April 22, Thursday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. World leaders are meeting to discuss how to tackle one of their major common challenges…climate change.
2. Australia appears set to cancel two agreements sealed between its state of Victoria with China on cooperation with Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative.
3.Large-scale protests were held across Russia on Wednesday, demanding the release of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, despite President Vladimir Putin’s rejection of such calls from the West.