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World Daily News – In Brief – Monday 06/06/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Lavrov cancels flight to Serbia after countries close airspace, Interfax reports

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s visit to Serbia has been cancelled after countries around Serbia closed their airspace to his aircraft, a senior foreign ministry source told the Interfax news agency on Sunday.

. AP (US)

Over 50 feared dead in Nigeria church attack, officials say

Gunmen opened fire on worshippers and detonated explosives at a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday, leaving dozens feared dead, state lawmakers said.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

S. Korea, US fire eight missiles in response to N. Korea tests

South Korea and the United States have condemned North Korea’s latest missile launches, firing eight ballistic missiles of their own in a show of force aimed at demonstrating the two allies’ readiness to respond to Pyongyang’s “provocations”.

. THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Vote of no confidence marks dramatic shift in Tory attitude to Boris Johnson

Even if the PM survives on Monday evening his plummet from grace has been extraordinary

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Brazil returns to the top 10 in the ranking of the world’s largest economies – Austin Ranking

The country overtook Russia, South Korea, and Australia in 1Q2022; GDP grew by 1% during the period.