World Daily News In Brief – Thursday 04/08/2022

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. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (US)

China Launches Live-Fire Exercises Around Taiwan

The Chinese military launched live-fire drills around Taiwan, causing delays for ships and air traffic in protest to the visit to the island by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

. AP (US)

Troops of Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh clash; 3 killed

Clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces reignited Wednesday in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where three soldiers were reported killed.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Thailand to introduce 10-year visa for skilled workers, investors

Country looks to attract 1 million people from advanced economies

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Two years after Beirut blast, lawsuits raise hopes for justice

It has been a long two years for the families of the more than 200 people who were killed in the Beirut port explosion, but as the Lebanese investigation continues to be obstructed, the fight for justice could be picking up steam amid new legal cases launched from abroad.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

Peruvian Prime Minister announces his resignation

Peru’s Prime Minister, Anibal Torres, informed on Wednesday via Twitter that he presented his resignation to President Pedro Castillo, alleging “personal reasons” when the government is going through a political storm due to fiscal investigations of alleged corruption in the ruling environment.