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World Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 07/04/2022

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. REUTERS (CANADA)

U.N. to vote on suspending Russia from Human Rights Council over Ukraine

The United Nations General Assembly will vote on Thursday on a U.S. push to suspend Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council over reports of “gross and systematic violations and abuses of human rights” by invading Russian troops in Ukraine.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Pakistan political crisis live news: Supreme Court likely to rule

Pakistan’s top court hopes to wrap up on Thursday a hearing on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s obstruction of an opposition bid to remove him, which his critics say was unconstitutional.

7 NEWS (AUSTRALIA)

Sydney smashed by year’s worth of rain in just three months as storms unleash chaos

The city has already reached its annual average rainfall and the Bureau of Meteorology warns ‘more wet weather is on the way’.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Japan to lift entry bans on U.S., Europe while keeping visa limits

Japan said Wednesday it will scrap entry bans on 106 countries and regions, including the U.S., most of Europe and many Southeast Asian nations, marking the latest step in its relaxation of coronavirus-related entry controls.

. AXIOS (USA)

Israeli government on brink of collapse after key lawmaker quits coalition

The Israeli government lost its majority in the Knesset on Wednesday when the coalition whip from Prime Minister Naftali Bennett‘s Yamina party announced she was joining the opposition.