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World Daily News In Brief – Tuesday 04/10/2022



Elon Musk weighs in on how to end the war in Ukraine

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk drew the wrath of Ukrainians from the president on down for Twitter posts urging Ukraine to seek a negotiated solution to the invasion by Russia and to cede Crimea for good


Russia says over 200,000 drafted into army since Putin’s decree

Over 200,000 people have already been drafted into Russia’s armed forces since President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilisation two weeks ago, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday

One dead, 2 people missing in blast at Bulgarian arms workshop

One man was killed and two women are still missing after an explosion on Tuesday tore through a pyrotechnics workshop belonging to Bulgaria’s largest weapon maker Arsenal, a senior prosecutor said

. BBC (UK)

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan, in what appears to be a deliberate escalation to get the attention of Tokyo and Washington


Zelenskyy rules out talks with Putin

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signs a decree ruling out direct peace talks with his Russian counterpart.


Jokowi becomes focal point for Indonesia’s presidential election

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s ruling party has yet to settle on a candidate for the 2024 presidential election, putting increasing attention on who the influential leader may back or whether he will consider running for the vice presidency.


Protesters in Ecuador demand government action to stop femicides

Dozens of human rights activists and gender violence activists demonstrated in several Ecuadorian cities to call on the government to take action against the increase in femicides, which already exceeded 206 this year.

. AP (US)

Three physicists share Nobel Prize for work on quantum science

Three scientists jointly won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their work on quantum information science that has significant applications, for example in the field of encryption.