News of the day - News of September 22, 2022 - Politics

All about the war in Ukraine

Many people apparently want to leave Russia. Since Putin's announcement that he intends to mobilize 300,000 reservists, more and more Russian citizens seem to be looking to leave the country. The demand for flights from Russia, for example to Turkey, has risen sharply, and tickets are hard to come by. The European Union wants to prepare an eighth package of sanctions against Russia. To the live blog

Few reminders that the country is at war. Other cities in Ukraine, especially in the north and south-east, are being heavily bombed from the air by the Russian army. Rocket attacks, injured and dead civilians are constantly being reported on television. In Kyiv, however, the panic of the first few weeks has given way to an almost irritating calm and confidence. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

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Protests in several Iranian cities. Iran is in an uproar after the death of a 22-year-old woman arrested by Tehran's vice squad for wearing a loose headscarf. Protests in the capital and major provincial cities continue. At least 17 people are said to have been killed. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

Gas importer Sefe could also be nationalized. The company is a subsidiary of the Russian state-owned company Gazprom. According to a Spiegel report, Sefe is to become state property. A spokeswoman for Economics Minister Habeck (Greens) says that talks are underway within the federal government about the future of Sefe. To the live blog

EXCLUSIVE EU wants to better protect victims of artificial intelligence. Citizens should be able to sue for damages more easily when powerful and difficult-to-understand software systems make mistakes. This is provided for in an explosive EU draft law. Go to Article

Banks threaten climate alliance with exit. The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (Gfanz), one of the most important climate initiatives in the financial sector, has set itself more concrete goals - and some large US banks already want to leave. Climate experts are following developments with concern. Go to Article

Survey sees SPD in Lower Saxony further ahead. The discussion about an energy price brake has brought movement to the forecasts for the elections in Lower Saxony. The SPD remains stable ahead of the CDU, the Greens are weakening. The situation for the FDP is particularly delicate. The Liberals continue to decline and, with a forecast five percent, have to tremble about re-entering the state parliament. Go to Article

Khmer Rouge tribunal ends its work. Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Tribunal upholds genocide conviction against last surviving leader of terrorist regime The court dismissed Khieu Samphan's appeal and has done its job. People from all over Cambodia had come to Phnom Penh in buses to follow the latest trial. Go to Article

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How did the band change come about after just four days? So in future "Erwin and the Tail Fins" instead of the traditional brass band music: The management of the new Bräurosl tent is reacting to ongoing criticism and is now playing party music in the evenings. What host, brewery and conductor say about it. Go to Article

"People can draw their own conclusions". Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen comments on the dispute with teenager Hans Niemann. He avoids concrete allegations of fraud again, but announces: "I hope I can say something more after the tournament." Go to Article

Travel around the world. Rice, the most important food in the world, is held captive in cooking bags in Germany, and its diversity is chronically underestimated. Our author explains which varieties she always has at home, how rice always turns out well and what moving insight a rice evening with recipes brought. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

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Green bunker with a brown past. Terraced roof gardens, a "mountain path" with a view of the city and a hotel for music fans: the flak tower in Hamburg St. Pauli is being renovated and, despite its Nazi history, could become the city's architectural flagship. Go to Article (SZ Plus)

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