Focus: Mr. Bolsonaro “good fight”, growing concerns about Amazon deforestation | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Brazilian federal police chief Alexandre Saraiva was demoted last year after leading the nation’s largest crackdown on illegal logging in the Amazon. He wanted to protect the country’s rainforests in the political arena, so he ran for the House of Representatives. The elections are seen internationally as an … Read more

Information Box: Q&A on Possibility of Nuclear Use by Russia | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly warned Western powers that any attack on Russia could provoke a nuclear response. Will Putin use nukes? How many nuclear weapons does Putin actually have? How will the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) respond if Russia uses nuclear weapons? These questions and … Read more

Coup d’état in Burkina Faso, conditional resignation of president Restore order | Reuters

After a September 30 coup in Burkina Faso, West Africa, the alleged military leader, Captain Ibrahim Traoré, accepted a conditional resignation offered by President Damiba to avoid further violence. Religious leaders announced on the 2nd. In the center of the photo is Captain Traoré. FILE PHOTO: Ouagadougou, 2022. REUTERS/Vincent Bado [ワガドゥグ 2日 ロイター] – After … Read more

Angle: Pakistan floods, hardships in reconstruction push homes and jobs | Reuters

CHALSADA, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In late August, the swollen Swat River in northwestern Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa turned and rushed into the village of Naeem Ullah, 40, plunging into Ula. 14 houses of Mr. and his relatives were swept away. In Pakistan, months of rainfall and unusually hot spring temperatures accelerated the … Read more

Focus: Record water shortage in China’s Yangtze River Basin Severe damage to agricultural products, power outages | Reuters

NANCHANG, Jiangxi, China (Reuters) – China’s agricultural products were devastated this summer as record heat and water shortages hit the Yangtze River basin. As the harvest season approaches, the heat wave is starting to subside, but the government is busy urging farmers to replant or switch crops as much as possible. China’s agricultural products were … Read more

Russia-Ukraine talks about the possibility of ending the war = Turkish president | Reuters

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that he had held talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres about the possibility of ending the war between Ukraine and Russia. FILE PHOTO: Lviv in 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich [アンカラ 18日 ロイター] – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that he … Read more