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World Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 02/06/2022

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. POLITICO (BELGIUM)

EU gives Poland route to pandemic recovery cash

The European Commission has endorsed a plan paving the way for Poland to unlock billions in post-pandemic funds — despite little concrete movement yet on the rule-of-law concerns holding up the money.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Denmark to join EU defence policy after historic vote

Denmark will join the European Union’s defence policy after it held a referendum on Wednesday, final results showed

. AP (USA)

Earthquakes kill 4 people, damage houses in southwest China

Two earthquakes killed at least four people and damaged houses in southwestern China on Wednesday, authorities and state media said.

. REUTERS (UK)

Gunman kills four in Oklahoma medical center, police say

A man armed with a rifle and a handgun killed four people inside a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Wednesday before fatally shooting himself, police said, in the latest of a series of mass shootings to rattle the United States.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Ecuador’s National Assembly removes its president from office

On Tuesday, May 31, Ecuador’s National Assembly (Parliament) dismissed its president, Guadalupe Llori -the first indigenous woman to reach that position- who has been accused of failing to fulfill her functions and allowing the discrediting of the chamber.