Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing – Oct. 16, 2022

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

Türkiye received condolence messages from around the world after a coal mine blast in northern Bartin province killed at least 41 people.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked all who conveyed condolences following the explosion.

At least 11 people were killed and 15 wounded in a “terrorist attack” at a military training ground in Russia's Belgorod region, according to the country's Defense Ministry.

The first Russian military troops under a joint regional force arrived in Belarus, the Belarusian Defense Ministry said.

Islamabad rejected US President Joe Biden's remarks about Pakistan's nuclear weapons and summoned the US ambassador for an official demarche.

Fierce clashes between prisoners and prison staff were reported at Evin Prison in Tehran, with inmates reportedly setting a clothes warehouse on fire.

Uganda imposed restrictions on the movement of people in or out of Ebola-affected districts to contain the spread of the highly contagious hemorrhagic fever.

Strikes at TotalEngines group refineries in France continued as a main union rejected a deal on a pay increase that two other unions had agreed to.

The 20th national congress of the Chinese Communist Party will open in Beijing with 2,296 delegates from across the country who have started to assemble in the capital.

Source: Anadolu Agency