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World Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 16/06/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Food crisis will drive record displacement levels higher: UN refugee chief

A food security crisis stoked by the Ukraine war is set to push more people to flee their homes in poorer countries, driving record levels of global displacement even higher, the head of the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) said.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

India aims to tighten Quad’s ASEAN ties as it hosts top diplomats

India is hosting foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Thursday and Friday, as New Delhi seeks to present itself as a steady partner for a bloc torn between the U.S. and China

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Bolivia’s ruling party’s bloc to dismiss officials who speak ill of Evo Morales

The legislators of the ruling MAS asked the Bolivian Executive to dismiss public servants who “speak ill” of former President Evo Morales, the party, or other pro-government leaders.

. POLITICO (US)

Macron, Scholz and Draghi to arrive in Kyiv for historic visit

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will visit Kyiv on Thursday for the first time since the beginning of Russia’s war in Ukraine, in a historic joint trip.

. BANGKONG POST (THAILAND)

Opposition parties file no-confidence motion

The opposition on Wednesday formally filed a motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and 10 other cabinet ministers.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

EU launches legal action against UK over post-Brexit change

The European Union is launching legal action against the UK government’s unilateral moves to rewrite parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol in the post-Brexit deal, according to the bloc’s executive branch.