. REUTERS (UK)
Russia hits infrastructure targets across Ukraine, targets power and water
Russian missiles crashed into infrastructure targets across Ukraine on Tuesday morning as Moscow stepped up what looked like a deliberate campaign to destroy electricity and water facilities before winter.
. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)
Australia reverses recognition of W Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Australia says it will no longer recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing a decision taken by the government of former Prime Minister Scott Morrison in 2018.
. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)
Peru approves its secret plan to modernize the armed forces by 2034
The Peruvian government approved the so-called Strategic Plan to Improve the Joint Military Capabilities of the Armed Forces until 2034 through Supreme Decree No. 073-2022-EN, dated October 13, 2022.
. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)
Xi’s speech hints at ambition to surpass Mao
Key details of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech to open the Communist Party’s twice-a-decade congress suggest that he is maneuvering to position himself as a revolutionary leader above even Mao Zedong.
. THE GUARDIAN (UK)
US and Mexico call for international force to break gangs’ stranglehold on Haiti
The US and Mexico have proposed the deployment of a multinational force in Haiti to help break the stranglehold of gangs over the distribution of fuel, water and other basic goods.