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World Daily News – In Brief – Sunday 17/04/2022

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. REUTERS (CANADA)

No word from Mariupol as surrender window offered by Russia opens

Russia told Ukrainian forces fighting in Mariupol to lay down arms on Sunday morning to save their lives, but there were no immediate reports of activity three hours after the ultimatum took effect at 0300 GMT in the strategic southeastern port.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Tensions flare as Israeli police enter Al-Aqsa Mosque again

Israeli police have entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound as worshippers gathered for early morning prayers, two days after detaining hundreds at the site in another raid at the mosque.

. AP (USA)

Biden to host ASEAN leaders summit at White House in May

U.S. President Joe Biden will host leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Washington next month for a summit, the White House said Saturday.

. BAHA (AUSTRIA)

North Korea launches two missiles to Sea of Japan – report

North Korea on Saturday fired two projectiles in the direction of the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military relayed on Sunday via state media.

. THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Russia bans Boris Johnson, Liz Truss and Ben Wallace from entering country

Russia’s foreign ministry has banned Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, Ben Wallace and 10 other British government members from entering the country.