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World Daily News – In Brief – Saturday 09/04/2022

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. REUTERS (CANADA)

Pakistan parliament to try again on vote to oust PM Khan

Pakistan’s parliament will vote on Saturday whether to remove Imran Khan as prime minister, days after he blocked a similar attempt, potentially adding to political and economic uncertainty in the nuclear-armed country.

. ECONOMIC TIMES (INDIA)

War leaps world food commodity prices: FAO

World food commodity prices made a significant leap in March to reach their highest levels ever, as war in the Black Sea region spread shocks through markets for staple grains and vegetable oils, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Friday.

. Al  JAZEERA (QATAR)

Israeli leader grants forces ‘full freedom’ after Tel Aviv attack

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett granted “all security forces full freedom” of operations in a bid to curb a surge in attacks in Israel.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Chile announced the opening of “all border crossings”

After more than two years of the covid pandemic, the Chilean government announced the opening of “all border crossings”.

. THE HILL (USA)

Biden signs bill limiting trade with Russia

President Biden on Friday signed legislation ending normal trade relations with Russia, the latest step the U.S. has taken to punish Moscow for its military invasion of Ukraine.

SCMP (CHINA)

Russia revokes registration of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch

Russia’s justice ministry said on Friday it had revoked the registration of 15 foreign organisations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch (HRW).