China’s security apparatus swings into action to smother Covid protests | CNN

CNN  —  China’s vast security apparatus has moved swiftly to smother mass protests that swept the country, with police patrolling

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Belarus dissident Maria Kolesnikova in intensive care, opposition spokesman says | CNN

CNN  —  A prominent Belarusian opposition figure, who has been serving an 11-year prison sentence after leading mass street protests

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At the heart of China’s protests against zero-Covid, young people cry for freedom | CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to

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Khamenei’s niece arrested after calling for foreign governments to cut ties with Iranian regime | CNN

CNN  —  Farideh Moradkhani, the niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has been arrested after calling on foreign

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Taiwan’s President billed midterms as all about China. Now she’s resigning as party chief | CNN

Tainan, Taiwan CNN  —  Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as the leader of the island’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party,

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North Korea plans ‘world’s most powerful’ nuclear force, Kim Jong Un says | CNN

CNN  —  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is planning to build “the world’s most powerful” nuclear force, state news

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Speeding tanks, booming howitzers, shaking bones: This is how South Korea sells weapons | CNN

Changwon, South Korea CNN  —  With a blinding yellow flash and a concussion that shakes bones, K9 self-propelled howitzers launch

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‘It changes nothing.’ Nigerians unimpressed with redesigned banknotes | CNN Business

Abuja, Nigeria CNN Business  —  Nigerians have criticized the “redesigning” of the country’s local currency proposed by its central bank

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What the South African state visit tells us about the new monarchy | CNN

A version of this story appeared in the November 25 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you

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The West is struggling to set an oil price cap that hurts Russia | CNN Business

London CNN Business  —  Allies of Ukraine want to put a price limit on Russian oil. But there’s a problem:

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