Lawsuit accuses Meta of enabling hateful posts in Ethiopia conflict
A new lawsuit has accused Meta Platforms (META.O) of enabling violent and hateful posts from Ethiopia to flourish on Facebook, inflaming the country’s bloody civil war.
. AL JAZEERA
Explosions heard in Ukrainian capital, emergency teams deployed
Three explosions have been heard in the centre of Kyiv, as Ukraine said it had shot down a number of Iranian-made Shahed drones.
Kremlin: Kiev sent no proposals for New Year’s ceasefire
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday that Kiev did not send any proposals on arranging a New Year’s ceasefire, adding that “such a topic is not on the agenda.”
. THE GUARDIAN
Japan chooses ‘war’ as kanji of the year amid Ukraine conflict and Abe assassination
People in Japan have chosen the kanji character for “war” as the symbol that sums up 2022 – a year marked by conflict in Ukraine and the assassination of former prime minister Shinzo Abe.
. THE RIO TIMES
Chilean lawmakers reach agreement on new constitution
On Monday (12), the Chilean government and opposition parliamentarians announced an agreement to start drafting the new Constitution.