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World Daily News – In Brief – Sunday 12/06/2022



Ukraine, U.S.-China relations dominate Asia security meeting

The war in Ukraine and China’s increasingly tense relationship with the United States featured in nearly every session of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, which ended on Sunday after three days of discussions.


Former Bolivian President Áñez sentenced to 10 years in prison

The former interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez, was sentenced on Friday (10) to 10 years in prison for violating duties and resolutions that violate the country’s constitution. The information comes from the newspaper El País.


Sanctions-hit Iran and Venezuela sign 20-year cooperation agreement

Venezuela signed a 20-year cooperation agreement with Iran Saturday, a day after President Nicolas Maduro praised the Islamic Republic for sending badly needed fuel to his country.


US warns of ‘stark’ stakes in Taiwan Strait if status quo unilaterally altered

The US has warned of “especially stark” stakes in the Taiwan Strait if the status quo is unilaterally altered, as China reiterated its resolve to take the island back if it declares independence.

. AP (US)

Germany to introduce some border checks during G7 summit

Germany says it will temporarily introduce some border controls as the country gets ready to host the Group of Seven summit later this month in the Bavarian Alps