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World Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 23/06/2022

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. ARAB NEWS (SAUDI ARABIA)

Saudi crown prince leaves Turkey, bringing regional tour to a close

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman left Turkey on Wednesday, bringing his regional tour that also took him to Egypt and Jordan to a close.

. BLOOMBERG (US)

Bulgarian Turmoil Deepens as Government Loses No Confidence Vote

Bulgaria descended deeper into political crisis as Prime Minister Kiril Petkov’s government lost a vote of no-confidence in parliament

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Myanmar blocks car, luxury imports amid foreign-currency crunch

Myanmar has stepped up import controls by banning imports of cars and other nonessential goods as the country struggles with a severe foreign-currency shortage caused by declines in investment and assistance from overseas.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Brazil falls in Latin American anti-corruption ranking, Uruguay remains first

Brazil ranks 10th in the Latin American Capacity to Fight Corruption Index; Uruguay tops the list for the 3rd year in a row.

. REUTERS (UK)

Afghan authorities scramble to reach earthquake zone, toll at 1,000 dead

Afghan authorities struggled on Thursday to reach a remote area hit by an earthquake that killed 1,000 people but poor communications and a lack of proper roads hampered their efforts, officials said.