News from around the world and for this edition, beyond it.
First potentially identified exoplanet in another galaxy, M-51.
The world is on track for a 2.7 degree rise in temperature despite pledges.
Congress is establishing the Bureau of Cybersecurity and Digital Policy.
The Brazilian government failed to protect indigenous communities as murders increased in 2020 by 61% and incursions on indigenous lands increased by 137%.
Mexican authorities have reclaimed 3 artifacts from Italy after the Italian Unit for the Protection of Cultural Heritage confiscated the pieces during an inspection. The items were illegally taken from Mexico and set for auction.
Commission votes to recommend charges against Bolsonaro for his handling of the Covid crisis in Brazil.
The first President of Barbados, Sandra Mason, will be sworn in November 30th. She will replace the British Queen as Barbados’ head of state.
Congo to ban lumber exports in order to preserve their rainforests.
University of Aberdeen is returning artifacts, stolen in the late 19th Century by British forces, to Nigeria. Among them is the bronze depiction of an Oba or king of the Kingdom of Benin.
Nigerian forces claim to have killed the new head of Islamic State West Africa Providence (ISWAP).
Only 5 African countries will reach full vaccination of 40% of their populations by the end of the year, according to the World Health Organization.
EU working on a common stance for negotiating with tech companies.
Many European nations are claiming more ambitious climate goals ahead of the COP26 summit.
The captain of a British fishing vessel will be heading to court after his ship was detained by French authorities.
Portugal PM Antonio Costa will not be attending COP26 due to an election.
The number of Covid-19 cases in Poland has surpassed 3 million.
More lawsuits threaten to derail the investigations into the August 4th blast in Lebanon.
In retaliation to Lebanese Information Minister George Kordahi’s comments about the Saudi-led war in Yemen, Riyadh has given the Lebanese ambassador to the kingdom 48 hours to leave the country and has banned all imports from Lebanon.
Iran and several countries are in talks to set a date for negotiations in Vienna, as part of an effort to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran grappling with cyberattacks targeting gas stations.
Saudi Arabia might raise prices on light crude grades destined for Asia by December.
Japanese Princess marries a commoner, despite pressure from conservative critics and social media trolling.
Russia not ready to recognize the Taliban at the UN, citing the necessity to deliver on promises the Taliban made to the international community.
Pakistan vowing to crack down on Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), a banned and violent Islamist group, after clashes with police.
US Senators calling for an exemption for India from the sanctions for doing business with Russia. The sanctions would apply due to the CAATSA, which was introduced in 2017 to punish countries doing business with the Russian military among other parts of the Russian government.
Companies with more than 1 million users in China will be subject to a security review by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) before they can send user data overseas.