News Wire | Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022

Western Nations Rush Defensive Systems to Ukraine to Counter Russian Missiles

By Michael Schwirtz, Lara Jakes and Eric Schmitt | The New York Times

Germany began delivery of four units of a missile defense system so advanced even its own forces have yet to use it. The Netherlands promised millions of dollars in air-defense missiles, and President Emmanuel Macron of France said his country would send “radars, systems and anti-air missiles.”

Protests in Iran Spread, Including to Oil Sector, Despite Violent Crackdown

By Farnaz Fassihi and Jane Arraf | The New York Times

Defying a lethal crackdown in cities across Iran, protesters demanding the ouster of Iran’s Islamic Republic have driven their uprising into a fourth week.

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