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World Daily News – In Brief – 08/02/2023

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AL JAZEERA

Turkish President Erdogan will travel to earthquake-hit areas

The visit comes amid frantic rescue operations as death toll passes 9,400.

REUTERS

Moscow intensifies winter assault, Kyiv expects new offensive

Ukraine national security chief Oleksiy Danilov said in an interview that the Kremlin is expected to target the northeastern Kharkiv or southern Zaporizhzhia regions

THE RIO TIMES

Pedro Castillo calls the current Peruvian government “genocidal” and “dictatorial”

The former president of Peru, Pedro Castillo (2021-2022), affirmed that he still considers himself head of state of this country; at the same time, he described as “genocidal” and “dictatorial” the current government of President Dina Boluarte.

NIKKEI ASIA

Biden says U.S. in ‘strongest position in decades’ to take on China

U.S. President Joe Biden used his second State of the Union address to tout his legislative record, saying it has put his country in “the strongest position in decades” to compete with China and the rest of world.

THE FINANCIAL TIMES

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s opponents seize on Adani Group woes

Opposition targets country’s ruling Bharatiya Janata party over crisis at conglomerate run by leader’s ally