World Daily News – In Brief – Saturday 14/05/2022

. AFP (FRANCE) Breakaway region of Georgia to hold referendum on joining Russia Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia will hold a referendum on joining Russia on 17 July, the region’s leader announced on Friday. . ANI (INDIA) US, ASEAN supporting UN Secretary-General’s peace-seeking efforts on Ukraine The United States and the ASEAN nations have voiced support for the efforts of UN

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World Daily News – In Brief – Friday 13/05/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Food security, Moldova in focus at G7 foreign minister meeting Foreign ministers from the G7 group of rich nations will discuss how to alleviate food security concerns when they meet in Germany on Friday as fears mount that the war between Russia and Ukraine could further destabilise Moldova. . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) Embattled Sri Lanka president replaces prime minister

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World Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 12/05/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Many Sri Lankans flee capital as political leaders meet to seek solution to crisis Many Sri Lankans thronged buses in the main city Colombo on Thursday to return to their hometowns with leaders of political parties due to meet after the prime minister quit and went into hiding and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa warned of anarchy. . AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

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World Daily News – In Brief – Wednesday 11/05/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Ukraine halts some Russian gas flows, claims battlefield gains Flows of Russian gas to Europe through a key transit point in Ukraine dried up on Wednesday, while Kyiv claimed battlefield gains over invading Russian forces, including the recapture of four villages around the second city of Kharkiv. . AFRICA NEWS (AFRICA) Algeria receives Russia FM Sergei Lavrov as EU

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World Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 10/05/2022

. FRANCE 24 (FRANCE) UN Security Council to meet on Russian war in Ukraine on Thursday The UN Security Council is expected to hold a new public meeting on Thursday on Russia’s war in Ukraine, in light of the continuing deterioration of the humanitarian situation, diplomats said . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) Yoon Suk-yeol sworn in, hints at denuclearization perks for North Yoon

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World Daily News – In Brief – Monday 09/05/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Russia to mark Soviet WW2 victory as Ukraine decries school bombing Kremlin forces bombed a village school in eastern Ukraine killing about 60 people, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, as Russia prepared to mark the Monday anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two. . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) Polls open in the Philippines as voters

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World Daily News – In Brief – Sunday 08/05/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Putin to send ‘doomsday’ warning to West at Russia’s WW2 victory parade President Vladimir Putin will send a “doomsday” warning to the West when he leads celebrations on Monday marking the 77th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany, brandishing Russia’s vast firepower while its forces fight on in Ukraine. . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) John Lee picked

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