December 6, Monday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. A court in Myanmar has sentenced ousted State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison on two charges, including incitement. The court delivered its first verdict since the deposed leader was taken into custody when the military staged a coup on February 1st.
2. Pope Francis has called for international efforts to address the refugee and migrant crisis during his visit to the Greek island of Lesbos. The Pope on Sunday visited the island, which is a major transit point for refugees and migrants heading to Europe.
3. Russian President Vladimir Putin will be in India for talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. It’s the first such bilateral meeting in two years. The leaders are expected to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation in the fields of economy, security and energy.