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World Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 07/06/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

U.S. bars Cuba, Venezuela from Americas summit; Mexican leader sits out

The White House on Monday excluded Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas this week, prompting Mexico’s president to make good on a threat to skip the event because all countries in the Western Hemisphere were not invited.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Hun Sen tightens grip on power in Cambodia local poll landslide

Ruling party for over 3 decades takes 74% of vote amid intimidation accusations

. BAHA (AUSTRIA)

S. Korea, U.S. air drill after Pyongyang’s missile launch

South Korea and the United States conducted a combined air power drill with 20 warplanes on Tuesday, over the West Sea in response to North Korea’s recent missile launch, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed.

. THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Gupta brothers arrested in Dubai over alleged corruption in South Africa

Business owners at the centre of a scandal that led to former president Jacob Zuma’s resignation

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Israeli coalition fails to pass bill on upholding settler law

Monday’s vote marks a major setback for the fragile coalition government that could send the country to new elections.