Morning news brief: Russia-Ukraine conflict, COP26 climate summit and more

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Nov 02, 2021, 09:38 AM(IST)

UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow (representative image). Photograph:( AFP )

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Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby has said that the US is aware of allegations of "unusual" Russian military activities near the Ukrainian border and will continue to speak with partners and closely monitor the region. In the first significant agreement reached at the COP26 climate summit, more than 100 global leaders on Monday pledged to end and reverse deforestation by 2030.A new study warns the gender gap in mortality rates for teenagers and young adults seems to be widening in many countries.
 

US monitoring reports of ‘unusual’ Russian troop activity near Ukraine: Pentagon

Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby has said that the US is aware of allegations of "unusual" Russian military activities near the Ukrainian border and will continue to speak with partners and closely monitor the region. 

COP26 climate summit: World leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

In the first significant agreement reached at the COP26 climate summit, more than 100 global leaders on Monday pledged to end and reverse deforestation by 2030.

In 2019, young men accounted for 61% of all global deaths, finds study

A new research warned the gender gap in mortality rates for teenagers or young adults seems to be widening in many countries. As per the study, boys and men are more likely to die young than women.

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