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World Daily News In Brief – Tuesday 06/12/2022

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. CNN

China’s Xi to visit Saudi Arabia, sources say, amid frayed ties with the US

Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to arrive in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for a two-day state visit amid high tensions between the United States and the two countries, according to a source with knowledge of the trip, an Arab diplomatic source and two senior Arab officials.

. REUTERS

Indonesia parliament ratifies law banning extramarital sex

Indonesia’s parliament approved a new criminal code on Tuesday that bans sex outside marriage with a punishment of up to one year in jail,

. AL JAZEERA

Ukrainians face emergency blackouts after Russian missile attacks

Ukraine has warned of more emergency blackouts, particularly in the Kyiv region, after a wave of Russian missile attacks damaged energy infrastructure that had only just been repaired.

. NIKKEI ASIA

South Korea’s Yoon draws closer to ASEAN, keeping distance from China

President welcomes Vietnam’s PM in latest move of new Indo-Pacific strategy

. THE RIO TIMES

Mexico says that Ecuador will enter the Pacific Alliance

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, hinted that he is willing to sign a trade agreement with Ecuador.