The funeral closed with a more intimate ceremony and private practice. Before the final hymn, the jeweler removed the royal crown, sphere, and scepter from the queen’s coffin and placed them on the altar. The marquis broke his wand and placed it on the coffin, a symbol of the end of his service, to be buried with the king.
UN General Assembly begins
The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the largest annual meeting of world leaders, began yesterday in New York City. Here’s what to expect.
The meeting will be First in-person General Assembly in three years, after the pandemic restricted movements. But the mood can be a gloomy one. Leaders will address the war in Ukraine, growing food and energy crises, and concerns about climate disruptions, such as floods in Pakistan.
Tensions are expected high among Russia, USA and European countries compared to Ukraine – and between China and the US on Taiwan and trade. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, leaders of Russia and China, not expected to attend.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres said: “The General Assembly is meeting at a very dangerous time.
Analysis: “This is the first General Assembly of a fundamentally divided world,” said Richard Gowan, UN Director at the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based think tank. “We went through six months with everyone slamming each other. Gloves are off. “
South Korea: Yoon Suk Yeol, the new president of South Korea, is scheduled to speak before the General Assembly today. Last week, he told our Seoul office chief South Korea’s expanded security cooperation with Washington and Tokyo has become necessary – even inevitable, as North Korea strengthens its nuclear threat.
Other details: Narendra Modi, leader of India, and Abiy Ahmed, leader of Ethiopia, will also skip the meeting. The US and Europe will most likely try put pressure on Iran on the nuclear deal. And developing countries and the West will most likely competition for development aid.
Moscow damaged a hydroelectric power station less than 900 feet from the reactors at Ukraine’s second-largest nuclear plant. (The occupied Zaporizhzhia site Ukraine’s National Nuclear Energy Company said that despite the last call, there was no damage to the essential safety equipment at the plant, which is still fully operational.
The explosion still caused extensive damage, forcing one of the plant’s hydraulic units to shut down and resulting in a partial power outage in the area. It is also marked threat to Ukraine’s critical infrastructure.
A Ukrainian official said: “A few hundred meters and we will wake up in a completely different reality. This is live updates.
Details: Before the war, 15 operating reactors at four nuclear power plants produced more than half of Ukraine’s electricity, the second-highest percentage of any European country after France.
Senior Chinese and Russian officials announced joint exercises and strengthen defense cooperation. It signals a strengthening partnership, despite the apparent Xi Jinping doubts about the war in Ukraine.
Ukraine is facing a serious lack of glasses that will make it difficult to repair broken windows before winter.
Manufacturing in Europe is shedding workers and shutting down production lines because “Paralyzes” the energy bill.
In 2017, when American feminists banded together to protest the election of Donald Trump, the Russian disinformation machine worked to derail Women’s March, a Times investigation found.
Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian-American activist whose headscarf marks her as a keen Muslim, has become a central target.
ARTS AND IDEAS
The End of “Phantom”
The Phantom of the Opera is the longest running show in Broadway history. Based on the 1911 novel by Gaston Leroux, this musical theater icon will drop its famous chandelier. the last time in february after 35 years, becoming the latest show to fall victim to a dropout audience since the pandemic hit.
The show is about a masked opera lover who haunts the Paris Opera and is haunted by a young soprano, characterized by over-the-top spectacle and melody. One Watch again 1988 admitted, “There can be a bad time at ‘The Phantom of the Opera,’ but you’re going to have to work on it.”
Talk about decided to end the show, producer Cameron Mackintosh, said: “I am both sad and happy. It was an extraordinary achievement, one of the greatest successes of all time. Nothing to celebrate about that? “
By the numbers: On Broadway, the show has been viewed by 19.8 million people and grossed $1.3 billion since its premiere. –Natasha Frost, a writer for Briefings.