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World Daily News – In Brief – Friday 27/05/2022



‘Stop playing’ with Russia, end war, Zelenskiy tells West

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the West to stop playing around with Russia and impose tougher sanctions on it to end its “senseless war” in Ukraine, adding that his country would remain independent, the only question was at what price.


Singapore PM Lee warns of nuclear ‘arms race’ amid Ukraine war

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday warned of a nuclear “arms race” in Asia if countries prioritize national security over regional stability


France, Australia seek to ‘rebuild’ ties after submarine spat

French President Emmanuel Macron and the newly elected Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese agreed on Thursday to work on “rebuilding a bilateral relationship based on trust and respect,” the Elysee Palace said in a statement on Thursday.