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Epstein documents released

Hundreds of pages of court documents relating to convicted rapist Jeffrey Epstein were released Wednesday afternoon, as planned. This is the first round to be posted, per a Dec. 18 court order. Initially, there will be 40 documents of just under 1,000 pages in total. More documents are expected to come from the case.


The documents were expected to contain about 200 names, among others, of prominent politicians and businessmen, as well as some of those who made accusations against Epstein. British Prince Andrew and former US President Bill Clinton are among those mentioned.

13 countries warn Houthi rebels

The United States and twelve other countries say there will be consequences for Yemen’s Houthi rebels if they continue to attack international shipping in the Red Sea.

– These attacks threaten the lives of innocent people around the world and constitute a significant international problem that requires collective action, says a joint statement signed by Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand. , Singapore, Great Britain, Germany and the United States.

El Salvador’s homicide statistics fall

After a prolonged state of emergency and efforts to crack down on criminal gangs, there were 80% fewer murders in El Salvador last year compared to 2022.

Justice Minister Gustavo Villatoro said 154 murders were committed in the country last year, a drop from 495 the year before. In North, Central and South America, only Canada has fewer murders per capita, Villatoro says.



In 2021 and 2020, more than 1,000 murders took place in the country, and in 2019, more than 2,000 people were killed, according to official statistics.

Tybring-Gjedde believes US should attack Russia in Ukraine

Christian Tybring-Gjedde of the Progressive Party says the United States should go to war in Ukraine and attack Russian forces. He fears that Ukraine will lose the war, writes Klassekampen.

– If you want to end this war, you have to use your muscles. The important thing now is that the offensive ends, so that Ukraine is not reduced to ruins. Putin and Zelensky are not willing to negotiate peace, it will not happen. If the United States attacks Russian forces inside Ukraine, I think they will become more defensive, Tybring-Gjedde told the newspaper.

Solberg asks government to examine whether all Ukrainians should receive protection in Norway

Right-wing leader Erna Solberg calls on the government to consider strengthening collective protection for Ukrainian refugees. Norway, like a number of European countries, has said that all Ukrainians should have the automatic right to stay in Norway for as long as the war continues. But the leader of the Conservative Party says that we now see that there are no more acts of war throughout Ukraine.

– This means that there may be areas that are currently in a situation where it is actually safe to be. It is therefore not certain that collective protection will apply to everyone, Solberg tells NRK.




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