World Daily News In Brief – Monday 12/12/2022



Britain braces for winter of strike action as nurses walk out

British nurses will go on strike this week, hitting already stretched hospitals and cranking up pressure on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to quell the biggest wave of industrial action to hit the country in decades.


EU Parliament vice-president Eva Kaili in custody for alleged ‘bags of cash from Qatar’

A corruption scandal is rocking the EU Parliament as MEPs gather in Strasbourg on Monday for what promises to be a fiery session. Four out of six people questioned over the weekend as part of a police investigation have been charged


Serbian leader holds security talks over Kosovo unrest

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić has met his national security council as tensions rise in Kosovo between the authorities there and ethnic Serbs.


Russia’s Wagner mercenaries target in hotel attack, governor says

Members of Russia’s mercenary Wagner Group have reportedly been killed following an attack by Ukraine’s armed forces on a hotel where many were based in a town in the Russian-occupied Luhansk region, according to the region’s Ukrainian governor.


Peru president calls for earlier elections after protests

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte declared on Monday that she will petition congress to move the elections forward to 2024, following violent protests which erupted in the country after her predecessor Pedro Castillo was removed from the position.