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World Daily News – In Brief – Saturday 02/07/2022



German regulator hints at gas rationing priorities, Funke reports

Germany’s energy regulator has listed priority areas that would have protected access to power if there are severe gas shortfalls this winter, ranging from households and hospitals to pharmaceuticals companies and paper producers.


Japan and South Korea should tackle past and future together: Yoon

South Korea and Japan should engage in dialogue without having to resolve historical issues first, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said while returning from the Thursday close of the NATO summit here.


Libya protesters storm parliament building in Tobruk

Protesters stormed Libya’s parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk, demonstrating against deteriorating living conditions and political deadlock, Libyan media reported.


‘Perfect storm’ of crises is widening global inequality, says UN chief

Humanity is facing a “perfect storm” of crises that is widening inequality between the north and south, the UN secretary general has warned. The divide is not only “morally unacceptable” but dangerous, further threatening peace and security in a conflicted world.


Rebel attacks causing large-scale displacements in eastern Congo

140,000 people leave homes to take shelter in neighboring countries after fierce fighting between Tutsi militia and government forces