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World Daily News – In Brief – Saturday 28/05/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Ukraine says Russian advances could force retreat in part of east

Ukrainian forces may have to retreat from their last pocket in the Luhansk region to avoid being captured, a Ukrainian official said, as Russian troops press an advance in the east that has shifted the momentum of the three-month-old war.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Iranian forces seize two Greek tankers in the Gulf: State media

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, Iranian state media reported, shortly after Tehran warned it would take “punitive action” against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast.

. BBC (UK)

Nigeria’s Jonathan can contest presidential elections next year, court rules

Federal High Court for Yenagoa say Jonathan get right to contest for president for 2023

. THE HINDU (INDIA)

Seven soldiers killed as vehicle with 26 soldiers falls in Ladakh’s Shyok river

Seven soldiers were killed after a vehicle with 26 soldiers moving from the Transit Camp in Partapur in Ladakh to a forward location in Sub Sector Hanif skidded off the road and fell in Shyok river resulting in injuries to all occupants.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Controversy in Chile over the formula to approve laws that would establish the new Constitution

A controversy has been formed in Chile after a sector of the Constitutional Convention (CC) began the entry of indications for the articles that will regulate an eventual constitutional transition in case the new Magna Carta is approved. This includes an imposition of deadlines on Congress and even skipping its role in the event of blocking or delaying projects necessary for the transfer.