March 21, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.The International Atomic Energy Agency says about half of the workers at Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant have been able to return home. The workers who left have been replaced by other Ukrainian staff.
2.The situation in Ukraine is worsening in the eastern city of Mariupol, the site of heavy shelling. The country has turned down a Russian call to surrender the city.
3.US President Joe Biden will visit Poland and meet the country’s President Andrzej Duda to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The White House says Biden will travel on Friday to Warsaw following meetings in Belgium with NATO and G7 leaders to discuss international efforts to deal with the crisis.