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World Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 22/03/2022


. AP (USA)

President Zelenskyy says Ukraine ready to discuss deal with Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said late Monday he was prepared to discuss a commitment from Ukraine not to seek NATO membership in exchange for a cease-fire, the withdrawal of Russian troops and a guarantee of Ukraine’s security.


Biden says India ‘somewhat shaky’ on Russia invading Ukraine

US President Joe Biden has said only India among the Quad group of countries is “somewhat shaky” in acting against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, as India tries to balance its ties with Russia and the West.


Japan issues first-ever power supply warning amid shortage

The Japanese government on Tuesday issued its first-ever power supply warning amid a power shortage after an earthquake last week shut several plants, with the deficit compounded by technical troubles affecting Tokyo Electric Power Co.


Brazil climbs three positions in the ranking of population happiness

Brazil is below Costa Rica, Uruguay, and Panama but ahead of Chile, Mexico, Argentina, and Colombia, among Latin American nations. The data were released on Friday, March 18, by the World Happiness Report.


No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner with 132 on board

“Wreckage of the plane was found at the scene, but up until now, none of those aboard the plane with whom contact was lost have been found,” state broadcaster CCTV said Tuesday morning, more than 18 hours after the crash.