US officials warn of shutdown effects as House prepares to vote on govt funding bills
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House Republicans will try to advance four party-line funding bills this week, though they would not avert a looming government shutdown.
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The Nature Restoration Act had become a contentious issue within the European Parliament, but climate activists welcomed the acceptance of the bill. Farmers fear they could lose valuable agricultural land.
The run-up has has been dominated by concerns over corruption, and the exclusion of a leading candidate.
A number of companies working with artificial intelligence technology have agreed to a voluntary measure to mark AI content. The system would include images as well as text, video and audio.
India is reeling from a shocking video that shows women naked on the street after apparently being raped by a mob in Manipur. A group of women has now reportedly set fire to a house belonging to one of the suspects.
While the number of refugees coming to Germany is rising, many of those who arrived years ago still have not found their own accommodation. They still live in preliminary housing.
Central African Republic voted on a constitutional referendum on Sunday which, if it passes, could remove a presidential term limit and allow President Faustin-Archange Touadera to run for a third term in 2025. Touadera was first elected in 2016 for a five-year term and won reelection in 2020 for what was supposed to be his final term in office.
Andrew Tate, who was indicted in June for human trafficking and rape, has won an appeal in a Romanian court to be released from house arrest. The timing of the trial is not clear yet.
India's opposition has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of choosing silence and killing the spirit of India in violence-hit Manipur, a state governed by his party.
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Young people in Zimbabwe, including many first-time voters, could determine the election winner. But is Jamaican dancehall music enough to win them over?
Zimbabwe's opposition blasted a "fundamentally flawed" electoral process, saying that delays, intimidation and other irregularities meant the ballot was "unable to produce a free and fair electoral outcome."
The Biden administration has scrapped oil leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on the basis of "legal deficiencies". The leases awarded by the Trump administration had been widely criticised by environmental groups. However, the White House's move comes after it approved an oil drilling project in another Alaskan reserve a few months ago. Also in this edition, China's trade slump persists and our Taiwan correspondent Lucie Barbazanges meets with insiders from the semiconductor industry.
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