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World Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 28/06/2022



Iran applies to join BRICS group of emerging countries

Iran has submitted an application to become a member in the group of emerging economies known as the BRICS, an Iranian official said on Monday.


UN Security Council to talk Ukraine on Tuesday

The United Nations has agreed to hold another emergency meeting of its Security Council on Tuesday to further discuss the developments in Ukraine, US ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield announced.


Iceland’s incumbent president set for landslide election win

Incumbent Gudni Johannesson is on track for an overwhelming victory in Iceland’s presidential election. The country is the just the second in Europe to hold elections since the coronavirus pandemic began.


Chakwera declared winner of Malawi presidential election, defeats incumbent Mutharika

Lazarus Chakwera has been elected President with 58.57% of the votes


Iran, US restart crucial nuclear talks in Qatar with EU mediation

Iran and the United States will restart their stalled talks, aimed at restoring a landmark 2015 nuclear accord, in Qatar with mediation by the European Union.