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World Daily News – In Brief – Sunday 27/03/2022



China finds second black box of crashed plane – state media

Recovery crews on Sunday found the second black box – the flight data recorder – from the wreckage of a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 jet that crashed


S. Korea, Arab nations to resume free trade talks after 13 years

South Korea and a group of Arab countries will resume talks for their free trade deal this week after a 13-year hiatus in a move to forge deeper economic ties, Seoul’s industry ministry said Sunday.


5.8-magnitude quake hits northwest Ecuador

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 hit northwest of Ecuador on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake’s epicenter was registered at a depth of 26.5 kilometers and between 5.8 and 9 kilometers southeast of Esmeraldas.

Trump says China could invade Taiwan

Former United States President Donald Trump stated that during his presidency, China never invaded Taiwan, but it is something that could happen at present.


Yemen’s Houthis announce three-day ceasefire after Saudi attacks

Yemen’s Houthi group has announced a three-day truce and dangled the prospect of a “permanent” ceasefire if the Saudi-led coalition ends its operations against the impoverished country.


Blinken: US not seeking regime change in Russia

Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters Sunday that the U.S. has no plans for regime change in Russia a day after President Biden declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin can’t remain in power.