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World Daily News – In Brief – Saturday 09/07/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Sri Lanka protesters storm president’s house after clashing with police

Thousands of protesters in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital Colombo broke through police barricades and stormed the president’s official residence on Saturday in one of the largest anti-government marches in the crisis-hit country this year.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

‘Like time had stopped’: Japan grapples with Shinzo Abe’s loss

The former prime minister’s body returns to capital Tokyo as a shocked nation comes to terms with his assassination.

. TODAY (SINGAPORE)

Costa Rica’s Chaves launches Pacific Alliance trade push

Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves said on Friday he has ordered his ministers to launch talks to join the Pacific Alliance, a multinational pact focused on boosting trade, part of the new pro-business leader’s push for faster economic growth.

. THE VERGE (US)

Elon Musk officially tries to bail on buying Twitter

Elon Musk is officially trying to pull out of his $44 billion agreement to purchase Twitter.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Argentina could have no coffee in 45 days

The companies in the sector have a quota that prevents them from meeting the demand in the middle of the high season of the beverage.