President Lukashenko tells BBC “his guys” may be helping migrants breach Polish border - BBC News

President Lukashenko tells BBC “his guys” may be helping migrants breach Polish border – BBC News

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has said that he will not stop the flow of thousands of migrants through his country as they try to enter the European Union.   In an exclusive interview with the BBC, President Lukashenko…

COP26 had big ambitions - here’s why it fell short

COP26 had big ambitions – here’s why it fell short

COP26 was billed as the last best chance to save the planet. So what happened inside the conference centre and will it really solve our climate emergency? CNBC’s Tom Chitty explains. #CNBC —– Subscribe: http://cnb.cx/2wuoARM CNBC International TV: https://cnb.cx/2NGytpz Like…

Water canon and tear gas used on migrants at Belarus-Poland border - BBC News

Water canon and tear gas used on migrants at Belarus-Poland border – BBC News

There have been clashes between police and migrants on the border between Belarus and Poland, with Polish security forces using water canon and tear gas to drive the migrants back. Poland has accused Belarus of trying to force migrants across…

EU imposes new sanctions on Belarus as migrant crisis escalates - BBC News

EU imposes new sanctions on Belarus as migrant crisis escalates – BBC News

The European Union is to impose more sanctions on Belarus, aimed at everyone involved in facilitating the transport of people to the country’s border with Poland. Thousands of migrants are trapped on the border in temporary camps in freezing conditions.…

Climate deal “falls short” as China and India block end to coal power - BBC News

Climate deal “falls short” as China and India block end to coal power – BBC News

World leaders and environmental experts have welcomed a UN climate deal that for the first time targets fossil fuel as the key driver of global warming. However many expressed disappointment with the agreement and warned that the world was still…

Warnings that Belarus migrant crisis risks military conflict - BBC News

Warnings that Belarus migrant crisis risks military conflict – BBC News

Countries bordering Belarus are warning that the migrant crisis on its border could escalate into a military confrontation. Thousands of migrants are stranded on the border between Belarus and Poland in freezing conditions. Western countries at the United Nations have…

WorldView: U.S. journalist sentenced to prison in Myanmar

WorldView: U.S. journalist sentenced to prison in Myanmar

U.S. journalist Danny Fenster was sentenced by a court in military-ruled Myanmar to 11 years in prison in what Human Rights Watch calls a “travesty of justice.” Yemeni employees of the U.S. government have been detained in a rebel-controlled area.…

President Joe Biden signs legislation imposing sanctions on Nicaragua

President Joe Biden signs legislation imposing sanctions on Nicaragua

President Joe Biden signed legislation imposing sanctions on Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega’s government. This comes after Ortega won a fourth term in what the U.S. calls a “sham” election. Eric Farnsworth, vice president of the Council of the Americas and…

Conflict over Ethiopia's Tigray region worsens while diplomats scramble to find a resolution

Conflict over Ethiopia’s Tigray region worsens while diplomats scramble to find a resolution

Diplomats are scrambling to find a peaceful resolution as concerns grow that Ethiopia will fall into an all-out civil war because of conflict over the Tigray region. Cameron Hudson, senior fellow with the Atlantic Council Africa Center, speaks with CBSN’s…

State Department warns Americans to leave Ethiopia amid Tigray region conflict

State Department warns Americans to leave Ethiopia amid Tigray region conflict

The State Department is ordering U.S. citizens and non-essential embassy staff to leave Ethiopia immediately. This comes as the conflict over the country’s northern Tigray region escalates. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta gives an update. CBSN is CBS News’…