Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing – Nov. 10, 2022
Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments around the world.
• President Joe Biden called the midterm elections “a good day” for democracy on Wednesday and said he is ready to work with Republicans. Biden says he intends to run for president again in 2024.
• North Korea fired an “unspecified” ballistic missile Wednesday, South Korea said.
• With efforts to hold back Russian forces continuing, Ukraine’s parliament has extended martial law and military mobilization in the country for 90 days until Feb. 19 of next year.
• Türkiye’s foreign minister inaugurated the new Turkish honorary consulate in Shymkent, southern Kazakhstan.
• Air raid alerts have been declared across all regions of Ukraine, including the capital Kyiv, with the Crimea region excluded.
• A man was detained by police after throwing eggs at Britain’s King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla.
• Facebook’s parent company Meta has laid off more than 11,000 employees, reducing its workforce by 13%, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced.
• At least five people were killed in Ukraine’s Donetsk, Kherson and Kharkiv regions early Wednesday due to shelling and landmines.
• Russia denied US claims that Moscow was acquiring artillery shells from North Korea.
• Russia’s defense minister ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine’s southern port city of Kherson to the east bank of the Dnieper River.
• A special event in the metaverse is set to commemorate the founder of the Republic of Türkiye, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, on the 84th anniversary of his death.
• Russian President Vladimir Putin underestimated the courage of Ukrainians and the support of their allies, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said.
• The French president announced an end to the nearly decade-long Barkhane counter-terrorist mission in Africa.
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