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World Daily News – In Brief – Friday 10/06/2022


. AP (US)

Authorities: 3 dead, trooper wounded in Maryland shooting

An employee opened fire at a manufacturing business in rural western Maryland on Thursday, killing three coworkers before the suspect and a state trooper were wounded in a shootout, authorities said.


Mystery plane puts east Europe air forces on alert

A two-seater plane whizzed through half a dozen eastern European countries without permission, alerting air forces, before being abandoned in Bulgaria by a mysterious crew, the defence ministry in Sofia said on Thursday (June 9).


Finland plans to build barriers on its border with Russia

Finland’s government plans to amend border legislation to allow the building of barriers on its eastern frontier with Russia, it said on Thursday, in a move to strengthen preparedness against hybrid threats amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.


Australia, New Zealand leaders ‘in lockstep’ on Pacific, climate

The leaders of Australia and New Zealand vowed on Friday to take their ties to “a new level” through greater collaboration on climate change and regional security.


Summit of the Americas: Biden urges Latin America to resolve differences in democracy

US President Joe Biden said Wednesday, June 8, that differences could be resolved through democracy, “with mutual respect and dialogue,” in his opening speech at the Summit of the Americas, an event boycotted by several regional leaders because of disagreements with Washington.