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World Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 12/04/2022

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. AFP (FRANCE)

Pro-Russia Separatists Claim Ukraine’s Mariupol Port Under Their Control

A pro-Russia rebel leader said Monday that separatist forces in eastern Ukraine have taken control of the port of the strategic city of Mariupol.

. FINANCIAL TIMES (UK)

Ukraine calls for financial support to ensure country’s ‘survival’

Finance minister seeks immediate aid from allies to plug deficit amounting to several billion dollars a month

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Flooding, landslides kill at least 25 people in Philippines

At least 25 people have been killed in heavy rains and landslides caused by tropical storm Megi, the first of the season to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago, as it tore through the central and southern Philippines.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Sri Lanka hospitals issue SOS as vital drugs, equipment run out

Sri Lanka is facing a fresh crisis amid its unfolding economic disaster, with hospitals sounding the alarm over critical shortages of life-saving drugs and equipment due to rapidly dwindling foreign currency reserves.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Mexico: “Yes” in favor of President López Obrador triumphs with insufficient turnout

Between 90.3% and 91.9% of the voters who went to the polls voted in favor of the president continuing in office for the remaining three years of his term, while between 6.4% and 7.8% preferred the recall.

. BAHA (AUSTRIA)

NYC subway shooting leaves at least 13 injured

At least 13 people have been injured in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday after a shooting at the 36th Street subway station, the New York City Fire Department stated.