After what Ukrainian officials described as a “massive” Russian missile strike on energy facilities, the Ukraine experienced widespread blackouts. Water supplies were cut to 80 percent of Kyiv residents Monday. The local police also launched an investigation into the incident at the suspension bridge that collapsed in Morbi, Indian state, which resulted in at least nine arrests.
According to the Defence Ministry, Russia has completed the partial military mobilization that President Vladimir Putin had planned for September. The ministry stated that “the issue and delivery call-up papers were stopped” and that no more call-up notices will be issued.
The local police launched a criminal investigation into Monday’s suspension bridge collapse in Morbi, an Indian state. It was one of the most tragic accidents in the country’s history, with 134 deaths.
South Korea Halloween Crash: Experts say the tragedy could have been avoided.
When a group of mostly young people in Seoul was celebrating Halloween, it became chaotic. At least 151 people were reported to have been killed and over 100 injured. Safety experts stated that the proper crowd control and traffic control by South Korean authorities could have stopped or at least minimized the influx of Halloween partygoers on Monday, October 31.
Brazil’s bitterly fought presidential race came to an end on Sunday with the victory for Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva, who narrowly defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro.
According to reports from the UK’s Ministry of Defence, Moscow is recruiting Russian prisoners with infectious diseases like HIV and Hepatitis C for President Vladimir Putin’s private army.
A few days after Russia pulled out of the grain deal that allowed Ukraine to export grain, global wheat prices rose nearly six percent.
Germany stated Monday, October 31, that the Europen Union was considering imposing additional sanctions against Iran due to its “excessive crackdown on protestors.” Scholz tweeted, “I am shocked at people who peacefully demonstrate at protests in Iran”
Ministers from both countries announced Monday that Seoul and Warsaw had signed a deal to build a nuclear power plant in Poland.
Greta Thunberg deems climate summits a “scam”; will not be affected
Greta Thunberg (a 19-year-old Swedish climate activist) on Monday called Cop27, a conference scheduled for Egypt next week, a “scam” and said that those in power were “greenwashing and lying, and cheating.” She also stated that she would be skipping Cop27.
In a court reply, Imran Khan, former Pakistan Prime Minister, stated Monday that he did not know of any undertaking submitted on his behalf by his party which stated that the May 25 “Azadi March” would not reach D-chowk.