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World Daily News – In Brief – Saturday 07/05/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

U.N. Security Council, including Russia, expresses concern about Ukraine

The U.N. Security Council, including Russia, on Friday expressed “deep concern regarding the maintenance of peace and security of Ukraine” and backed efforts by the U.N. chief to find a peaceful solution in the body’s first statement since Moscow’s invasion.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Russia: What is Victory Day, and why is it important this May 9?

Russia will celebrate the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany, but as a new war boils in Ukraine, observers are keen to know what Putin might unveil.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Kishida weighs attending Asian security conference in Singapore

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is considering attending the Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual Asian security conference to be held in Singapore in June, Nikkei has learned.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Chile announces its candidacy to join the UN Human Rights Council

Chile announced its candidacy to be part of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN) from 2023 until 2025.

YONHAP (S. KOREA)

N. Korea fires unidentified projectile toward East Sea: S. Korean military

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile toward the East Sea on Saturday, South Korea’s military said, in the recalcitrant regime’s latest saber-rattling that comes just days before President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration.