September 22, Thursday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and US President Joe Biden have confirmed that they will work together to reform the UN Security Council. The two leaders are in New York for the UN General Assembly.
2.Russian President Vladimir Putin has resisted ordering the country’s people into military service to reinforce his troops in Ukraine. But he has ratcheted up the war effort, announcing plans to call up 300 thousand reservists.
3.Protesters are taking to the streets across Russia after President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization of military reservists on Wednesday. In central Moscow, security forces detained demonstrators shouting anti-war and anti-mobilization slogans and shoved them into vehicles.