Most summits bill themselves as “historic” and those who attend invariably talk about “forging a new consensus” ... The determination of all of the alliance’s 30 member states to increase defence spending is unprecedented ... Still, as Nato leaders know all too well, the alliance’s challenges remain significant ... ... For now, this debate seems abstract ... .
A stock image shows an accountant calculating a paycheck. Getty Images A Chilean dispatch assistant was accidentally paid 330 times more than his monthly salary, per reports. He received 165,398,851 Chilean pesos ($180,418) when he was only owed 500,000 Chilean pesos ($545) ... He was only owed about 500,000 Chilean pesos ($545), the newspaper said ... ....
KHARTOUM. Hundreds of Sudanese protesters demanding an end to military rule took to the streets of the capital Khartoum and its suburbs for a fourth straight day Sunday, witnesses said ... The coup plunged Sudan further into an political and economic turmoil which has seen rising consumer prices and life-threatening food shortages ... Start a Conversation. .
A Chinese attack on Taiwan is not imminent, the top US general says, but the US is watching "very closely". China is clearly developing the capability to attack at some point, but deciding to do so would be a political choice, Gen Mark Milley told the BBC... He vowed to protect the island militarily if it was attacked ... China and Taiwan ... .
ISLAMABAD -- A three-day assembly of Islamic clerics and tribal elders in the Afghan capital concluded Saturday with pledges of support for the Taliban and calls on the international community to recognize the country's Taliban-led government ... But the overwhelming majority of attendees were Taliban officials and supporters, mostly Islamic clerics ... .
MELBOURNE. Thousands of residents were ordered to evacuate southwest Sydney, Australia's biggest city, on Sunday with torrential rain and damaging winds pounding the east coast and floods expected to be worse than those that hit the region in the past year ... "If you were safe in 2021, do not assume you will be safe tonight ... They are starting to spill ... .
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Police in Nigeria have rescued 77 people, including children, from a church where they were confined in the south-western state of Ondo. Some of them are believed to have been there for months. A police spokesperson said many of them had been told to expect the Second Coming of Jesus Christ in April and had abandoned school to witness the event.
Adele has said the public reaction to her postponing her Las Vegas shows was “brutal” and that she was a “shell of a person” in the following months. The multi-award-winning singer, 34, was due to perform a series of shows from January to April this year at Caesars Palace but they were scrapped at short notice ... PA. / ... She told host Lauren Laverne ... .
The Texas supreme court on Friday overturned a block on a state abortion ban linked to the recent US supreme court decision reversing Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling granting nationwide rights to abortion ...Biden urged to do more to defend abortion rights. ‘This is a five-alarm fire’. Read more ... Advertisement ... Button says ‘book tickets here’ ... 02.25 ... .