NICARAGUA ELECTIONS: Ortega attacks opponents in elections that perpetuate him in power in Nicaragua
IRAQ ATTACK: Iraqi Prime Minister emerges unscathed from explosive drone attack
UN CLIMATE COP26: Climate crisis gives new impetus to nuclear power at COP26
– NICARAGUA ELECTIONS
Ortega attacks opponents in elections that perpetuate him in power in Nicaragua
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega accused opponents of “terrorists” and “demons” who “were conspiring” to prevent this Sunday’s elections that lead him to a new term after 14 years in power, with seven rival candidates detained.
By María Isabel SÁNCHEZ
(Nicaragua politics elections, Central Note Update, 860 words – Already transmitted)
PHOTOS, INFOGRAPHIC, VIDEO
Seven things to know about Nicaragua
Nicaragua, ruled 14 years ago by the former Sandinista guerrilla, votes this Sunday in general elections, where President Daniel Ortega seeks a fourth consecutive term, without competition and under sanctions from the international community.
(Nicaragua political elections, File, 845 words – Already transmitted)
From the altar of her dead son, Aura Lila protests in the Nicaraguan elections
Junior was 15 years old when a bullet pierced his chest in a barricade where he was protesting against President Daniel Ortega. More than three years have passed and Aura Lila does not assimilate her absence: this Sunday of elections in Nicaragua, she will put flowers on her son’s altar.
By María Isabel SÁNCHEZ
(Nicaragua political elections, Reportage, 750 words – Already aired)
– IRAQ ATTACKED
Iraqi prime minister escapes unscathed from explosive drone assassination attempt
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al Kazimi emerged unscathed from an “assassination attempt” with explosive drones on his Baghdad residence early Sunday morning, after days of unrest between security forces and pro-Iranian groups.
Por Ammar Karim
(Iraq political bombings, Central Note Update, 650 words, Update – Already transmitted)
PHOTOS ARCHIVE, INFOGRAPHIC, VIDEO
Mustafa al Kazimi, a skilled negotiator with an uncertain future at the head of Iraq
Prime Minister Mustafa al Kazimi, who escaped an “assassination attempt” Sunday unscathed, was Iraq’s chief spy and is well connected and skilled negotiator who now faces an uncertain future following the October legislative elections.
(Iraq government political conflict parliament, Profile, 600 words – Already transmitted)
Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003
These are the key dates in Iraq since the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime, after the US invasion in 2003
(Iraq political conflict elections, Chronology, 800 words – Already transmitted)
— HER CLIMA COP26
Climate crisis gives new impetus to nuclear power at COP26
“We weren’t welcome, but that has changed,” they say. Driven by the climate crisis, advocates of nuclear energy, starting with the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), came to promote its merits at COP26 in Glasgow.
Por Catherine HOURS
(COP26 climate environment diplomacy UN nuclear energy, Focus, 750 words – Already transmitted)
TIGHNABRUAICH, United Kingdom:
Indigenous leaders bring their ‘dream of unity’ to small Scottish forestry community
10,000 km from her native Brazil, Kreta Kaingang plants a small oak tree in Kilfinan Community Forest, a project that seeks to reforest rainforests in the Scottish Highlands and, taking advantage of COP26, to learn from indigenous peoples on other continents.
By Anna CUENCA
(GB environment Scotland Latam UN climate COP26, Feature, 700 words – Already aired)
At COP26, a chasm separates words and climate action
The first week of COP26 launched commitments to end deforestation, abandon coal and mobilize billions for green investments, but observers denounce that there is a gulf between the proclamations of the British host and the necessary emission cuts.
by Patrick GALEY
(COP26 climate finance environment diplomacy UN energy, Analysis, 850 words – Already transmitted)
Climate change threatens autumn forest colors in North America
The famed northeastern United States fall, which transforms tree leaves into a multi-colored palette of reds, oranges and yellows, may be history, warn experts who note that climate change is dimming colors and slowing the peak, in a region where this show leaves hundreds of millions of dollars every year.
By Peter HUTCHISON
(US Autumn Weather Forests, Focus, 750 words – Already aired)
Living on the shore of the Great Lakes of the USA, a dream threatened by climate change
In the fall of 2019, Eric Brandt woke up one night to the creaking of steel rods in a concrete wall. The 69-year-old former miner, now a writer, was startled by the outbreak of the second great storm in four years.
Por Bob Clarified
(US real estate climate environment UN COP26, Focus, 700 words – Already aired)
OTHER NEWS BY REGIONS
After 20 months of restrictions, on Monday the US reopens its borders
The United States is preparing to reopen its land and air borders to travelers vaccinated against COVID-19 on Monday, ending 20 months of particularly harsh restrictions criticized by Europe or neighboring Mexico and Canada.
(US EU China GB pandemic health aviation tourism epidemic virus, Central Note, 800 words – Already transmitted)
Mexico-US border reopening: the bitterness of the deportees
The reopening of the Mexican-American border this Monday will mark the reunion of families separated by the pandemic, but for Martín and a group of war veterans deported by the United States it is just another bitter drink.
(immigration Mexico USA Canada justice diplomacy, Report, 750 words – Already transmitted)
Chile goes blind from polls 15 days before crucial presidential election
The presidential campaign in Chile has as its pointers the candidates of the left and the extreme right, as indicated by some questioned polls that from this Sunday, by law, will not be able to be broadcast before the November 21 elections.
by Paula BUSTAMANTE
(Chile politics elections, Focus, 750 words – Already transmitted)
Camila takes a step forward within the British royal family
A gradual change is taking place within the British royal family, as Queen Elizabeth II withdraws from public engagements due to her advanced age and health.
Por Phil HAZLEWOOD
(GB Camila monarchy, Focus, 750 words – Already aired)
Unesco prepares to celebrate its 75th anniversary with a quiet re-election
Unesco is preparing to commemorate its 75th anniversary during a meeting of its highest governing body starting Tuesday in Paris with the guaranteed re-election of its current director on the agenda and the hope of the return of the United States.
By Joëlle GARRUS
(UN heritage science culture diplomacy education, Presentation, 650 words – Already transmitted)
— MIDDLE EAST
The retention camps in Syria, a potential “nursery” for future jihadists
Between anarchy and violence, part of the next generation of jihadists is developing in the refugee camps of Syria, warn many analysts, who ask to solve this humanitarian crisis to avoid even more dire consequences.
By Didier LAURAS
(Iraq Syria conflict security refugees jihadist attacks, Focus, 750 words – Already aired)
Israel does not want a US consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem
The ruling coalition in Israel faces a new puzzle, having adopted the first budgets in three years: Joe Biden’s promise to open a consulate for the Palestinians in Jerusalem.
(Israel diplomacy, Palestinian conflict, USA, Focus, 500 words – Already aired)
Algorithms impose hellish rhythms on delivery men in China
Skipping red lights or driving in the forbidden direction, food delivery men in China try to meet the infernal rhythms imposed on them by their platform algorithms to satisfy increasingly impatient customers.
By Beiyi SEOW and ZHANG Yuanhao
(China mobile restaurant food internet, 800 words – Already streamed)
Ethiopian rebels rule out “bloodbath” if they enter Addis Ababa
Rebels fighting the Ethiopian government downplayed reports that they would face a hostile population or cause a “bloodbath” if they advanced into Addis Ababa, even as tens of thousands of people swore on Sunday during a pro-government demonstration, which will defend the capital from the rebels.
(Ethiopia Tigré conflict armed forces-minorities, Central Note, 500 words, update – Already transmitted)
Dozens of protesters in civil disobedience arrested in Sudan after military coup
Sudanese security forces dispersed demonstrations with tear gas and detained dozens of protesters on Sunday, on the first day of a new campaign of civil disobedience against the army, which came to power after the October 25 coup.
(Sudan demonstrations coup armed forces riots, Central Note, 650 words – Already transmitted)
Airlines brace for a flood of travelers to the US
Airlines prepare to receive vaccinated travelers from 33 countries on Monday, authorized to return to the United States after 18 months of border closures
POR Juliette MICHEL
(US pandemic tourism aviation health – Focus – 700 words – Already transmitted)
After the pandemic, startups expect a telemedicine revolution
From mental health applications to helmets that remotely deliver electric shocks to a patient’s brain, the startups at the Lisbon Web Summit are betting on a revolution in telemedicine once the world leaves the pandemic behind.
Por Katy LEE
(Portugal mobile companies internet health economy, Focus, 800 words – Already transmitted)
From Chagall to Portinari, the works treasured by the UN in New York
Chagall, Moore, Léger, Portinari, desert scenes in gold and precious stones. Over almost eight decades, the UN headquarters in New York has accumulated valuable gifts from countries and individuals that make it another attractive tourist stop in the Big Apple.
By Ana FERNANDEZ
(UN Art Diplomacy, Focus – 750 words – Already aired)
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