21/03: What Else is Happening in the World?

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With the news cycle dominated by war in Ukraine, we wanted to give you an update on everything else that is happening in the world,

  • As the present news cycle continues to be dominated by the Russian invasion in Ukraine, we wanted to give you an update which details the other important topics of the moment.
  • Heatwaves at both of the world’s poles have startled scientists. The unprecedented levels could lead to an even faster and abrupt climate breakdown than previously expected.
  • In Belgium, 6 people have been killed and 10 have been injured after a car drove at a high speed into a group of carnival performers, who were making preparations early on Sunday morning.
  • Hundreds have been protesting in London to show solidarity for a Black teenager, known as Child Q, who was strip-searched by police officers after a fake accusation of drug possession.
  • A British-Iranian national, detained in 2018, has been moved from a prison to a hotel room in Iran. Morad Tahbaz was left behind last week when two other detained UK citizens returned home.
  • Saudi Aramco, a state-controlled firm, has announced it will increase spending in light of the recent surge in oil prices. The company is already the world’s biggest energy exporter.
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Morad Tahbaz: British-US national detained in Iran now in hotel

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