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World Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 10/05/2022

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. FRANCE 24 (FRANCE)

UN Security Council to meet on Russian war in Ukraine on Thursday

The UN Security Council is expected to hold a new public meeting on Thursday on Russia’s war in Ukraine, in light of the continuing deterioration of the humanitarian situation, diplomats said

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Yoon Suk-yeol sworn in, hints at denuclearization perks for North

Yoon Suk-yeol was sworn in as South Korea’s president on Tuesday, opening a new era for a country facing threats from North Korea’s military, an economic slowdown and high inflation.

. REUTERS (UK)

Philippines election win returns Marcos to power, and polarisation

The Philippines woke to a new but familiar political dawn on Tuesday, after an election triumph by Ferdinand Marcos Jr paved the way for a once unimaginable return to the country’s highest office for its most notorious political dynasty.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Army evacuates former Sri Lankan PM from besieged residence

Heavily armed troops have evacuated outgoing Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa from his official residence in Colombo after thousands of protesters breached the main gate in the worst violence in weeks of protests over an unprecedented economic crisis.

BAHA (AUSTRIA)

Armenia refuted Baku’s claims of shooting

The Armenian Defense Ministry refuted Azerbaijan’s claims of border shelling in the statement released on Tuesday.