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World Daily News – In Brief – Wednesday 15/06/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Indonesia president reshuffles cabinet, names new trade minister

Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, appointing a new trade minister following controversy over a series of policy flip-flops on palm oil exports.

. POLITICO (US)

Canada and Denmark settle ‘Whisky War’ with a bottle exchange

Canada and Denmark resolved a half-century-old border dispute on Tuesday in a lighthearted ceremony that stressed their commitment to peaceful negotiation

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Japan to hold upper house election on July 10

The cabinet of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida decided Wednesday to hold an upper house election on July 10, with official campaigning to start on June 22.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Peru: Constitutional complaint filed against the vice president

On Tuesday, June 14, a subcommittee of the Peruvian Congress approved the report that declares a constitutional accusation filed by the opposition against Vice President Dina Boluarte

. RNZ (NEW ZEALAND)

Kiribati govt declares state of disaster due to severe drought

This follows increased salinity levels in the water sources and below-normal recent rainfall which is forecast to continue until the end of the year.