COP27 summit agrees on landmark climate ‘loss and damage’ fund, but does little to encourage rapid cuts to fossil fuel use | CNN

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt CNN – Representatives of nearly 200 counties at the COP27 climate summit agreed to establish a “loss and damage” fund to help vulnerable countries cope with climate disasters Sunday morning in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The entire COP27 agreement, of which the fund is a part, reaffirmed the goal of keeping global warming … Read more

Kim Jong Un’s daughter makes first public appearance at new missile launch | CNN

Seoul, South Korea CNN – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday oversaw the launch of a “new type” of an intercontinental ballistic missile, accompanied by his young daughter, whose existence had not previously been confirmed. Shocking photographs released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) show Kim holding hands with a girl … Read more

North Korea claims Friday’s launch was a ‘new kind of intercontinental ballistic missile’ | CNN

Seoul, South Korea CNN – North Korea It said it conducted a “new type of test firing” of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, according to the state-run KCNA news agency. Japan had warned on Friday that this missile has the capability to reach the US mainland. KCNA claimed the “new” missile was the … Read more

Inside the US scramble to run down the facts as the Russia-Ukraine war spills into NATO territory | CNN Politics

Washington CNN – As President Joe Biden slept on the other side of the world, aides woke him up in the middle of the night with urgent news: Poland was hit by a missile and killed two people. 5:30 am local time in Bali, where the President was Attending the G20 SummitBiden, still in a … Read more

Xi Jinping, Kamala Harris and other Asia-Pacific leaders convene in Bangkok for economic forum

Kamala Harris to reaffirm commitment to Southeast Asia, hold talks with Thai PM US Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to reiterate Washington’s commitment to Southeast Asia during her trip to Thailand and the Philippines, a senior administration official told reporters at a background briefing earlier this week. The vice president is scheduled to deliver … Read more

As major powers meet in Asia, the rest of the world is pressed to pick a side | CNN

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Middle in China newspaper, a three-times-weekly update exploring what we need to know about the country’s rise and how it affects the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN – world leader Gathering in Phnom Penh This weekend is at a series of international summits … Read more

Russia’s Putin won’t attend upcoming G-20 summit in Bali

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the Group of 20 summit In Indonesia next week, an Indonesian government official said Thursday it is avoiding a potential conflict with the United States and its allies over its war in Ukraine. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, head of support for G-20 programs, said Putin’s … Read more

N. Korea denies US claims it sent artillery shells to Russia

Seoul, South Korea — North Korea has denied US claims that it is sending artillery and ammunition to Russia for use in a war against Russia. UkraineAnd on Tuesday accused the United States of lying. The denial comes amid dozens of weapons tests by North Korea, including short-range missiles that may be nuclear-capable and an … Read more

Chinese tech giants’ push into U.S., Europe’s markets sets up potential clash with Amazon

TikTok owner ByteDance has launched a women’s fashion website called If Yooou. Pinduoduo launched an e-commerce site in the US called Temu. The two companies are the latest Chinese tech giants to crack the international e-commerce market dominated by Amazon. Mike Kemp | In pictures | Getty Images Pindudo And TikTok owner ByteDance has launched … Read more

N Korea fires artillery shells in ‘grave warning’ to Seoul

North Korea fired 350 rounds along its east and west coasts near the border with South Korea after Seoul began a defense drill. North Korea has fired hundreds of artillery rounds along its east and west coasts as South Korea conducts annual defense drills aimed at boosting its ability to respond to nuclear and missile … Read more