China’s top diplomat Wang Yi will begin a four-day visit to Russia for security talks on Monday, his foreign ministry said, the latest in a series of high-level visits and phone calls between the two countries. Read our liveblog for all the latest developments on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). Issued on: 18/09/2023 – 07:35Modified: 18/09/2023 – 09:15 4 min 9:05am: Ukraine says recaptured 7 square kilometres from Russian forces last…"Chinese foreign minister to visit Russia for security talks"
“That is the part where you look up and you say, ‘How could people have allowed their neighbors to be taken and put in the camps?’” Origin director Ava DuVernay syas of the deep roots of discrimination and the cruel consequences of subjugation. “Now, in a similar way, you allow it to come across your feed? You repost it and keep going?” the Oscar-nominated filmmaker adds. “The goal of Origin, of this work, is to…"Ava DuVernay Talks ‘Origin’ Ahead Of Movie’s World Premiere – Deadline"
MBS’s visit to France has been controversial, with President Macron criticised by some in his country. Energy was the main topic on the agenda between French President Emmanuel Macron and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, during talks in Paris seen as a diplomatic rehabilitation of the de facto leader of the Saudi kingdom. Aides to the French president had indicated ahead of the talks on Thursday that Macron would urge Saudi Arabia to increase…"France’s Macron talks energy with Saudi Crown Prince MBS in Paris | News"
PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron was holding talks Tuesday with France’s main party leaders after his centrist alliance failed to win an absolute majority in parliamentary elections. The meetings at the Elysee presidential palace come after Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne formally offered her resignation Tuesday, in line with the tradition after parliamentary elections. Macron immediately rejected the offer and maintained the current government. Macron’s Together! alliance won 245 seats in Sunday’s parliamentary elections —…"Macron holds postelection talks with French party leaders"
KYIV, Ukraine — Russian forces destroyed a theater in Mariupol where hundreds of people were sheltering Wednesday and rained fire on other cities, Ukrainian authorities said, even as the two sides projected optimism over efforts to negotiate an end to the fighting. There was no immediate word on deaths or injuries in what the Mariupol city council said was an airstrike on the theater. Satellite imagery from Monday showed the word “children” written in large…"Russia’s onslaught continues amid optimism over talks"