World Daily News In Brief – Friday 15/07/2022



Biden heads to Saudi Arabia amid tension on oil, Khashoggi killing

President Joe Biden will discuss energy supply, human rights, and security cooperation in Saudi Arabia on Friday on a trip designed to reset the U.S. relationship with a country he once pledged to make a “pariah” on the world stage.


Italian President Mattarella refuses PM Draghi’s resignation

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday, July 14 refused to accept Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s resignation, in a political crisis experts warned could send the eurozone’s third largest economy to snap elections.


Sri Lanka swears in new president

Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Sri Lankan prime minister, was officially sworn in as the country’s acting president on Friday


G20 finance leaders meet in Bali as Ukraine, inflation top agenda

The third G20 finance leaders and central bank governors meeting kicks off on the Indonesian island of Bali on Friday against the turbulent backdrop of war in Ukraine, soaring inflation and global food shortages.


Dialogue begins in Ecuador between the Government and the indigenous people amid claims

The dialogue between the Government of Ecuador and the indigenous people to address the unsatisfied demands that led to 18 days of protests last June began this Wednesday with the claim for the recent statements by the president, Guillermo Lasso, on the financing of the demonstrations.