Day: 19 December 2022
Ukraine war: Overnight strikes hit Kyiv as Putin visits Belarus
The unusual night attack causes blackouts across the city, but no one is killed, Kyiv officials say.
ANC conference: South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa defies scandal to win party vote
South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa wins leadership of governing ANC, despite corruption allegations.
COP15: Summit agrees on ‘pact with nature’
A global deal to stop the destruction of nature is hailed as a historic moment.
Vaughan shooting: Five killed by gunman in Canada apartment block
The gunman was shot dead by police who found victims scattered in several flats of the block.
Rohingya boat adrift without supplies near Andaman islands
People on board say they are out of food and some passengers, including children, have already died.
Fifa World Cup: India couple marry in France, Argentina football shirts
They refused to let go of their football rivalry even on their wedding day.
Turbulence injures dozens on Hawaiian Airlines flight
Eleven people are in hospital in a serious condition due to injuries sustained on the flight.
Ukraine war: How pathologists identify victims of Russia’s invasion
Scientists are finding and naming family members killed by Russian troops, one mouth swab at a time.
Netherlands slavery: Saying sorry leaves Dutch divided
The Netherlands government is expected to apologise for slavery with a speech by the prime minister.
Thailand navy ship sinks stranding more than 100 sailors
The HTMAS Sukhotai sunk on Sunday after taking on water during a storm in the Gulf of Thailand