. THE FINANCIAL TIMES
UK health secretary warns of disruption to services during ambulance strike
Steve Barclay criticises unions’ reluctance to agree deal on emergency cover levels
Russian force claims control of Soledar as east Ukraine battle hots up
Russian mercenary group Wagner claimed to have taken control of the salt-mining town of Soledar in eastern Ukraine – a stepping stone in Moscow’s push to capture the entire Donbas region – but fighting appeared to be continuing.
. NIKKEI ASIA
Japan and U.K. to sign landmark defense cooperation treaty
Agreement would allow militaries of both nations to be deployed to the other
. AL JAZEERA
Several injured in knife attack at Paris train station
A knife attacker wounded six people in an unprovoked attack in Paris’ busy Gare du Nord train station before being shot by police, the French interior minister said.
. THE RIO TIMES
Nicaragua and Russia sign nuclear energy agreement
The Nicaraguan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) signed a roadmap for the peaceful uses of nuclear energy during the 12th International Atomexpo Forum, an event of the global nuclear industry in the Russian city of Sochi
Peru orders curfew in violence-hit region after 18 deaths
Peru on Tuesday announced a curfew in the southern Puno region in a bid to suppress violent protests, a day after 18 people were killed in clashes between demonstrators and security forces.
AMLO: Mexico, US, Canada to set up panel for import substitution
President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced that he, United States President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed to create a joint committee aimed at planning and substituting imports in North America to make the region more self-sufficient.