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World Daily News – In Brief – Friday 29/04/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Swedish PM rejects referendum on possible NATO membership

Sweden’s government does not plan to hold a referendum if its parliament decides to proceed with an application for NATO membership, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Friday.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Ukraine condemns ‘heinous’ Kyiv attack

Ukrainian rescue officials say at least 10 people have been injured after two explosions hit the capital during UN chief Antonio Guterres’ visit.

. BAHA (AUSTRIA)

Kim Jong-un calls army to ‘bolster up its strength’ – state media

The North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un during the Monday military parade called on the country’s army to “bolster up its strength in every way to annihilate the enemy”, the state media reported on Friday.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Colombia is second country in the world with high crime rates

Colombia ranked as the country with the second-highest organized crime rate in the world, according to the most recent study by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime.

. SOFIA GLOBE (BULGARIA)

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry warns against travel to Moldova

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry called on the country’s citizens on April 28 not to travel to Moldova, given what the ministry described as the complicating situation in that country.