LIVE: NBC News NOW - Sept. 23

LIVE: NBC News NOW – Sept. 23

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UN General Assembly opens as divided world faces multiple crises

UN General Assembly opens as divided world faces multiple crises

At the UN General Assembly, world leaders will be discussing topics ranging from the Ukraine war, nuclear tensions, climate change, among other crises. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscribe to our news service on Telegram: https://cna.asia/telegram Follow us: CNA:…

Two Russia-backed Ukrainian regions announce annexation referendum plans

Two Russia-backed Ukrainian regions announce annexation referendum plans

Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine’s Kherson region will soon hold a referendum on joining Russia. Rebel leaders in the Luhansk region have also passed a law to facilitate the staging of a similar vote. Elsewhere, local officials said over 300 towns…

Ukraine war, global food shortage and climate crisis top on agenda of UN General Assembly

Ukraine war, global food shortage and climate crisis top on agenda of UN General Assembly

World leaders are set to address the international community at the United Nations General Assembly, which kicks off in New York tomorrow (Sep 20). On the agenda: The war in Ukraine, the global food shortage and the climate crisis. The…

EU seeks emergency powers to prevent supply chain crisis

EU seeks emergency powers to prevent supply chain crisis

The EU is seeking emergency powers to force businesses to stockpile key products and break contracts during a crisis, such as the war in Ukraine. The move aims to help the bloc avert future supply chain breakdowns. The proposed Single…

China willing to make efforts with Russia to assume role of "great powers": Xi

China willing to make efforts with Russia to assume role of “great powers”: Xi

China President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have met for highly-anticipated talks in Uzbekistan, where they are attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. Mr Putin thanked Mr Xi for maintaining a balanced position on Ukraine, while Mr…

Xi, Putin meet at key Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Uzbekistan

Xi, Putin meet at key Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Uzbekistan

China President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have met for highly-anticipated talks in Uzbekistan, where they are attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. Mr Putin thanked his Chinese counterpart for maintaining a balanced position on Ukraine. It…

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Ukraine recaptures more towns, villages in northeast

Ukraine recaptures more towns, villages in northeast

Russia has said it will continue its special military operations in Ukraine until its original objectives have been achieved. It added that there are no prospects for negotiations between Moscow and Kyiv. Russia is grappling with the collapse of its…

Xi to meet Putin in first trip outside China since start of COVID-19

Xi to meet Putin in first trip outside China since start of COVID-19

Beijing’s neutrality on Russia’s war in Ukraine and Moscow’s tilt towards Asia are likely to be on display this week when President Xi Jinping makes his first official visit outside China since the start of COVID-19. Mr Xi will visit…