. REUTERS (UK)
U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ends constitutional right to abortion
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women’s constitutional right to abortion, a decision condemned by President Joe Biden that will dramatically change life for millions of women in America and exacerbate growing tensions in a deeply polarized country.
. DW (GERMANY)
Bulgaria: Lawmakers agree to lift block on North Macedonia EU talks
Bulgarian lawmakers on Friday voted in favor of the government lifting its veto on EU membership talks for neighbor North Macedonia.
. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)
Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong for the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover to mainland China, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday.
. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)
Ecuadorian ex-president proposes collecting signatures to revoke Lasso’s mandate
Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa proposed on Thursday, June 23, that the people of Ecuador gather signatures to recall the current president, Guillermo Lasso, from office.
. BAHA (AUSTRIA)
NATO expects ‘long-running war’ in Ukraine
NATO Deputy Secretary-General Mircea Geoana (pictured) told reporters on Friday that the alliance is expecting a prlonged conflict in Ukraine as neither side has the military capacity to outweigh the other and reach a “decisive victory.”