WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP: MARCH 6, 2024
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By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies

Three Missing From Bulk Carrier off Yemen, Four Badly Burned – Shipping Source

Navalny’s Widow Calls for Russia Election Day Gatherings on March 17 to Show Dismay With Putin

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s widow has called on his supporters to join a protest of this month’s presidential election that Navalny devised shortly before his still-unexplained death

Ex-World Chess No.1 Kasparov Added to Russian ‘Terrorists and Extremists’ List

UN Agency Reports Over 8,500 Migrants Died Worldwide Last Year, a Record Since Tallies Began in 2014

The U.N. migration agency says more than 8,500 migrants died on land and sea routes worldwide last year, a record high since it began tallying deaths a decade ago

Suspected Insurgents Kidnap 50 People in Northeast Nigeria

EU Softens Crackdown on Child Labour, Pollution in Supply Chains

Russian Jailed for Seven Years for Articles About Ukraine War

Russian Missile Kills Elderly Man in Kharkiv, Five Die in Luhansk Mine Blast

Liberia’s Lower House Backs Creation of War Crimes Court

Illicit Trappers Kill Birds in Cyprus on a Mass Scale, Say Conservationists

Neglect Led to Deadly Israel Crush, Netanyahu Shares Responsibility, Panel Says

A Government Official Says Canada Will Restore Funding to Embattled UN Agency in Gaza

Canada will restore funding to the United Nations relief agency for Palestinians, a government official tells The Associated Press, weeks after the agency lost hundreds of millions of dollars in support following Israeli allegations against some of its staffers in Gaza

Last Year Was Deadliest Year for Migrants, UN Agency Says

Indian Farmers Say Detentions Foil Delhi Protest, Police Say No One Held

Indonesia’s Lunch Project to Add 2.6 Pct Points to GDP by 2029, Says Prabowo Aide

Swedish PM Travels to US as NATO Accession Nears

‘No Serious Mass Political Incidents’ in Tibet Last Year, Says Senior Official

U.S. Urges Iran to Dilute All Its Near-Weapons-Grade Uranium

Bolivia’s Cholita Climbers Dream of Conquering Everest in Skirts

Paralympics-Medal Wins by Russian, Belarusian Athletes Won’t Be Recorded on Table

The Philippines Says It Won’t Let China Remove a Filipino Military Outpost on a Disputed Shoal

The Philippine Navy says it will not allow China to remove a Philippine military outpost in a fiercely disputed South China Sea shoal where four Filipino navy personnel were injured in a confrontation between Chinese and Philippine ships

M23 Rebels Seize Town in Eastern Congo, Killing at Least 15

US Charges Prominent South Sudan Economist With Gun Running Scheme

UK’s Hunt Sets Out Pre-Election Budget

Kremlin Says Russia Will Not Meddle in the U.S. Presidential Election

Polish Farmers Clash With Police Outside Parliament in Warsaw

From Dutiful to Defiant: the Evolution of Nikki Haley’s Failed Presidential Campaign

Liberian President Sets up Task Force to Trace Stolen State Assets

China Says Economy Got a Strong Start in 2024, Sets Sights on Latest Technology, Upgrading Factories

Top Chinese financial officials have outlined details of the ruling Communist Party’s plans for the year, saying a 5% target for economic growth is within reach after a strong start to the year

EU Working on Creating Maritime Humanitarian Corridor to Support People in Gaza

Frankfurt Airport Closed for Departures on Thursday Due to Strike

Ship Damaged in Attack off Yemen, Rescue Efforts Underway

China Complains About Dutch News Report on Taiwan

UK Lowers Domestic Threat Level for Northern Ireland to ‘Substantial’ From ‘Severe’

Analysis-Discontent Over Immigration and the Economy Fuel Trump’s Super Tuesday Romp

Navalny’s Widow Takes up His Call for Big Russian Election Day Protest

Ship Damaged in Attack off Yemen, Rescue Efforts Underway

China Complains About Dutch News Report on Taiwan

UK Lowers Domestic Threat Level for Northern Ireland to ‘Substantial’ From ‘Severe’

Analysis-Discontent Over Immigration and the Economy Fuel Trump’s Super Tuesday Romp

Navalny’s Widow Takes up His Call for Big Russian Election Day Protest

France and Moldova to Sign Defence Pact Amid Fears of Russian Destabilisation

Kenyan Politician Vows Fresh Challenge to Haiti Police Deployment

Pakistan’s Bhutto, Hanged 44 Years Ago, Didn’t Get a Fair Trial, Top Court Rules

The Latest as Conditions Worsen for Palestinians in Gaza, International Pressure Grows for a Deal

Nearly five months of fighting has left much of Gaza in ruins and created a worsening humanitarian catastrophe

South Korea’s President Vows Not to Tolerate Walkouts by Junior Doctors

South Korea’s president vows that he won’t tolerate the prolonged walkouts by junior doctors, calling them “an illegal collective action” that threatens public health

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