5 October 2022
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Dozens killed in stampede at Indonesia football match, police say | News

DEVELOPING STORYDEVELOPING STORY, Police fire tear gas after fans invade pitch in East Java, triggering a stampede that killed more than 100 people. Indonesian police say at least 129 people have been killed and dozens injured after a crowd stampede during a riot at a football match in the province of East Java. In a […]

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Hard Hit By Climate Change, Villagers Raise a Forest on Their Own — Global Issues

The villagers work in a forest they planted to save themselves from the ravages of climate change. Credit: Umar Manzoor Shah/IPS by Umar Manzoor Shah Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Inter Press Service Sep 28 (IPS) – Some ten years ago, Sheemanto Chatri, a 39-year-old farmer hailing from India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya, was reeling with […]

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The Shadows of Society, or the New Light for the Future? — Global Issues

IPS youth thought leader trainees Minseung Kim (team leader), middle, Henry Cho, right, Dongjun Lee in the interview with Seong Hoon Kim, Senior Director, Platform Development Division of Korea Social Security Information Service. Opinion by Dongjun Lee – Henry Cho – Minseung Kim Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Inter Press Service Sep 28 (IPS) – Have […]

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China’s Xi makes first public appearance after ‘coup’ rumours | Xi Jinping News

Rumours of ‘house arrest’ put to rest as President Xi Jinping attends exhibition in Beijing, before the governing Communist Party summit. Chinese President Xi Jinping visited an exhibition in Beijing on Tuesday, according to state television, in his first public appearance since returning to China from an official trip to Central Asia in mid-September – […]

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At UN, Foreign Minister Wang Yi sees ‘hope’ in turbulent times, reaffirms ‘One China’ policy — Global Issues

“We are at a time fraught with challenges. COVID-19 keeps resurfacing, global security faces uncertainty, the economic recovery is fragile and unsteady, and various other risks and crises are emerging,” he said in his address to the UN General Assembly’s high-level debate. Nevertheless, amid this “new phase of turbulence and transformation” there were reasons for […]

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Why Investing in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Pays Off — Global Issues

Opinion by Ruth Loftus, Michael Alexander (london / edinburg) Friday, September 23, 2022 Inter Press Service LONDON / EDINBURG, Sep 23 (IPS) – As the devastating images of flooding in Pakistan went round the world and the country declared a state of emergency, some 4,000 miles away in Stockholm, delegates had just arrived for World Water […]

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How to Make COP27 a Success — Global Issues

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Egypt from 6 to 18 November 2022, seeks renewed solidarity between countries to deliver on the landmark Paris Agreement, for people and the plan. Credit: United Nations Opinion by Sohanur Rahman (dhaka, bangladesh) Thursday, September 22, 2022 […]

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Strong winds, heavy rain lash Japan’s southwestern Kyushu island | Weather News

Typhoon Nanmadol, the 14th to hit Japan this season, is now heading towards Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. Typhoon Nanmadol has pounded southwestern Japan with heavy rain and strong winds, forcing the cancellation of air and train services, leaving some 300,000 homes without power and injuring dozens. The storm – Japan’s 14th typhoon of the season […]

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Tsunami alert issued after major quake strikes off Taiwan | Earthquakes News

BREAKINGBREAKING, Weather officials urge residents in Taiwan’s southeastern areas to stay away from the coastline. A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan’s southeastern coast on Sunday prompting a tsunami warning. The quake hit at 2:44pm (06:44 GMT) about 50km (30 miles) north of the city of Taitung at a depth of 10 kilometres, the US Geological Survey […]

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Pakistan Flooding Shows ‘Adapting’ to Climate Change Can Be a Dangerous Illusion — Global Issues

A flooded village in Matiari, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Credit: UNICEF/Asad Zaidi Opinion by Philippe Benoit (paris) Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Inter Press Service PARIS, Sep 14 (IPS) – One third of Pakistan is now under water. The scope of the destruction is difficult to fathom, not just the enormity of the devastation its […]

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