September 13, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

September 13, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Russia has reiterated its resolve to continue the military operation in Ukraine despite recent setbacks in the eastern Ukrainian region of Kharkiv. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that the military operation will continue until all goals are achieved. Ukrainian counteroffensives are apparently pushing Russian troops out of Kharkiv.
2.People in Scotland are divided in their support for the British monarchy. Still, thousands turned out on Monday to mourn Queen Elizabeth. They tried to catch a glimpse as her coffin began its journey from Balmoral Castle to her final resting place at Windsor Castle.
3.A World Food Programme official has warned that foot shortages around the world could worsen next year, despite the resumption of Ukraine grain exports last month. Corinne Fleischer, WFP Regional Director for the Middle East, Northern Africa and Eastern Europe, told NHK on Monday that the resumption of agricultural exports out of conflict-hit Ukraine was a major step forward. But Fleischer said the Russian invasion created havoc for farmlands and infrastructure in Ukraine.