The New Paper

April 23, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: World

  • Raul Castro announced plans to step down as the leader of Cuba’s Communist Party (4/19)
  • Chadian President Idriss Deby died after suffering wounds during a fight against rebel groups (4/20)
  • India’s capital city of New Delhi imposed a week-long lockdown following a recent surge in coronavirus cases (4/20)
  • Russian President Putin delivered a yearly state-of-the-nation speech (4/21)
  • Johnson & Johnson announced plans to resume shipments of its coronavirus vaccine in Europe following a review by the EMA (4/21)
  • Over 1,000 protesters in Russia were reportedly arrested after gathering in support of opposition leader Alexei Navalny (4/22)
  • The European Commission proposed wide-ranging AI regulations (4/22)
  • The Biden administration shared new greenhouse emissions targets (4/23)
  • An Indonesian navy submarine went missing off the coast of Bali (4/23)
  • India's daily new coronavirus cases reached a record level of 333k (4/23)
  • Russia ordered a troop pullback from its border with Ukraine (4/23)
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