Brittney Griner begins transfer to Russian penal colony, lawyers say

Brittney Griner begins transfer to Russian penal colony, lawyers say

CNN — American basketball star Brittney Griner is in the process of being moved to a Russian penal colony, where she will serve the remainder of a nine-year drug-trafficking sentence that was upheld in late October. Griner “is now headed to a penal colony,” her lawyers said in a statement to CNN on Wednesday. “We … Read more

November 8, 2022 news from Russia and Ukraine

November 8, 2022 news from Russia and Ukraine

People walk on a dark street in the Old Town of Kiev, Ukraine, on November 6. (Murad Sezer/Reuters) Many residents of Ukraine’s capital said the idea of ​​a negotiated end to Russia’s invasion can only be possible when Russia withdraws from Ukrainian territory. Senior US officials have urged Ukraine in recent weeks to signal that … Read more

United Arab Emirates real estate company Nakheel secures $4.6 billion in strategic financing

United Arab Emirates real estate company Nakheel secures $4.6 billion in strategic financing

United Arab Emirates real estate company Nakheel secures $4.6 billion in strategic financing It is used in development operations including the “Dubai Islands” project and other waterfront projects Wednesday – 15 Rabi’ al-Thani 1444 AH – 09 November 2022 AD Issue no. [ 16052] Nakheel’s “Dubai Islands” Project (Middle East) Dubai: “The Middle East” Emirati … Read more

Iran accused of plotting to kill two journalists in Britain

Iran accused of plotting to kill two journalists in Britain

CNN — Two British-Iranian journalists working in the United Kingdom have been warned by police of a “credible” plan by Iran to kill them, according to their employer, London-based news channel Iran International. In a statement on Monday, the Farsi-language broadcaster said it was “shocked and deeply concerned” by the alleged deadly threats, while accusing … Read more

A mysterious faction claims the killing of an American in Baghdad “as revenge for Soleimani and Al-Muhandis”

A mysterious faction claims the killing of an American in Baghdad “as revenge for Soleimani and Al-Muhandis”

Yesterday, a mysterious armed faction calling itself the “Companions of the Cave” claimed the killing of an American citizen in central Baghdad yesterday. The armed faction stated in a press release that the killing of US citizen Stephen Troll came “as revenge for the killing of General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the (Quds Force), and … Read more

Jean-Pierre Ricard: France opens investigation into Catholic cardinal who admitted to sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

Jean-Pierre Ricard: France opens investigation into Catholic cardinal who admitted to sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

CNN — French authorities have launched an investigation into one of the highest-ranking members of France’s Catholic Church who admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl when he was a parish priest more than three decades ago. French Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, 78, made the stunning admission in a written statement read out by the president … Read more

UN chief Gore and others issue heated warnings in climate negotiations

UN chief Gore and others issue heated warnings in climate negotiations

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — With the world on “a highway to climate hell with its foot on the accelerator,” the U.N. chief told dozens of leaders Monday to “cooperate or perish,” singling out the two biggest polluting countriesChina and the United States. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was not alone in preaching fire and brimstone … Read more

Alaa Abd El-Fattah: Family of jailed British-Egyptian fear for his life during COP27 summit

Alaa Abd El-Fattah: Family of jailed British-Egyptian fear for his life during COP27 summit

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt CNN — The sister of imprisoned British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah is concerned for his life, telling a press conference on the sidelines of COP27 that the family does not “know if he is alive.” Despite Egypt’s police state making it difficult for government critics to speak out freely, Sanaa Seif, … Read more

Does the “London Stock Exchange” contribute to reviving the Egyptian tourist season?

Does the “London Stock Exchange” contribute to reviving the Egyptian tourist season?

Does the “London Stock Exchange” contribute to reviving the Egyptian tourist season? A new campaign and intense meetings on the sidelines of the events Tuesday – 14 Rabi’ al-Thani 1444 AH – 8 November 2022 AD The Egyptian Minister of Tourism during a meeting with representatives of British tourism companies within the activities of the … Read more

2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

Editor’s Note: Read CNN’s Fast Facts about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in 2015. CNN  —  Here is a look at the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and wounded 494. The attackers, armed with assault rifles and explosives, targeted six locations across the city. ISIS claimed responsibility for the … Read more