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World Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 07/07/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Boris Johnson digs in as ministers, lawmakers desert UK government

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was defiantly hanging onto power on Thursday despite the resignation of four top ministers and a seemingly unstoppable revolt by his own lawmakers, threatening to paralyse the British government.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Ukraine war to dominate G20 meeting in Bali, as leaders gather

Discussions on global energy and food crises, exacerbated by Moscow’s invasion, are on the agenda.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Cambodia invites Russian foreign minister to ASEAN meetings

Cambodia has invited Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to annual ASEAN-related meetings slated for early August, with the decision likely to cause concern among the international community which has been split in its response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Argentina rejects British sovereignty over South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

On Tuesday, July 5, the Argentine government reiterated its rejection of the intended designation of the entire territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands as “specially protected areas” by the government of the United Kingdom.

. THE GUARDIAN (UK)

New Zealand to embark on world’s largest feral predator eradication

Ambitious $2.8m scheme hopes to eliminate damaging species from ecologically significant Rakiura/Stewart Island