Poland Stops Arms Deliveries To Ukraine Amid Grain Row (Worthy News Radio)

Poland says it has stopped supplying weapons to Ukraine amid an escalating dispute over grain shipments threatening to break a critical alliance in Kyiv’s fight against Russia. The announcement came after Ukraine lashed out over Poland and other neighbors’ decision to halt Ukrainian grain imports.

Dutch King Tackles Slavery, Poverty Amid Controversies

Dutch King Willem-Alexander says the Netherlands must continue coming to grips with the country’s dark historical ties to slavery, even beyond this anniversary year. “So that after acknowledgment and apology, we can work together to foster healing, reconciliation, and recovery.”

Azerbaijan Defends Attack On Nagorno-Karabakh That Killed 200

Azerbaijan’s president claimed late Wednesday that his Muslim nation “restored” its sovereignty over Nagorno-Karabakh, where Christian Armenians live, in a military offensive that may have killed hundreds of people.

Tense Ceasefire After Nagorno-Karabakh Clashes Kill Dozens (Worthy News Radio)

Officials say that 24 hours after Azerbaijan’s army launched an offensive in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh that killed dozens of people, ethnic-Armenian forces have agreed on Russia’s terms for a ceasefire. At least 32 people were reportedly killed and about 200 injured since skirmishes were confirmed Tuesday in the South Caucasus enclave, impacting the predominantly Christian population in the region.

Azerbaijan says it broke through Armenian military lines in Nagorno-Karabakh

The Azerbaijani military on Tuesday broke through lines of Armenian troops in Nagorno-Karabakh in an effort to drive Armenian forces out of the region, Reuters reports. While Nagorno-Karabakh is internationally recognized as Azerbaijani territory, its mostly ethnic Armenian population claims the area is their ancestral homeland and has actively resisted Azerbaijani control of it for over 100 years.

U.N. chief warns A.I. may lead world into ‘more danger than we can control’

World leaders should quickly consider creating a global organization akin to the International Atomic Energy Agency to address both the benefits and the dangers of artificial intelligence — specifically, those associated with the fast-emerging realm of “generative A.I.” capable of creating text, images and videos.

European Union suspends aid to Somalia after UN reports widespread theft

The European Union has temporarily halted its funding for the World Food Program (WFP) in Somalia after a United Nations investigation revealed widespread theft of aid intended for Somalis facing famine, Reuters reported. The European Commission received donations of over $1 billion last year, and gave around $7 million in aid to the WFP in Somalia.

Afghanistan: Taliban detain 18 members of international humanitarian aid NGO

The Taliban regime in Afghanistan has detained an American volunteer surgeon among 18 team members from the International Assistance Mission humanitarian aid NGO (IAM), Radio Free Europe (RFE) reports. The detainees were taken into custody over a period of 11 days, starting on September 3, with no explanation given for the move.

India Expels Canada Diplomat Over Murder Row

India has expelled a senior Canadian diplomat after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested Delhi may have been involved in the murder of a Sikh separatist leader.

Five Americans Jailed In Iran Fly Home

Five American citizens jailed for years in Iran were on their way home to the United States Monday after being released in exchange for billions of dollars in a controversial prisoner swap.

Russia Firing Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missiles Near US

Russia fired nuclear-capable cruise missiles at “mock targets” in the seas separating it from the U.S. state of Alaska on Monday in what it said was an exercise to protect its northern shipping route in the Arctic.

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