Iran: Iranian rapper Toumaj Salehi faces the death penalty – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – TEHRAN, NOVEMBER 27 – The reasons for the arrest and the charges against Iranian rapper Toumaj Salehi have been formalised. He was arrested in late October for his support for the anti-system protests underway in Iran, sparked since Mahsa Amini’s death in police custody for improper dress. The head of the justice department … Read more

North Korea, Kim: we will have the most powerful nuclear force in the world – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – SEOUL, NOVEMBER 27 – Nuclear-armed North Korea intends to have “the most powerful strategic force in the world,” its leader Kim Jong-un said at a ceremony celebrating the launch of a new ICBM, during which his young daughter appeared in public for the second time. Kim has awarded a massive series of promotions … Read more

Media, Putin wants to kill Lukashenko for Belarusian troops – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – ROME, NOVEMBER 26 – The Kremlin has taken a decision on a radical “solution” to the problem of dragging Belarus into the war in Ukraine: eliminating President Alexander Lukashenko, or in any case forcing him to collaborate with a failed attack: he writes the US study center Robert Lansing Institute, which cites sources … Read more

Kiev, Fighting rages on Dnipro, south of Mykolaiv – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – KIEV, NOVEMBER 22 – Heavy fighting is underway between Russians and Ukrainians on the Kinbourne peninsula, an area on the left bank of the Dnipro River, south of Mykolaiv. The spokeswoman of the Ukrainian army’s Southern Command Natalia Goumeniouk said that “a military operation is currently underway in the peninsula but no details … Read more

Convicted Nazi secretary, accomplice of 11,000 murders – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – ITZEHOE, NOVEMBER 22 – 77 years after the end of the Second World War, a German court today imposed two years of suspended detention on a 97-year-old former secretary of a concentration camp: Irmgard Furchner is accused of complicity in over 11,000 murders at the Stutthof Nazi camp in present-day Poland. What concluded … Read more

‘Russian missile in Poland’, PA reporter fired – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 22 – The reporter of the American agency Associated Press who had written that the missile that fell in Poland last week was Russian has been fired. The Washington Post reports it. A few hours after the explosion of a missile in Przewodow, a Polish village near the border with Ukraine, … Read more

ECB: Lane, new rate hike in December, it won’t be the last – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – ROME, NOVEMBER 21 – “In December we will launch another hike of such dimensions as to continue progress towards the necessary level” of interest rates, and “I don’t think it will be the last hike”. But “one of the conditions for considering a very substantial increase, such as 75 basis points, no longer … Read more

Austin, if Putin wins nuclear proliferation risk – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 19 – The US will not let itself be dragged into Vladimir Putin’s “war by choice” but there is the risk of global nuclear proliferation if Moscow were to prevail. This is the warning launched by the head of the Pentagon Lloyd Austin speaking in Canada at a forum on security. … Read more

Energy: prices also rise for wood, pellets, bioethanol – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – ROME, NOVEMBER 12 – Heating their homes will cost Italians significantly more this winter than last year, and not only due to the increase in gas prices. This was stated by Codacons, which carried out a study on the costs of fuels used in homes for domestic heating purposes. “In Italy there are … Read more