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Police in Changhua, Taiwan have detained 16 people after an Indonesian man was stabbed to death in a fight between two Indonesian pencak silat groups. The clash occurred in front of the train station in Changhua city on Saturday (2/9) evening local time.

Quoted by local media Taipei TimesTuesday (5/9/2023), police said that the victim who died, a 32-year-old Indonesian man, died of blood loss in hospital after receiving stab wounds to the back during the fight.

Meanwhile, a 21-year-old Indonesian man who was seriously injured in the clashes is currently being treated in hospital, police said. His condition is reported to be critical.

Apart from this news, the following is international news that attracts readers’ attention detikcomtoday, Tuesday (5/9/2023):

– Putin Says Ukraine’s Counterattack Has Not Stopped, But Has Failed!

Russian President Vladimir Putin again called Kyiv’s counteroffensive to retake Ukrainian territory from Moscow a “failure”.

“Regarding the stalled counteroffensive, this is not a halt. This is a failure,” Putin said at a press conference with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Russian resort of Sochi on Monday (4/9) local time. “At least today is like this. Let’s see what happens next. I hope it will continue like this,” he added, quoted by the news agency AFPTuesday (5/9/2023).

The Russian leader has repeatedly claimed that Ukraine has not made any progress against Russian defensive positions in areas of Ukraine controlled by Moscow’s forces.

However, quoted by Al-Jazeera media, Russian military bloggers and international military analysts have reported serious problems affecting Russian troops on the front lines, in particular the lack of artillery shells, which has forced Moscow’s military planners to focus more on artillery accuracy than on the number of shells fired. in battle.

– First Day of School, France Begins to Ban Abayas

The French government began enforcing a ban on wearing abayas in schools on Monday (4/9) local time, when children in the country returned to school. The abaya ban applies to Muslim female students studying at hundreds of affected schools in the country.

As reported AFP, Tuesday (5/9/2023), the French government last month announced a ban on abayas in schools, saying it violated the rules of secularism in education in the country. The regulation already prohibits the wearing of the hijab in schools, as it is considered a form of religious affiliation.

The move pleased the right, but leftists argued that such a move was an affront to civil liberties.

“Everything went well this morning. There are no incidents at the moment, we will continue to be vigilant throughout the day so that students understand the meaning of this rule,” said French Prime Minister (PM) Elisabeth Borne while visiting a school in northern France.

– Kim Jong Un Will Visit Putin This Month, What Will He Discuss?

North Korean (North Korea) leader Kim Jong Un plans to travel to Russia this month to meet President Vladimir Putin. The meeting will reportedly discuss the potential of supplying weapons to Moscow for the war in Ukraine, with Russia seeking closer military ties with Pyongyang.

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