Russia on Friday blocked a US-backed resolution that would have condemned Russia’s admission of four former Ukrainian territories into the Russian Federation. Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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Chess organization will investigate cheating allegations made by world champion Magnus Carlsen

CNN – An investigation will be launched following cheating allegations made by world chess champion Magnus Carlsen, FIDE – the sport’s global governing body – announced on Thursday. On Monday, Carlsen accused fellow grandmaster Hans Niemann of cheating, saying his rival’s “progress across the board was unusual.” This was after Carlsen withdrew from the Sinquefield …

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Disney reaches an agreement on the third point and adds a former Meta executive to its board

The Disney+ website on a laptop in Brooklyn, New York on Monday, July 18, 2022. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Disney has reached an agreement with activist investor Dan Loeb’s third point, which includes adding former Meta executive Carolyn Everson to its board of directors, the companies announced Friday. The deal comes weeks …

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Alex Albon was fit to drive for Williams at the Singapore GP after a medical emergency

Williams driver Alex Albon has declared himself fit for this weekend’s Singapore GP after suffering health problems following appendicitis surgery. Albon was admitted to intensive care earlier this month when he went into respiratory failure after what would have been a routine operation. At the Italian Grand Prix, he was replaced by Nyck de Vries, …

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India abstains as Russia vetoes draft UN Security Council resolution condemning ‘illegal referendums’ and annexation of four Ukrainian territories

India abstained from voting on the draft resolution tabled in Parliament UN Security Council by the US and Albania, which condemns Russia’s “illegal referendum” and annexation of four Ukrainian territories, and demands that Moscow withdraw its troops from Ukraine immediately. 15-nation UN security council voted on a US-Albanian resolution condemning Russia’s illegal “referendums” and the …

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World Maritime Day presents technology for more environmentally friendly shipping – global issues

This year’s theme – “New Technologies for Greener Shipping” – promotes innovation and solutions that support the transition in the sector. Maritime transport accounts for more than 80 percent of global trade, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his speech on the day. At the same time, the war in Ukraine and the Black Sea …

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U.S. envoy “will not be allowed” in Nicaragua, vice president says | Election news

Nicaraguan Vice President Rosario Murillo said the decision was due to the “interventionist” attitude of the new US ambassador. Nicaragua will not allow the new United States ambassador to enter the country because of his “disturbing” attitude, Vice President Rosario Murillo reiterated, amid months of tension between the two countries. U.S. envoy Hugo Rodriguez “will …

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