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Plans to revamp the area around Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris include a cooling system that would send a thin sheet of water streaming down the square in front of the building during heat waves to lower temperatures. https://t.co/Br779D1JeK
Founded in 2016, Maccabi Bnei Reineh is the talk of Israeli soccer after rising to the country’s top league. Its founders say its presence represents something far more important. https://t.co/ruxETbtyC6
A planned redesign of the area around Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris would extend neighboring parks, add 30 more more trees and other vegetation, and transform an underground parking lot into a walkway that opens up onto the Seine. https://t.co/nH0Z4dEXSD
A Russian missile strike hit a shopping center in Ukraine’s central Poltava region on Monday, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens more, the Ukrainian authorities said. https://t.co/BCjrtbsE5g https://t.co/VYTlBXjxrX
A planned redesign of the area surrounding Notre-Dame Cathedral will not radically alter the neighborhood. But Paris officials say it will make the city more resilient in the face of rising temperatures. https://t.co/8EPoIq4MDm
A poisonous gas leak in Jordan’s southern port city of Aqaba on Monday killed at least 10 people and injured some 250, the authorities said. https://t.co/zSlMM1SZYJ
“New Zealanders who see this day to day are getting frustrated by a lack of change. But if you look from overseas, you don’t see the lack of policy, you see the personality. And that’s where the mismatch comes in.” https://t.co/eGqshbLnQI
At its annual summit meeting this week in Madrid, leaders of the 30 members of NATO, given new urgency by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, are set to agree on the most significant overhaul of the alliance’s defenses since the Cold War. https://t.co/PIv116HZua
In a western Ukrainian boarding school turned shelter, children from the east get a glimpse of the childhood the war has taken from them. https://t.co/47S2qqhurj
A Russian court said the trial for the U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner will begin on Friday and she will remain in custody until it ends, her lawyer, Aleksandr Boikov, said on Monday.
A shopping center in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, was hit by Russian missiles on Monday afternoon, the authorities said. An estimated 1,000 people were inside the building. https://t.co/HVAEgBOVil
The all-too-familiar blare of an air raid siren signaled rockets within striking distance of this city in western Ukraine on Monday afternoon. It was the fifth time in less than 48 hours.
With each siren, nerves have grown more frayed. https://t.co/Xojn0OtCko
A new generation of YouTubers focusing on news content is reaching young people in France. https://t.co/AV6C3U32r9
At least six people were killed and more than a hundred injured Sunday when wooden spectator stands at a bullfighting festival collapsed. A 1-year-old child was among those killed, local media reported. https://t.co/q7vGzFwLkt
The government of Sri Lanka is sending two ministers to Russia to buy oil from Moscow to help overcome an energy crisis in the island nation, a government official said Monday. https://t.co/h90Bl3aA8K
New problems in New Zealand like inflation and gang violence and old problems like unaffordable housing have sent Jacinda Ardern’s polling numbers to new lows as an election looms next year. https://t.co/MbjpdAcOUh
Russia missed a deadline for making bond payments on Sunday, a move signaling its first default on international debt in more than a century, after Western sanctions thwarted the government’s efforts to pay foreign investors. https://t.co/pf093AZFau
China said on Monday that it welcomed the Group of 7 nations’ plans to expand global infrastructure investment in developing countries but rejected criticism that its own extensive efforts were “debt traps” for the nations taking part.
NATO intends to significantly increase allied forces on “standby” in case of conflict from 40,000 to 300,000, the NATO secretary-general, said on Monday in a news conference previewing the alliance’s annual summit meeting this week in Madrid. https://t.co/umhd4wytBN
Across China, the police are buying technology that harnesses troves of data on civilians to predict crimes and protests before they happen.
The systems target people deemed suspicious even if they’ve done nothing wrong. https://t.co/mLcHpNX52e
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