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World Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 21/04/2022



Russia tests nuclear-capable missile that Putin calls world’s best

Russia test-launched a new nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile which President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday would make Moscow’s enemies stop and think.


Israel-Palestine conflict: Israeli fighter jets attack Gaza

Israel has carried out air raids in the central Gaza Strip for the second time this week, according to witnesses, with its military saying its fighter jets attacked an underground complex used to produce rocket engines.


Japan’s finance chief did not join Russia walkout at G-20 meeting

Japan’s finance minister denounced Russia’s invasion of Ukraine but did not join Western peers in walking out when the Russian delegation began to speak at a Group of 20 meeting in Washington.


Ukraine ready to negotiate in Mariupol – Zelensky adviser

Kiev is prepared to hold a “special round of negotiations” with counterparts from Russia in the besieged city of Mariupol, said Mykhailo Podolyak, adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.


Colombia and Nicaragua: International Court of Justice to rule on maritime dispute

The International Court of Justice in The Hague will define on April 21 a lawsuit filed by Nicaragua against Colombia for what the Central American country claims are violations of its sovereign rights and maritime spaces in the Caribbean Sea.