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U.N. says prominent Afghan girls' education advocate arrested in 9 sources28 March 2023 (LINK)

'We are all Chinese', former Taiwan president says while visiting Chinareuters28 March 2023 (LINK)

Suicide bomber kills 6 people near foreign ministry in 43 sources27 March 2023 (LINK)

U.N. rights mission blasts EU on Libya migrant 28 sources27 March 2023 (LINK)

NATO: Hungarian Parliament ratifies Finland's 87 sources27 March 2023 (LINK)

World 'population bomb' may not go off as feared, finds Club of Rome studyguardian27 March 2023 (LINK)

— The authors caution that falling birthrates alone will not solve the planet's environmental problems, which are already serious at the 8 billion level and are primarily caused by the excess consumption of a wealthy minority. Declining populations can also create new problems, such as a shrinking workforce and greater stress on healthcare associated with an ageing society, as countries like Japan and South Korea are finding.

World Bank Warns of 'Lost Decade' as Potential Growth Slowsbloomberg ●27 March 2023 (LINK)

How Earth's natural mechanisms control runaway climate change — new MIT studysource28 March 2023 (LINK)

—"Today's global warming will eventually be canceled out through this stabilizing feedback. But on the other hand, it will take hundreds of thousands of years to happen, so not fast enough to solve our present-day issues."

Bill McKibben: Climate change is the legacy of people over the age of 60. That's why we must protesttheguardian27 March 2023 (LINK)

Humans need to see themselves as part of nature, says environmental studyphys.org27 March 2023 (LINK)

— 'Humanity needs to change its relationship with nature to make it part of ourselves/"us," so that biodiversity and our physical surroundings can flourish.' Professor Tom Oliver will present the findings of the report to the European Commission on Thursday, 20 April.

DR Congo Militia Executes 17 20 sources26 March 2023 (LINK)

Catchup: Blue Carbon: If done with integrity, carbon offsetting could be vital in the fight against climate changeeuronews25 March 2023 (LINK)

Breaking news: expect these to change

Stocks gain, dollar slides, as banking fear easesreuters28 March 2023 (LINK)

Netanyahu announces delay to Israel judicial overhaul plans amid huge 236 sources27 March 2023 (LINK)

Voter abstention rises in Cuban National Assembly 29 sources27 March 2023 (LINK)

At least 20 dead after bus hits bridge, burns in Saudi 32 sources27 March 2023 (LINK)

Landslide kills at least 16 in Ecuador's 76 sources27 March 2023 (LINK)

Ukraine roundup

Miscellaneous news

North Korea's Kim orders more production of weapons-grade nuclear 83 sources28 March 2023 (LINK)

Crypto giant Binance charged with violating US trading and derivatives lawsengadget.com27 March 2023 (LINK)

How to Watch Five Planets Align in the Night Sky This Weeksmithsonianmag.com27 March 2023 (LINK)

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