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Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing – Nov. 7, 2022

Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments around the world.

The UN climate summit kicked off Sunday in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Taking place from Nov. 6-18, more than 40,000 participants have been registered for the 27th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) to discuss ways to lessen the negative impacts of climate change and adapting to its repercussions.

The past eight years are on track to be the warmest on record, fueled by growing greenhouse gas concentrations and accumulated heat, the World Meteorological Organization's provisional State of Global Climate in 2022 report said.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke by phone Sunday with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on financial assistance to Ukraine, the grain deal and strengthening sanctions against Iran.

Power restrictions are being imposed in several regions of Ukraine, including the capital Kyiv, state energy company Ukrenergo said Sunday.

Italy is preventing some irregular migrants who were rescued at sea from disembarking in the country, which global non-governmental organizations say is against international law.

The announcement by Kosovar Serbs that they have withdrawn from all central and local institutions in Kosovo is a historical and tectonic change, Serbia’s president said Sunday.

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan said his anti-government march on the capital Islamabad will be resumed Tuesday from the same point where he was attacked and wounded.

Taiwan's Defense Ministry said Sunday that it tracked 44 Chinese warplanes, four warships and two military drones around the island.

Kenya’s Robert Kipkemboi and Ethiopia’s Sechale Dalasa raced to victory in the 44th edition of the Istanbul Marathon on Sunday.

Kipkemboi took first position among the men, finishing the 42.2-kilometer (26.2-mile) intercontinental run in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 18 seconds.

Source: Anadolu Agency