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July 4 Gunman Planned Attack For Weeks, Wore Women's Clothes: Police

July 4 Gunman Planned Attack For Weeks, Wore Women's Clothes: Police

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Highland Park, United States

US police said Tuesday that the suspected gunman who opened fire at a July 4 holiday parade in a Chicago suburb had planned the attack for weeks and wore women's clothes to try to cover up his facial tattoos.

Adults' Cardiometabolic Health Status Sets Alarm Bells In US: Report

Adults' Cardiometabolic Health Status Sets Alarm Bells In US: Report

Asian News International | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Washington

According to a recent study which suggested that less than 7 per cent of the US adult population has good cardiometabolic health, a devastating health crisis requires urgent action.

Antony Blinken To Hold Talks With Chinese Foreign Minister At G20 Meet

Antony Blinken To Hold Talks With Chinese Foreign Minister At G20 Meet

Reuters | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Washington

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi alongside the G20 meeting of foreign ministers in Bali this week, a senior US State Department official said on Tuesday.

China Resumes International Flights After 2-Year Covid Ban

China Resumes International Flights After 2-Year Covid Ban

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Beijing

China has started permitting international flights after a two-year ban due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is no word yet on the resumption of air services to India.

Boris Johnson Under Pressure Over Conservative Lawmaker's Misconduct

Boris Johnson Under Pressure Over Conservative Lawmaker's Misconduct

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 05, 2022, London

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces renewed pressure on Tuesday after a former civil servant spoke out about Downing Street's handling of allegations of misconduct by a Conservative Party member of Parliament who was suspended recently.

Sri Lankan PM Vows To Reduce Country's Inflation Rate To 6% By 2025

Sri Lankan PM Vows To Reduce Country's Inflation Rate To 6% By 2025

Asian News International | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Colombo

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that the island country aimed to reduce the inflation rate to between 4 and 6 per cent by 2025.

Russian Scientist Dies 2 Days After Being Arrested For Treason

Russian Scientist Dies 2 Days After Being Arrested For Treason

Reuters | Tuesday July 05, 2022, London

A Russian scientist who was arrested in Siberia last week on suspicion of state treason and flown to Moscow despite suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer has died, lawyers and a family member said on Sunday.

Belgian Man Held In Iran On "Espionage" Charges For 4 Months

Belgian Man Held In Iran On "Espionage" Charges For 4 Months

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Brussels

Iran has been holding a Belgian man for the past four months under "espionage" charges, Belgium's justice minister said Tuesday, as his country weighed a controversial prisoner swap treaty with Tehran.

US Embassy In Moscow Hides Address As Russia Renames The Square Outside Building After Ukraine Separatists

US Embassy In Moscow Hides Address As Russia Renames The Square Outside Building After Ukraine Separatists

Edited by Bhavya Sukheja | Tuesday July 05, 2022

The United States Embassy in Russia is using coordinates instead of an address on its website as authorities in Moscow renamed the square outside the building after pro-Kremlin separatists in Ukraine.

Hundreds Of Millions Of Chinese Citizens' Data Stolen, Claims Hacker

Hundreds Of Millions Of Chinese Citizens' Data Stolen, Claims Hacker

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Beijing

A hacker claiming to have stolen personal data from hundreds of millions of Chinese citizens is now selling the information online.

NATO Begins Process To Ratify Finland, Sweden Membership

NATO Begins Process To Ratify Finland, Sweden Membership

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Brussels

The process to ratify Sweden and Finland as the newest members of NATO was formally launched on Tuesday, the military alliance's head Jens Stoltenberg said, marking a historic step brought on by Russia's war in Ukraine.

Watch: Sri Lanka President Forced To Leave Parliament Amid "Gota Go Home" Chants

Watch: Sri Lanka President Forced To Leave Parliament Amid "Gota Go Home" Chants

Edited by Aditi Gautam | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Colombo

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Tuesday left parliament after members of the opposition hooted against him amid a deepening economic crisis in the country.

"This Is The Truth": Sri Lankan Prime Minister Admits Bankruptcy

"This Is The Truth": Sri Lankan Prime Minister Admits Bankruptcy

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Colombo

Sri Lanka is bankrupt and the acute pain of its unprecedented economic crisis will linger until at least the end of next year, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told parliament Tuesday.

As UK Minister Quits Over Misconduct, Ex-Top Official Targets PM's Office

As UK Minister Quits Over Misconduct, Ex-Top Official Targets PM's Office

Tuesday July 05, 2022, London

A former top Foreign Office official accused Boris Johnson's office on Tuesday of lying over whether the British leader knew about earlier complaints of sexual misconduct made against a minister who resigned over his behaviour last week.

Ukrainian Becomes 2nd Woman To Win Fields Medal, 'Nobel Of Mathematics'

Ukrainian Becomes 2nd Woman To Win Fields Medal, 'Nobel Of Mathematics'

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Helsinki

Four mathematicians, including Ukrainian Maryna Viazovska, were awarded prestigious Fields medals on Tuesday the International Mathematical Union jury said.